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[Official] Mariners @ Astros

Discussion in 'Houston Astros' started by Castor27, Jul 4, 2016.

  1. Rox225

    Rox225 Contributing Member

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    Nice win. If McCullers can get his fastball command under control he'd be even more nasty. :eek:
     
  2. Prize Closet

    Prize Closet Rookie

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    McCullers is a boss
     
  3. Field Goal Gary

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    This is awesome and grateful for where we stand right now considering where things stood and looked like they were going a month ago.

    Just think how easily that could have been 5.5 or 6.5 instead!

    Oh well, let's do it again tomorrow and hope the Rangers keep up this slide as well.
     
  4. CK Johnson

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    Great outing by the kid today. Fun to watch.
     
  5. sealclubber1016

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    Always about control with McCullers, because his stuff is filthy. When he keeps the walks down, he's a top flight starter. Him rounding back into form would be huge when it comes to us having a front end starter. Since that first start where he got knocked around he's been awesome.
     
  6. Houstunna

    Houstunna The Most Unbiased Fan
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    Good win, thanks to pitching. Lance was dominant, pitching 7 with a low count.

    Offense has spurted the past couple games even with the line outs. We didn't get much cooking besides early today.

    Walker is due for SEA tomorrow. We've hit him well overall his career, including earlier this season (2 IP - 3 R -2 HR).

    We'll see if Keuchel is sharp enough and/or can get some calls tomorrow.

    Gained a game on Rangers!!
     
  7. kaleidosky

    kaleidosky Your Tweety Bird dance just cost us a run

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    was on the road so only got to listen to that ending. It was just as nerve-wracking...nice win!
     
  8. colt45nyc

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    Let's this series and next with the A's!! We can finish at the allstar break as one of the 2 wildcard team. Nice rebound from a horrible start to the season!!
     
  9. Joe Joe

    Joe Joe Go Stros!
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    I'd say the following...

    When he pitches, he's a top flight starter. Him rounding back into form is huge when it comes to us having a front end starter. He's been awesome even including the one bad start. He's leading the AL in FIP for pitchers with 50+ innings pitched this season.

    Once the training wheels come off, he's going to challenge for a Cy Young in the future.

    Caveat: As with all pitchers, he's got to remain healthy.
     
  10. Rockets FTW

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    McCullers is going to be great if he can command that fastball. The stuff this kid possesses is filthy.

    Exciting times for Club Astros?
     
  11. Rockets FTW

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    Possibility is there to be behind 5 games or better from the Rangers...

    Insane.

    I think we can catch the Rangers, especially if we make some power moves...
     
  12. eric.81

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    I'd love an impact arm... I think we have an impact bat hiding within AJ Reed, not to mention we have The BregMonster currently making AAA pitchers reevaluate their career choice. I'd like someone that can lock down (at least) the #3 spot in the rotation behind K and McC (assuming K gets his groove back). I love Colin McHugh... I just think he's a #4 on a team with Championship aspirations.
     
  13. juicystream

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    He would have been the ace for KC last season.

    Ideally, yes, we would have another ToR guy, but it isn't totally necessary. I think the biggest value will be in the upgrade from Fiers, and preventing the need for Fister/Fiers to start a playoff game.
     
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    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr"><a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Astros?src=hash">#Astros</a> vs <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Mariners?src=hash">#Mariners</a> - Tues<br><br>Reed in at DH...Gattis behind the plate <a href="https://t.co/bpZ3TVL09i">pic.twitter.com/bpZ3TVL09i</a></p>&mdash; Angel Verdejo Jr. (@ahverdejo) <a href="https://twitter.com/ahverdejo/status/750419916570845184">July 5, 2016</a></blockquote>
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  15. HookemHorns1250

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    Like the line up. Hope Reed and Gattis can do some damage at the bottom of the order tonight.
     
  16. Phillyrocket

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    C'mon Reed damn he would do wonders to solidify the lineup
     
  17. Nick

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    Looking forward to some vintage Kuechel tonight... maybe.
     
  18. Buck Turgidson

    Buck Turgidson Mineshaft Enthusiast

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    I just learned on Baseball Reference that one of Dae-Ho Lee's nicknames in the Korean League was "Pig Tiger".
     
  19. Nick

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    So far, VK.... vintage Keuchel.
     
  20. The Beard

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    Weak ground ball

    4 pitch K

    Weak ground bal

    Love it
     

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