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I have grown to love Ronel Blanco...

Discussion in 'Houston Astros' started by lnchan, Apr 7, 2024.

  1. IBTL

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    Hunter Brown would make a pretty good garbageman in real life. Maybe he can be a bum doing that.
     
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    There's no doubt. He's one of the best African b****es in the business. What's impressed me about Blanco the most is his ability to hold a pretty solid Rangers lineup to what 2 runs in 12 innings? Not ****ing bad.
     
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  3. 13 in 33

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    Blanco already worth 1.3 WAR through 3 starts! Ace of the staff
     
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    The early statcast data is up, and through 3 games the numbers back up what the eyes say. Teams have had hell trying to barrel up Blanco so far this season.

    https://baseballsavant.mlb.com/savant-player/ronel-blanco-669854?stats=statcast-r-histograms-mlb

    As the season goes on teams will have their scouts all over him trying to poke holes in what he's doing so you can't get too excited yet, however the fact he was able to quiet one of the best offenses in baseball twice in less than a week is impressive as hell.
     
  5. RKREBORN

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    If it weren’t for Blanco, we might be 2-14
     
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    I'm convinced now. If we make it back to the playoffs the pitching order should be...

    Game 1- Blanco
    Game 2- Blanco
    Game 3- Blanco
    Game 4- Blanco
     
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    Like I said before. The pitches look exactly same until about 20 feet from the plate plus the 8 mph difference in speed. Lethal.
     
  8. Houstunna

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    If Framber is built like a truck, then Ronel is built like a locomotive.

    6'3" 265 lbs

    That's LeBron/Judge territory, NFL linebacker-esque.

    Love Framber, but his 235 comes with fat... Ronel, not so much. Awesome if he becomes a similar workhorse.


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    Arms huge AF

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  9. jim1961

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    Espada agrees!
     
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  10. lnchan

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    He needs to go 9 so Hader isn't used each and every game.
     
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    I think Ronel is going to make the all-star team at this pace...
     
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    Ronel blanco is going to **** around and win the cy young award.
     
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    Its kinda funny how a lot of the most elite arms are guys who are super skinny and lanky versus built. Like Jack Skellington would have been unhittable I bet.
     
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    NGL... I kinda want to see him in the lineup
     
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    No matter what happens this season.. Blanco needs to be the team MVP.
     
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  17. lnchan

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    Back to back less than mediocre starts... should we be concerned post rosin?
     
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  18. RussE

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    That’s a good question.
     
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    You have grown to love Rosin Blanco?
    You have grown to hate Ronel Blanco?

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  20. IdStrosfan

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    You can't disregard hits and runs against a pitcher.

    He must deal with adversity and get outs. Period.

    But his outing would look a while lot different if the ump had not missed that call on a full count that opened the floodgates.
     
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