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[Official] Rays @ Astros

Discussion in 'Houston Astros' started by Castor27, Aug 26, 2016.

  1. Castor27

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

    8-26 Drew Smyly, LHP vs. Mike Fiers, RHP 7:10

    8-27 Blake Snell, LHP vs. Dallas Keuchel, LHP 6:10

    8-28 Chris Archer, RHP vs. Doug Fister, RHP 1:10
     
  2. rocketpower2

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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> lineup. Gurriel back in at DH. <a href="https://t.co/670tS25mpb">pic.twitter.com/670tS25mpb</a></p>&mdash; Jordan Ray (@JordanLRay) <a href="https://twitter.com/JordanLRay/status/769266028274606080">August 26, 2016</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>
     
  3. Roc Paint

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    I smell a sweep coming up.

    Go Astros!
     
  4. boozle222

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    Love seeing Gattis at catcher with YG at DH
     
  5. kaleidosky

    kaleidosky Your Tweety Bird dance just cost us a run

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    Smyly has been on fire. LWW

    I think Yuli will take either Smyly or Snell deep
     
  6. Tomstro

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    WLW

    Keuchel doesn't seem to be able to put two good starts together. Hope we sweep.
     
  7. tmactoyao

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    Underrated tough series here, we struggle with the Rays and they have been playing much better post all-star break. Believe their pitching is #1 in the AL and offense top 5.
     
  8. Fyreball

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    I'd love to see a multi-hit game from Yuli. He's been putting some good wood on balls....now it's time for it to come to fruition. That in combination with GOATtis (only when he's catching) should make our lineup pretty potent.
     
  9. Houstunna

    Houstunna The Most Unbiased Fan
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    Come on, Stros will get at least one
     
  10. conquistador#11

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    the devil rays haven't mailed it in. They've given some of the best teams fits.
    so let's sweep them.
     
  11. Nimo

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    And Archer falls in love with the team and demands a trade in the offseason.
     
  12. Commodore

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    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Colby Rasmus after1st batting practice following ear surgery:"My swing felt good.Excited about how my body's feeling. How my head's feeling"</p>&mdash; Mark Berman (@MarkBermanFox26) <a href="https://twitter.com/MarkBermanFox26/status/769315831998140416" data-datetime="2016-08-26T23:29:22+00:00">August 26, 2016</a></blockquote>
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    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Colby Rasmus could return Sept 2 at Texas: "I would say so.May like to get out there a little sooner. Don't want to put my foot in my mouth"</p>&mdash; Mark Berman (@MarkBermanFox26) <a href="https://twitter.com/MarkBermanFox26/status/769317013680328704" data-datetime="2016-08-26T23:34:03+00:00">August 26, 2016</a></blockquote>
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  13. sealclubber1016

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    Gattis has been low key productive for a good stretch now. I know he had been hot for the last 10 games or so, but dating back to June 18, his OPS is .874.

    His catcher/DH splits are pretty staggering. It's a small sample in the grand scheme, but it's still hard to ignore. His catcher ERA is also good as well, and he's controlled the running game. He's not good at blocking balls, but he seems perfectly capable defensively overall.
     
  14. xcrunner51

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    I posted about it in the other thread, but i'm wondering if the writing is on the wall for Castro. The Astros probably have data on whether Gattis's hitting at C is worth more than Castro's framing skills.
     
  15. PhiSlammaJamma

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    Altuve! There is a tide in the affairs of Astros, Which taken at the flood and doth despair, leads on to fortune. Omitted, all the voyage of their strikeouts is bound in shallows and in miseries. On such a full sea are we now afloat. And we must take the current when it serves, or lose our ventures.
     
  16. cardpire

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    Jose is just a joy to watch.
     
  17. adw

    adw SuperClutchMan

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    Tuve is the man
     
  18. PhiSlammaJamma

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    Piglets are flying, what might happen...
     
  19. sealclubber1016

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    Marisnick has been... not completely useless over the last 2 months. That's really all he needs to be, just provide some offense and he's a starter.
     
  20. conquistador#11

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    just a bit high. =/
     

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