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[Official ALDS] Astros vs. Athletics

Discussion in 'Houston Astros' started by Castor27, Oct 5, 2020.

  1. Alimoe84

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    I just know AJ Hinch is going to be in the Bronx next season.
     
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  3. Screaming Fist

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    Fangraphs have the Astros as a slight favorite. FG also really loves the NL teams.
     
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    Basketball is my favorite sport, but im having a lot more fun rooting for the Astros. I like how baseball's rules aren't as fuzzy as Basketball. Even America's favorites can go down in a fiery hailstorm of embarrassment.
     
  5. Rock Block

    Rock Block Sorta here sometimes

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    Ah good OL’ Darling and our As rooting buddy Francoeur. Well now he’s a Rays fan!
     
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    i loved the NBA for so long. My whole childhood until deep into my 30’s. I still follow college rabidly but the NBA has become boring to me. Just one mans opinion.
     
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    Baseball is the only sport of the big 3 where good defense doesnt produce points on the board. I find that dynamic interesting.
     
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    Its turned into professional wrestling essentially
     
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    Twitter will be fun. Gonna be nice telling Yankees fans that they aren’t even good enough to play us.

    Rays will be very tough, but it is what it is. No easy outs if you want to win it all.
     
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  12. Deuce Rings

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    Time to start that ALCS thread
     
  13. The Real Shady

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    Dodgers have easily been the best team in baseball this season. However, the Astros were also last season and we know how that ended.
     
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    Oh I will be nervous, but...

    If the Astros end up losing to the Rays, we won’t have to hear 1/10 of the crap that we would have if we lost to the Yankees.
     
  15. Redfish81

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    The Astros advance, Bill O'Brien is fired, and the Yankees are eliminated on another HR given up by Chapman

    It's beautiful....
     
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    Boone is probably gone.
     
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    Wait the guy who hit the homer was the guy Chapman threw at during the regular season that got things heated up???? What are the odds lol. Was Chapman like I better not throw near his head so I'll throw it right down the middle???


    I was more nervous about the Yankees bats but was more afraid of the Rays pitching. Don't recall last years games 1 and 2 but we struggled in games 3 and 4(maybe it's the stadium) and won game 5 because Glasnow was tipping although don't think we scored alot, just enough. Rays pitchers are pitching just as good as last year so it'll be tough, I'm nervous. Hopefully the bats continue to produce, give the starters an early lead so the pitchers don't feel nervous pitching in a tie game. If they're comfortable with a lead, just do their thing. If it's tied, they try not to screw up but they make a mistake because they're nervous. Good thing I don't know any Rays fan. I work with a Yankees fan and used to be friends but still have on Facebook with a Yankees fan. Wouldn't hear the end of it if they beat the Astros. Lastly, Click will either be thinking, damn should have stayed with Rays or I didn't do much but I'm 4 wins away from a World Series.
     
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    The Rays pitching is good, but worth keeping in mind the Twins and A’s staffs each had more fWAR this season.
     
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    Im telling you...AJ Hinch and Gerrit Cole will be reunited. The. They’ll throw big money at George Springer
     
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