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[Official] Astros @ Tigers

Discussion in 'Houston Astros' started by Castor27, Sep 10, 2018.

  1. jim1961

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    That has merit. But it also allows the opposing team to pitch around the good bats that are surrounded by lesser ones.

    Spreading, in my mind, leads to a more dynamic outcome. It ups the potential you will score a lot, also that you score very little. It puts pressure on the lesser bats to perform. If they do, lots of runs. If they flame out, a couple solo homers may be our only offense.
     
  2. Jake Tower

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    I like where this game is going.
     
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    Going, going, gone !!

    Altuve's first leadoff HR in 3 seasons ('16).

    Hasn't really been batting leadoff, so that explains the drought.
     
  5. Buck Turgidson

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    Who needs both knees?!?!
     
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    I’ll defer to Blummer’s take on the A’s and our ability to rest players.
     
  7. Buck Turgidson

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    Framber looks like the kind of guy who would hit up a buffet and go back for thirds.
     
  8. robbie380

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    IT'S BASICALLY FREE MONEY!!!!!
     
  9. Buck Turgidson

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    There's a forum for this.
     
  10. YOLO

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    bc they won't even make the playoffs
     
  11. SooneRockStro

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    Yeah probably, but 1500/1 is pretty good odds.
     
  12. Buck Turgidson

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    Was that Crane in the clown suit hitting BP?

    If so, that was amazing.
     
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  13. Jake Tower

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    Little Sluggers game tonight
     
  14. Buck Turgidson

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    KEMP!!!!
     
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    I like it Kemp!
     
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    Was that Tony Kemp or Matt Kemp ?! ;)

    Tigers radio broadcast boasting about our ability to have a player like Tony batting 9th.
     
  17. Buck Turgidson

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    Wasn't Li'l Sluggers the Little League participation trophies they gave us at 6 years old?
     
  18. AznH-TownFan

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    Pretty cool outfit. I’ve seen him a lot on road games.
     
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    The Tiger's commentator (I hope he's not their color guy) has got the most monotonous voice I've ever heard. How do they have no one better? @Buck Turgidson
     
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    That was a b.s. call by the HPU. But I'll take it.
     
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