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2018 AL West Race and AL Races

Discussion in 'Houston Astros' started by marks0223, Jul 27, 2018.

  1. cescobar327

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    One guy on The Crawfish Boxes last winter went through the Orioles bullpen and talked about how it's FULL of potential trade targets. Some have already been traded away but they still have some good arms available next offseason. Givens was a favorite of both the writers and the commenters. Sidearmers are a big risk, their angle can be deceptive, but it also puts them at greater injury risk.
     
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    Woo hoo! RBI double for Jace Peterson! The two run lead is back! Much needed insurance.
     
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    Amazing defense in the ninth wins the game for the Orioles! Much needed Oakland loss, finally the Orioles give us some help. Now, Go Rays!
     
  5. marks0223

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    Magic number of 13 with 16 games to go for the 'stros! Let's hope for some better results at MMP starting tomorrow.
     
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    The miracle is that they managed to win 40+ games
     
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    The 54-54-54 conundrum.

    Some teams don't make that first 54, as us Astro fans know all too well.
     
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    Yeah, but they went 1-9 with RISP.

    It happens.
     
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    Oakland lost unless it is a misprint. I can't remember the last time they lost. Like it was in July or something.
     
  12. Joe Joe

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    So I saw a tweet that said, "Yankees don't need to panic". My brain interprets this as "Yankees fans are freaking the *#$$% out at the moment."
     
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    This meme is going to take off like a rocket if Seth Beer continues to impress.
     
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    I think its finally dawning on them Boston is the better team. Sounds like panic is in order to me :D
     
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    IMO, NY will be our stiffest comp...includin CC in WS.
     
  16. Joe Joe

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    I think the panic is that they will have to play in Oakland for the WC game.
     
  17. cescobar327

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    Rays strand the bases loaded to end the 6th. Ugh.
     
  18. cescobar327

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    Hasn't been posted in this thread, but Tampa won, and took the series 2-1 against Oakland. Really wanted a sweep, but I'll take that. Gotta defend the West!
     
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    Yankees have 6 games with Boston and 4 with Tampa. If Tampa gets hot, and Yankees go on slump, it could be an Oakland vs Tampa Wild Card game.
     
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    Tampa is 8 games back from the Yankees.

    The Astros have the same chance of catching the Red Sox for the best record overall as the Rays have of overtaking the Yankees.
     
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