HOUSTON, Texas – AT&T SportsNet will televise 15 Astros games in Spanish this season, with the first Los Astros on AT&T SportsNet presented by Academy Sports + Outdoors broadcast set for Sunday, May 21 when the Astros host the Oakland A’s at Minute Maid Park.
Los Astros Spanish broadcasts will air on AT&T SportsNet’s alternate channel for all Sunday home games for the remainder of the season. AT&T SportsNet will also televise in Spanish all home games during Hispanic Heritage Month, beginning Sept. 18. The schedule is subject to change.
“We are thrilled to expand our Astros coverage to include special Spanish broadcasts on AT&T SportsNet,” said David Peart, General Manager for AT&T SportsNet. “We recognize the unwavering loyalty and passion of the team’s Spanish-speaking fans and are proud to provide them with a way to experience the thrill of Astros baseball and celebrate the rich diversity of our community.”
“The Astros have a long history of offering excellent Spanish language radio broadcasts,” said Anita Sehgal, Senior Vice President of Marketing and Communications for the Astros. “We are excited to partner with AT&T SportsNet to offer a Spanish language television option as we continue to create fan experiences that are meaningful for all our fans.”
The 2023 Los Astros broadcast team includes Enrique Vasquez, Danny Gonzales and Gene Flores behind the mic for games providing play by play and game analysis.
Vasquez brings over 31 seasons of sports broadcasting experience to the booth, including previous talent and broadcast production positions with the Houston Astros. From 2006-2010, Vasquez was a senior producer and talent for “Contacto con los Astros,” the first-ever Spanish language program airing on Fox Sports Southwest (‘06-’08). During the 2007 season, Vasquez served as Spanish play-by-play/commentator on select Astros radio broadcasts. In 2008, Vasquez also served as a senior producer for Houston Astros live Spanish language TV game broadcasts.
Gonzales brings previous experience working with the Astros, as he was the official Spanish play-by-play announcer for the team in 1994 and 1995. He also was the sports director for Telemundo Houston for seven years and served as the anchor on the first national weekday Spanish sports show, “Deportes Byline USA,” in 1996.
Flores pitched in the Boston Red Sox organization before returning to Houston to begin his coaching career. He is in his 13th season as a head high school baseball coach after spending four as a Clear Brook assistant. Flores attended the University of Houston and played under head coach Rayner Noble for five seasons, 2000-2005. He was named an Honorable Mention Freshman All-American in 2001 and helped the Cougars to two super-regional appearances.
To see if your provider is carrying the games on AT&T SportsNet alternate channel, SW2, check your local listings or go to attsportsnetsw.com for details.