University of Houston Night and details regarding first pitch, autographs and on-field recognition at Minute Maid Park are set for Tuesday, Sept. 2 when the Houston Astros host the Los Angeles Angels. First pitch is slated for 7:10 p.m.
Houston Baseball Great and current Houston Astros reliever Jesse Crain celebrated his 10-year anniversary in the Big Leagues this August after he made his MLB debut on Aug. 5, 2004 with the Minnesota Twins.
The University of Houston Department of Intercollegiate Athletics continued to receive recognition when 145 student-athletes were named to the American Athletic Conference All-Academic Team for the 2013-14 school year.
The USA Baseball Collegiate National Team, led by Houston right-hander starting pitcher Jake Lemoine, posted yet another shutout, its fifth in the last seven games, as it cruised past Chinese Taipei, 3-0, in the final game of the double round-robin portion of Honkbal Week at Pim Mulier Stadium on Friday.
Houston Baseball right-handed pitcher and current Team USA member Jake Lemoine earned the respect of college baseball fans across the nation when he was voted the 2014 Premier Player of College Baseball, presented by The Premier Players Sports Foundation.