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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1028 episodes

9/12/2021 Astrocast by Karbach Brewing

General Manager James Click joins Robert Ford on Astros Radio just before Sunday’s 1st Pitch at Minute Maid Park. Listen to Astros Radio for LIVE Play By Play coverage of the Houston Astros throughout the season. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

12m
Sep 12, 2021
8/29/2021 Astrocast by Karbach Brewing

General Manager James Click, Manager Dusty Baker, Asst. Pitching Coach Bill Murphy, Ryne Stanek, Kendall Graveman, and Jake Meyers. Listen to Astros Radio for LIVE Play By Play coverage of the Houston Astros throughout the season. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

41m
Aug 29, 2021
8/22/21 Astros Podcast by Karbach Brewing

General Manager James Click, Hitting Coach Troy Snitker, Taylor Jones, Jake Meyers, and more! Listen to Astros Radio for LIVE Play By Play coverage of the Houston Astros throughout the season. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

31m
Aug 22, 2021
8/15/21 Astros Podcast by Karbach Brewing

8/15/21 Astros Podcast by Karbach Brewing: General Manager James Click, Jake Meyers, Zack Greinke, Kyle Tucker, Dinn Mann, Geoff Blum, highlights and more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

1h 2m
Aug 15, 2021
8/08/21 Astros Podcast by Karbach Brewing: Assistant General Manager Pete Putila, Astros Hall of Famers Cesar Cedeno, Billy Wagner, and Roy Oswalt

In this episode, Robert Ford talks to Asst. GM Pete about the minor leagues and recent draft picks. Later, Steve Sparks receives a batting lesson from Hitting Coach and former Big League SS Alex Cintron. This weekend the Astros celebrated their 2020 Hall of Fame Class and Cesar Cedeno, Billy Wagner, and Roy Oswalt stopped by the radio booth to share their memories. Astros Radio is your source for all of the 2021 season for LIVE coverage. Listen to Steve Sparks & Robert Ford on the MLB App, SiriusXM & on Sports Talk 790 KBME-Houston. Thanks to Karbach Brewing and the Astros Radio Network. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

1h 9m
Aug 08, 2021
7/25/21 Astros Podcast by Karbach Brewing: General Manager James Click, Game Preview and more

This episode features Sunday’s conversation with the Astros General Manager James Click, Bullpen Coach Josh Miller, highlights, Yordan Alvarez, Zack Greinke, Alex Pressly, Kyle Tucker, Luis Garcia, Jose Altuve, and Brandon Bielak. Astros Radio is your source for all of the 2021 season for LIVE coverage. Listen to Steve Sparks & Robert Ford on the MLB App, SiriusXM & on Sports Talk 790 KBME-Houston. Thanks to Karbach Brewing and the Astros Radio Network. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

47m
Jul 25, 2021
7/18/21 Astros Podcast by Karbach Brewing: General Manager James Click, Game Preview and more

This episode features Sunday’s conversation with the Astros General Manager James Click, 3B/OF Coach Gary Pettis, All Star Micheal Brantley, Yuli Gurriel, Lance McCullers, Jake Odorizzi, Austin Pruitt, and Abraham Toro. Astros Radio is your source for all of the 2021 season for LIVE coverage. Listen to Steve Sparks & Robert Ford on the MLB App, SiriusXM & on Sports Talk 790 KBME-Houston. Thanks to Karbach Brewing and the Astros Radio Network. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

45m
Jul 18, 2021
7/12/21 Astros Relaunch by Karbach Brewing: Jose Altuve’s Walk-Off against the Yankees

According to Elias Sports Bureau, the Astros' last walk-off win down by 5 runs in the 9th inning was in July 1978 against the Montreal Expos in the Astrodome. Fast-forward 43 seasons and listen back to Sunday’s 9th inning improbable comeback as we Relaunch Jose Altuve’s walk-off home run against the New York Yankees. Astros Radio is your source throughout the 2021 season. Listen to Steve Sparks & Robert Ford on the MLB App, SiriusXM & on Sports Talk 790 KBME-Houston. Thanks to Karbach Brewing and the Astros Radio Network. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

30m
Jul 12, 2021
7/11/21 Astros Podcast by Karbach Brewing: General Manager James Click, Jose Altuve, Yordan Alvarez, Framber Valdez, Micheal Brantley, Lance McCullers, Zack Greinke

Astros Radio is your source for all of the 2021 season for LIVE coverage. Listen to Steve Sparks & Robert Ford on the MLB App, SiriusXM & on Sports Talk 790 KBME-Houston. Thanks to Karbach Brewing and the Astros Radio Network. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

45m
Jul 11, 2021
7/4/21 Astros Podcast by Karbach Brewing: General Manager James Click, Manager Dusty Baker, Hitting Coach Troy Snitker

Astros Radio is your source for all of the 2021 season for LIVE coverage. Listen to Steve Sparks & Robert Ford on the MLB App, SiriusXM & on Sports Talk 790 KBME-Houston. Thanks to Karbach Brewing and the Astros Radio Network. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

41m
Jul 04, 2021
6/27/21 Astros Podcast by Karbach Brewing: Assistant General Manager Pete Putila, Manager Dusty Baker, Pitching Coach Brent Strom

Astros Radio is your source for all of the 2021 season for LIVE coverage. Listen to Steve Sparks & Robert Ford on the MLB App, SiriusXM & on Sports Talk 790 KBME-Houston. Thanks to Karbach Brewing and the Astros Radio Network. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

26m
Jun 27, 2021
6/20/21 Astros Podcast by Karbach Brewing: General Manager James Click, Houston Methodist and Father’s Day, Juneteenth, Pride Night in Houston

Astros Radio is your source for all of the 2021 season for LIVE coverage. Listen to Steve Sparks & Robert Ford on the MLB App, SiriusXM & on Sports Talk 790 KBME-Houston. Thanks to Karbach Brewing and the Astros Radio Network. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

36m
Jun 20, 2021
6/13/21 Astros Podcast by Karbach Brewing: General Manager James Click, Manager Dusty Baker, 1B Coach Omar Lopez

Astros Radio is your source for all of the 2021 season for LIVE coverage. Listen to Steve Sparks & Robert Ford on the MLB App, SiriusXM & on Sports Talk 790 KBME-Houston. Thanks to Karbach Brewing and the Astros Radio Network.

35m
Jun 13, 2021
6/6/21 Astros Podcast by Karbach Brewing: General Manager James Click, Manager Dusty Baker, Bench Coach Joe Espada, and Ace Zack Greinke

Astros Radio is your source for all of the 2021 season for LIVE coverage. Listen to Steve Sparks & Robert Ford on the MLB App, SiriusXM & on Sports Talk 790 KBME-Houston. Thanks to Karbach Brewing and the Astros Radio Network.

33m
Jun 06, 2021
5/31/21 Astros Podcast by Karbach Brewing: Manager Dusty Baker, Folds Of Honor, Kyle Tucker, Zack Greinke

Robert Ford and Manager Dusty Baker preview Monday’s Memorial Day matchup between the Astros and the Boston Red Sox. Later, the Houston Astros team-up with Silver Eagle Distributors and The Folds of Honor organization to celebrate Memorial Day by honoring America’s fallen and disabled service members and their families. Finally, Kyle Tucker and Zack Greinke talk to members of the media following Sunday’s victory over the San Diego Padres. Astros Radio is your source for all of the 2021 season for LIVE coverage. Listen to Steve Sparks & Robert Ford on the MLB App, SiriusXM & on Sports Talk 790 KBME-Houston. Thanks to Karbach Brewing and the Astros Radio Network.

23m
May 31, 2021
5/30/21 Astros Podcast by Karbach Brewing: Sunday Morning with General Manager James Click, Pitching Coach Bill Murphy, and Manager Dusty Baker

Astros General Manager James Click sits down with Robert Ford before Sunday’s game against San Diego. Pitching Coach Bill Murphy and Steve Sparks talk rotation and bullpen via Zoom and Manager Dusty Baker shares his thoughts about the Astros before Sunday’s first pitch. Astros Radio is your source for all of the 2021 season for LIVE coverage. Listen to Steve Sparks & Robert Ford on the MLB App, SiriusXM & on Sports Talk 790 KBME-Houston. Thanks to Karbach Brewing and the Astros Radio Network.

28m
May 30, 2021
5/23/21 Astros Podcast by Karbach Brewing: James Click, Troy Snitker, Lance McCullers, Dusty Baker, Andre Scrubb, Chas McCormick

Robert Ford talks to Astros General Manager James Click before Sunday’s finale in Arlington. Steve Sparks invites Hitting Coach Troy Snitker to the show as they break down the swings and work ethics of Michael Brantley, Kyle Tucker, and Yordan Alvarez. Later, Manager Dusty Baker, Lance McCullers, Andre Scrubb, and Chas McCormick zoom with the Houston media from Globe Like Field. Astros Radio is your source for all of the 2021 season for LIVE coverage. Listen to Steve Sparks & Robert Ford on the MLB App, SiriusXM & on Sports Talk 790 KBME-Houston. Thanks to Karbach Brewing and the Astros Radio Network.

37m
May 23, 2021
5/16/21 Astros Podcast by Karbach Brewing: James Click, Dusty Baker, Enoli Paredes, Shane Reynolds & Game Preview

The Astros wrap up a 4-game set and a 10-game homestand on Sunday as RHP Lance McCullers faces the Rangers and RHP Kyle Gibson. Robert Ford and Shane Reynolds preview the matchup before first pitch. Later general manager James Click, manager Dusty Baker, and RHP Enoli Paredes join the podcast. Astros Radio is your source for all of the 2021 season for LIVE coverage. Listen to Steve Sparks & Robert Ford on the MLB App, SiriusXM & on Sports Talk 790 KBME-Houston. Thanks to Karbach Brewing and the Astros Radio Network.

39m
May 16, 2021
5/14/21 Astros Podcast by Karbach Brewing: Game Preview, Framber Valdez, Jose Urquidy, Dusty Baker

Robert Ford and Steve Sparks preview Friday’s Astros-Rangers matchup as RHP Zach Greinke faces LHP Wes Benjamin at Minute Maid Park. Manager Dusty Baker talks about the series and what he expects from his ace pitcher. Later LHP Framber Valdez and RHP Jose Urquidy zoom with Houston reporters and provide updates to their injuries and rehab. Astros Radio is your source for all of the 2021 season for LIVE coverage. Listen to Steve Sparks & Robert Ford on the MLB App, SiriusXM, & on Sports Talk 790 KBME-Houston. Thanks to Karbach Brewing and the Astros Radio Network.

20m
May 14, 2021
5/9/21 Astros Podcast by Karbach Brewing: Game Preview, James Click & George Springer

Astros Radio is your source for all of the 2021 season for LIVE coverage. Listen to Steve Sparks & Robert Ford on the MLB App, SiriusXM, & on Sports Talk 790 KBME-Houston. Thanks to Karbach Brewing and the Astros Radio Network.

31m
May 09, 2021
5/7/21 Astros Podcast by Karbach Brewing - Game Preview, Justin Verlander, and Dusty Baker

The Astros open up a 10-game homestand on Friday as RHP Jose Urquidy faces the Toronto Blue Jays and RHP Ross Stripling. Robert Ford and Steve Sparks breakdown the matchup and preview the ballgame. Astros Manager Dusty Baker talks with Ford later to and recaps Thursday’s big win in the Bronx. Finally, All Star and Astros Ace RHP Just Verlander zooms with Houston media and provides an update on his rehab from Tommy John surgery. Astros Radio is your source for all of the 2021 season for LIVE coverage. Listen to Steve Sparks & Robert Ford on the MLB App, SiriusXM, & on Sports Talk 790 KBME-Houston. Thanks to Karbach Brewing and the Astros Radio Network.

34m
May 07, 2021
5/6/21 Astros Podcast by Karbach Brewing: Game Preview, Lance McCullers, Martin Maldonado, Brooks Raley, Dusty Baker

The Astros face former ace Gerrit Cole as Lance McCullers takes the mound on Thursday in Yankee Stadium and Astros Radio previews the matchup. Robert Ford and Astros Manager Dusty Baker recap Wednesday’s loss in the Bronx and discuss what the Skipper expects out of his lineup. Later, Lance McCullers, Martin Maldonado, and Brooks Raley zoom with members of the media from Yankee Stadium. Astros Radio is your source for all of the 2021 season for LIVE coverage. Listen to Steve Sparks & Robert Ford on the MLB App, SiriusXM, & on Sports Talk 790 KBME-Houston. Thanks to Karbach Brewing and the Astros Radio Network.

25m
May 06, 2021
4/5/21 Astros Podcast by Karbach Brewing: Game Preview, Dusty Baker, Gary Pettis, Brandon Bielak, Yuli Gurriel

The Astros are in Anaheim and take on the Los Angeles Angels Monday night and Astros Radio previews the matchup. Robert Ford and Astros Manager Dusty Baker recap the series sweep against Oakland and the Astros explosive lineup. Later, Gary Pettis, Brandon Bielak, and Yuli Gurriel zoom with members of the media. Astros Radio is your source for all of the 2021 season for LIVE coverage. Listen to Steve Sparks & Robert Ford on the MLB App, SiriusXM, & on Sports Talk 790 KBME-Houston. Thanks to Karbach Brewing and the Astros Radio Network.

29m
Apr 06, 2021
3/29/21 Astros Podcast by Karbach Brewing: Game Preview and Dusty Baker

One final time from West Palm Beach, FL, Robert Ford and Steve Sparks bring you Spring Training 2021. RHP Jack Odorizzi will face the Washington Nationals lineup and RHP Stephen Strasburg, Astros Manager Dusty Baker talks about some of the roster moves prior to the game & shares his thoughts about starting the season on Thursday in Oakland. Astros Radio is your source for all of the 2021 season for LIVE coverage. Listen to Steve Sparks & Robert Ford on the MLB App, SiriusXM, & on Sports Talk 790 KBME-Houston. Thanks to Karbach Brewing and the Astros Radio Network.

14m
Mar 29, 2021
3/19/21 Astros Podcast by Karbach Brewing: Game Preview and James Click

From West Palm Beach, FL, Robert Ford and Steve Sparks bring you Spring Training 2021. It’s a Big and Bright Friday night as RHP Luis Garcia faces the Nationals RHP Paulo Espino and Astros Radio previews the matchup. Later, General Manager James Click joins us for Astroline with roster updates from The Ballpark of the Palm Beaches. Tune in for LIVE coverage of Astros baseball throughout Spring Training on astros.com, MLB App, and Sports Talk 790 KBME-Houston. Thanks to Karbach Brewing and the Astros Radio Network.

50m
Mar 19, 2021
3/13/21 Astros Podcast by Karbach Brewing: Jeremy Pena, Steven Souza, Jr.

Astroline is the official Off Season and Spring Training show of the Houston Astros. In this episode, Robert Ford and Steve Sparks talk with Astros top IF prospect Jeremy Pena and newly acquire free agent OF veteran Steven Souza, Jr. Tune in for LIVE coverage of Astros baseball throughout Spring Training on astros.com, the MLB App, and Sports Talk 790 KBME-Houston. Thanks to Karbach Brewing and the Astros Radio Network.

47m
Mar 14, 2021
3/11/21 Astros Podcast by Karbach Brewing: Carlos Correa, Jose Altuve, Dusty Baker

Thursday night RHP Zack Greinke takes on the New York Mets and RHP Jacob deGrom in Grapefruit League play. Robert Ford and Steve Spark preview the matchup before All Star SS Carlos Correa talks to the media about potentially batting leadoff to start the 2021 regular season. Later, ’17 AL MVP Jose Altuve shares his thoughts about spring training and the upcoming season. Manager Dusty Baker also fields questions from the media prior to Thursdays game. Tune in for LIVE coverage of Astros baseball throughout Spring Training on astros.com, MLB App, and Sports Talk 790 KBME-Houston. Thanks to Karbach Brewing and the Astros Radio Network.

20m
Mar 11, 2021
3/09/21 Astros Podcast by Karbach Brewing: Jake Odorizzi, James Click, Dusty Baker

From West Palm Beach, FL, Robert Ford and Steve Sparks bring you Spring Training 2021. Tuesday night RHP Lance McCullers Jr will make his 2nd Grapefruit league debut as he faces RHP Stephen Strasburg and the Washington Nationals. Robert Ford and Steve Spark preview the matchup. Later, the newest addition to the pitching staff Jake Odorizzi talks to the media before GM James Click and Manager Dusty Baker share their thoughts. Tune in for LIVE coverage of Astros baseball throughout Spring Training on astros.com, MLB App, and Sports Talk 790 KBME-Houston. Thanks to Karbach Brewing and the Astros Radio Network.

34m
Mar 09, 2021