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ALDS Opponent: who would you prefer to face?

Discussion in 'Houston Astros' started by Rileydog, Sep 21, 2022.

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Who do you want to face in ALDS

  1. Toronto

    1 vote(s)
    4.2%
  2. Seattle

    10 vote(s)
    41.7%
  3. Tampa Bay

    13 vote(s)
    54.2%
  1. Rileydog

    Rileydog Contributing Member

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    Simple question.
     
  2. Phillyrocket

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    Who has the weakest pitching staff? Give me that one.
     
  3. Qan

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    Doesn't matter. None of them are beating the Astros.
     
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  4. Marshall Bryant

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    I'll follow the logic of Ben Verlander. Prefer the one you've seen last so there are fewer surprises from their pitchers.
     
  5. Kim

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    I'm afraid of Toronto's offense getting at least one blowout. With the other two teams, while still a tough series, I'm more confident that every game is close or winnable.
     
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    Buck Turgidson Mineshaft Enthusiast

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    We all know that the moon is not made of green cheese, but what if it were made of BBQ spareribs? Would you eat it then?

    I know I would, and I'd wash it down with a nice cold Budweiser.

    It's a simple question, dammit, would you eat the moon if it was made of ribs?

     
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    Do not care at all.
     
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  9. Deuce Rings

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    I’d say Toronto. Seattle has a pitching staff constructed for the playoffs, and Tampa Bay not only has playoff experience, but recent success.
     
  10. juicystream

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    Baltimore...

    As unlikely as that is, that would be the preference. Of the 3 likely teams, hard not to say TB after what we just did to them.
     
  11. Snake Diggit

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    I voted Seattle because we have owned them but after looking at the rosters I think it’s gotta be Toronto; their rotation is the weakest.
     
  12. YOLO

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    Toronto's pitching rotation is better than the other 2. They also have a batting lineup that can explode.
     
  13. SuraGotMadHops

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    I never play the I would prefer this team or that team in the playoffs, that always bites you in the arse.

    We play who we play.
     
  14. PhiSlammaJamma

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    I don't like what Toronto is capable of. They can take your ace out and flip the series in their favor. When they get it going in the batter's box they are a beast.
     
  15. TheRealist137

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    Not Toronto. Rogers Centre will be very difficult to play in during the Playoffs.
     
  16. jim1961

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    That partly depends on which Springer they get for the playoffs. The one that has had career lows in several categories for 2022, or the one known as a playoff killer on he goes off in October.
     
  17. Radricky

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    I can find a reason to not want to play any of the teams.
    I guess I'd prefer the rays?
    When does Glasnow come back?
     
  18. Wulaw Horn

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    I’d prefer a bye.
     
  19. Plowman

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    Doesn't matter.

    We're gonna clear the table.
     

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