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Discussion in 'Houston Astros' started by Castor27, Jul 21, 2015.

  1. Castor27

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    Keep all series info in this thread. Remember no play by play in this thread there are other places to get that. Keep discussions focused on the series. Non game discussion go in there own threads. All games are on RSSW unless otherwise noted.

    7-21 Brian Johnson, LHP vs. Vincent Velasquez, RHP 7:10

    7-22 Wade Miley, LHP vs. Collin McHugh, RHP 7:10

    7-23 Rick Porcello, RHP vs. Lance McCullers, RHP 7:10
     
  2. The Beard

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    They spent a lot more cash on the three pitchers we will face

    But we have the pitching advantage in all three games :grin:
     
  3. awc713

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    They spent a lot more cash on JUST porcello.

    We really need to take this series, especially after LAA's hot streak.
     
  4. tellitlikeitis

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    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr"><a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Astros?src=hash">#Astros</a> recall RHP Vince Velasquez from AA Corpus Christi to make tonight’s start. <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Astros?src=hash">#Astros</a> designate LHP Joe Thatcher for assignment.</p>&mdash; Houston Astros (@astros) <a href="https://twitter.com/astros/status/623561122898010114">July 21, 2015</a></blockquote>
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  5. No Worries

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    Adios, Joe.
     
  6. CK Johnson

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    Clobbered by the Angels. Thanks for nothing, Red Sox.
     
  7. boozle222

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    Only outscored 22-4 over a four game set... Yikes.
     
  8. J.R.

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    I don't get why we keep putting carter out there at the cost of giving singleton opportunities.
     
  10. The Beard

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    It's not about giving young guys opportunities anymore

    I would guess that they want to give Carter one more week of starts to see if he can catch fire. Carter has been terrible, but has a record of putting up quality numbers in the past. Singleton has been worse than Carter, and has NEVER been good at the big league level.

    Not saying Singleton will never be a good big league hitter, just saying he hasn't shown it and now isn't the time to let him "develop"

    Luhnow has even talked about 1B lately, Carter probably has a week here to do something or be relegated to pinch hit duties
     
  11. MrBear1

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    Plus we are facing a LHP tonight, which I am sure plays into things.
     
  12. The Beard

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    Yep, without a doubt....I think Carter is facing a week of get it done now, or he knows he will either face a very reduced role, or be moved.
     
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    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Hinch said Tucker won't play 1B. &quot;He's an outfielder.&quot;</p>&mdash; Brian McTaggart ⚾️ (@brianmctaggart) <a href="https://twitter.com/brianmctaggart/status/623598219172286464">July 21, 2015</a></blockquote>
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    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr"><a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Astros?src=hash">#Astros</a> manager A.J. Hinch said Jed Lowrie will start rehab assignment in AA Corpus Christi tomorrow and will play 3B and some SS.</p>&mdash; Houston Astros (@astros) <a href="https://twitter.com/astros/status/623597364301971456">July 21, 2015</a></blockquote>
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  14. Amshirvani

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    That makes sense. I just think at this point Carter is who he is, and he's shown no signs of capturing that second half magic again. I hope they really do intend to make it one more week, and it better be an all or nothing type deal as far as his performance go. Don't want to see them settle for mediocrity from him.

    Don't be badmouthing Singleton like that else you'll incur the wrath of Cangreogijoisdjio :grin:
     
  15. The Beard

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    Yea and Luhnow has said publically that he considers 1B a problem spot, so it time to poop or get off the pooper for Carter

    Could care less about what cangre has to say, he builds up players and turns on them constantly, he is a consistent fan of himself and that's about it
     
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    Really? Has Hinch seen Tucker play outfield?
     
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    If memory serves me right, then they swept us at their park recently and that was a God-awful series for us. Then, they got destroyed in LA. We need to destroy them.

    No mercy! Mercy is for the weak!

    Nobody...and I mean nobody...comes into our house and kicks us around!
     
  18. kaleidosky

    kaleidosky Your Tweety Bird dance just cost us a run

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    WWW cut carter for 2+ HRs in the series...just because trades are coming around, and he's going to try his best to make us think twice. Just to f with us
     
  19. Amshirvani

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    He's a consistent fan of the question mark.
     
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    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Joe Kelly will start for Red Sox tomm. Miley on Wed. Everybody else pushed back</p>&mdash; Rob Bradford (@bradfo) <a href="https://twitter.com/bradfo/status/623615591669084161">July 21, 2015</a></blockquote>
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