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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

(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 Rodriguez, Garrett Stubbs, Abraham Toro and Hector Velazquez.

The Skeeters have four players ranked inside the Astros’ top-30 overall prospect lists by Baseball America and MLBPipeline: Tyler Ivey, Brett Conine, Shawn Dubin, Jojanse Torres.

The Skeeters open their season — their first as the Triple A affiliate of the Houston Astros — with a six-game road series against the Albuquerque Isotopes (Triple A affiliate of the Colorado Rockies), beginning at 7:35 p.m on May 6.

SKEETERS 2021 OPENING DAY ROSTER

Pitchers (14)

Blanco, Ronel

Conine, Brett

Dubin, Shawn

Ferrell, Riley

Garza Jr., Ralph

Hansen, Austin

Hartman, Ryan

Ivey, Tyler

Martinez, Seth

McKee, Colin

Rodriguez, Nivaldo

Scheetz, Kit

Torres, Jojanse

Velazquez, Hector

Position Players (13)

Dawson, Ronnie

De Goti, Alex

De La Cruz, Bryan

Hinojosa, C.J.

Jones, Taylor

Meyers, Jake

Papierski, Michael

Quintana, Lorenzo

Shaver, Colton

Sierra, Miguelangel

Siri, Jose

Stubbs, Garrett

Toro, Abraham

Individual tickets for 2021 Skeeters home games will begin to go on sale next week. The Skeeters open at home at 7:05 p.m. on May 20 vs. the El Paso Chihuahuas (Triple A affiliate of the San Diego Padres).