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2019 Spring Training

Discussion in 'Houston Astros' started by tellitlikeitis, Jan 4, 2019.

  1. tellitlikeitis

    tellitlikeitis Still Believes in Jonathan Villar
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    And suddenly... five weeks until pitchers and catchers report!

     
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    Hal Aye Lou Yah
     
  3. IowaAstro

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    Going to spring training for the first time this year, pretty pumped about it!
     
  4. Stros4me

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    I went ahead and booked a hotel room for Opening Day weekend in Hou. Getting excited!
     
  5. Buck Turgidson

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    Curious to see which non-40s get invited to camp, plus the random NRIs. But until then...

     
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    Does mid Feb seem early or is it just me.
     
  7. Nick

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    Its usually a week or so later... but the season will start earlier than it ever has (march 28th).
     
  8. jim1961

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    I hope we dont start the year on the road in NY or somewhere.
     
  9. bobrek

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    Tampa on the road
     
  10. Nick

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    The schedule has been out for months... they start in Tampa, which is pretty dumb to have two dome teams playing each other when weather will be an issue for half the games out there.
     
  11. jsingles

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    Spring training in Florida sounds like heaven, hell I'd even take Arizona. It's definitely on my bucket list, take 2 weeks and just go watch baseball everyday in mild, sunny weather.
     
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  12. Buck Turgidson

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    MLB, in their annual infinite wisdom, has done some stupid sh!t with the early schedules for everybody. Everybody has to deal with it.
     
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    And, Tampa just announced they are closing off the upper deck so they will only have 25,000 seats this sessio.
     
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  14. Nick

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    Still too many.

    It’s a beautiful area (St. Pete), and Tampa has enough people and businesses to support a team... they just screwed up the stadium location.
     
  15. bobrek

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    It’s really close to a really good Cajun restaurant.
     
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    Do you remember the name?
     
  17. bobrek

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    Chief's Creole. Our new favorite restaurant. Looks to be a mile from Tropicana.
     
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  18. The Hunted

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    We went last year and saw the Astros play the Marlins and the Nationals play the Mets.
    There is nothing like watching a baseball game surrounded by old, retired Mets fans. They were more entertaining than the game.
    Already have tickets for this year, same teams.
     
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    Lol, God bless’em
     
  20. Buck Turgidson

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    Martin and Whitley will both be in big league camp, they've named another one publicly but I can't remember who.
     
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