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[Official] Blue Jays @ Astros

Discussion in 'Houston Astros' started by Castor27, Jul 31, 2014.

  1. Bob Barker 007

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    I went to the game today and it was a lot of fun. I also made it in time to get the Andy Pettite commemorative jersey.
     
  2. Hustle Town

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    Incredible game - had a little bit of everything. Great pitching by Obie once he settled in and by Folty (crowd went wild after that strikeout pitch - 99mph), great defense by Grossman and Hoes, and great hitting all around. It was a taste of the good ol' days
     
  3. jim1961

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    I know Singleton strikes out a lot, and sometimes whiffs far away from the pitch, but I still like his big swing and he also seems to field his position well (especially in digging errant throws from the dirt). Looking forward to seeing him play next year... hoping he improves his eye and contact.
     
  5. vstexas09

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    any one have a vid of folty's strikeout?
     
  6. solodolo

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    Extremely lucky to only be down 1 at this point. Feldman having trouble finding the strike zone at times today.
     
  8. bobrek

    bobrek Politics belong in the D & D

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    Not sure what games you have been watching, but Singleton seems to have a really hard time digging throws out. Just Friday night he misplayed an easy one into an error for Petit. He has already made 8 errors. Only 2 first basemen in all of MLB have more errors.
     
  9. bobrek

    bobrek Politics belong in the D & D

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    He's also broken 4 bats already.
     
  10. Nick

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    Agreed that he's below average defensively... if this team had a more competent 1B, or an additional quality batter, he'd be better suited as a DH.
     
  11. astros123

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    cmon carter , bases loaded!!!!!!
     
  12. Xercules

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    I know most talk about Altuve's chances to win the batting title, but what does everyone think about him possibly winning the Silver Slugger? Can he dethrone Cano?
     
  13. bobrek

    bobrek Politics belong in the D & D

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    I thought I had read/heard that he had a reputation in the minors as being a good defensive 1B, but I haven't seen any indication of that with the Astros.
     
  14. bobrek

    bobrek Politics belong in the D & D

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    I suspect if the season ended today, Cano would still get the Silver Slugger vote.
     
  15. rocketpower2

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    Loving the change in Singleton's stance. Starting to hit consistently.
     
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    It just seems a little premature to judge him on his fielding. He is a rookie, and is going to look like one. He lacks some plate discipline and makes some errors. So far what I have seen is that he has the ability to hit for power. I expect his pitch selection and fielding to get better with exp.
     
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    What is wrong with the pitchers mound. They've messed with it for 2 different games now.
     
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    Another knock for Singleton. Finally starting to get it.
     
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    Is Folty available today? I sure hope so.
     

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