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Astros acquire Carlos Gomez & Mike Fiers

Discussion in 'Houston Astros' started by J.R., Jul 30, 2015.

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Do you like the trade?

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  2. NO

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  3. I abstain, courteously

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  1. J.R.

    J.R. Contributing Member

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    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr"><a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Astros?src=hash">#Astros</a> officially acquire OF Carlos Gomez, RHP Mike Fiers and slot #76 in the 2015-16 international pool from the Milwaukee Brewers.</p>&mdash; Houston Astros (@astros) <a href="https://twitter.com/astros/status/626902959985549313">July 30, 2015</a></blockquote>
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  3. CometsWin

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    BOOM!

    Now I'm worried what we gave up. :eek:
     
  4. The Beard

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    This is awesome

    Gomez controlled next year too, and one of the best all around OF in the game. When Springer is back, adding him will give us a GREAT offense
     
  5. The Beard

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    I'm not, Gomez is controlled next year too. Prospects are prospects

    Wish Lind was in there too though
     
  6. J.R.

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    5 prospects back to Milwaukee
     
  7. CometsWin

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    I'ma guess.

    Hader, Santana, Singleton, Houser, and Woj.

    Hopefully.
     
  8. Mattician

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    I like it.
     
  9. rocketpower2

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    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Astros pushed Michael Feliz and Tony Kemp on potential trade partners, source says. Other names: Velasquez, Appel, Phillips. Deeeep system.</p>&mdash; Jeff Passan (@JeffPassan) <a href="https://twitter.com/JeffPassan/status/626899927390650368">July 30, 2015</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>
     
  10. tellitlikeitis

    tellitlikeitis Still Believes in Jonathan Villar

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    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">To <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Brewers?src=hash">#Brewers</a>: Brett Phillips, Domingo Santana, Josh Hader, Adrian Houser.</p>&mdash; Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) <a href="https://twitter.com/Ken_Rosenthal/status/626900241393025024">July 30, 2015</a></blockquote>
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  12. Mattician

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    Phillips. :(
     
  13. CometsWin

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    Not bad. Kept Velasquez.
     
  14. tellitlikeitis

    tellitlikeitis Still Believes in Jonathan Villar

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    So...

    Tucker/Rasmus in LF
    Springer in CF (once healthy)
    Gomez in RF?
     
  15. MrBear1

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    5 prospects? Probably lower end guys, Mets got him for a tommy john guy and filler
     
  16. The Beard

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    Wow, got it done without VV involved!!

    If true, that is awesome!
     
  17. dockerland

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    Great pickup especially for what was given up.
     
  18. MrBear1

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    Santana AND Phillips for Gomez??? meh
     
  19. MrBear1

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    I like it assuming Gomez is healthy
     
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    Phillips. Dang.
     
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