Dave Raymond enters his third season as a color analyst and play-by-play announcer on the Astros Radio Network.
• Spent the 2005 season with the Brockton Rox of the Independent Can-Am League in Brockton, Mass., and served as the director of media relations as well as the voice of the Rox.
• His Major League Baseball broadcasting experience includes selected games for the Baltimore Orioles in 2005 and the San Francisco Giants in 2003.
• An 12-year broadcasting veteran, Raymond also broadcast games for the Triple A Iowa Cubs for five seasons from 2000-04...his other baseball broadcasting experience includes one season with the Class A Charleston River Dogs and four seasons with the Sonoma County Crushers (1995-98) of the Western League.
• Spent parts of four years providing television and radio play-by-play for several Drake University football and men's basketball games as well as radio for women's basketball game broadcasts (2002-05).
• Raymond is a former business reporter for Forbes Magazine, where he was a 2001 Loeb Award nominee for outstanding business reporting.
• A former senior class president at Stanford University, he also broadcast Cardinal women's basketball for four seasons from 1998-2001.
• Raymond and his wife, Tish, make their home in Houston with their sons Donnie, Tommy, and Michael.