The regular season is not yet underway, and the Astros have already made history.  They beat los Rojos del Aguila de Veracruz 2-0 Saturday night at Minute Maid Park in the first of two exhibition games between them. 

 

 

The game marked the first time the Astros have hosted a team from the Mexican League.  It was also a first for Veracruz, who had never played an MLB team in a major league stadium.

 

 

The teams have a rematch at 1:10pm.

 

 

The Astros regular season opener is Tuesday April 1st, when the New York Yankees come to Houston.