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[Official] Rangers @ Astros

Discussion in 'Houston Astros' started by Castor27, May 19, 2022.

  1. Amshirvani

    Amshirvani Contributing Member

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    Vintage Astros game.

    why can’t we beat Perez? What am I missing?
     
  2. marks0223

    marks0223 2017 and 2022 World Series Champions
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    Why?
     
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  3. Tomstro

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    Sometimes the offense just doesn’t show up. Sometimes it does. Whatta ya gonna do?
     
  4. Houstunna

    Houstunna The Most Unbiased Fan
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    HTF is Perez's ERA less than half of his 10-year career history?
     
  5. Houstunna

    Houstunna The Most Unbiased Fan
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    Complain about '19 and '21..................... and '98 and '05

    More chips make everything feel better
     
  6. Buck Turgidson

    Buck Turgidson Mineshaft Enthusiast

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    Because he's pretty good?
     
  7. Htown Stros

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    Two words: Free Agent.

    That's what he is after this season. Trying to get paid $$$$
     
  8. Amshirvani

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    Is he though?
     
  9. marks0223

    marks0223 2017 and 2022 World Series Champions
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    No...1.64 ERA isn't good, it's fantastic.
     
  10. Houstunna

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    You haven't seen his career stats
     
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    Being on Apple TV jinxed us for the loss
     
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  12. Fulgore

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    Bats will wake up tomorrow
     
  13. marks0223

    marks0223 2017 and 2022 World Series Champions
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    I have. Pitchers can have a career year, especially in a contract year while using MLB's special dead ball.

    Do Bregman's stats in prior years mean he's actually been great to start this season?
     
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    Houstunna The Most Unbiased Fan
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    This isn't his first contract year

    His increased success this season dooe not correlate proportionately with the offensive regression
     
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  15. bobrek

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    Maybe he's "figured it out".
     
  16. Houstunna

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    Yeah, same way Bonds did at age 35

    To Bonds credit though 1) he was already awesome beforehand and 2) his "surge" wasn't anywhere near Perez's level proportionately
     
  17. HTown2017Champs

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    I was too little to understand at that time, but 1999 also stings.
    If we trade Elarton + for Clemens. And Alou doesn't tear his ACL. And Ausmus re-signs, I believe the Astros win it all that year. I know a lot of ifs but since we're talking hypotheticals. Would have been a nice way to send off the Astrodome.
     
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  18. Willy92683

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    The astros offense got cursed by Katie Nolan doing commentary. At least we get TK and Blum back tmrw, thank goodness
     
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  19. Houstunna

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    Every fantasy has complaints and "what if's"

    It's always worse when said base has experienced "underachieving"
     
  20. HTown2017Champs

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    Angels drop their 4th straight. Sucks we aren't winning but at least they aren't able to catch up.
     
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