Comcast SportsNet Houston (CSN), a partnership between the Houston Astros, Houston Rockets and the NBC Sports Group, will air 157 Astros games, along with Astros Pregame Live and Astros Postgame Live, all in HD. Astros Pregame Live begins a half hour prior to each game, while Astros Postgame Live features an extensive wrap up with highlights and analysis, coverage of Astros manager Bo Porter's press conference, and locker room interviews with Astros players.
The network's first regular season Astros broadcast is Tuesday, April 2, at 7 p.m. when the Astros face the Texas Rangers. The Astros and Rangers square off 19 times this season as American League West foes, and 17 of those games will air on CSN Houston.
Related programming includes Astros Bases Loaded, in addition to expanded coverage on Sports Talk Live and SportsNet Central. SportsNet Central is the place for Astros fans to turn with half-hour newscasts at 6 p.m., 10 p.m. and midnight (no 6 p.m. on weekends). Fans can find even more analysis on SportsTalk Live, which airs live Monday-Friday from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. and features roundtable discussions with team insiders covering the hottest sports stories and topics throughout the region.
To complement on-air coverage, CSNHouston.com will deliver comprehensive Astros and MLB coverage, 24/7, through the course of the season. Fans can stay on top of the latest developments with special web-exclusive videos, analysis and breakdown, and more. CSNHouston.com is the most extensive local source for exclusive online video, player and coach interviews, press conferences and content from Comcast SportsNet's SportsNet Central and SportsTalk Live. Follow CSN Houston on Twitter @CSNHouston and search #AstrosTalk for the latest Astros news and updates.