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Astros Magic Number

Discussion in 'Houston Astros' started by Vanilla Thunder, Sep 14, 2018.

  1. Vanilla Thunder

    Vanilla Thunder Contributing Member

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    Yeah I know...too early, sue me.

    Combination of 13 Astros wins or A's losses wins the AL West.
     
  2. Jake Tower

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    I will sue you actually.
     
  4. mikol13

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    Not too early as far as I’m concerned. Just a handful of games left. Let the countdown begin.
     
  5. PhiSlammaJamma

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    How many gwrbi does Jose Cruz have? I thought the magic number was dead.
     
  6. swyyyguy

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    if you love them that magic number shouldn't matter!!
     
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    Only 3 more for Post-season spot.
     
  9. Smacktle

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    1 for playoff spot and 7 for division. Playoffs are coming!
     
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    Do they do a champagne and beer celebration in the clubhouse when they clinch the playoff spot? Or only division? I would love to see a clubhouse celebration tonight!
     
  11. leroy

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    I would honestly hope there's no celebration tonight or when it is clinched. That's no longer the goal.
     
  12. Nick

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    They didn't last year... that's the best thing you can go by.

    They did in 2015 when they clinched the wild card... which they actually did so in a losing effort in a game in Arizona.
     
  13. YOLO

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    i don't know about champagne and beer but they did celebrate as a team on the field once they clinched the division title last year i believe, since they are given hats/shirts

    edit: just saw they did celebrate in the locker room as well
     
  14. swyyyguy

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    It's the only time alcohol is allowed in the clubhouse anymore.
     
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    Red Sox had a champagne toast when they clinched their playoff berth. Which seems appropriate when you are 2 weeks out and cruising to a division title. Celebrate that title. Very subdued. If you clinch a wild card spot on the last weekend of the season go nuts. Not when it's a preliminary thing that will get overshadowed by the division.
     
  17. Nick

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    Clinching the division, yes.

    We're talking about simply clinching a playoff spot (wild card included)... different.
     
  18. SKYGODZ187

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    Well let's just count out all the Dallas starts dude is bad. I hope they dont bring him back next year. That money could be spent wisely. Maybe a Verlander and Morton extension
     
  19. htownbball

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    Agreed. I think Josh James will definitely be in the discussion to be in next year's rotation. Maybe McHugh will return to the rotation as well.
     
  20. Elienator

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    He’s number 2 on the team this year with 20 quality starts. He may not be the ace of the staff anymore (and he’s probably not worth ace money) but 200 innings with a 3.70 era isn’t bad.
     
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