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[Official] Astros @ Yankees

Discussion in 'Houston Astros' started by Castor27, Jun 23, 2022.

  1. Castor27

    Castor27 Moderator
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    All series talk goes in here. Non series talk goes somewhere else. No PBP, that can be found from other sources if you need it. All games are broadcast on AT&T Sports SW unless otherwise noted.

    6-23 Framber Valdez (L) vs. Jameson Taillon (R) 6:05 MLBN (out-of-market only)

    6-24 Justin Verlander (R) vs. Luis Severino (R) 6:05

    6-25 Cristian Javier (R) vs. Gerrit Cole (R) 12:05 MLBN (out-of-market only)

    6-26 Jose Urquidy (R) vs. Nestor Cortes (L) 12:35 MLBN (out-of-market only)
     
  2. Nick

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    All these games are must-see TV... and yet Apple TV didn't want to try and secure the Friday night game for its marquee schedule? (They're showing Cubs-Cardinals, Tigers-D'backs...)

    While I don't think baseball is in as bad shape as other national pundits or casual fans think... they do need to find a way to get the bigger games, bigger matchups, bigger in-season clashes visible to larger audiences.
     
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    mikol13 Protector of the Realm
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    Just win.

    Does it matter? Not really, but any time we can shut the Yankees fan base up it’s fun.
     
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  4. sealclubber1016

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    I'm shocked that Sunday game isn't on ESPN.

    The 2 best teams in the AL, 2 big markets, the 2 best hitters in the league, and significant recent history between them. This series checks every box you could want.
     
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  5. Astrodome

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    WWLW.astros .com
     
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    This series is going to be LIT. As good as you can hope for in terms of summer baseball.
     
  7. bobrek

    bobrek Politics belong in the D & D
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    Especially considering neither team has a getaway day. Astros off on Monday (and they are staying in NY to play the Mets) and the Yankees have a home game.
     
  8. Nick

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    Sunday night baseball has long been an also-ran of sorts. Rarely the two best teams. Same shitty ESPN production. Usually other better viewing options occurring concurrently, and most baseball fans actually enjoy attending day weekend games.

    There is definitely an opportunity to showcase the sport that they're just not doing on a national level right now. Friday night would be ideal... definitely not much competition on other networks, every team is in action, all prime-time games, etc.
     
  9. Tomstro

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    Wow look at that Yankee payroll. Its the highest 26 man payroll in MLB yet again. 65 million more than the Astros.

    The Yankess should be in the WS every year with that huge advantage. Its both infuriating and humorous to watch.
     
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  10. Armyvet2017

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    It just comes to show that money can't buy championships. Gotta have the talent
     
  11. Tomstro

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    It does show that.
     
  12. Armyvet2017

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    So we all know the Yankees payroll is crazy. But do you guys think judge deserves the money he has asked for based on his performance? From a baseball fans perspective
     
  13. The Beard

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    No

    Too old for the length of contract he wants, and too much injury history

    Great hitter though
     
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  15. Joe Joe

    Joe Joe Go Stros!
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    ESPN is quite aware that Judge will not be viewed as a Top 2 hitter on Sunday after facing Valdez and Verlander.
     
  16. Armyvet2017

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    I was really hoping to see Verlander vs Cole. I guess sevy will be just as good
     
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  18. Houstunna

    Houstunna The Most Unbiased Fan
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    I'd accept a split right now
     
  19. Houstunna

    Houstunna The Most Unbiased Fan
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    "You've gotten be kidding me"

    Great call
     
  20. bobrek

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    So... was Blum's comment "that one kind of gave me a buzz, TK", a pointed remark (to all the conspiracy theorists out there) or just a coincidence? :)
     
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