Round Rock Express Founder and CEO Reid Ryan was named President of business operations for the Houston Astros Friday.
Reid Ryan is credited with the vision that resulted in the return of affiliated professional baseball to Central Texas in 2000. Ryan will maintain ownership interest in the club and continue involvement on the Ryan-Sanders Baseball board of directors although without retaining day-to-day responsibilities of the Express
"I'd like to thank the tremendous fans in Round Rock and the entire Central Texas region for their unbelievable support of the Express since its inception," said Ryan. "Without the fans and business community I would have never had this opportunity."