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Houston Astros Podcast

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Astros beat reporters join national correspondents to take an inside look ahead at the story lines and developing news that impact the team's outlook.

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Astros beat reporters join national correspondents to take an inside look ahead at the story lines and developing news that impact the team's outlook.

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By SSH991 - Feb 24 2019
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Grew up in Houston area and big Astros fan. Decent show.

Great Podcast

By ╚DJ╦STEPHEN★V╗ - May 11 2017
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Houston Astros are the class of the AL with the best record in MLB.

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99 Ratings
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4/5 star

By SSH991 - Feb 24 2019
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Grew up in Houston area and big Astros fan. Decent show.

Great Podcast

By ╚DJ╦STEPHEN★V╗ - May 11 2017
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Houston Astros are the class of the AL with the best record in MLB.
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Houston Astros Podcast

Latest release on Oct 17, 2020

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Astros beat reporters join national correspondents to take an inside look ahead at the story lines and developing news that impact the team's outlook.

Rank #1: 2/13 ASTROLINE Hot Stove Podcast: Lance Berkman, Brent Strom, Brian McTaggart

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The Houston Astros are making front page news and Astroline talks to beat reporter Brian McTaggart with MLB.COM, who joins the show from West Palm Beach, as pitchers and catchers report to Spring Training. Broadcasters Robert Ford and Todd Kalas welcome pitching coach Brent Strom and Astros HOF’er Lance Berkman to the show as they discuss spring training, off season distractions and 2020 expectations. Make plans to listen to the Astros throughout Spring Training as every game broadcast will be available on the Astros Radio Network, TuneIn and MLB AtBat.

Feb 14 2020

46mins

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Rank #2: 7/4 ASTROS PODCAST: Hinch, Federowicz

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Happy Independence Day as the Astros face the Rangers for the final time in Arlington for the 2018 season. The two teams will meet one final time in Houston the last weekend in July. Manager A.J. Hinch talks to Steve Sparks about Tim Federowicz, Dallas Keuchel, Josh Reddick and Tony Kemp. Federowicz was selected to the Astros ML roster Tuesday to take the roster spot for the injured Brian McCann.

Jul 04 2018

11mins

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Rank #3: 3/24 Astros Podcast: Game Preview, Justin Verlander

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Robert Ford and Steve Sparks preview the final Grapefruit League matchup of the spring as Gerrit Cole faces the Washington Nationals and Patrick Corbin. Astros President of Baseball Ops and GM Jeff Luhnow and team Owner Jim Crane announce the contract extension to veteran Justin Verlander. Verlander spoke to the media just before Sunday’s finale in West Palm Beach, FL.

Mar 24 2019

14mins

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Rank #4: 7/7 Astros Sunday Radio Roundtable with Jeff Luhnow

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President of baseball operations and Astros GM Jeff Luhnow stops by for his weekly conversation with Robert Ford and Steve Sparks just before Sunday’s finale against the Los Angeles Angels. Ford and Sparks preview the matchup between rookie RHP Jose Urquidy and LA’s Jose Suraez. Listen to game coverage on the Astros Radio Network and on the MLB AtBat App.

Jul 07 2019

15mins

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Rank #5: 9/29 Astros Sunday Radio Roundtable with Jeff Luhnow

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President of baseball operations and general manager Jeff Luhnow sits down with Robert Ford and Steve Sparks on the final day of the regular season. Astros Radio previews 162 as RHP Gerrit Cole aims for his 20th win while facing Angels LHP Dillion Peters. Listen to Sparks and Ford Sunday and throughout the playoffs on the Astros Radio Network and on the MLB AtBat app.

Sep 29 2019

20mins

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Rank #6: 3/16 Astros Podcast: Game Preview, Tanielu, Footer

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Robert Ford and Mike Coffin preview Saturday’s game in Clearwater, FL, as RHP Brad Peacock faces off against the Phillies RHP Aaron Nola. Coffin catches up with Nick Tanielu before MLB’s Alyson Footer recaps RHP Forrest Whitley’s outing on Friday.

Mar 16 2019

21mins

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Rank #7: 11/01/18: Astros Podcast: World Series 2017, Game 7

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Los Angeles, CA. November 1, 2017. Need a reminder? Play this podcast for a Relaunch of Astros History of Game 7 from the 2017 World Series. Relive this moment in time in less than 30 minutes. Happy Anniversary, from Astros Radio

Nov 01 2018

26mins

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Rank #8: 11/1 ASTROS PODCAST: Manager A.J. Hinch and General Manager Jeff Luhnow

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Friday morning, at Minute Maid Park, Manager A.J. Hinch and GM/President of Baseball Operations Jeff Luhnow spoke to Houston reporters. Hinch takes us through his decision making process in Game 7 of the World Series. Luhnow talks about the offseason and the teams’ free agents

Nov 01 2019

24mins

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Rank #9: 10/4 ASTROS PODCAST: ALDS Preview

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The Houston Astros host the Cleveland Indians on Friday at Minute Maid Park in Game 1 of the ALDS. Manager A.J. Hinch, game 1 starting pitcher Justin Verlander and All Star 3B Alex Bregman spoke to reporters during Thursday's media session. Follow the Astros throughout the PostSeason with Astros Radio on MLB AtBat or on the Astros Radio Network.

Oct 04 2018

31mins

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Rank #10: 3/4/19 Astros Podcast: Game Preview, Bostick, Rome

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The Astros will play split-squad games Monday as the take on the Mets at home and the Braves on the road in Kissimmee. Robert Ford and Steve Sparks preview the game in West Palm Beach as Rogelio Armenteros faces New York’s Corey Oswalt. Sparks also sits down with RHP prospect Akeem Bostick before Chandler Rome of the Houston Chronicle recaps Gerrit Cole's start on Sunday.

Mar 04 2019

16mins

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Rank #11: 3/20 ASTROLINE presented by Karbach Brewing: Podcast featuring Robert Ford, Steve Sparks & Geoff Blum

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As we all embrace the importance of social distancing, the Astros team broadcasters gather around the-virtual-roundtable with thoughts on baseball, Spring Training and entertaining tips on coping with cabin fever. Listen as Robert Ford, Steve Sparks and Geoff Blum kick off a new series of podcasts to help Astros fans and baseball fans everywhere keep up with America's Favorite Pastime!

Pitch us your questions and we’ll field your comments on the next episode #AstrosRadio and radio@astros.com

Mar 20 2020

27mins

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Rank #12: 8/3 ASTROS PODCAST: Hinch, Monday

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Manager A.J. Hinch reflects on his last visit to Dodgers Stadium, as the Astros begin a 3-game series Friday night in Los Angels. Hinch talks about winning the 2017 World Series and not being complacent as they go for the repeat. Former big leaguer, x2 All Star and World Series Champion (LAD) Rick Monday scouts his Hollywood Dodgers.

Aug 04 2018

13mins

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Rank #13: 6/22 ASTROS PODCAST: Game Preview, Strom, Marisnick

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Astros Radio previews Saturday’s Game 3 matchup as LHP Wade Miley faces the New York Yankees and RHP Masahiro Tanaka. Robert Ford talks to longtime Houston Pitching Coach Brent Strom who recalls who pitching days at Yankee Stadium. Steve Sparks catches up with fan favorite and defensive wizard Jake Marisnick. Follow the action on the Astros Radio Network and on the MLB AtBat App.

Jun 22 2019

17mins

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Rank #14: 3/7/19: Astroline

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Steve Sparks and co-host Mike Capps are joined by Astros manager AJ Hinch on this edition of Astroline from Duffy's Sports Bar in West Palm Beach, FL.

Mar 08 2019

48mins

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Rank #15: 8/27 ASTROS PODCAST: Hinch, Korach

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Manager A.J. Hinch and Steve Sparks preview the big AL West Division series between the Houston Astros and Oakland Athletics. Longtime A's broadcaster, Ken Korach, scouts his team and talks to Robert Ford about what to expect from the 3-game series

Aug 27 2018

11mins

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Rank #16: 10/13/18: Astros Postseason Podcast: Red Sox scout the Astros

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Former Astros bench coach and 1st year Red Sox Manager Alex Cora scouts the Houston Astros before both teams face off in the American League Division Series. Cora talks about facing his old team and Manager A.J. Hinch, taking on Justin Verlander in Game 1 and how Martin Maldonado will impact the series. Boston's Game 1 starter Chris Sale continues the scouting report on Verlander and pitching to Jose Altuve. Finally, outfielders Mookie Betts and J.D. Martinez share their thoughts about playing the Astros in this high-stakes series.  Listen to Astros Radio exclusive hometown call throughout the postseason on MLB At Bat or the Houston Astros Radio Network.

Oct 13 2018

22mins

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Rank #17: 4/14 Astros Sunday Radio Roundtable with Jeff Luhnow

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Robert Ford and Steve Sparks welcome Astros President of Baseball Ops and General Manager, Jeff Luhnow, to the radio booth for their weekly roundtable discussion.

Apr 14 2019

13mins

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Rank #18: 10/10 ASTROS PODCAST: GAME 5 ALDS Postgame

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Robert Ford and Steve Sparks broadcast the Astros celebration of Game 5 of the ALDS against the Tampa Bay Rays. Listen to Ford and Sparks as they celebrate from the Astros Clubhouse and talk to Josh Reddick, Justin Verlander, Joe Smith, Will Harris and more. Tune in all Post Season to Ford and Sparks on the Astros Radio Network and on the MLB AtBat App for LIVE play by play coverage of the Houston Astros.

Oct 11 2019

37mins

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Rank #19: 5/12 Astros Sunday Radio Roundtable with Jeff Luhnow

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President of baseball operations and Astros general manager stops by the radio booth prior to Sunday’s game at Minute Maid Park. On this Mother’s Day, RHP Corbin Martin will make his MLB debut and Robert Ford and Steve Sparks talk to Luhnow about what to expect. The Texas Rangers will start RHP Adrian Sampson and will try to avoid a 4-game sweep against the red-hot Houston Astros. Listen to Astros Radio with Mom and your MLB AtBat App or anywhere on the Astros Radio Network.

May 12 2019

16mins

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Rank #20: 7/22 Astros Radio Sunday Roundtable with Jeff Luhnow

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President of Baseball Operations and GM Jeff Luhnow joins Robert Ford and Steve Sparks before Sunday's finale in Anaheim. Houston looks for its 3rd-ever series sweep at Angel Stadium.

Jul 22 2018

12mins

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10/17 ASTROCAST by KARBACH BREWING: ALCS Game 7, Lance McCullers, Alex Bregman, Carlos Correa, Martin Maldonado, Dusty Baker

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RHP Lance McCullers vs RHP Charlie Morton. It’s World Series or bust as the Astros and Rays collide in Game 7 of the American League Championship Series. Robert Ford and Steve Sparks preview the 5th Game-7 in Astros History; winning both Game 7’s of the 2017 ALCS and WS but falling short in the 2004 NLCS (St. Louis Cardinals) and 2019 WS (Washington Nationals).

“Let’s go it. I mean, you’re down 0-3 to Game 7. Shock the world,” 3B Alex Bregman before Saturday’s 1st pitch at Petco Park in San Diego, CA.

Sync-up you smart speakers to Astros Radio for Saturday’s Game 7 of the ALCS. Ford and Sparky bring you the action throughout the postseason with the play-by-play and the latest news on the Astros Radio Network. This is Astrocast, the official podcast all year long, presented by @KarbachBrewing, Crafted for Fun!

Oct 17 2020

39mins

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10/16 ASTROCAST by KARBACH BREWING: ALCS Game 6, Carlos Correa, Ryan Pressly, Michael Brantley, Lance McCullers, Martin Maldonado, Aledmys Diaz, Dusty Baker

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Do you believe in magic? The Astros do as they force a Game 6 in the American League Championship Series. Friday night’s feature is a pitching matchup rerun between LHP Framber Valdez and the Rays LHP Blake Snell. Manger Dusty Baker talks to Robert Ford about his pitching staff and breaks down the matchup with Steve Sparks. Carlos Correa’s walk off homerun on Thursday is still on everyone’s mind and after the game he spoke to reporters along with Ryan Pressly, Michael Brantley. Just before 1st pitch in San Diego, veteran backstop Martin Maldonado, Aledmys Diaz, and Lance McCullers sat down and shared their feelings about playing in 3rd-straight do-or-die game.

Sync-up you smart speakers to Astros Radio for Game 5 of the ALCS. Ford and Sparky bring you the action throughout the postseason with the play-by-play and the latest news on the Astros Radio Network. This is Astrocast, the official podcast all year long, presented by @KarbachBrewing, Crafted for Fun!

Oct 16 2020

52mins

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10/15 ASTROCAST by KARBACH BREWING: ALCS Game 5, Josh Reddick, Jose Altuve, George Springer, Framber Valdez, Dusty Baker

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Thursday is Game 5 of the American League Championship Series. The Boston Red Sox are the only team to come back from a 0-3 deficit against the New York Yankees in the 2004 ALCS; only 8 of the previous 38 ALCS’ were extended to a Game-5 and no team has taken the series to a 6-Game since ’04.  With that, Manager Dusty Baker will ask rookie RHP Luis Garcia to make his first career postseason appearance. Rays Manager Kevin Cash will counter by starting relief RHP John Curtiss. Robert Ford and Steve Sparks break down the matchup. Josh Reddick and Framber talk about the back to back do-or-die games with hopes to play more. Finally, Jose Altuve and George Springer talk about what this moment in time means for them as teammates and for their careers.

Sync-up you smart speakers to Astros Radio for Game 5 of the ALCS. Ford and Sparky bring you the action throughout the postseason with the play-by-play and the latest news on the Astros Radio Network. This is Astrocast, the official podcast all year long, presented by @KarbachBrewing, Crafted for Fun!

Oct 15 2020

49mins

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10/14 ASTROCAST by KARBACH BREWING: Dusty Baker, Alex Bregman, Jose Urquidy, and TB’s Kevin Kiermaier, Joey Wendle, and Kevin Cash

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Down 3 games to none the Astros face elimination from the 2020 playoff’s on Wednesday night in the bubble at Petco Park. Manager Dusty Baker knows what’s at stake and talks about his game plan just before 1st pitch. Baker will rely on Veteran RHP Zack Greinke who will oppose Tampa’s offense and RHP Tyler Glasnow. Robert Ford and Steve Sparks break down the matchup and discuss the keys to the game. We hear from the Rays Kevin Kiermaier, Joey Wendle and Kevin Cash about their mindset coming into the clincher and their performance in Tuesday’s victory over the Stros. Then, Jose Urquidy and Alex Bregman share their thoughts just before Wednesday’s do-or-die game.

Sync-up you smart speakers to Astros Radio for Game 3 of the ALCS. Ford and Sparky bring you the action throughout the postseason with the play-by-play and the latest news on the Astros Radio Network. This is Astrocast, the official podcast all year long, presented by @KarbachBrewing, Crafted for Fun!

Oct 14 2020

35mins

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10/13 ASTROCAST by KARBACH BREWING: ALCS GM2 Preview, Michael Brantley, Carlos Correa, Dustin Garneau, Dusty Baker

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“Oh no it’s not business as usual, (Tuesday) is a much win for us,” Carlos Correa told reporters after Monday’s loss. The Tampa Bay Rays have backed the Astros into a corner as they lead the ALCS 2-0. Manager Dusty Baker will lean on RHP Jose Urquidy in Game 3 on Tuesday night at Petco Park. Ray’s Manager Kevin Cash will ask LHP Ryan Yarbrough to face the Astros potent lineup. Robert Ford and Steve Sparks break down the matchup and both managers will discuss their expectations of Game 3. Finally, Michael Brantley and Dustin Garneau talk about what’s at stake just before 1st pitch from America’s Finest City. You know what to do HTown, sync-up your smart speakers to Astros Radio for the home-town call! Ford and Sparky will bring you the action throughout the Astros postseason. Get all the latest Astros news right here on Astrocast, the official podcast all year long, presented by @KarbachBrewing, Crafted for Fun!

Oct 14 2020

33mins

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10/12 ASTROCAST by KARBACH BREWING: ALCS GM2 Preview, Dusty Baker, Kevin Cash, Charlie Morton, Alex Bregman, Framber Valdez, and HOF Joe Morgan

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Today we pause and mourn the passing of the great Hall of Fame second baseman Joe Morgan, one of the first stars of the Houston Colt .45s and Astros. Listen back to Robert Ford and Morgan’s interview from June of 2019 when the Astros visited the Cincinnati Reds. Longtime Astros broadcaster, Bill Brown, also shares his memories of Morgan’s career.

Monday’s Game 2 of the ALCS features RHP Lance McCullers vs former Astro and current Rays RHP Charlie Morton. Steve Sparks and Robert Ford discuss Monday’s Game 2 before Manager Dusty Baker shares his thoughts on Game 2 and the passing of Morgan. Rays Manager Kevin Cash and Charlie Morton talk about the dynamics of their post season team and what it means to play against the Astros. Finally, Alex Bregman and Framber Valdez recap their performance of Sunday’s Game 1 loss in San Diego. Sync-up your smart speakers to Astros Radio for the exclusive home-town call! Robert Ford and Steve Sparks will bring you the action throughout the Astros postseason. Get all the latest Astros news right here on Astrocast, the official podcast all year long, presented by @KarbachBrewing, Crafted for Fun!

Oct 12 2020

41mins

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10/11 ASTROCAST by KARBACH BREWING: ALCS GM1 Preview, General Manager James Click, Dusty Baker, Lance McCullers, Carlos Correa, Enoli Paredes

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Welcome to Game 1 of the American League Championship Series as the Houston Astros travel to San Diego, CA, to face the AL East Champs the Tampa Bay Rays. Starting for Astros in Game 1 is LHP Framber Valdez who will oppose the Rays LHP Blake Snell. Astros Radio will preview the matchup before General Manager James Click zooms with Steve Sparks and Robert Ford. Later, Manager Dusty Baker, Game 2 starter Lance McCullers Jr., Carlos Correa, and Enoli Paredes talk about the ALCS just before first pitch at PetCo.

Sync-up your smart speakers to Astros Radio for the exclusive home-town call! Robert Ford and Steve Sparks will bring you the action throughout the Astros postseason. Get all the latest Astros news right here on Astrocast, the official podcast all year long, presented by @KarbachBrewing, Crafted for Fun!

Oct 12 2020

54mins

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10/9 ASTROCAST by KARBACH BREWING: Game Relaunch, Dusty Baker, Carlos Correa, Cristian Javier, Zack Greinke, Kyle Tucker, Micheal Brantley

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The Houston Astros are headed to San Diego and back to the American League Championship Series for a 4th straight season. For now, Houston will wait for their next opponent and play the winner of Friday night’s Game 5 matchup between the New York Yankees and Tampa Bay Rays at Petco Field. Listen back as we Relaunch a few highlights from Thursday’s ALDS victory over the Oakland A’s at Dodgers Stadium. Later, Manager Dusty Baker, Carlos Correa, Christian Javier, Zack Greinke, Kyle Tucker, and Micheal Brantley share their feelings about advancing in the playoffs.

Be sure to sync-up your smart speakers on Sunday to Astros Radio for the exclusive home-town call! Game 1 of the ALCS is Sunday night and Robert Ford and Steve Sparks will bring you the action throughout the Astros postseason. Get all the latest Astros news right here on Astrocast, the official podcast all year long, presented by @KarbachBrewing, Crafted for Fun!

Oct 09 2020

31mins

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10/8 ASTROCAST by KARBACH BREWING: ALDS Game 4 Preview, Jose Altuve, Dusty Baker, Josh James, Jose Urquidy, and A’s broadcaster Ray Fosse

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World Series Champion, 2017 AL MVP, and 6x All-Star Jose Altuve told reporters just before Game 4 on Thursday, “(Our) mission is winning. We have been here before and we have the same mission.” RHP Zack Greinke will take the ball for veteran manager Dusty Baker and will oppose the A’s RHP Frankie Montas. Robert Ford and Steve Sparks preview the pivotal matchup before Baker talks about the importance of Greinke’s start. Longtime Oakland broadcaster and 2x World Series Champion catcher for the A’s, Ray Fosse, scouts his team with Sparky just before first pitch Thursday. RHP Josh James and RHP Jose Urquidy share their thoughts after Wednesday’s loss in Game 3.

Sync-up your smart speakers to Astros Radio and for the exclusive home-town call! Ford and Sparks will bring you the action throughout the Astros postseason. Astrocast official podcast all year long, presented by @KarbachBrewing, Crafted for Fun!

Oct 08 2020

39mins

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10/7 ASTROCAST by KARBACH BREWING: ALDS Game 3 Preview, Lance McCullers, Ryan Pressly, Aledmys Diaz, Jose Urquidy, George Springer, Framber Valdez, Martin Maldonado, Dusty Baker

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With a win today the Astros will advance to their 4th straight ALCS. Wednesday's Game 3 from Dodgers Stadium features Astros RHP Jose Urquidy and Oaklands LHP Jesus Luzardo.   Robert Ford and Steve Sparks break down the matchup and later Manager Dusty Baker talks things over with Ford via zoom. Lance McCullers tells Sparky about his perspective and what defense can do for a pitcher and momentum. Ryann Pressly and Aledmys Diaz share their thoughts before going into Game 3. Finally, George Springer, Framber Valdez, and Martin Maldonado talk to reporters following their victory over the A's in Game 2 on Tuesday.   

Synch-up your smart speakers to Astros Radio and your TV for the exclusive home-town call! Ford and Sparks will bring you the action throughout the Astros postseason. Astrocast official podcast all year long, presented by @KarbachBrewing, Crafted for Fun! 

Oct 07 2020

54mins

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10/6 ASTROCAST by KARBACH BREWING: ALDS Game 2 Preview, Alex Bregman, Dusty Baker, Lance McCullers, George Springer, Carlos Correa, Enoli Paredes

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Game 2 of the ALDS features a matchup between a pair of southpaws as LHP Framber Valdez faces the A’s explosive lineup and LHP Sean Manaea. Robert Ford and Steve Sparks discuss the keys to Tuesday’s game. Ford catches up with Manager Dusty Baker via zoom for a recap of Game 1 and to preview Valdez’s Game 2 start. 3B Alex Bregman connects with Sparky from Dodgers Stadium to talk about playing in October. Finally, Lance McCullers, Enoli Paredes, George Springer, and Carlos Correa recap their performance from Monday and preview their expectations of Game 2 against Oakland.

Synch-up your smart speakers to Astros Radio and your TV for the exclusive home-town call! Ford and Sparks will bring you the action throughout the Astros postseason. Astrocast official podcast all year long, presented by @KarbachBrewing, Crafted for Fun!

Oct 06 2020

44mins

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10/5 ASTROCAST by KARBACH BREWING: ALDS Game 1 Preview, Dusty Baker, Framber Valdez, Kyle Tucker, Vince Cotroneo

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Welcome to October baseball! Game 1 of the American League Division Series is Monday at Dodgers Stadium. Robert Ford and Steve Sparks preview the matchup between RHP Lance McCullers and the Oakland A’s starter RHP Chris Bassitt. Manager Dusty Baker, LHP Framber Valdez, OF Kyle Tucker, and A’s longtime broadcaster Vince Cotroneo join Astros Radio just before 1st Pitch.

Synch-up your smart speakers to Astros Radio and your TV for the exclusive home-town call! Ford and Sparks will bring you the action throughout the Astros postseason. Astrocast official podcast all year long, presented by @KarbachBrewing, Crafted for Fun!

Oct 05 2020

37mins

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9/30 ASTROCAST by KARBACH BREWING: Wild Card Game 2 Preview, Framber Valdez, Micheal Brantley, Dusty Baker, Chas McCormick, George Springer

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The Astros could advance to the American League Division Series with a victory over the Minnesota Twins on Wednesday. RHP Jose Urquidy gets the start and will face opposing RHP Jose Berrios. Robert Ford and Steve Sparks recap Tuesday’s win and strong performance from LHP Framber Valdez. Manager Dusty Baker and Ford sit down to discuss Wednesday’s keys and later Sparks highlights Valdez and OF Michael Brantley’s contributions. Just before 1st pitch, OF’s George Springer and Chas McCormick spoke to reporters on their Game 2 thoughts.

Synch-up your smart speakers to Astros Radio and your TV for the exclusive home-town call! Ford and Sparks will bring you the action throughout the Astros postseason. Astrocast official podcast all year long, presented by @KarbachBrewing, Crafted for Fun!

Sep 30 2020

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9/29 ASTROCAST by KARBACH BREWING: Wild Card Game 1 Preview, GM James Click, Manager Dusty Baker, Yuli Gurriel, Kyle Tucker

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Welcome to MLB’s 2020 Post Season as the Houston Astros play in Game 1 of the Wild Card in Minneapolis, MN. Robert Ford and Steve Sparks preview Tuesday’s matchup and we later talk to Manager Dusty Baker. The Twins broadcaster, Cory Provus, gives Steve Sparks a scouting report on his ballclub before we hear from GM James Click, IF Yuli Gurriel, and OF Kyle Tucker before 1st Pitch at Target Field. Ford and Sparks will broadcast all of the Astros postseason games, be sure to synch-up your smart speakers to your TV for your exclusive home-town call! Astrocast official Podcast all year long, presented by @KarbachBrewing, Crafted for Fun!

Sep 29 2020

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9/27 ASTROCAST by KARBACH BREWING: GM James Click, Lance McCullers, Josh Reddick, Dusty Baker

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See you laterrrrr, regular season! The Astros wrap up the final game of the 2020 season on Sunday and will begin postseason play on Tuesday. Although their opponent and location are still to be determined, Astros GM James Click talks it all through with Robert Ford and Steve Sparks. Manager Dusty Baker, RHP Lance McCullers, and OF Josh Reddick express their thoughts and feelings on the season just before 1st pitch in Arlington. Ford and Sparks will broadcast all of the Astros postseason games, be sure to synch-up your smart speakers to your TV for your exclusive home-town call! Astrocast official Podcast all year long, presented by @KarbachBrewing, Crafted for Fun!

Sep 27 2020

34mins

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9/26 ASTROCAST by KARBACH BREWING: Assistant GM Pete Putila, Carlos Corea, George Springer, Manager Dusty Baker

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The Astros will play in October after clinching a spot in the postseason late last night, thanks to a Dodgers win over the Angels. This year marks the Astros fourth straight year to qualify for the postseason and gives them playoff appearances in five of the last six years, and first time in club history for the Astros to make the postseason in four straight seasons. Robert Ford and Steve Sparks preview Saturday’s matchup between RHP Lance McCullers and the Rangers RHP Kyle Gibson. Later, Assistant General Manager Pete Putila sits down and zooms with Sparks to discuss player development and recaps the Astros alt. site in Corpus Christi. Manager Dusty Baker, SS Carlos Correa, and OF George Springer talk to reporters just before Saturday’s 1st pitch and share their thoughts on making the post season. Astrocast official Podcast all year long, presented by @KarbachBrewing, Crafted for Fun!

Sep 26 2020

30mins

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9/25 ASTROCAST by KARBACH BREWING: Manager Dusty Baker, actor Tim Blake Nelson

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It all comes down to One. The Astros are 1-victory away from clinching a 2020 playoff berth and Astros Radio breaks down Friday nights matchup in Arlington. Manager Dusty Baker will send RHP Jose Urquidy to the mound to oppose the Rangers RHP Kyle Cody. Robert Ford and the Skipper discuss Thursday’s win and the importance of Urquidy’s appearance on Friday. Steve Sparks invites an old friend and special guest to Astrocast, Tim Blake Nelson. Sparky and Nelson are Tulsa, OK, natives, old pals who graduated in the class of ’82 from Holland Hall School together. Nelson is an accomplished actor, director, writer, and Hollywood producer who grew up a hardcore Astros fan. Stay tuned for a highly entertaining episode as the duo talk over a little baseball, a little show biz, and a little Astros baseball. Astrocast official Podcast all year long, presented by @KarbachBrewing, Crafted for Fun!

Sep 25 2020

26mins

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9/24 ASTROCAST by KARBACH BREWING: Dusty Baker, Kyle Tucker, Alex Bregman, Rangers Broadcaster Matt Hicks

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It’s the final countdown as the Astros wrap up the 2020 60-game schedule in their 1st visit to Globe Life Park in Arlington, Texas. Thursday’s Game-1 matchup features rookie RHP Cristian Javier and Rangers RHP Lance Lynn. Steve Sparks and Robert Ford discuss the matchup and the significance of this 4-game series. Manager Dusty Baker sits down for a zoom call with Ford for a game preview. Sparky chats things up with broadcaster Matt Hicks, who provides a scouting report on his ball club. All Star 3B and World Series Champion Alex Bregman shares his thoughts about the teams’ lack of offense. Then, OF Kyle Tucker talks about finishing strong and making a final playoff push. Astrocast official Podcast all year long, presented by @KarbachBrewing, Crafted for Fun!

Sep 24 2020

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9/23 ASTROCAST by KARBACH BREWING: Hitting Coach Troy Snitker, Bullpen Coach Josh Miller, Astros Manager Dusty Baker, and Houston Methodist

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Will the Astros clinch a 2020 Post Season bid Wednesday night? Robert Ford and Steve Sparks preview the potential clincher and discuss the kyes to game as RHP Zach Greinke takes the ball for Manager Dusty Baker. Later on, Baker and Ford talk about what playing baseball in October would mean to Baker and his staff. Hitting Coach Troy Snitker and Bullpen Coach Josh Miller provide updates on the team as they wrap up the regular season. Finally, Sparky invites Dr. Priya Ramshesh with Houston Methodist to Astrocast to discuss breast cancer awareness. Dr. Ramshesh is an oncologist who provides diagnostics and treatment services for patients suffering from cancer. Listen to Astros Radio throughout the season and beyond on the MLB app. Astrocast official Podcast all year long, presented by @KarbachBrewing, Crafted for Fun!

Sep 23 2020

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9/22 ASTROCAST by KARBACH BREWING: Dustin Garneau, Lance McCullers, Josh Reddick, Enoli Parades,Micheal Brantley, Astros Skipper Dusty Baker

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It’s a rainy night in Houston but the Astros are in Seattle to play the 2nd of 3-game set against the Mariners. It’s a pivotal matchup as both teams battle for a playoff position and LHP Framber Valdez will face off against the M’s RHP Ljay Newsome. Robert Ford and Steve Sparks break down the matchup and Manager Dusty Baker talks about the importance of Tuesdays game. Catcher Dustin Garneau zooms with Sparky to chat about the team’s lack of offense and the nuances of catching. Finally, Lance McCullers shares his thoughts after Monday’s tough loss and later Josh Reddick, Enoli Parades, and Micheal Brantley all sit down to share their thoughts at T-Mobile Park before 1st pitch. Get the latest news from the Astros official Podcast all year long, presented by @KarbachBrewing, Crafted for Fun!

Sep 23 2020

29mins

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By SSH991 - Feb 24 2019
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Grew up in Houston area and big Astros fan. Decent show.

Great Podcast

By ╚DJ╦STEPHEN★V╗ - May 11 2017
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Houston Astros are the class of the AL with the best record in MLB.