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Astros Dynasty in the making!

Discussion in 'Houston Astros' started by Trackwell, Jul 4, 2015.

  1. Trackwell

    Trackwell Member

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    Who saw this coming? Not me....The 2015 Astros have the most wins in the American League! They lead the majors in homers by a significant margin! They have the youngest team in baseball! Our entire team is locked up under very cheap contracts for the next 3-6 years ! And after the 2015 MLB Draft, we ended up with three of the top seven prospects in the entire draft and that is absolutely phenomenal!

    With Dallas as a bonafide ace, Altuve and Springer as young up and coming stars in the league.....2 rookie of the year candidates in Lance MCCullers , and the FUTURE LEBRON OF THE MLB CARLOS COREA ...The most talented astro ever!!

    We have a ton of power beyond these 5 players, we have a plethora of young starting pitching, a great bullpen, THE BEST FARM SYSTEM IN BASEBALL!

    Yea I'm being optimistic, it's the 4th of July. I'm a huge Rocket fan but I can't ignore the franchise that will probably bring the next championship to Houston.....and don't be surprised if they win 3 or more in the next 5 years....A great time to be an Astros fan
     
  2. newAge_Rockets

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    I love the optimism, but slow down a little bit! I'll be popping champagne bottles if we clinch a playoff spot, much less winning the entire thing.
     
  3. Major

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    **** yes! Good times for these Astros!
     
  5. Spacemoth

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    It really is the most fun I've had being a fan of the Astros since the mid-90's. Why? It's not performance since we've certainly had teams with more talent that will go on to better records. The answer is expectation. This team has none. Enjoy it while it lasts, and try not to add any expectations prematurely will you? Let's let the kids be kids, and make every win a pleasant surprise.
     
  6. tellitlikeitis

    tellitlikeitis Canceled
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    So... you suddenly decided that you wanted to be an Astros fan again after all of your diatribes on how awful you thought Jim Crane was?
     
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  7. sealclubber1016

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    Let them have their fun.

    All of us who actually stuck around knew most of these guys would be back once we started getting results.
     
  8. conquistador#11

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    not 1, not 2, not 3, not 4, not 5, not 6, not 7, not 8, not 9, not 10, not 11...consecutive playoff appearances.
     
  9. boozle222

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    Haha back when there were fewer posts in a series thread than threads started during a series.
     
  10. Scarface281

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    Same thing at crawfish boxes. The minor league threads there use to be much bigger than the game threads.
     
  11. Trackwell

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    By no means do I think they are the fave to win it all this year . I think if they bring in Cueto or a Kashmire or some other solid starting pitcher they have a chance though......But over the next 5 years or so I think we are better set then any other franchise in the MLB and it's not even close.....Carlos Correa will win several Mvps
     
  12. Drew_Le

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    The thing that gives me the biggest sports boner is our future every-day lineup, which reads like a freaking fantasy team:

    C - Max Stassi
    1B - AJ Reed or JD Davis
    2nd - Altuve or Kemp
    SS - Bregman
    3rd - Correa
    OF - Kyle Tucker
    OF - Daz Cameron
    OF - George Springer
    DH - Brett Phillips or Jon Singleton or Domingo Santana

    Wildcards - Collin Moran, Derek Fisher, Teoscar Hernandez, Congrad Gregor
     
  13. boozle222

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    To me, I feel like Nottingham will be at C. Stassi has struggled at AAA both years and has me wondering where he actually makes sense as a prospect in our eyes.
     
  14. Drew_Le

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    You got me--I was just looking up who our best C prospect is; I know Stassi has been "the next one" and has disappointed for the most part.
     
  15. Nick

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    They are not going to fill an entire roster with home-grown players. And every home-grown player you've listed, no matter how much hype they have now, is not going to make it in the big leagues.
     
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    LOL... that guy was actually more consistent in his "hatred" though... as even when the Indians came back, won the division and went up 3-0 in the ALCS, he STILL was hating on them.

    "they'll blow it in the playoffs..."

    (and when they lost 3 consecutive ALCS games).

    "You see?... just blow the place up!"

    It was only when Vaughn finally nuts up and comes in relief in game 7 that he becomes a fan again.

    God, I know waaay too much about that awful/mediocre sequel.
     
  18. noscrusir

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    Calm down spazz lol. Really though love the enthusiasm :)
     
  19. samtaylor

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    ^^This is accurate

    Correa in 25 games is already the best SS in the AL, and maybe already the best player on the Astros RIGHT NOW...It's scary what his potential is.
     
  20. Houstunna

    Houstunna The Most Unbiased Fan
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    Very excited about Houston Baseball.

    Hopefully we can get a championship or 2 this time.


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