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U of H Baseball

Discussion in 'Other Sports' started by Roc Paint, Mar 2, 2014.

  1. Roc Paint

    Roc Paint Contributing Member

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    First thing I'd like to say is that I didn't go to U of H...and secondly, I am wondering why college baseball isn't as televised as college basketball. My only guess is that college baseball players need more grooming than college basketball players...for whatever reason.

    My reason for posting this thread is because, 1) I love baseball; 2) U of H is starting a pitcher out there that I personally know. His name is Jared West. And since we don't show many college baseball games, I'm excited to see Jared take the mound. Be sure to watch him today against TCU at 17:00 on CSN.

    Jared was born in Houston, TX and moved to Lafayette, LA. He is the youngest of 3 brothers who is well on his way to MLB. There are not many families you can say that about.

    Sean West was drafted by the Miami Marlins and his brother Lance West was drafted by the Baltimore Orioles. And who wouldn't want two older siblings showing you the ropes? As well as I know the family, I'm sure they're excited. I would certainly be a proud papa.

    So here's to the West Family and U of H baseball.

    Go Cougs!
     
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  2. Rockets12

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    Coogs*

    I have been meaning to attend a baseball game, but I never seem to go.
     
  3. Buck Turgidson

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    There are 2430 MLB games that are vastly superior in quality.

    That and $$$
     
  4. Jontro

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    Even when I was at UH, I didn't know when or where to watch their games. It was either Kolb or watch Coach Penders. I remember the latter passed out once during a game.
     
  5. Buck Turgidson

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    Although I will say since MLB has completely pissed me off wrt the Astros, and I don't live in Houston anymore, I've been hitting up UT, Texas State and the local HS games the past couple of years, and I get my baseball fix just fine.

    Hell, even when I did live in Houston we'd go renegade style and sit in the outfield bleachers for free at Rice (do those even exist anymore?) Wonderful way to spend an afternoon.
     
  6. Rocketman95

    Rocketman95 Hangout Boy

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    Could've used you a couple weeks ago for the Rice/Texas State game. I'm dying to go to San Marcos for a game.
     
  7. Buck Turgidson

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    Let's do it.

    They serve beer at the Disch now, btw. Bring on the warm weather.
     
  8. Rocketman95

    Rocketman95 Hangout Boy

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    Yup, I saw that. I'm going to be in the Austin area around March Madness and what not. Buy me a beer.
     
  9. Dairy Ashford

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    Baseball is the only sport with large enough minor leagues to support, develop and drafted talented 18 year olds, so the college kids' abilities and potential isn't as clearly linked to the MLB as College Football and Basketball are to the NFL and NBA. Baseball is also more globally diverse, so alot of the most talented athletes might not be able to get into and play at American colleges; which leads some to further assume that college baseball is substandard to other minor leagues.
     
  10. bigtexxx

    bigtexxx Contributing Member

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    college baseball is my favorite sport

    and it still would be even if Rice wasn't so good every year, too
     
  11. Harden2Dwight

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    WE BEAT UCLA!!!

    I LOVE THIS TEAM MAN!
     
  12. the shark

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    flat out love it!!!!!!!!!
     
  13. Jturbofuel

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    7-2 over Baylor last night
     
  14. Harden2Dwight

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    Yeah obviously since that's the only sport Rice will ever be relevant in
     
  15. Roc Paint

    Roc Paint Contributing Member

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    This team is the real deal. I have been to a couple of games this season, and it has been great.
     
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    #SilverGloveChamps

    #BayouBucketChamps

    #EatEmUp

    #HoustonCityChamps

    #Brah
     
  18. bigtexxx

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    I'm laughing out loud. UH dogpiles on the mound after taking 2 mid week games from Rice. #daddyRice #perspective

    For those of you new to college baseball, the midweek games are when you throw your inexperienced pitchers, and frankly matter less than the weekend games.

    And this is the first time since when, 2002? that UH has won the silver glove? And they had to run away to another conference to get the silver glove down to a 3 game set (all midweek games, lol) to do it.
     
  19. DonnyMost

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    Whooped in football, basketball, and now baseball.

    Take your lumps like a man, hooter boy.
     
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    #LOL

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    #EatEmUp
     

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