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Astros statement regarding security at Minute Maid Park

HOUSTON, TX -- The Astros have released the following statement regarding security at Minute Maid Park:

The Houston Astros will increase security measures at Minute Maid Park beginning with Friday night's 7:10 p.m. game. Security at Minute Maid Park has been and will continue to be a top priority for the Houston Astros. As always, we will continue to work with the Houston Police Department as well as state and federal authorities to ensure the safety of our fans.

We ask that our fans arrive early to the ballpark to allow extra time for these increased security measures. Minute Maid Park has been and will continue to be a safe venue for our fans.

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