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[Official] Astros @ GIants

Discussion in 'Houston Astros' started by Castor27, May 21, 2007.

  1. moligity

    moligity Contributing Member

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    a good ole Lane-Ausmus special, a double and an error leads to squat
     
  2. TMac640

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    why's lance sucking balls right now?
     
  3. Nick

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    At least I have total confidence that he'll mash the ball from the left side of the plate by the end of this season... but he'll always be what he is right-handed (high average, high OBP, low low low slugging).
     
  4. Buck Turgidson

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    Wow. 5 exclamation points? That is pretty mad.

    The answer you're looking for is "because you don't ph for the catcher in the 6th inning of a 1 run game."
     
  5. Uprising

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    Great, bases loaded and 1 out.

    If this ends like I think it might. I'm going to bed. (gotta sleep while I can...i'm on a 24hr shift right now).
     
  6. Buck Turgidson

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    Lance Berkman makes more boneheaded plays that just about any Astro I can remember.
     
  7. Kerfeld

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    yes you do when your catcher is Brad Ausmus. I take this stuff to seriously
     
  8. Uprising

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    I hate to not watch the rest of the game. But I've off for some Zzzz's.

    Hopefully no one will get hurt and need EMS.
     
  9. BigM

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    i was going to post this after sampson got out of the inning, but stupid bloop single. anyways his composure is awesome. even with the bases loaded he looked like he couldn't give a f#$k.

    he doesn't have oswalt's stuff but he possibly has his stone cold balls.
     
  10. NIKEstrad

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    Agreed. Sampson's a very solid back of the rotation guy. Now if we can Woody to start pitching like a $6m pitcher, we'll be in good shape.
     
  11. Nick

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    I can't really fault him too much on the Bonds play (I've seen him do worse)... he instinctively attempted to field the ball (and given our pitcher's collective fielding prowress, it wasn't a bad choice), and Sampson rushed the return throw before anybody was even at the bag. Also, Lance can't assume Biggio is at the bag waiting for that throw... he's already running towards it as soon as he sees Sampson field the ball.

    As for going home on a tailor-made 3-6-3 DP ball... that ended up being the wrong decision.
     
  12. Buck Turgidson

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    Bull****, Nick, Lance ****ed up. He gets burned roaming off the bag with regularity.
     
  13. Buck Turgidson

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    No, you don't, unless you're carrying 3 catchers.
     
  14. Buck Turgidson

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    ...and Pence's throws leave a whole lot to be desired.
     
  15. Nick

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    Jeez... you're in a pissy mood, huh? :D
     
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    i wasn't thinking back of the rotation. it's unfair to project him as a #2 starter or possibly even a # 3 but since he's been an astros that's basically what he's been. and a good one too.
     
  18. Nick

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    Lowry pretty much did the same thing to us tonight that he did his last start.... except that he didn't hang a fat changeup to Hunter Pence.
     
  19. King of 40 Acres

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    i hate how bonds throws down his bat like the punk b**** he is after every walk- no one wants to see you break the record
     
  20. Buck Turgidson

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    Yeah, watching sloppy baseball does that.

    But, if you can't throw out 40-y.o. ****** with 2 bad knees running from 2nd base, you got problems.
     

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