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[Official] Blue Jays @ Astros

Discussion in 'Houston Astros' started by Castor27, Aug 1, 2016.

  1. Castor27

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

    8-1 Marcus Stroman, RHP vs. Doug Fister, RHP 7:10

    8-2 R.A. Dickey, RHP vs. Lance McCullers, RHP 7:10

    8-3 Marco Estrada, RHP vs. Collin McHugh, RHP 7:10

    8-4 J.A. Happ, LHP vs. Mike Fiers, RHP 7:10
     
  2. The Beard

    The Beard Contributing Member

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    Take 3 of 4

    Will be there for Mccullers tomorrow
     
  3. Tomstro

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    Good to be home. Taking 3 of 4 should get our stretch run geared up. Gotta close em out and get back to timely hitting. Let's go 'Stros!
     
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  5. rocketpower2

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    Would be happy with a split. Then have our best 3 starters for the Rangers series.
     
  6. Rox225

    Rox225 Contributing Member

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    Pretty even pitching matchups on paper. Hopefully the team has shaken off whatever funk they've been in. We need a good series against Jays before the Rangers series. I'll say 3/4.
     
  7. kaleidosky

    kaleidosky Your Tweety Bird dance just cost us a run

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    Hoping for 3/4, need at least a split. The McHugh/Estrada matchup looks like a bad one on paper unless McHugh can right the ship. Someone tell him to deal with the blister that will result and throw the **** out of that curve
     
  8. NewRoxFan

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    Wonder how we will do against Feldman?
     
  9. jnuge90

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    Bregman's going to have a breakout series. We take 3/4. Lets Go Stros!
     
  10. tellitlikeitis

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    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Astros lineup card shows Musgrove available <a href="https://t.co/e5qyYLBGCN">pic.twitter.com/e5qyYLBGCN</a></p>&mdash; Brian McTaggart (@brianmctaggart) <a href="https://twitter.com/brianmctaggart/status/760207707722899456">August 1, 2016</a></blockquote>
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  11. jakedasnake

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    I like the spirit. Put the trade deadline behind us (and the Detroit series) and take over. Need guys to step up but I think they will for the stretch run. Would be nice if we get some production from Musgrove and Hoyt if his number is called at some point.
     
  12. Airdough

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    Maybe Musgrove still here in case Fister gets a last second call but guess trust the process if they want to get him acclimated as a long reliever like Devenski and Feliz. Would like to see Hoyt just to see if he can provide another late inning option to the mix.
     
  13. PavlovsDog

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    If Fister isn't going on paternity yet, why not bring a bat up to replace Feldman's spot. Do we know if Gomez and Marwin are available off the bench tonight?

    I know we flew Musgrove in just in case we needed him, but could they not have got a hitter on standby. May as well have saved Musgrove as the call up when Fister is eventually put on leave.
     
  14. kaleidosky

    kaleidosky Your Tweety Bird dance just cost us a run

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    good point--does seem questionable unless they know about one of the bats
     
  15. The Beard

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    Agree

    Unless Marwin and Gomez are available, we need an extra everyday player badly right now
     
  16. Nimo

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    I cringe every time I see Gattis as the DH
     
  17. rocketpower2

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    Donaldson scratched and Tulo already out. Wow, catching a huge break.

    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">New Blue Jays 8/1 - <a href="https://t.co/ODGJ7Yx6i9">https://t.co/ODGJ7Yx6i9</a><br><br>Travis 2B<br>Bautista RF<br>Encarnacion DH<br>Saunders LF<br>Martin C<br>Smoak 1B<br>Pillar CF<br>Barney 3B<br>Goins SS</p>&mdash; FantasyLabs MLB (@FantasyLabsMLB) <a href="https://twitter.com/FantasyLabsMLB/status/760229402256904192">August 1, 2016</a></blockquote>
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  18. HstnSprtsFan101

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    Such an ugly lineup tonight. About all we can do with the injuries though. Let's go! Gotta take 3 of 4
     
  19. Dankstronaut

    Dankstronaut Way, way out here.
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    Let's go 'stros!

    why do they have 8 relievers? Seems heavy, especially with such a short, hurt bench.
     
  20. TheRealAllpro

    TheRealAllpro Morey only fan

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    We have to turn the ship now. It's urgent now! But I will say calling up prospects is always underwhelming and trade deadline acquisitions are often over hyped.
     

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