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McHugh

Discussion in 'Houston Astros' started by DaChamp, Apr 7, 2017.

  1. lnchan

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    And he's back.
     
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    Love love love it. I was surprised he was not taken last series. I like him over peacock and Morton honestly, I like him (currently) more than McCullers. Love it
     
  3. RasaqBoi

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    Over Morton?

    If McHugh comes in, are we in a bad or good situation?
     
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    I just trust the guy more in the playoffs. I feel like Morton could have easily been shelled but got lucky. Honestly I like all of our starters I just like mchugh better but he might not even get meaningful innings
     
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    I'm always back n forth with these 2. I feel like I would ride the hotter hand, McHugh coming in right now would make me kind of shaky.

    Either way I think these first 2 games will determine the rest of the rotation going forward.

    Win 2..... Who's game 3 starter?

    Win 1.... Who's game 3 starter?
     
  6. Joe Joe

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    McHugh could come in a wide range of spectrum. He could start. He could tandem start in the 4th inning. He could be used in a game down by 10 to eat some innings. He could come in after both teams have used everyone else and it is McHugh vs. Jaime Garcia in extra innings.
     
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    Peacock, Peacock
     
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    That's tough. And then you gotta think about Mcullers as well. Those four guys behind our first two are hard to rank right now. This is a 7 game series though so it won't be as easy as last time as far as managing innings. I'm glad I don't have to make the call but I'm also super glad mchugh is available. Lol maybe make game 3 a peacock/Mcullers combo and game 4 a Morton/mchugh combo depending on wins and losses?
     
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    How man innings can that boy mushroom give us?! What a pleasant surprise he has been out of the pen!
     
  10. RasaqBoi

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    Same thing I was thinking.

    This all comes down to managing your pitchers, knowing the situation and saving energy for other games.

    Hinch still scares me with his random moves.
     
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  11. Pen15clubber

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    Lmaooo I did not mean to call him mushroom! I'm dying
     
  12. RasaqBoi

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    lol I thought it was some new nickname y'all made up here. haha
     
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  13. Pen15clubber

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    Ya I like how you just went with it
     
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    On the ALCS roster in place of Tyler White. I like the move especially with the tradition of managers yanking their starting pitchers within 4 innings so far in these playoffs. You're seeing a LOT of bullpen arms being overworked so far, so the more pitchers you have for that long relief role the better. 12 pitchers in the playoffs may become more of a common thing in the years to come.
     
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    I don't mind losing white. But I would have replaced gregerson with mchugh and kept white/kemp. But ya I guess you can't have too many arms
     
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    I want Morton starting game 3 with McHugh ready for multiple innings in relief, and I want McCullers starting game 4 with Peacock 1st in from the pen.
     
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    Mushroom is dev musgroves new nickname lol
     
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    I trust McHugh to pitch deeper into a start than all those guys.
     
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    Gives us more flexibility to bring Peacock in from the pen. If you don't need to use Peacock, then he can start Game 3 or 4. I'd for the most part plan on limiting McHugh, Peacock, McCullers, and Morton to 3 innings each. Going tandem basically for 6 innings in games 3 and 4.
     
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