Astros gear up for regular season with two final exhibition games

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HOUSTON, TX – The Astros are back at Minute Maid Park, playing two final exhibition games against Kansas City before their regular season opener Monday.

“It seems like this is the team that everybody was waiting for,” Astros second baseman Jose Altuve said. “I think we’re ready to go ahead and win some games.”

“The fans will be excited by our offense,” Astros catcher Jason Castro said. “Up and down, one through nine, we’ve got guys who can do some damage.”

The Astros open the season with a home game against the Cleveland Indians on Monday at 6pm.