Astros to host official watch party at Pluckers for game 1 of ALDS tonight

Fans encouraged to arrive by 5:30 p.m.

HOUSTON, TX - The Houston Astros are hosting an official watch party for Game 1 of the American League Division Series vs. the Kansas City Royals tonight at Pluckers Wing Bar, located at 1400 Shepherd Drive. Fans are encouraged to arrive around 5:30 p.m., an hour before tonight's 6:37 p.m. CT first pitch, as space is limited. Tonight's game will be broadcast exclusively on Fox Sports 1 (FS1).

Fans who are hosting their own watch parties are encouraged to share photos with the Astros for a chance to win great prizes. Fans can post photos on Twitter using #AstrosHouseParty and be entered for a chance to win two tickets to Game 3 of the ALDS at Minute Maid Park, two tickets to a potential Game 4 of the ALDS at Minute Maid Park or the grand prize, a watch party at a select 2016 Astros game at Minute Maid Park for 20 people, all courtesy of Budweiser. For more information on the #AstrosHouseParty sweepstakes, presented by Budweiser, please visit

Fans can pick up official Astros postseason merchandise at the Astros Team Store, located in Union Station Lobby on the corner of Crawford Street and Texas Avenue. And starting tomorrow, new Astros postseason #HustleTown product will also be available. The Astros Team Store will be open Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. and on Saturday from 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. for the remainder of the postseason.

Tonight is Game 1 of the best-of-five American League Division Series. The Astros are starting right-hander and 19-game winner Collin McHugh tonight against the Royals Yordano Ventura. Houston is coming off of a winner-take-all Wild Card victory over the Yankees in New York on Tuesday. The Astros and Royals will play the first two games of this series in Kansas City before returning to Houston where they will play Game 3 on Sunday (and Game 4 if necessary on Monday) at Minute Maid Park.

For more information about tickets for potential postseason home games played at Minute Maid Park, please visit or call 1-877-9ASTROS.