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2018 All-Star Game Voting Updates

Discussion in 'Houston Astros' started by texans1095, Jun 12, 2018.

  1. texans1095

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    The first voting update is here.

    Figured it makes sense to create a thread dedicated to the voting updates leading up to the All-Star game.

     
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    Just voted.

    I didn't realize Correa was batting 264...

    I hope that isn't the future norm for him.
     
  3. sealclubber1016

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    Fans are pretty on the ball with the voting in the AL so far.

    Catcher is weak AF right now. If Stassi gets more AB's he may be deserve to go as a reserve.
     
  4. Joe Joe

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    He's been the best catcher in the AL.
     
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    Why would you take this stretch in particular and worry that’s his norm? What about when he was the best player in baseball pre injury last season? I think he trends way more in that direction.
     
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    Dallas Keuchel faints
     
  7. Houstunna

    Houstunna The Most Unbiased Fan
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    Leading AL vote-getters...

    Betts - 748,872
    Altuve - 701,236
    Trout - 639,822
    Judge - 541,983

    Somewhat surprised Jose is so high and Judge so low.
     
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    Heavy competition in the OF, not so much at 2B. Altuve is a bonafide star now, so it's not that weird.
     
  9. Buck Turgidson

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    He's been the best part-time catcher in the AL.
     
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    Has cooled down a bit since his hot start, but still a great player overall. Unfortunately, especially for his stats, he has gotten hosed by the umpires, especially a few minutes ago. He deserves to be a backup, possibly. Sanchez should not start, horrible average and atrocious defense. This proves that the All Star voting is a complete joke.
     
  11. Buck Turgidson

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    It happens all the time. Guys who are/should be part time players play really well and then they get more playing time and they regress. See: Jake, Marwin, Stassi, etc....Kemp will be soon.

    Dear god Gattis just crushed that ball.
     
  12. Joe Joe

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    The best full-time catcher in the AL has not produced more than the best part-time catcher in the AL. Granted, I'm not sure who has been the best full-time catcher. Zunino? Perez? Sanchez?
     
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    Oh I get ya, I just don't think he's a 130 game catcher. He and Stubbs would make a potentially interesting platoon next year.
     
  14. Houstunna

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    Altuve takes over MLB lead in Votes

    Jose - 1,572,101
    Betts - 1,568,417
    Trout - 1,323,292
    Martinez - 1,119,263
    Judge - 1,061,370

    Doubtful any Astro has led his league, much less MLB.

    Freeman leads the NL with 1,433,140
     
    #14 Houstunna, Jun 19, 2018 at 1:56 PM
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