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Former Astros Tracking Thread

Discussion in 'Houston Astros' started by torque, Apr 4, 2016.

  1. conquistador#11

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    it made me sick watching lowrie go. we could use what he is bringing to oakland. Hope he gets back spasms since he is no longer a stro.
     
  2. Hey Now!

    Hey Now! Contributing Member

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    Lowrie's been awful in Oakland this year, save for a 4-hit game the other night. Prior to that, his OPS was .521.

    He'd be more of the same, frankly.
     
  3. conquistador#11

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    he had some clutch hits against the royals, yankees and seattle that weren't the 4 hit game. the same would be good because he had a knack for breaking you out of a RISPie drought.
     
  4. kaleidosky

    kaleidosky Your Tweety Bird dance just cost us a run

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    Delino DeShields Jr.--last year's poster child for the "Luhnow lets everyone go and they're all awesome" camp--is at .242/.333/.333 with 2 SB and 3 CS.

    I think he'll at least be better than this, but last year may well have been the aberration
     
  5. DaChamp

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    Chris Carter showed up in April this year, has a 1.050 OPS with 15 RBIs, BA of .295. As he usually doesn't bother showing up until June or July, maybe this will be a stellar year. He does have 20 K's already, in true form. But Tyler White already has 22, so we'll see if he eventually becomes a step up from Khris.
     
  6. juicystream

    juicystream Contributing Member

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    Carter has cut down on the frequency he K's so far. I think we all knew Carter could have a good year for somebody, but we also understood it wasn't a risk we could take with White & Reed knocking on the door.
     
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    juicystream Contributing Member

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    He was hitting over .300 during our series. Small sample sizes swing the stats so much right now.
     
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    He's not a long term MLB starter. No true position (bad CF with a minus arm) and bat not good enough to warrant keeping him in the lineup.
     
  9. conquistador#11

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    unless they're playing the astros, the rangers look meh.
     
  10. kaleidosky

    kaleidosky Your Tweety Bird dance just cost us a run

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    Agree with both of you. Pointing both at criticism of our players when we give others the sample excuse, and at DDJ's possibility of staying as a 5th OF for his career (for those who were really unhappy about it when he did well last year).
     
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    Matt Albers has a 30 appearance scoreless streak. It's a MLB record.
     
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    VV had a quality start against a very good team
     
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    Santana, Villar, Deshields and JD Martinez combined to go 0-14 tonight
     
  14. bobrek

    bobrek Politics belong in the D & D

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    If we are using quality starts as a stat, Fister had a quality start last night.
     
  15. juicystream

    juicystream Contributing Member

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    The Nats are a very good team because they've given up the fewest runs in baseball, not because they have a great offense.
     
  16. Buck Turgidson

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    Yall would have much better conversations if you responded to each other instead of the other guy.
     
  17. cangrejero51

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    Look at the whip in last night game from vv and fister and then tell me who pitched better.
     
  18. ima_drummer2k

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    Same goes for the yankees, brewers, red sox and mariners.
     
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    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Jarred Cosart sent to minors by Miami. Interesting to see where Phillies prospects (Singleton, Santana) traded for Pence are now.</p>&mdash; Matt Gelb (@MattGelb) <a href="https://twitter.com/MattGelb/status/725341172592418816">April 27, 2016</a></blockquote>
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  20. juicystream

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    No love for Josh Zeid?
     

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