[Official] Nationals @ Astros

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  1. htwnbandit

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    This lineup sucks
     
  3. CK Johnson

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    Astros are done. Division title won't mean ****.
     
  4. Rox Addict

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    I'm surprised they have kept the lead in the AL even though it has shrunk ! Playing all these minor leaguers had to eventually catch up to them
     
  5. Tomstro

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    Relying on straight up scrubs to get our clutch hits. Really tiring of this.
     
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    interesting strategy to field a minor league team in August, with predictable results
     
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  7. Rox225

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    Team is choosing to play them instead of adding vets like other teams. Stassi is unavoidable. Rare that both of your catchers are on DL.
     
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  8. Rox Addict

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    Yep ! Feels like last years team :(
     
  9. right1

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    You kind of have to let Marwin hit there I would think. Hinch chooses to put the bat in Stassi's hands, however.
     
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  10. Houstunna

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    F***** bullsh1t not scoring there.

    Astros' slump CONTINUES.

    F****** bullsh1t
     
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  11. BigM

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    This offense will be beastly again soon but ****ing A it sucks right now at producing runs. Dude was better off striking out. Or being less fat. On the flip side he probably out runs any of our other catchers.
     
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  12. NIKEstrad

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    That was a weird choice given the lineup. Walking Beltran with an open base was obvious - so you take the bat out of Marwin's hand to give it to Stassi? If Marwin Ks, you still have Beltran batting with the go ahead run on.
     
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  13. Rox Addict

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    I'm tired of this Roman Reign look a like Rendon
     
  14. CK Johnson

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    I've been hearing the offense will be better soon for too long now. It still sucks.
     
  15. BigM

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    Exactly. It was 100% certain that Beltran was being walked after that bunt. I get why he did it but I don't like the move at all. I'll take Marwin with a guy at 2nd over Stassi with a guy on third.
     
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    Marwin probably did it on his own because he is struggling but still... just bad. They lessened their run expectancy with that bunt.
     
  17. BigM

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    Well first it's going to require people to come back from injury. Not the magical production of stassi, centeno and JD Davis. This isn't the same team as it was a couple months ago and that's because it's literally different players. I'm frustrated too but this is what happens when you go from a lineup without an easy out to one with multiple holes.
     
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    Yea. Sure seems like they shot their nut in the first half and that's that.
     
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    Regardless of the cause(s), we are the tale of two clubs. The .700+ club in the Spring and the .500 club most of the Summer. Our overall record is misleading when it comes to how we have looked lately.

    Obviously the hope/strategy is that we get everyone back and flip the switch. Easier said than done.
     
  20. CK Johnson

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    Joke status.
     
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