Astros announce communications change


HOUSTON, TX — The Houston Astros announced today that the club has restructured the communications and marketing departments and with that restructuring, Jay Lucas has left the club. 

 Vice President of Marketing and Strategy Kathleen Clark will assume the duties previously handled by Jay.  As a result, Gene Dias, senior director of media relations, and Alyson Footer, senior director of social media, will report directly to Kathleen, and Kathleen also will have responsibility for the day-to-day oversight of the radio and television broadcasting teams.