MEDIA ALERT Astros to Host Bud & Burger Opening Day Watch Party Series at Select Buffalo Wild Wings Locations

ASTROS TO HOST BUD & BURGERS OPENING DAY WATCH PARTY SERIES AT SELECT BUFFALO WILD WINGS LOCATIONS

                                                                                                               

WHO:                   Houston Astros mascot Orbit

                            Houston Astros Coca-Cola Shooting Stars

                            Houston Astros legends Brandon Backe, Jose Cruz, Chris Sampson and Jimmy Wynn

 

WHAT:                The Astros are kicking off the 2016 season on the road this year, taking on the New York Yankees

                                for the first time since the Astros 2015 Wild Card win last October. Looking for a place to watch

                                the game? The Astros have you covered. The Astros, in partnership with Budweiser, will be

                                hosting the official Bud & Burgers Opening Day Watch Party Series on Monday, April 4 at

                                select Buffalo Wild Wings locations throughout Greater Houston.

 

    Houston Astros legends Brandon Backe, Jose Cruz, Chris Sampson and Jimmy Wynn will

                                join two-time GameOps.com Best Mascot winner Orbit and the Astros Coca-Cola Shooting

                                Stars at select watch parties, and Astros prizes will be given away during trivia and games of

                                Baseball Bingo. As part of the new Bud & Burgers campaign, fans can enjoy a Bud and a

  burger for a chance to win a pair of tickets to a future Astros game, courtesy of Budweiser.

 

                                Media planning on covering any of the watch parties should contact Dena Propis at

                                dpropis@astros.com.

 

WHEN:                Monday, April 4

                                11:30 a.m. - end of game

                                *12:05 p.m. first pitch

 

WHERE:              Buffalo Wild Wings

                                Midtown:

                                510 Gray St., Houston, TX 77002

                                Jose Cruz, Orbit and Shooting stars scheduled to appear

                                Hedwig Village:

                                9435 Katy Freeway, Houston, TX 77024

                                Chris Sampson, Orbit and Shooting stars scheduled to appear

                                Sugar Land:

                                1401 Hwy 6 Bldg. B, Sugar Land, TX 77478

                                Jimmy Wynn and Shooting Stars scheduled to appear

                                The Woodlands:

                                19075 I-45 South Suite 100, Shenandoah, TX 77385

                                Shooting Stars scheduled to appear

                                Pasadena:

                                5875 Fairmont Parkway, Pasadena, TX 77505

                                Brandon Backe and Shooting Stars scheduled to appear

                               

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

Major League Baseball and the Astros are putting their #CapsOn to celebrate Opening Day! Show your
H-Town pride on April 4 by wearing your Astros cap and posting a photo to social media with the hashtag #CapsOn, and you'll be joined by MLB players, celebrity fans and elected officials who are all putting their #CapsOn to celebrate everyone's favorite unofficial national holiday, Opening Day.

 

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