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Discussion in 'Houston Astros' started by sealclubber1016, May 7, 2015.

  1. conquistador#11

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    are we playing baseball or racing sail boats in the hamptons?

    as long he hits and plays a good outfield.
     
  2. MykTek

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    I honestly thought that also... it's the name Preston.... thought of Preston Wilson...
     
  3. Joe Joe

    Joe Joe Go Stros!
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    I liked Torreyes (mostly for 2B defense), but he's been having problems this year with bat. He has little position flexibility so he was tough to keep.
     
  4. Preston27

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    So, do people here assume I am black?
     
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    Well, now I don't.
     
  6. Buck Turgidson

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    No, I always assumed you were

    <iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/LDehYXKI31g" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
     
  7. RockFanFirst

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    Judging by your accent, I assumed you were Samoan.
     
  8. delishman

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    Bring back, Delino!
     
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    Nice observations skills Manti.
     
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    Billy Preston, Chris Tucker? Well yeah! I like the looks of his swing, he may be a nice addition.
     
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    And boom! Welcome to the Big Leagues!!
     
  12. conquistador#11

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    he look (more than) o.k!
     
  13. sealclubber1016

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    So, Tucker is now slashing .324/.419/.595, for a decent 1.014 OPS. Only 43 PA, but results are results

    This guy has to be in the lineup every day right now, start trying to work in some reps at 1B if necessary. He didn't fare well in the minors at 1B, but our best lineup may have him, Gattis, and the 3 OF's, we shouldn't be forced to start Carter every day.
     
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    trade Tucker + Appel for Hamels .

    done
     
  15. mick fry

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    Noway in H, Hamels isnt worth it.
     
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    You wouldn't trade those two for a legitimate ace pitcher that's signed for several more years? :confused: Appel is a questionmark to even make the major leagues, and we have too many players as is that can't get playing time - and many more on the way. Tucker has all of 40 at bats and wasn't even part of the thinking coming into this season. If you're not willing to trade those two for an ace, no trade is ever going to work.

    I suspect Philly would laugh at that trade, but trading 2 or 3 prospects for 1 established guy is exactly how we fill holes and solve the roster crunch.
     
  17. Joe Joe

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    I don't think the several more years is a good thing.
     
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    If all it takes to get Hamels is Appel and Tucker, I'll even throw in Aplin for fun.

    Fact of the matter is that we have way too many prospects and there is not enough playing time in the future for them. Plus, Appel sucks. Get rid of him now before his stock becomes zero.
     
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    Its not some astros family secret that appel sucks. You arent going to get bkue chip value for him at the moment
     
  20. CisBuds4U

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    You could say the same about hamels. Plus his contract vs years of cheap control for Appel offset some.
     

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