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HOUSTON, TEXAS (August 28, 2017) It is being reported by Major League Baseball that the upcoming series between the Houston Astros and Texans Rangers has be relocated to Tropican Field in St. Petersburg. The announcement, as posted on mlb.com, stated:
"Major League Baseball announced on Monday that the Astros' upcoming home series vs. the Rangers has been relocated to Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, home of the Rays. The Astros will be considered the home team and will bat last, and the games will have a first pitch slated for 7:10 p.m. ET/6:10 p.m. CT on Tuesday, 7:10 p.m./6:10 p.m. on Wednesday and 1:10 p.m./12:10 p.m. on Thursday."
In a statement released by Astros President Reed Ryan, and posted on Twitter by Mark Berman, Fox 26 Sports, stated: