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

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Nino Brown
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That is a crazy stat.
InnerCityAg
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Swinging too much.
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StEdsCOOG said:

Crazy how Gurriel is 1/20 in the ALCS with no strikeouts. I've been saying he's do but he just can't get anything to fall.
We have had an extraordinary run of bad luck on batted balls. Tons of balls drilled right at defenders against both the Rays and Yankees.
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Bregxit said:

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TXAG14 said:

Astros flight: https://flightaware.com/live/flight/UAL2500

Yankees flight: https://flightaware.com/live/flight/DAL8883

Got $20 on the Astros making it back to Houston first.



According to your links, the yankees' flight has the more direct route to houston
Rat bastage New Yorkers delayed the Astros departure by 43 minutes while the Yankees plane got off on time.


The Yankees are projected to land 2 minutes earlier.... WTF?
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How did you even find these flights?

I want to track all MLB teams now.
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TXAG14 said:

Astros flight: https://flightaware.com/live/flight/UAL2500

Yankees flight: https://flightaware.com/live/flight/DAL8883

Got $20 on the Astros making it back to Houston first.
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titanmaster_race said:

mazag08 said:

But I'd be lying if I said I had enough confidence in our offense to win. We are flat awful at the plate. Even a perfect Cole might not be enough.


That's an extremely miserable take.
not even in his top 10 for the week.
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the last of the bohemians said:

Tomorrow isn't about beating the Yankees, it's about winning so that Cole can start game 1 and increase our odds of winning the real prize. Don't care about the silver medal when you know you should get gold.



Dafuq?

This is the mentality that gets a team to lose a 3-1 series lead.
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So over/under on 4.5 hours for tonight's bullpen game?
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Even if it takes 7 games we wouldn't be in terrible shape:

Win Game 6: Cole Tuesday JV Wednesday
Win Game 7: ZG Tuesday JV Wednesday
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How's everybody feeling about the game tonight?
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Hulla Baller said:

How's everybody feeling about the game tonight?


I feel good. We're gonna take it tonight.
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MuckRaker96 said:

TXAG14 said:

Astros flight: https://flightaware.com/live/flight/UAL2500

Yankees flight: https://flightaware.com/live/flight/DAL8883

Got $20 on the Astros making it back to Houston first.



Got them by two on arrival, let's take them by two tonight!
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I think we get something from Bregman, Gurriel and Alvarez tonight.
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titanmaster_race said:

the last of the bohemians said:

Tomorrow isn't about beating the Yankees, it's about winning so that Cole can start game 1 and increase our odds of winning the real prize. Don't care about the silver medal when you know you should get gold.



Dafuq?

This is the mentality that gets a team to lose a 3-1 series lead.


Well, he's not wrong. You dont pitch Cole on short rest when you dont risk elimination in game 6.
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Hulla Baller said:

How's everybody feeling about the game tonight?


Cool, calm, and collected. I had a bad feeling about game 5 all day.
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3B Paul 97 said:

I think we get something from Bregman, Gurriel and Alvarez tonight.


We'll get an O'fer from Alvarez. He is a mess at the plate right now
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Hulla Baller said:

How's everybody feeling about the game tonight?


Back home, we end it tonight.
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I agree. Alvarez doesn't know the difference between "come here" and "sic' em" right now.
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Hulla Baller said:

How's everybody feeling about the game tonight?
I've been furiously spreading rumors on Twitter about the Yanks stealing our signs.
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Cromagnum said:

titanmaster_race said:

the last of the bohemians said:

Tomorrow isn't about beating the Yankees, it's about winning so that Cole can start game 1 and increase our odds of winning the real prize. Don't care about the silver medal when you know you should get gold.



Dafuq?

This is the mentality that gets a team to lose a 3-1 series lead.


Well, he's not wrong. You dont pitch Cole on short rest when you dont risk elimination in game 6.
I think he is wrong.

If your mentality is "we need to win this so we have Cole in game 1" what happens when you win game 7 and don't have Cole in game 1?

The mentality is to win the game tonight to get to the world series.
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BMX Bandit said:

Cromagnum said:

titanmaster_race said:

the last of the bohemians said:

Tomorrow isn't about beating the Yankees, it's about winning so that Cole can start game 1 and increase our odds of winning the real prize. Don't care about the silver medal when you know you should get gold.



Dafuq?

This is the mentality that gets a team to lose a 3-1 series lead.


Well, he's not wrong. You dont pitch Cole on short rest when you dont risk elimination in game 6.
I think he is wrong.

If your mentality is "we need to win this so we have Cole in game 1" what happens when you win game 7 and don't have Cole in game 1?

The mentality is to win the game tonight to get to the world series.


You don't pitch Cole on short rest in game 6 because you aren't risking elimination, but you also don't do it to save him for Game 1 of the WS. My point was that if you're making decisions based on the world series, you've just overlooked an opponent that won 103 games this year and scored more runs than anyone else in baseball (even more than the Astros).
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You could run a jugs machine out there pitching 150 mph but it wouldnt matter if we CANT GET THE FREAKING BATS HOT
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InnerCityAg said:

How did you even find these flights?

I want to track all MLB teams now.


Astros are always UAL2500. Found the Yankees by searching the routes.
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3B Paul 97 said:

I think we get something from Bregman, Gurriel and Alvarez tonight.


We've been saying that for past three games. Hopefully you're right this time. Bad luck gotta end for yuli at some time. Can't expect to win games at this rate
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Hulla Baller said:

How's everybody feeling about the game tonight?


I'm gonna try this again.
Minute Maid will be rocking.
Yankee bullpen is worn out.
Bregs and Yuli get some 2017 magic.
Astros 7 Jankees 4
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BMX Bandit said:

Cromagnum said:

titanmaster_race said:

the last of the bohemians said:

Tomorrow isn't about beating the Yankees, it's about winning so that Cole can start game 1 and increase our odds of winning the real prize. Don't care about the silver medal when you know you should get gold.



Dafuq?

This is the mentality that gets a team to lose a 3-1 series lead.


Well, he's not wrong. You dont pitch Cole on short rest when you dont risk elimination in game 6.
I think he is wrong.

If your mentality is "we need to win this so we have Cole in game 1" what happens when you win game 7 and don't have Cole in game 1?

The mentality is to win the game tonight to get to the world series.


Not by panicking and using your starter on short rest.
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Until his final AB last night, I was fully willing to stick it out with Yordan because his bat is so dangerous.

That last AB was so putrid though. He had absolutely no thought other than "I don't care where or what these pitches are, but I'm selling out on every one of them, because I'm completely lost".

You HAVE to sit him, at least for tonight. Let Diaz DH.
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But I am completely ok with eating crow if hinch keeps him in the lineup and he has a big hit tonight.
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I was really disappointed by the loss last night. But certainly nobody expected us to sweep them in NYC.

Bottom line now is I'd much rather be in Stros position versus Yanks. And if you grew up a Stros fan it's best to not get too worked up and nervous and just enjoy the moments because they don't last forever.
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Avoided this place at all costs last night. Hope everyone survived.

Just an odd kinda game. Seemed like both teams blew their was in the first then just we're on cruise control.

Let's dust off and get em tonight.
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Alvarez is 1-for-19 with a single, 2 walks, and 10 strikeouts. His average is .053 for the ALCS.

Put Tucker in at DH so he doesn't have to worry about playing the field. He might get a ball and go yard and he's got much more speed to where if he gets on, he can move around the basepaths against Gary "No Throw, but Also Not Really Hit" Sanchez.

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Cromagnum said:

BMX Bandit said:

Cromagnum said:

titanmaster_race said:

the last of the bohemians said:

Tomorrow isn't about beating the Yankees, it's about winning so that Cole can start game 1 and increase our odds of winning the real prize. Don't care about the silver medal when you know you should get gold.



Dafuq?

This is the mentality that gets a team to lose a 3-1 series lead.


Well, he's not wrong. You dont pitch Cole on short rest when you dont risk elimination in game 6.
I think he is wrong.

If your mentality is "we need to win this so we have Cole in game 1" what happens when you win game 7 and don't have Cole in game 1?

The mentality is to win the game tonight to get to the world series.


Not by panicking and using your starter on short rest.
nothing in my post remotely suggests Cole should start tonight.
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We bout to **** dem up. Ima pop bottles and spray it like I'm in the locker room.
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BMX Bandit said:

titanmaster_race said:

mazag08 said:

But I'd be lying if I said I had enough confidence in our offense to win. We are flat awful at the plate. Even a perfect Cole might not be enough.


That's an extremely miserable take.
not even in his top 10 for the week.


Ya, because you were so right with all your takes last night.