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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.

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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Houston, TX

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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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English


Episodes

10/18/18 Astros Postseason Podcast: ALCS Game 5 Preview

10/18/2018
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It's do-or-die for the Astros and we preview Game 5 of the ALCS from Houston, Texas. Steve Sparks, Robert Ford and Lauren Blackwell break down the matchup. Manager AJ Hinch and TBS broadcaster Brian Anderson share their thoughts on the series. Listen to Astros Radio's exclusive hometown call throughout the postseason on MLB At Bat or the Houston Astros Radio Network.

Duration:00:17:40

10/17/18 Astros Postseason Podcast: ALCS Game 4 Preview

10/17/2018
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Astros Radio preview Wednesday's Game 4 of the ALCS from Houston, Texas. Steve Sparks and Ron Darling break down both teams' rosters and discuss the potential pitching matchups for Games 4 and 5. Robert Ford and Todd Kalas discuss Charlie Morton and the significance of tonight's game for the Astros.

Duration:00:16:06

10/16/18: Astros Postseason Podcast: ALCS Game 3 Preview

10/16/2018
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Robert Ford and Steve Sparks preview Tuesday's Game 3 of the ALCS from Minute Maid Park. The two discuss the keys to the game, then talk to manager AJ Hinch. Next, Geoff Blum joins the podcast with his evaluation of the Astros-Red Sox series. Listen to Astros Radio's exclusive hometown call throughout the postseason on MLB At Bat or the Houston Astros Radio Network.

Duration:00:16:13

10/15/18: MLB.com Extras I Houston Astros

10/15/2018
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MLB.com's Tim McMaster and Astros reporter Brian McTaggart break down the first two games of the ALCS between Houston and Boston. They talk about Justin Verlander's dominance in Game 1 as well as a tough Game 2 loss. You'll hear from Game 2 starter Gerrit Cole and third baseman Alex Bregman. The podcast finishes up with a look ahead to Game 3 as the series shifts to Houston.

Duration:00:10:36

10/14/18: Astros Postseason Podcast: ALCS Game 2 Preview & Roundtable

10/14/2018
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Robert Ford and Steve Sparks preview Sunday's Game 2 of the LCS against the Boston Red Sox as Gerrit Cole faces David Price. The Astros defeated the BoSox, 7-2, in Game 1 as George Springer and president of baseball ops/GM Jeff Luhnow join Astros Radio from Fenway before first pitch. Later, OF Josh Reddick answers questions from the media. Listen to Astros Radio's exclusive hometown call throughout the postseason on MLB At Bat or the Houston Astros Radio Network.

Duration:00:24:27

10/13/18: Astros Postseason Podcast: ALCS Game 1 Preview

10/13/2018
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Robert Ford and Steve Sparks preview Saturday's Game 1 of the ALCS from historic Fenway Park. The two discuss the keys to the game then talk to manager AJ Hinch. Next, longtime radio broadcaster for the Boston Red Sox Tim Neverett breaks down his team's postseason to this point. Listen to Astros Radio's exclusive hometown call throughout the postseason on MLB At Bat or the Houston Astros Radio Network.

Duration:00:17:18

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

10/13/2018
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Former Astros bench coach and first year Red Sox manager Alex Cora scouts the Astros before both teams face off in the American League Championship Series. Cora talks about facing his old team and manager AJ 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...

Duration:00:22:09

10/12/18: Astros Postseason Podcast: ALCS Preview

10/12/2018
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The stage is set for Game 1 of the American League Championship Series at historic Fenway Park. The Houston Astros will start ace Justin Verlander against the Red Sox and Chris Sale. Manager AJ Hinch spoke to the media Friday at Fenway Park, with Verlander, Alex Bregaman and Jose Altuve joining later in the media session. Listen to Astros Radio throughout the postseason on MLB At Bat or the Houston Astros Radio Network for complete coverage.

Duration:00:30:17

10/8/18 Astros Postseason Podcast: ALDS Celebration

10/8/2018
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The Houston Astros were rockin' in Cleveland Monday as they defeat the Indians to move on to the American League Championship Series. Houston will face the winner of the Red Sox-Yankees series. Robert Ford and Steve Sparks spoke to Dallas Keuchel, Charlie Morton, Lance McCullers Jr., Collin McHugh, Dave Hudgens, Jake Marisnick, Chris Devenski, Reid Ryan, Tony Kemp and Josh Reddick from the Astros' clubhouse. Listen to Astros Radio throughout the postseason on MLB At Bat or the Houston Astros...

Duration:00:33:22

10/8/18 Astros Postseason Podcast: Hinch, Orsillo

10/8/2018
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Manager AJ Hinch and Steve Sparks talk Game 3 ALDS prior to Monday's game in Cleveland. Then Robert Ford sits down with veteran broadcaster Don Orsillo, who is calling the series on TBS. Listen to today's game on MLB At Bat and on the Houston Astros Radio Network.

Duration:00:10:16

10/7/18 Astros Postseason Podcast: White, Hinch, Keuchel, Springer

10/7/2018
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Astros DH/1B Tyler White spoke to Robert Ford and Steve Sparks from the Astros' dugout following the Game 2 victory in the ALDS. Manager AJ Hinch, Game 3 starting pitcher Dallas Keuchel and All-Star outfielder George Springer spoke to the media in Cleveland on Sunday at Progressive Field. Listen to Monday's Game 3 of the ALDS from Cleveland on MLB At Bat or on the Houston Astros Radio Network.

Duration:00:29:14

10/6/18 Astros Postseason Podcast: McCullers, Hinch, Strom

10/6/2018
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Lance McCullers Jr. pitched a scoreless 8th inning in Game 1 of the ALDS and joined Robert Ford and Steve Sparks after the win from the Astros' dugout. Manager AJ Hinch recaps Game 1 and previews Game 2 with Sparks. Pitching coach Brent Strom talks about Justin Verlander's performance and how he manages his staff with Hinch with the additions of Ryan Pressly and McCullers in the bullpen.

Duration:00:15:18

10/4/18 Astros Podcast: ALDS Preview

10/4/2018
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The Houston Astros host the Cleveland Indians on Friday at Minute Maid Park in Game 1 of the ALDS. Manager AJ 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 At Bat or on the Astros Radio Network.

Duration:00:31:37

9/30/18 Astros Radio Sunday Roundtable with Jeff Luhnow

9/30/2018
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President/GM Jeff Luhnow joins Robert Ford and Steve Sparks on October's Eve. Luhnow talks about Game 162, winning 100+ back-to-back seasons, October, Carlos Correa, playoff rosters and more. Listen to Astros Radio throughout the postseason on MLB AtBat or on the Houston Astros Radio Network.

Duration:00:15:56

9/29/18 Astros Podcast: Espada, Keuchel

9/29/2018
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Let's play two! The Astros and Orioles play a doubleheader in Baltimore on Saturday and Robert Ford sat down with bench coach Joe Espada before Game 1. Steve Sparks talks to Game 2 starter Dallas Keuchel.

Duration:00:17:41

9/28/18 Astros Podcast: Hinch

9/28/2018
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Astros Radio gears up for the final series of the regular season against Baltimore. Robert Ford and Steve Sparks talk about Friday's matchup and keys to the game. Then manager AJ Hinch previews the series and talks about preparing for October. Follow the Astros all postseason with Astros Radio, MLB AtBat or on the Astros Radio Network.

Duration:00:09:46

9/27/18 Astros Podcast: Hinch, Angel

9/27/2018
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Astros manager AJ Hinch joins Steve Sparks prior to Thursday's rainy night in Baltimore. Longtime veteran Oriole broadcaster Joe Angel sits down with Robert Ford to talk about the current state of the Baltimore Orioles.

Duration:00:15:33

9/27/18 Astros Podcast: Postgame Celebration

9/27/2018
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The Houston Astros clinched their second straight AL West title and Steve Sparks and Robert Ford provide complete clubhouse coverage. Joe Smith, Garry Pettis, Jake Marisnick, Gerrit Cole, Alex Bregman, Brian McCann, Will Harris, Ryan Pressly, Lance McCullers Jr., AJ Hinch, Josh James, Tony Kemp and Tyler White all join Astros Radio.

Duration:00:36:14

9/26/18 Astros Podcast: Hinch, Tucker

9/26/2018
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The Astros clinched the AL West Division title for the second consecutive season and manager AJ Hinch spoke to Steve Sparks prior to Wednesday's game. Later, Baseball America's Triple-A Player of the Year Kyle Tucker caught up with Robert Ford.

Duration:00:15:13

9/25/18 Astros Podcast: Hinch, Gattis

9/25/2018
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Manager AJ Hinch and DH Evan Gattis join Astros Radio prior to Tuesday's game in Toronto. Entering Tuesday's contest at the Rogers Centre, the Astros hold a 4.5-game lead in the AL West with a magic number of 2 to clinch the division.

Duration:00:10:26