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Josh Reddick to be Astroline Guest on Wednesday

Radio broadcaster Robert Ford to serve as host

HOUSTON, TX - Houston Astros outfielder Josh Reddick will be the featured guest on Astroline on Wednesday, Jan. 31 at 6 p.m. CT. Astros radio broadcaster Robert Ford will serve as host.

Wednesday's Astroline, which is presented by Karbach Brewing Co., will air on the Astros Radio Network, the Astros flagship station KBME SportsTalk 790 AM and will stream online at Astros.com/Astroline. All shows are scheduled to broadcast on KBME SportsTalk 790, but are subject to change due to scheduling conflicts. Astroline broadcasts live, weekly from 6-7 p.m. CT during the offseason. 

HOUSTON, TX - Houston Astros outfielder Josh Reddick will be the featured guest on Astroline on Wednesday, Jan. 31 at 6 p.m. CT. Astros radio broadcaster Robert Ford will serve as host.

Wednesday's Astroline, which is presented by Karbach Brewing Co., will air on the Astros Radio Network, the Astros flagship station KBME SportsTalk 790 AM and will stream online at Astros.com/Astroline. All shows are scheduled to broadcast on KBME SportsTalk 790, but are subject to change due to scheduling conflicts. Astroline broadcasts live, weekly from 6-7 p.m. CT during the offseason. 

For the fifth consecutive season, Astroline airs from Pluckers Wing Bar, which is located at 1400 Shepherd Dr., Houston, Texas, 77007. Astroline runs through this March (seven remaining segments), and is open to all Astros fans with no admission charge. Fans can submit questions to the show via Twitter using the hashtag #Astroline, before and during the show. As always, fans will also have the option to call the show with questions at 713-212-5790.

Reddick is coming off a career year in which he hit .314 (150x477) with 13 home runs and 82 RBI in 134 games. He set career highs in batting average, hits, doubles (34), on-base percentage (.363), slugging (.484) and OPS (.847) in what was his first season in Houston. The Astros outfielder started every postseason game in right field for Houston, including a stellar ALDS performance, in which he hit .375 (6x16) and connected for the go-ahead RBI single in the 8th inning of Game 4 of the ALDS.

Ford is entering his sixth season as the Astros radio play-by-play commentator after being named to the post prior to the 2013 season. Before joining the Astros, Ford spent four seasons as the pre-and postgame host for the Kansas City Royals radio broadcasts on 610 AM KCSP, the Royals flagship station. The 2001 graduate of Syracuse University spent seven years broadcasting minor league baseball, calling more than 800 games during his stints with the Binghamton Mets, Kalamazoo Kings and Yakima Bears. Ford was twice named Frontier League Broadcaster of the Year (2003, 2004).

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