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Astros interested in Yu Darvish?

Discussion in 'Houston Astros' started by MadMax, Dec 19, 2017.

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  1. Buck Turgidson

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    Hadn't thought about that. I just know that he really should stay in the NL.
     
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    I don't get the sense Darvish really wants to play there. He probably wouldn't be able to handle the media.
     
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    Depends on how he pitches.
     
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    "@faridyu please, take the Yankees offer, there is nothing like being a Yankee!!"

     
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    I like how candid and engaged Darvish is with the free agency process and social media.
     
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    No to darvish. Yes to garret cole!
     
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    After the Cole trade Houston is at $150M without trading away McHugh ($5M). Adding Darvish would put them around $170M which should still be doable. Not that it should be expected but at this point Houston is a reasonable player for any elite player who is available, whether free agent or trade. Sign Darvish, move McCullers to Closer. Boom. Best pitching staff in baseball history.
     
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    I still think McCullers has a future as a staff Ace. I’m not ready to stick him in the pen just yet.

    Rotation:
    Verlander, Keutchel, Cole, Mcullers, Morton

    Long Relief:
    McHugh, Peacock, Martes

    Relievers:
    Devenski, Harris, Giles, Rondon, Smith

    Options:
    Hoyt, Sipp, Goose, etc.
     
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    Our pen is terrible. With the way MLB is moving its not about the starters any more. You really need a great bp.
     
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    LOL.
     
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    Yep, thats just how f**king good our team was.

    We could have done things the "logical" and "proven" ways. But we needed a challenge to make it interesting, so we just played without a bullpen entirely.
     
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    Yall realize we played 162 games before the playoffs, right?
     
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    Which post season did you watch??
     
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  20. Air Langhi

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    The current one where the starters pretty much go 5 innings. We were using all our starters in bullpen roles because bullpen was so terrible. How many innings did our game 7 starter go. Did you watch any of the post season?
     
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