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Are the Astros too good to where all the Games are boring now?

Discussion in 'Houston Astros' started by Daddy Long Legs, May 16, 2017.

  1. Fyreball

    Fyreball Contributing Member

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    I hated the move to the AL at the time, but after playing NL teams at their park for the last few years, I've realized I really don't miss watching pitchers go up there and half-ass swings for 9 innings. Managing a game is much more cerebral in the NL, but the AL is more entertaining from a fan perspective.
     
  2. Daddy Long Legs

    Daddy Long Legs prolly takin a shitt and lookin' at my phone
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    how am i loser?:oops:
     
  3. Nick

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    I actually don't think NL managing is all that cerebral.

    Having the pitcher's spot come up in later innings automatically gives the manager a window to either take him out, pinch hit, double switch, or leave him in to hit.

    It's almost expediting the need to make a decision, vs the AL you have to decide if a decision even needs to be made, let alone when you're actually going to pinch hit for position players that have egos and it isn't as obvious.

    Several former AL managers (LaRussa, Maddon) expressed a slight ease in the flow of decision making once they went to the NL.
     
  4. ima_drummer2k

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    I'm finally over the move to the AL. Although I must admit seeing the marlins leave their pitcher in last night just so he could lay down a successful bunt did kind of make me miss the NL just a little bit.
     
  5. tallanvor

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    jake plissken does it again
     
  6. craigharmann

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    10 runs is so boring. I like being bored, if that happens regularly.
     
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  7. Daddy Long Legs

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    I love being this bored ;)
     
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  8. RasaqBoi

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    Love this boring team
     
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    Too many men left on base tonight.
     
  10. Buck Turgidson

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    Your thread sucks.

    Rebuttal?
     
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  11. Daddy Long Legs

    Daddy Long Legs prolly takin a shitt and lookin' at my phone
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    Do you go to the rockets GARM much
     
  12. Nook

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    What a stupid thread.

    This is up there with:

    "I make too much money"

    "My dick is too big"

    "Good health sucks"

    "My wife doesn't age"

    Seriously nut it up and enjoy the ride.
     
  13. Colt45

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    I know where you're coming from, but I prefer to look at it like this: Arlington has gone 7 and 3 in their last 10 games...and fallen TWO games further behind the 'Stros!
     
  14. Daddy Long Legs

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    The my dick is too big one can be real. If you are rocking an 11" you might not be able to real get deep throated by a lot of chicks
     
  15. PhiSlamma15

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    well if you want drama the Stros can always do what the Rox just did...nah I like this kind of winning
     
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  17. PhiSlammaJamma

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    Take out the "d" in too good like Harden did, and it's no longer, well, not that there's anything wrong with that.
     
  18. dandorotik

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    You know, next time you quote from my Facebook page, a heads-up would be appreciated.
     
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  19. Pen15clubber

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    I have too many sexy dudes following me to my house
     
  20. Pen15clubber

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    Must...change....batting order
     
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