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{Official] Home and Home Series Rockies vs. Astros

Discussion in 'Houston Astros' started by Castor27, Aug 17, 2020.

  1. raining threes

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    Flames out James?
     
  2. lnchan

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    Dusty is.... old fashioned in lineup construction. Bregs should be in the 2 hole...
     
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    Thats a wicked Slider.
     
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    aight, he proved me wrong there. i honestly thought he was going to give up a double to story
     
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  5. donkeypunch

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    What is it with Hoffmans and changeups?
     
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    I think a lot of these high octane guys could definitely benefit from it if they could pick up on how to throw it and make it look like their fastball.

    Hold onto your butts....3-4-5 coming up
     
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    Great win! Glad Taylor was able to get through the 9th despite getting hit in the leg.
     
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    A lot more anxiety going on with flyball outs in the 9th instead of Ks.
     
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    Curious as to why they didn't pinch hit Reddick there.

    Might as well DH Greinke
     
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    Here come the A's with a 17 run 9th inning to win smh
     
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    Right on queue tie game
     
  12. raining threes

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    Taylor comes up with a big save.

    Astros Win
     
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  13. bobrek

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    Night in and night out, Bregman is their most productive hitter and has been since last year. Who do you bat 5th if Bregman hits 2nd? (I assume you would hit Yuli 3rd and Correa 4th or vice versa). At least they have their 3 best hitters 3, 4 and 5.
     
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    A's finally lose on a walk off.... a taste of their own medicine...
     
  15. TWS1986

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    Putas.
     
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    Bielak needs to control the walks better or get more Ks. He's done great working around the runner so far, but MLB hitters are going to get some clutch hits eventually. Very tough to survive as a low K high BB pitcher long term.
     
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    Thought sabermetrics proved you should play your best players at the top of the lineup, if nothing more than to get them more plate appearances over the entire season. It's much more important to have a good hitter between between Springer and the 3-hole than to have a strong 5-hole backing up the clean-up hitter. No reason Toro should be hitting above the 6th spot at best.
     
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    https://www.mlb.com/news/brandon-bielak-leads-astros-win-vs-rockies

    He knows.

    Will say, it seems like the Umps have had some really inconsistent balls and strikes calling lately.
     
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    I agree Toro shouldn't be anywhere near the top right now. At least he hit a couple of balls hard last night.
     
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