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Alyson Footer

Astros urge fans to don orange for Games 3, 4

Club set for first postseason contests at Minute Maid Park in 10 years

Astros urge fans to don orange for Games 3, 4

KANSAS CITY -- The Astros, less than 48 hours from hosting their first postseason contests in 10 years, revealed details surrounding Games 3 and 4 of the American League Division Series, scheduled for today and Monday.

All-Star ace lefty Dallas Keuchel will start Game 3 today (4 p.m. ET on MLB Network), with righty Lance McCullers pitching Game 4 on Monday (1 p.m. ET on FOX Sports 1). The Minute Maid Park roof will be closed for both games.

Shop for Astros postseason gear

The Astros are urging fans to wear their Astros orange to "Orange Out" Minute Maid Park for today's game. All fans will receive Hustle Town Thunderstixx, presented by Academy Sports + Outdoors. Gates will open at 11:30 a.m. CT.

Game Date Result
Gm 1 Oct. 8 HOU 5, KC 2
Gm 2 Oct. 9 KC 5, HOU 4
Gm 3 Oct. 11 HOU 4, KC 2
Gm 4 Oct. 12 KC 9, HOU 6
Gm 5 Oct. 14 KC 7, HOU 2

Prior to today's contest, fans with a game ticket are invited to enjoy a Postseason "Hustle Town" Street Fest, featuring local food trucks, pub games, inflatables and live music from Southbound 45.

Houston rapper Bun B, who has been active on social media supporting his local hometown nine, will also make an appearance to perform the release of his new song, "Crush City." The Postseason Street Fest begins at 11 a.m. and ends at 2:30 p.m.

The Astros' pregame field ceremonies will include a flag ceremony featuring 75 season-ticket holders. Country music legend Clay Walker will perform the national anthem, and he will return to the field for "God Bless America" during the seventh-inning stretch.

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.

Starting Friday, new Astros postseason #HustleTown products will also be available. The Astros Team Store will be open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. and on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. for the remainder of the postseason.

Game 4 of the ALDS will be played Monday at Minute Maid Park, with first pitch scheduled for 12:07 p.m. CT. Gates will open to fans at 10 a.m.

Alyson Footer is a national correspondent for MLB.com. Follow her on Twitter @alysonfooter. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.