Regular season games will return to Mexico City for a second consecutive season with a two-game set between the Houston Astros and the Colorado Rockies on April 27th-28th. The pair of MLB WORLD TOUR events join the previously announced two-game series between the New York Mets and Philadelphia Phillies at London Stadium on June 8-9, 2024.
In addition to the three international regular season series, the Boston Red Sox and Tampa Bay Rays will meet for a pair of Spring Training contests at Estadio Quisqueya in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic on March 9th-10th.
Houston last played internationally in 2019 against the Los Angeles Angels in Monterrey. Prior to that series, the Astros also played in: the aforementioned 2016 exhibition series against San Diego in Mexico City; 2004 exhibition games against the Florida Marlins in Mexico City; 2001 exhibition games against the Cleveland Indians in Valencia, Venezuela; 2000 exhibition games against the Red Sox in Santo Domingo; and a pair of exhibition games in 1982 against the Baltimore Orioles in San Juan and Bayamon. The Rockies will make their first international trip since taking on the D-backs in 2019 exhibition games in Monterrey. Colorado has also played in the aforementioned games against San Diego in 2001 in Culiacan and the 1999 Opening Day contest in Monterrey.
Houston Astros Owner and Chairman Jim Crane:
"The Astros are excited to return to Mexico for international play in 2024. Our Hispanic fan base and community is incredibly important to us and they represent some of the best fans in baseball. We look forward to showcasing and celebrating our players with the loyal fans in Mexico City.”
The MLB WORLD TOUR is an historic slate of games that will bring MLB teams and players to the league’s global fan base. The MLB WORLD TOUR represents MLB and the MLBPA’s largest ever international play plan featuring up to 24 regular season games and up to 16 exhibition games played in Asia, Mexico and Latin America, and Europe between the 2023-2026 seasons.