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[Official] Astros @ Twins

Discussion in 'Houston Astros' started by Castor27, Jun 19, 2009.

  1. Castor27

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    Remember, no PBP in these threads and keep the chatter on topic (if it is about something other than this series, talk about it in another thread).





    6-19 Roy Oswalt, RHP (3-3, 4.37) vs. Kevin Slowey, RHP (9-2, 4.23) 7:10 on FSN

    6-20 Brian Moehler, RHP (3-4, 6.66) vs. Scott Baker, RHP (4-6, 5.30) 6:10 on FSN

    6-21 Wandy Rodriguez, LHP (5-6, 3.33) vs. Glen Perkins, LHP (2-3, 5.09) 1:10 on FSN
     
  2. Rocketman95

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    Joe Mauer owns your very soul.

    Twins will take 2 of 3.
     
  4. MadMax

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    Astros take 2 of 3.

    but astros fans, if you haven't seen Joe Mauer play, make sure you watch him. they're not on ESPN as often as they should be, considering they have THE BEST HITTER IN THE GAME TODAY.

    yeah, i said it.
     
  5. juicystream

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    When did the Cards trade Albert Pujols?

    Mauer is a sick hitter and is on fire this year. Then you have to face Morneau. *shudders*
     
  6. moestavern19

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    They are talking about Mauer possibly hitting .400.

    I doubt it will happen, and most experts think he actually could hit .400 if he didn't play Catcher, but won't since he does.

    I think he'll end up in the .370 range, which is still pretty darn awesome.
     
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    The Twins are dominant at home and in interleague play. Taking 2 out of 3 would be huge.
     
  8. juicystream

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    He has a better chance than the most recent attempts. Neither Helton, Chipper, Gwynn, or Brett had an MVP batting behind them. Not to mention his season is shorter due to his injury to start the season.
     
  9. MadMax

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    touche!!

    i suppose i value mauer's bat more because he hits that way while playing catcher.
     
  10. Rocketman95

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    and he doesn't have that smirk when he's batting (at least i assume not).
     
  11. moestavern19

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    Nope, just those sideburns that make the Minnesota girls cream their pants :)
     
  12. Rocketman95

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    are you saying i grew up in the wrong state?
     
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    We don't usually see comments like this on page 1 of an Astros thread... or any page for that matter. :D
     
  14. HeyDude

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    Luckily I have both Mauer and Pujols in my fantasy team :) Unfortunately I havent seen Mauer play much, very much looking forward to this series.
     
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    Glad we're done with the Rangers. They own our asses.

    Time to get back on the winning track!
     
  16. No Worries

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    They are leading the league is runs scored, so they are owning everybody.
     
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    what's amazing is....they've played REALLY well. and the angels have had one struggle after another.

    and today, the angels are only 1.5 games back....and it's getting awfully hot in Arlington.
     
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    Texas is 6th in runs scored in the AL:


    Tampa Bay: 385 Runs Scored
    NYY: 367
    Boston: 354
    Toronto: 346
    Minnesota: 330
    Texas: 324

    In the NL, Philly, LA, and Colorado all have more runs scored as well.
     
  19. BrooksBall

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    They do score a lot of runs but to be fair, they led all of baseball in runs scored last season yet finished 4 games under .500.

    This season, they have their usually potent offense combined with decent pitching instead of league-worst pitching.
     
  20. No Worries

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    Minnesota? Damn looks like the Astros pitching is going get tested again.
     

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