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[Official] Astros @ Phillies

Discussion in 'Houston Astros' started by Castor27, Aug 23, 2010.

  1. BrooksBall

    BrooksBall Contributing Member

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    Lee got Pence off the hook there.

    You just knew that Ruiz was telling Madson to stay out of the zone on that 2-2 pitch.

    He goes way, way high and Pence swings.
     
  2. juicystream

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    I can't help but see a skinny Benji Molina based on your description of his speed. :eek:

    I would assume he is at least faster than Carlos Lee.
     
  3. BrooksBall

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    If so, only marginally... seriously. At least, from what I can tell.

    Sanchez is really slow and Lee is probably a little faster than people realize when he puts in the effort. He's more lazy than slow, given his body type.
     
  4. BrooksBall

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    I feel like we'll need at least 1 more run to win.

    Last time I said that, I was right.

    Hope my wild guess is wrong this time.

    Edit: J-Mike strikes out after a 3-0 count so a 1 run lead will have to be enough to win or send it to extras.
     
  5. DontTradeOswalt

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    No!!! The leadoff walk :mad:
     
  6. BrooksBall

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    He's worked around it well so far. That bunt pop out was a big help.

    RISP now with 2 outs. Thought Q might get him.
     
  7. BrooksBall

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    My heart skipped a beat (as if we were in a pennant race). Thought that might drop.

    Michaels makes the grab for the final out.

    Might have fallen in front of Lee.

    Astros win! 1 run lead held up. Sanchez off the hook for getting thrown out at home in the 1st. Pence off the hook for his poor AB in the 8th.
     
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  8. juicystream

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    The former Phillies win!
     
  9. DontTradeOswalt

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    Rich Harden was removed from the game after he no-hit the Twinkies thru 6 2/3, threw 111 pitches. Announcers are jinxing the game thought, worst announcing team in baseball
     
  10. BrooksBall

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    Q leads the league in pick-offs despite only appearing in 66 games.

    He's a solid back up.
     
  11. BrooksBall

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    We seem to be lucky to have Brad Ansberg as pitching coach.
     
  12. bobrek

    bobrek Politics belong in the D & D

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    Do you truly believe an announcer can 'jinx' a no-hitter?
     
  13. BigM

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    I'd rather the Phillies win these games. I want to see Oswalt in the playoffs.
     
  14. msn

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    I love Roy O and I see where you're coming from, but I just can't go that far.

    Go Astros!
     
  15. MadMax

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    no..but i still think they're likely the worst announcers in baseball. :)
     
  16. No Worries

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    Break out the brooms!!!
     
  17. BrooksBall

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    Norris threw strike 3 twice to Werth according to MLB's pitch tracker but the ump didn't give him either call.

    Would've been end of the 6th and a 2-0 lead.

    Now it's 2-1 with men on the corners.
     
  18. BrooksBall

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    Q picks off Rollins for the first time this year on Rollins' 16th attempt.
     
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    Was a bit confused with the call to steal third there, but I guess with the way Utley has been struggling they were playing for at least a sac fly.

    Q may make me sick at the plate, but it sure is nice to have him behind it.
     
  20. cardpire

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    was just a caught stealing, not a pickoff, right?
     

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