Starting Pitching injuries

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  1. mkahanek

    mkahanek Member

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    So whats the deal with LMJ? Now Hinch questioning if Keuchal will pitch again this season? Not what you want to hear.
     
  2. kaleidosky

    kaleidosky Contributing Member

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    can't believe Hinch would do something like that. HINCH!

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  3. mkahanek

    mkahanek Member

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    bobrek Vamos Los Astros

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    Players get hurt.
     
  5. juicystream

    juicystream Contributing Member

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    We had been pretty fortunate the last 2 years. Somehow the Rangers have overcome far worse than us.
     
  6. mkahanek

    mkahanek Member

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    Rangers seem to have more stones when it comes to making deals. I guess we hav been fortunate. I don't follow other teams injuries. I guess to me not having LMJ for a whole season load of work hurts as he is our number 2. Or at least has number 2 stuff
     
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    Their window is over come 2018. The Astros window is barely open.
     
  8. Houstunna

    Houstunna Contributing Member

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    Rangers have probably had worse, but far worse?

    Darvish missed a season and Lance is out for the season. Yu's future is brighter than LMJ, IMO.

    Astros should get a little credit for VV, too. Without injury, he'd likely still be here and performing.
     
  9. tmactoyao

    tmactoyao Member

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    I'm happy we don't have the Dodgers or Mets luck with injuries
     
  10. conquistador#11

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    A quality pitcher for christmas please.
    I wonder how long Dallas has been playing through that, probably since early on.
     
  11. Nick

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    Doubtful. If so, they shouldn't have been letting him go deep throwing 110 plus pitches on an almost routine basis.
     
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    Keuchel has been pitching pretty well over the last 3 months. Not Cy Young good, but much better than he was to start the year. 3 of his last 4 starts have been outstanding, so a current injury doesn't seem to explain his overall season arc.

    This hurts, like I said he hasn't be ace good, but he's easily been our best starter since mid-June. When you compound that with who we're replacing him with, it's doubly tough.
     
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    xcrunner51 Contributing Member

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    It's ironic. He had a quality start a few weeks ago after which he said something like he's starting to feel right, that his regime was designed to peak in august/september. then he gets injured immediately afterwards.
     
  14. Hey Now!

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    Pitching-wise, the Rangers traded for the same pitcher we did - after we did. No stones necessary.

    And since the trade deadline, BTW, Bregman is slashing: .315/.371/.569/.940. So the Astros added him, along with Gurriel three weeks later (.306/.333/.389/.722). They upgraded - and it cost them no prospects.
     
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    Sure it did. Bregman is no longer a prospect :)
     
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    This is why you don't trade away a guy like Feldman at the deadline, simply to save money
     
  17. kaleidosky

    kaleidosky Contributing Member

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    "simply to save money" is an opinion, though. I still see it as, get a prospect back for someone who's about to be a FA, who is pitching over his head at the moment, and who is redundant given guys like Hoyt (who everyone was clamoring for) for the short duty and Feliz/Devo for long.

    Still think Devo or Feliz will get the Keuchel spot after this spot-start for Peacock, unless he lucks into a clean outing.
     
  18. Hey Now!

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    He has a 6.92 ERA with Toronto, including a loss to the Astros. He's been more valuable to the Astros as a Blue Jay, frankly...
     
  19. Nippystix

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    Haha this is awesome. Great point! Poor guy, to lose to us the day he gets traded. Way to take one for the [former] team Feldman! That win just might get us into the playoffs!
     
  20. Joe Joe

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    Feldman was taking up a 25-man roster spot. Musgrove couldn't come up until there was a spot. Astros choose to trade Feldman so they could free up a spot to bring up someone they thought was better.
     
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