Robert Ford, Steve Sparks ride wave of extremes in Astros' booth

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Robert Ford, Steve Sparks ride wave of extremes in Astros' booth
Robert Ford, Steve Sparks ride wave of extremes in Astros' booth

For those who still consider Robert Ford the new guy in the Astros radio booth, consider that 2019 will be the seventh season he and Steve Sparks have been behind the microphones at Minute Maid Park. Ford and Sparks arrived in 2013, arguably at the nadir of Houston's Major League Baseball history. The Astros lost a team-record 111 games that season, their third consecutive 100-loss season, and things were rocky on the TV front as well with the collapse of Comcast SportsNet Houston. Since then, though, Ford and Sparks have been around for the team's brightest moments: the 2017 World Series championship, followed by a club-record 103-win season in 2018. With Ford and Sparks having experienced record

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