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Skeeters Power Past Express 5-1 

May 14, 2021

(SUGAR LAND, TX) – Solo home runs from CJ Hinojosa and Miguelangel Sierra and a solid outing from right-hander Brett Conine led the Sugar Land Skeeters past the Round Rock Express Friday night, 5-1. Hinojosa and Sierra each lifted solo home runs to the left-field berm at Dell Diamond in

Jose Siri Sets Skeeters Record with 7 RBIs in Win at Round Rock

May 14, 2021

(SUGAR LAND, TX) – Jose Siri hit a grand slam and a three-run double through his first two at-bats Thursday night to lead the Sugar Land Skeeters to a 10-4 victory against the Round Rock Express. The 7-RBI effort from Siri set a Skeeters (6-1) franchise record, also including the

Skeeters Close Out Albuquerque Series with 6-4 Win

May 11, 2021

ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico – Sugar Land Skeeters outfielder Jake Meyers hit two home runs Tuesday night to lead the Skeeters to a 6-4 win in their series finale against the Albuquerque Isotopes. Meyers hits a go-ahead two-run homer in the fifth to give the Skeeters (5-1) their first lead of

Jose Siri Homers Again As Skeeters Pick Up 7-3 Win

May 10, 2021

ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - Jose Siri continued his phenomenal start to the season with a two-run home run to help lead the Skeeters to a 7-3 win Monday night against the Albuquerque Isotopes. Siri’s home run, his second of the year, narrowly cleared the center-field fence at Rio Grande Credit

Skeeters Drop First Game of the Season 6-4 in Albuquerque 

May 9, 2021

ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - The Sugar Land Skeeters dropped their first game of the season 6-4 to the Albuquerque Isotopes on Sunday afternoon. The Skeeters (3-1) brought the tying run to the plate in the ninth inning in Jose Siri but Isotopes right-hander Chad Smith was able to strand a

Skeeters Continue Offensive Outburst With 15-1 Win Over Isotopes

May 9, 2021

ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - The Sugar Land Skeeters belted three home runs and tallied 17 hits as they marched to a 15-1 victory Saturday night against the Albuquerque Isotopes. The Skeeters (3-0) have now scored at least nine runs in each of their first three games as a Triple A

Skeeters Score 10 Unanswered in 10-3 Win Over Isotopes

May 8, 2021

ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - The Sugar Land Skeeters scored 10 unanswered runs Friday night to lift them to a 10-3 victory over the Albuquerque Isotopes. Jose Siri paced the offense, going 3-for-5 with a home run, double and four RBIs. Siri sent a three-run homer to straightaway center field in

Skeeters Win First Game As Triple A Franchise 9-4 in Albuquerque

May 7, 2021

ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - The Sugar Land Skeeters picked up a 9-4 victory on Thursday night against the Albuquerque Isotopes in their first-ever game as the Triple A affiliate of the Houston Astros. The Skeeters used a four-run third inning and a three-run sixth inning to propel themselves to the

Skeeters Put Individual Tickets on Sale for First Homestand

May 4, 2021

(SUGAR LAND, TX) – The Sugar Land Skeeters announced that today they’ve officially put individual tickets on sale for their first homestand of the 2021 season — their first as the Triple A affiliate of the Houston Astros. The Skeeters will kick off the home schedule with a six-game series

Astros Announce Skeeters Preliminary Roster 

April 30, 2021

(SUGAR LAND, TX) - The Sugar Land Skeeters’ preliminary Opening Day roster has been set by the Houston Astros ahead of their first game on May 6 at Albuquerque. The Skeeters’ Opening Day roster features seven players with Major League service time: Ronnie Dawson, Alex De Goti, Taylor Jones, Nivaldo

Skeeters Franchise Officially Acquired by Houston Astros

April 20, 2021

(SUGAR LAND, TX) –The acquisition of the Sugar Land Skeeters by the Houston Astros was today officially approved by the Sugar Land City Council. The acquisition agreement included the Astros and the City of Sugar Land partnering on a lease extension, keeping the Skeeters at Constellation Field through at least

Skeeters Announce Partnership with Chair King Backyard Store

April 8, 2021

(SUGAR LAND, Texas) – The Sugar Land Skeeters today announced a partnership with Chair King Backyard Store to become the “Official Outdoor Furniture Retailer” of the Skeeters. Chair King Backyard Store, a fixture in the Houston community for over 70 years, is entering its very first partnership with a professional

Skeeters Put Flexbooks on Sale for 2021 Season

April 6, 2021

(SUGAR LAND, Texas) – The Sugar Land Skeeters today announced that Flexbooks for the 2021 season are officially on sale. Each Flexbook contains 10 undated ticket vouchers that are valid for any Skeeters home game throughout the 2021 season. Each Flexbook costs $180. Fans buying Flexbooks will be seated in

Astros Announce Skeeters 2021 Coaching Staff

March 29, 2021

(SUGAR LAND, Texas) – The Houston Astros today announced the coaching staff for the Triple-A Sugar Land Skeeters, with Mickey Storey named as the team’s manager. Along with Storey, the Skeeters coaching staff will include pitching coach Erick Abreu, hitting coach Ben Rosenthal, development coach Sean Connole, athletic trainers John

Skeeters Announce Game Times for 2021 Season

March 24, 2021

(SUGAR LAND, Texas) – The Sugar Land Skeeters today announced game times for their full 120-game 2021 schedule, which will be their first as the Triple-A affiliate of the Houston Astros. The Skeeters open the season on the road with a 7:35 p.m. start on Thursday, May 6, against the

Major League Baseball Announces Experimental Playing Rule for Triple-A Level

March 11, 2021

(SUGAR LAND, TEXAS) – Major League Baseball today announced experimental playing rules across Minor League Baseball, including the Triple-A level, which will affect the Sugar Land Skeeters for the 2021 Triple-A Championship Season. The following playing rule will be in effect across the Triple-A level starting in 2021: TRIPLE-A (LARGER

Skeeters Accepting Season Ticket Deposits for 2021

March 3, 2021

(SUGAR LAND, TEXAS) – The Sugar Land Skeeters today announced they’re accepting deposits for 2021 season tickets. Fans can place themselves at the front of the line for 2021 season tickets by placing a deposit to watch the Skeeters as they embark on their first season as the Houston Astros

Major League Baseball Announces Delay to Start of Triple-A Season

March 3, 2021

(SUGAR LAND, TEXAS) – Major League Baseball has announced that Triple-A teams, including the Sugar Land Skeeters will have their 2021 Triple-A Championship Season delayed by a month. The Skeeters are now set to open their first-ever season as the Houston Astros Triple-A affiliate on May 6, with a six-game

2021 Minor League Baseball Schedule Announced

February 18, 2021

Triple-A Season Scheduled to Begin on Tuesday, April 6th; Double-A, Single-A Scheduled to Start on Tuesday, May 4th Revamped Schedule Benefits Players, Clubs and Fans Major League Baseball announced the 2021 Minor League Baseball (MiLB) schedule in full today, which begins with 20 Triple-A Clubs currently planned to play MiLB

Skeeters Officially Sign Player Development License With Houston Astros

February 12, 2021

SUGAR LAND, Texas – The Houston Astros have officially agreed to Player Development Licenses (PDL) with their minor league affiliates, including with the Sugar Land Skeeters as their Triple-A affiliate. The PDL signed between the Astros and Skeeters guarantees Triple-A baseball will be played in Sugar Land through the 2030

Prasek's Family Smokehouse Lends a Helping Hand to Community

December 15, 2020

Prasek's Family Smokehouse is accustomed to delving out heavy portions of their award-winning sausage and other items to their many patrons. But even they may have outdone themselves in terms of quantity this year. Prasek’s, a proud partner of the Sugar Land Skeeters, served approximately 10,000 soldiers, veterans and families

Prospects in the Astros’ 2020 player pool

Houston bringing plenty of experienced prospects to 60-man roster
July 14, 2020

As part of the new rules for the 2020 Major League season, each of the 30 organizations will maintain a 60-man player pool for the duration of the campaign. Some members of the player pool will feature on the active Major League roster while others will work out at an

Astros Prospect Primer: Martes at the top

Right-hander leads group of powerful arms in well-stocked system
March 23, 2017

Some players are on the verge of stardom, others are entering a crucial phase of their development and still others are getting their first tastes of full-season ball. With the 2017 season approaching, MiLB.com takes a look at the most intriguing prospects from each MLB organization.Shining star: Francis Martes, RHPAfter years

2020 Draft recap: Houston Astros

Astros maximize overall depth with limited selections
June 24, 2020

Following the five-round 2020 MLB First-Year Player Draft, MiLB.com takes an organization-by-organization look at each pick with help from team scouting executives. With the 2020 season on hold, the sting of the multiple punishments levied against the Astros from the 2017 sign-stealing scandal didn’t quite take effect until last week’s

State of the System: Houston Astros

Whitley leads developing group of high-potential talent
November 18, 2020

Starting in October and running through the end of the year, MiLB.com's State of the System series will evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of each Major League organization, highlights prospects who've made the biggest strides in 2020 and offers a peek at 2021. This year was an unorthodox one, to