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Tonight we started 5 guys batting below .222

Discussion in 'Houston Astros' started by Rockets Pride, Aug 3, 2016.

  1. Rockets Pride

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    In the history of Astros Baseball has that ever been done? I challenge you fans to keep overthinking things
     
  2. Fulgore

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    But Lunhow said the offense is fine....
     
  3. Rockets Pride

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    You know what... I am going to vent a bit.
    I've been to 18 Astros games this year. Including in the Diamond Club, and 3 at Fenway Park. I also went to a Hooks game to watch my boy Garrett Stubbs dominate. I've paid thousands of dollars to cheer on my team. We suck, and I love them, and I don't regret it

    This offense is pathetic. You can find people on the streets in Houston they could do what Rasmus and Gomez have done this year.
    Keuchel is the bigger disappointment in Astros history.
    Hinch... Do you even care at all?
     
  4. newAge_Rockets

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    Hinch can only do so much with the talent that he's been given. These hitters just suck.
     
  5. HstnSprtsFan101

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    Swap Kemp & Moran for Tucker & White tomorrow. About all we can do is keep a revolving door until someone shows something since we neglected to acquire a major league bat.

    Forbid we give up any of our prospects
     
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  6. roxallways

    roxallways Member
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    The 50 win teams had better hitting.
     
  7. Newlin

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    I'm not sure Hinch is the guy that deserves your venom. He just coaches the team, he doesn't acquire players. The Astros have brought up players that did well in the minors that have just sucked at the major league level. So, it's not like the haven't tried.

    White, Reed, Tucker, Worth, Moran, Bregman. You would think one of these guys could hit a little bit.
     
  8. Rockets Pride

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    It's just disappointing

    The NFL starts on Sunday ....
     
  9. nineballnoob

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    Did anyone catch that stat tonight, something about Altuve, Springer, Correa, Valbuena having a .270 combined average for the past few months and then the rest of the lineup hitting a combined .180ish with no single guy over .220 or so? Not sure of the exact numbers, but that's pathetic either way.
     
  10. Nimo

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    I've been saying it. Hinch has done a great job to get as many wins with so many mediocre hitters, inconsistent bullpen and no true ace. Springer would be like the 5th best hitter on most playoff teams. It is what it is. We enjoyed the wins, now we gotta deal with the losses. Excited about the young pitchers coming out. Maybe this offseason, it is time to turn a couple of them into an ace or solid bats.
     
  11. J.R.

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    This.

    2011 Astros 56-106 - No starter hit below .240 (.240 from Humberto Quintero)
    2012 Astros 55-107 - 2 starters hit below .222(Jordan Schafter & Brian Bogusevic)
    2013 Astros 51-111 - 1 starter hit below .222(Carlos Pena)

    Most teams have one
    Some have two
    Rarely three
    but FOUR?! FIVE?!

    Jason Castro
    Colby Rasmus
    Carlos Gomez
    Evan Gattis
    Tyler White
    Jake Marisnick
    Preston Tucker
    A.J. Reed
    Alex Bregman

    Madison Bumgarner thinks these guys suck at hitting. :p
     
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  12. Rockets Pride

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    And the preseason 2016 Astros were World Series contenders hahahahaha
     
  13. roxallways

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    Yeah man. It's sad....
     
  14. J.R.

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    Dodgers demoted the "struggling" Puig with his .260 BA & .706 OPS.

    I joke but he'd probably be hitting cleanup for Houston! His .260 avg would be T-3rd with Valbuena & OPS 7th.

    Lineup has a long way to go.
     
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  15. UTAllTheWay

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    Even Tony Kemp was hitting .238 when he was sent down.
     
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    League. Wide. Issue.

    Wish I didn't have to say it, because this is my favorite sport.
     
  17. mick fry

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    Hinch has done a great job doing what exactly? What the Hell has Hinch done that has this team winning more than they should? Stop!
     
  18. kaleidosky

    kaleidosky Your Tweety Bird dance just cost us a run

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    yeah, come on! Managers can only do negative things! They don't contribute anything positive!
     
  19. mick fry

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    Name the positive.
     
  20. Tomstro

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    The hitting is terrible. I know that we are supposed to be built around the home run but we still k far far too much. It seems like the more important the at bat, the more we strike out! We kill so many rallies and squander so many chances by simply not putting the ball in play.
     

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