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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

6/21/18 Astros Podcast: Back to back to back, Springer, Hinch

6/21/2018
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Five-time All Star and reigning AL MVP Jose Altuve launched two home runs in Wednesday's victory over the Rays as the Astros notched their 50th win of the season. Listen to George Springer, Alex Bregman and Altuve contribute by hitting three consecutive HRs in the 6th inning. Springer talks to Robert Ford and Bill Brown from the Astros' dugout after the win and manager AJ Hinch recaps the performance of starting pitcher Charlie Morton. The Astros are 50-26 on the season and lead the American...

Duration:00:07:44

6/20/18 Astros Podcast: Hinch, Smith

6/20/2018
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Manager AJ Hinch talks to Robert Ford before Wednesday's matchup with the Tampa Bay Rays. Houston Chronicle columnist Brian T. Smith later joins Bill Brown for a discussion of the Astros and other Houston sports.

Duration:00:10:25

6/18 ASTROS PODCAST: Bregman, Stassi, Hinch, Staats, Pruitt

6/19/2018
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A jam-packed podcast as we lead off from Monday night's walk-off win at Minute Maid Park. Catcher Max Stassi then talks to Robert Ford and Bill Brown from the Astros dugout following his team's dramatic victory. Manager A.J. Hinch recaps the comeback then we hear from Rays broadcaster Dewyane Staats. Staats shares his thoughts on the Rays' unique "Opening Pitcher" formula before we hear from Woodlands natiive Austin Pruitt.

Duration:00:14:00

6/18/18 Astros Podcast: Hinch, Luhnow

6/18/2018
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Manager AJ Hinch spoke to Robert Ford prior to the Astros-Rays series at Minute Maid Park. Monday, the team announced the extension of general manager Jeff Luhnow's contract and added the title of president of baseball operations. Luhnow spoke to the Houston media before the game.

Duration:00:18:29

6/17 Astros Sunday Radio Roundtable with Jeff Luhnow

6/17/2018
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General manager Jeff Luhnow talks to Robert Ford and Steve Sparks before the third and final game at Kaufman Stadium in Kansas City. Houston's offense has been clicking as the Astros have won 10 straight games.

Duration:00:11:47

6/16 ASTROS PODCAST: Albert, Rome

6/16/2018
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Jeff Albert was named the Astros second hitting coach November 2017 and joins Robert Ford before Saturday's game in Kansas City. Albert spent the last five seasons (2013-17) with the Astros organization, including the last four (2014-17) as the Astros minor league hitting coordinator. Then Steve Sparks and Houston Chronicle reporter, Chandler Rome, talk Stros and about Manager A.J. Hinch.

Duration:00:11:52

6/15 ASTROS PODCAST: Hinch, Bregman

6/15/2018
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Astros Manager A.J. Hinch and infielder Alex Bregman talk to Astros Radio before Friday's game at The K in Kansas City.

Duration:00:09:46

6/14/18 Astros Podcast: Hinch, Mengden

6/14/2018
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Manager AJ Hinch aims for the sweep in Oakland and caught up with Steve Sparks before Thursday's day game. Oakland starting pitcher and Houston native Daniel Mengden spoke with Robert Ford at the Coliseum.

Duration:00:10:40

6/13/18 Astros Podcast: Hinch, McTaggart

6/13/2018
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Manager AJ Hinch previews Wednesday's matchup in Oakland. Hinch also praises catcher Max Stassi and starting pitcher Gerrit Cole. MLB reporter Brian McTaggart later joins the conversation to discuss the state of the Houston Astros and what it's like to follow the team after a Championship season.

Duration:00:10:01

6/13/18 Astros Podcast: Gattis, Highlights, Hinch, Sipp

6/13/2018
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Red-hot designated hitter Evan Gattis hit a three-run home run and drove in a career high five runs in Tuesday's win over the Oakland Athletics. Manager AJ Hinch reveals his Sanford and Son knowledge, while relief pitcher Tony Sipp credits pitching coach Brent Strom for his recent success.

Duration:00:08:37

6/12 Astros Podcast: Hinch, Sipp

6/12/2018
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Manager A.J. Hinch talks about spending his off day at Stanford University before the Astros-Oakland series. Later, relief pitcher Tony Sipp talks about making adjustments on the mound that contributes to his recent success.

Duration:00:11:49

6/10 Astros Radio Roundtable with Brandon Taubman

6/10/2018
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Astros' senior director of baseball operations Brandon Taubman sits down with Robert Ford and Steve Sparks for a roundtable discussion on Astros Radio. Taubman talks about Sunday's roster moves, impressive plays from catcher Max Stassi, results from the draft and what to expect from 1st rounder Seth Beer

Duration:00:11:10

6/9 ASTROS PODCAST: Bannister, Strom

6/9/2018
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Texas Rangers Manager Jeff Banister sat down to talk with Steve Sparks at Globe Life Park in Arlington. The duo discuss managerial styles, how Bannister keeps his players sharp during slumps and being a leader/mentor. Pitching Coach, Brent Strom, later talks to Robert Ford about veteran pitcher Justin Verlander. Stromy later reveals his secret love beyond baseball. Dancing. "The toughest was the Tango, by far, for me. The Tango is kind of a funny dance, you either look like you're in love at...

Duration:00:11:59

6/8 ASTROS PODCAST: Hinch, Gattis

6/8/2018
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Manager A.J. Hinch welcomes back veteran catcher, Brian McCann, who returns from the DL Friday night against the Texas Rangers and is in the lineup. Hinch also previews Justin Verlander's start at Globe Life Park and talks about the resurgence of Evan Gattis and the consistency of Alex Bregman. Gattis later joins the conversation as he explains his approach at the plate as the Astros Designated Hitter.

Duration:00:10:42

6/7/18 Astros Podcast: Hinch, Reddick, Kemp

6/7/2018
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Manager AJ Hinch updates the injury status of Carlos Correa, the team's closing role out of the bullpen, resting his starters and the Astros' approach against the Texas Rangers. Outfielder Josh Reddick talks about getting back in the lineup after his stint on the DL and recalls his days in the minors after getting drafted by Boston in 2006. Finally, utility outfielder Tony Kemp shares his thoughts after Wednesday's big win against the Division-leading Seattle Mariners.

Duration:00:13:18

6/6 Astros Podcast: Spice Girls, Hinch, Harris

6/6/2018
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That's right, Spice Girls. Click and find out. Manager A.J. Hinch later talks about video games in the clubhouse, Josh Reddick and previews Wednesday's matchup against the 1st place Mariners. Relief pitcher Will Harris wraps things up by talking about about the MLB draft and recalls his draft day in 2006.

Duration:00:11:44

6/5/18 Astros Podcast: Hinch, Blowers

6/5/2018
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Manager A.J. Hinch and Steve Sparks discuss the two-game series against the Seattle Mariners beginning Tuesday night at Minute Maid Park. Former big leaguer and current Seattle broadcaster Mike Blowers sits down with Robert Ford to talk abut the MLB Draft and how the Mariners are getting by without Robinson Cano.

Duration:00:10:34

6/3 Astros Sunday Radio Roundtable with Jeff Luhnow

6/3/2018
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General Manager sits in with Astros Radio Robert Ford and Steve Sparks for his weekly radio segment. Topics include next weeks draft, injury updates and bullpens.

Duration:00:07:57

6/2/18: Astros Podcast: Gattis, Hudgens, Wright

6/2/2018
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Former Knuckleballer Steve Sparks sits down with Red Sox knuckleball relief pitcher Steven Wright before Saturday's game at Minute Maid Park. Evan Gattis talks to Sparks and Robert Ford from the Astros dugout following Friday's victory and hitting coach Dave Hudgens breaks down the teams offense with Ford.

Duration:00:15:14

6/1/18 Astros Podcast: Marisnick, Hinch

6/1/2018
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Manager AJ Hinch talks about Friday night's matchup with the Boston Red Sox and starters Gerrit Cole and Chris Sale. Hinch also mentions the performance of Lance McCullers, Jake Marisnick and Carlos Correa from Thursday's victory. Fan favorite Jake Marisnick drove in a run and made a tremendous defensive play in Game One and he joins Robert Ford and Steve Sparks from the Astros Dugout.

Duration:00:08:51