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Top games and sporting events this month: June 2021

By May 25, 2021January 28th, 2022Sports events
Jermall Charlo | Courtesy of the first boxing champions

Swing for the fences and grab a seat (or watch from home) at these games and sporting events taking place across Houston in June 2021.

This month, the SaberCats wrap up their rugby season as the Astros take on top-tier competition, boxing takes center stage at Toyota Center and Houston football teams look to keep the scoring pace going. .

We’ve rounded up the main highlights of this month’s sports calendar, but you can read more about the 365 Houston calendar.

Top 10 sports games and events this month: June 2021

  • Houston Astros vs. Boston Red Sox at Minute Maid Park | From Tuesday 1 June to Thursday 3 June – The ‘Stros host the Boston Sox in a three-game weekday series against one of baseball’s best records. Tickets start at $15, but you can find better or cheaper seats on the TicketNetwork marketplace. Hours vary.
  • Houston SaberCats vs. Austin Gilgronis at Aveva Stadium | Saturday June 5 – In South Houston, the SaberCats will face stiff competition from Austin as the Major League Rugby season draws to a close. Tickets start at $15; $8 for 8 to 15 year olds. 7 p.m.
  • USPA NYTS Tournament Finals at Houston Polo Club | Sunday June 6 – Here’s your last chance to catch the Sunday polo action before the season winds down through the fall. In addition to the tournament final, fans can enjoy live music, a champagne divot, concessions from Ruth’s Chris, and more. Tickets are $32.50; $15 for ages 12 and under. Grandstand boxes, which include seating for 2 to 20 guests, range from $79 to $695. 5 p.m.
  • Sugar Land Skeeters vs. Round Rock Express at Constellation Field | From Thursday 10 June to Tuesday 15 June – The Skeeters keep Triple A action going when Round Rock rolls out for a six-game series at Sugar Land. Tickets range from $8 to $60, but you can find better, cheaper, or hard-to-get seats using the TicketNetwork online marketplace. Hours vary.
  • Houston Astros vs. Chicago White Sox at Minute Maid Park | From Thursday 17 June to Sunday 20 June – The other Sox, this one from Chicago, travel to Minute Maid for a four-weekend series with more implications for the American League standings. Tickets range from around $15 to over $175, but you can find better or cheaper seats on the TicketNetwork marketplace. Hours vary.
  • WBC Middleweight World Championship: Jermall Charlo vs. Juan Macias Monteil at Toyota Center | Saturday June 19 – With the WBC world middleweight championship on the line, Houston native Jermall Charlo and Juan Macias Monteil step into the ring for a tough fight that jeopardizes Charlo’s undefeated 31-0 record. Tickets range from $50 to $150, but you can find better, cheaper, or hard-to-get seats using the TicketNetwork online marketplace. Undercard fights begin at 4 p.m.
  • Houston Dynamo FC v Portland Timbers at BBVA Stadium | Wednesday June 23 – Dynamo are looking to continue their unbeaten streak at home with a midweek game against a surging Portland side. Tickets range from $20 to over $100, but you can find better or cheaper seats using the TicketNetwork online marketplace. 7:30 p.m.
  • Houston Dash vs. Orlando Pride at BBVA Stadium | Saturday June 26 – Some of the NWSL’s biggest stars, including Alex Morgan, Marta and Sydney Leroux, arrive in Houston as both teams seek a strong start to the new season. Tickets start at $15, but you can find better, cheaper, or hard-to-get seats using the TicketNetwork online marketplace. 7:30 p.m.
  • Houston SaberCats vs. Utah Warriors at Aveva Stadium | Saturday June 26 – The SaberCats take to the rugby pitch for their last home game of the season. Tickets start at $15; $8 for 8 to 15 year olds. 7 p.m.
  • Houston Astros vs. Baltimore Orioles at Minute Maid Park | From Monday June 28 to Wednesday June 30 – A struggling Baltimore team travels to Houston for a three-game series beginning the last week of June. Tickets range from around $15 to over $175, but you can find better or cheaper seats on the TicketNetwork marketplace. Hours vary.
Jane Campbell stretches to make a save | Courtesy of Houston Dash

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