***** Official Houston Astros 2019 Season Thread *****

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dlance said:

M's go down...Stros take 1st place!
Technucally by winning percentage, we were already in first yesterday. Just not by the dumb .5 game estimation thanks to their (stupidest idea ever) opening series in Tokyo.
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Buck Compton said:

dlance said:

M's go down...Stros take 1st place!
Technucally by winning percentage, we were already in first yesterday. Just not by the dumb .5 game estimation thanks to their (stupidest idea ever) opening series in Tokyo.


Sorry, I meant by all measures we take first.
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Buck Compton said:

dlance said:

M's go down...Stros take 1st place!
Technucally by winning percentage, we were already in first yesterday. Just not by the dumb .5 game estimation thanks to their (stupidest idea ever) opening series in Tokyo.

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Guduan is not a good pitcher.
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titanmaster_race said:

Guduan is not a good pitcher.
Which is a shame because for parts of last season he looked like a pretty good uan. Perhaps he just needs more time in our system to refine his craft.
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dshedd14 said:



Henceforth to be named Neo McHugh.
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The way Josh and Jake are swinging, I'm guessing that Great White will be losing ABs soon. As Bearkat sits idly by and does nothing to help.
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I ****ing love Bregman's hardass/cocky/balls out attitude.

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New stats on fangraphs

https://blogs.fangraphs.com/instagraphs/new-fangraphs-plus-stats/
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Farmer1906 said:

New stats on fangraphs

https://blogs.fangraphs.com/instagraphs/new-fangraphs-plus-stats/
I don't see a "rake" stat.

EDIT: Nevermind, I found it at the bottom...

fRAKE+ = OPS + wRC + batting average - batting average + passes the "look" test + seems to be hitting well - whether or not he's a rookie
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I've been moving so been watching the games on my phone but wanted to check in and say I love Alex Bregman.
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SeanDaAg2005 said:

Why did they pinch hit for altuve?


I asked Chandler and here's his response:

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"That was an underassessment on our part.We had a feeling (Laureano) was going to be a pretty good big league player, but he's gotten off to a faster start in his career than we thought. So, yeah, he's one that I'd love to have back." - Jeff Luhnow
Why the Astros dealt Ramon Laureano

Even the wizard whiffs sometimes, but owns it well. It's hard to see where Laureano would fit in anyway when they are even trying to convert Straw to an infielder.

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This also happened yesterday

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He's leading the Pacific Coast League in HRs, RBIs, and is 4th in OPS.
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Deluxe said:

Farmer1906 said:

New stats on fangraphs

https://blogs.fangraphs.com/instagraphs/new-fangraphs-plus-stats/
I don't see a "rake" stat.

EDIT: Nevermind, I found it at the bottom...

fRAKE+ = OPS + wRC + batting average - batting average + passes the "look" test + seems to be hitting well - whether or not he's a rookie
+/- the angular geometry of the player's jawbone
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Don't mean to be technical stats geek guy, but angular geometry of jaw is included in the look test (fLC+) part of the formula.

fLC+ = jaw angular geometry + size of elbow pad(s) + sound of ball coming off the bat - gut size + whether or not he wears high socks
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Deluxe said:

Don't mean to be technical stats geek guy, but angular geometry of jaw is included in the look test (fLC+) part of the formula.

fLC+ = jaw angular geometry + size of elbow pad(s) + sound of ball coming off the bat - gut size + whether or not he wears high socks

Why does this stat single out Tyler White?
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Deluxe said:

Don't mean to be technical stats geek guy, but angular geometry of jaw is included in the look test (fLC+) part of the formula.

fLC+ = jaw angular geometry + size of elbow pad(s) + sound of ball coming off the bat - gut size + whether or not he wears high socks
May want to find a way to work in the looks of the girlfriend or spouse to get a confidence factor.
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From what I understand, bearkat was on the stat formulation committee
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irish pete ag06 said:

Deluxe said:

Don't mean to be technical stats geek guy, but angular geometry of jaw is included in the look test (fLC+) part of the formula.

fLC+ = jaw angular geometry + size of elbow pad(s) + sound of ball coming off the bat - gut size + whether or not he wears high socks
May want to find a way to work in the looks of the girlfriend or spouse to get a confidence factor.
Wife/GF hand size is also critical.
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Hope Luhnow is reading this thread for the next level of baseball analytics
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Imagining this thread being behind something groundbreaking is hilarious.

I enjoy this place but we're dumb AF (yet still WAY smarter than the avg fan which is scary).
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Don't forget about the ass height factor. Best measured from the top of the pocket to ground. Look it up.
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Deluxe said:

Hope Luhnow is reading this thread for the next level of baseball analytics


Have you seen most of the Astro wives/girlfriends? It is clear that Luhnow already has this included in the analytics.
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rosco511 said:

Deluxe said:

Hope Luhnow is reading this thread for the next level of baseball analytics


Have you seen most of the Astro wives/girlfriends? It is clear that Luhnow already has this included in the analytics.
That's a good point
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Man, I'm sitting on a barstool and hope to see some baseball tonight. Took a beating from a customer today, my 24 year old college graduate daughter called needing even more money, and Premium is freaking the hell out over Woodward leaving. I'm liberally drinking and just might pass out before first pitch.

If I say anything rude later, please forgive me. Except Farmer, I'm sure he'll deserve it...

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Prosperdick said:

dshedd14 said:



Henceforth to be named Neo McHugh.


McWhew
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titanmaster_race said:

Prosperdick said:

dshedd14 said:



Henceforth to be named Neo McHugh.


McWhew


Hahahahaha. I like that.
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Marvin said:

Man, I'm sitting on a barstool and hope to see some baseball tonight. Took a beating from a customer today, my 24 year old college graduate daughter called needing even more money, and Premium is freaking the hell out over Woodward leaving. I'm liberally drinking and just might pass out before first pitch.

If I say anything rude later, please forgive me. Except Farmer, I'm sure he'll deserve it...




Where you drinkin Marv
Marvin
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Summerwood area, but happy to relocate while I still can if any of you are up for a beverage or four...
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