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Top Sports Events in Houston: May 2-8, 2022

Throw on your most decorative hat and hit the polo grounds for Mother’s Day | Courtesy of Houston Polo Club

Snag a seat to these must-see games and sports events around Houston from Monday, May 2 to Sunday, May 8, 2022.

This week, baseball takes over the sports scene in Houston, with college teams, ‘Stros giveaways and the Space Cowboys on the diamond.

If you’re looking for something different on Mother’s Day, then Houston Polo Club may just be the fit for you.

Want to dig deeper on sports happening around H-Town? Find more games and live sports happening all month long in the 365 Houston calendar.

Top 5 Games & Sports Events in Houston This Week

  • Houston Astros vs. Seattle Mariners at Minute Maid Park | Monday, May 2 to Wednesday, May 4 – The first half of a week-long home stay kicks off with a Yuli Gurriel AL Champ replica ring giveaway on Monday, and Dollar Dog night to follow on Tuesday. $12 and up. Times vary.
  • Sugar Land Space Cowboys vs. El Paso Chihuahuas at Constellation Field | Tuesday, May 3 to Sunday, May 8 – In just their second home series of the season, the Space Cowboys host their Triple A counterparts from El Paso, with themed nights every game and an Altuve replica ring giveaway on Saturday. $7 and up. Times vary.
  • College Baseball: Houston Cougars vs. Rice Owls at Schroeder Park | Wednesday, May 4 – The Bayou City rivals meet at home plate for the first of two meetings this month. $10 and up. 6:30pm.
  • Houston Astros vs. Detroit Tigers at Minute Maid Park | Thursday, May 5 to Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 8 – Former manager AJ Hinch returns to Houston for a four-game weekend series that includes giveaways like a Jose Altuve 1970s rainbow jersey on Friday, an Altuve bobblehead on Saturday, and an infinity scarf on Mother’s Day afternoon. $15 and up. Times vary.
  • Ponies & Petals Cup: Mother’s Day at Houston Polo Club | Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 8 – Pony up for a special Mother’s Day match, complete with Best Ladies Hat Contest, plus door prizes, expert announcing, a Champagne divot stomp at halftime, and live flamenco guitar music. Individual courtyard tickets are $32.50; $15.50 for ages 12 and under. Boxes for 2 to 20 guests range from $89 to $895. 5pm.

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A longtime Houstonian, Justin Jerkins keeps an eye out for all sorts of happenings in H-Town, including breweries, sports, concerts, must-see destinations and much more while serving as Editor-in-Chief of 365 Things to Do in Houston.