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Astros at Rangers - 9/27/17
« on: September 27, 2017, 10:36:15 am »
Guess who's back ... Tuve's back

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Re: Astros at Rangers - 9/27/17
« Reply #1 on: September 27, 2017, 10:51:02 am »
Guess who's back ... Tuve's back

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Re: Astros at Rangers - 9/27/17
« Reply #2 on: September 27, 2017, 10:59:35 am »
What is up with Reddick?
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Re: Astros at Rangers - 9/27/17
« Reply #3 on: September 27, 2017, 11:06:21 am »
What is up with Reddick?

He shows as "eligible" in the lineup card. I wonder if that means he really can play.
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Re: Astros at Rangers - 9/27/17
« Reply #4 on: September 27, 2017, 11:07:25 am »
What is up with Reddick?

Hurt his back on Friday and has sat out 4 of 5 games since.  The only game he went for it was Sunday, where he went 0 for 4 with 2 K's.    It's not considered something that will keep him out of any playoff games.   Still, it'll be good to see him play some in Boston.

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Re: Astros at Rangers - 9/27/17
« Reply #5 on: September 27, 2017, 12:50:56 pm »
Hurt his back on Friday and has sat out 4 of 5 games since.  The only game he went for it was Sunday, where he went 0 for 4 with 2 K's.    It's not considered something that will keep him out of any playoff games.   Still, it'll be good to see him play some in Boston.

I know about the back, but I thought he was ok.
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Re: Astros at Rangers - 9/27/17
« Reply #6 on: September 27, 2017, 01:01:53 pm »
I know about the back, but I thought he was ok.

I had the impression he is.  I think Hinch is letting him rest while the team is producing and then will have him hitting against Boston.
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Re: Astros at Rangers - 9/27/17
« Reply #7 on: September 27, 2017, 01:18:51 pm »
Hit #200 on the season for Jose Altuve.    4th straight season.   Fucking boss.

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Re: Astros at Rangers - 9/27/17
« Reply #8 on: September 27, 2017, 01:20:23 pm »
Hit #200 on the season for Jose Altuve.    4th straight season.   Fucking boss.

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Re: Astros at Rangers - 9/27/17
« Reply #9 on: September 27, 2017, 01:55:02 pm »
Lately I've been amusing myself considering Hudson's assertion that Altuve would hit.400 if he swung only af balls he could actually reach with the bat. That might not be that far from the truth.
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Re: Astros at Rangers - 9/27/17
« Reply #10 on: September 27, 2017, 01:59:13 pm »
Well my 1pm meeting that precluded me from going to the game lasted 15 minutes.

Meanwhile my buddy sends me a pic 8 rows back of hone plate.  Giving away seats on stub hub.

Oh well.

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Re: Astros at Rangers - 9/27/17
« Reply #11 on: September 27, 2017, 02:00:25 pm »
Top of the 3rd.
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« Reply #12 on: September 27, 2017, 02:02:15 pm »
That Calhoun kid was their main return on the Darvish deal.

Speedy outfielder with a big butt.  Weird combo.

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Re: Astros at Rangers - 9/27/17
« Reply #13 on: September 27, 2017, 02:04:14 pm »
And now he says it's dollar hot dogs.

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Re: Astros at Rangers - 9/27/17
« Reply #14 on: September 27, 2017, 02:06:22 pm »
Correa slashes a 2-out double down the RF line. Glad to see him starting to get his groove back some. Marwin grounds out to end their top of the 3rd. Still 2-1 Good Guys.

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Re: Astros at Rangers - 9/27/17
« Reply #15 on: September 27, 2017, 02:07:27 pm »
another lousy turnout for the game. Looks like alot are Astros fans. They really may regret not switching this series.

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Re: Astros at Rangers - 9/27/17
« Reply #16 on: September 27, 2017, 02:08:33 pm »
That Kerry Shook Woodlands church guy, is one weird looking dude.
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Re: Astros at Rangers - 9/27/17
« Reply #17 on: September 27, 2017, 02:08:50 pm »
Whataburger is pushing the Pattie Melt. Wish they would bring back the Green Chile Cheeseburger. Best ever.

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Re: Astros at Rangers - 9/27/17
« Reply #18 on: September 27, 2017, 02:12:45 pm »
Deshields flies out to LF on a ball that looked like Marwin may have not caught cleanly. Rangers aren't challenging. Guess they are in a hurry to go home.

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« Reply #19 on: September 27, 2017, 02:13:48 pm »
I know about the back, but I thought he was ok.

“He’s wanted to play and we’re being pretty cautious with him," Hinch said before Wednesday  afternoon's series finale against the Rangers. "It’s convenient to give him the day off. I want to get Marwin (Gonzalez) in the outfield again because he’s going to play a lot of outfield moving forward. (I’m) getting Tony (Kemp) in the game again. It’s tough to sit him, but it’s probably the prudent thing to do. He should be back in there (Thursday).”

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Re: Astros at Rangers - 9/27/17
« Reply #20 on: September 27, 2017, 02:14:27 pm »
Choo K's on a slider that dove at his feet. Awesome pitch.

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« Reply #21 on: September 27, 2017, 02:18:59 pm »
And he gets Mazarra with a similar pitch. On to the 4th...2-1 Houston.

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Re: Astros at Rangers - 9/27/17
« Reply #22 on: September 27, 2017, 02:23:26 pm »
Whataburger is pushing the Pattie Melt. Wish they would bring back the Green Chile Cheeseburger. Best ever.

As a big fan of the patty melt, I heartily endorse this sentiment. 
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« Reply #23 on: September 27, 2017, 02:31:44 pm »
Every time I look up Yuli is standing on second base.
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Re: Astros at Rangers - 9/27/17
« Reply #24 on: September 27, 2017, 02:32:46 pm »
Every time I look up Yuli is standing on second base.

If Beltran is hitting in front of him during the ALDS...
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Re: Astros at Rangers - 9/27/17
« Reply #25 on: September 27, 2017, 02:40:39 pm »
2nd hit today, a sgl., by Calhoun. He had the HR. Got a feeling we will be getting tired of this guy over the next several years.

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Re: Astros at Rangers - 9/27/17
« Reply #26 on: September 27, 2017, 02:41:26 pm »
Calhoun is built a bit like Kirby Puckett.
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« Reply #27 on: September 27, 2017, 02:43:02 pm »
“He’s wanted to play and we’re being pretty cautious with him," Hinch said before Wednesday  afternoon's series finale against the Rangers. "It’s convenient to give him the day off. I want to get Marwin (Gonzalez) in the outfield again because he’s going to play a lot of outfield moving forward. (I’m) getting Tony (Kemp) in the game again. It’s tough to sit him, but it’s probably the prudent thing to do. He should be back in there (Thursday).”

http://www.chron.com/sports/astros/article/Josh-Reddick-should-return-to-the-Astros-lineup-12232851.php

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Re: Astros at Rangers - 9/27/17
« Reply #28 on: September 27, 2017, 02:44:48 pm »
Hit #200 on the season for Jose Altuve.    4th straight season.   Fucking boss.

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Re: Astros at Rangers - 9/27/17
« Reply #29 on: September 27, 2017, 02:49:12 pm »
Carlos Correra ties his career high with his 22nd HR
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« Reply #30 on: September 27, 2017, 02:49:27 pm »
Correa!!!!  Solo HR down the LF line that he hit off of his hands almost. Great job by Correa of yanking that one. 4-1 Houston.

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« Reply #31 on: September 27, 2017, 02:54:12 pm »
through 4 Verlander with 8ks. I don't see how anyone but he could be #1 starter in the postseason.
And as I write this Drew Robinson hits a solo HR to RF.
4-2 us.

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« Reply #32 on: September 27, 2017, 02:54:34 pm »
If Beltran is hitting in front of him during the ALDS...

If it's an important spot in a post season game I reckon Hinch will pinch run for Beltran. He'll put in someone with a little more speed, someone like Brad Peacock.
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« Reply #33 on: September 27, 2017, 03:00:44 pm »
FO to Springer ends the inning. On to the 6th....4-2 good guys.

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Re: Astros at Rangers - 9/27/17
« Reply #34 on: September 27, 2017, 03:04:55 pm »
Some speed on the bases now
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« Reply #35 on: September 27, 2017, 03:06:36 pm »
McCann walks and Beltran singles.....McCann lumbers to 2b.  Speed on the bases now!!
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« Reply #36 on: September 27, 2017, 03:08:08 pm »
Some speed on the bases now

A HR could score them both!

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« Reply #37 on: September 27, 2017, 03:10:01 pm »
A HR could score them both!

Yuli would have to hit a homer in order to get another double. 
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« Reply #38 on: September 27, 2017, 03:12:15 pm »
Add Yuli to that pair and it will take a homer
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« Reply #39 on: September 27, 2017, 03:12:38 pm »
Yuli walks loading the bases. Kemp slashes first pitch to CF on a line and McCann lumbers in. Bases still jammed with Springer up and no outs. 5-2.

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« Reply #40 on: September 27, 2017, 03:13:54 pm »
Springer Slam!!!!!  Made it over the CF wall.  9-2.   FTR.

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« Reply #41 on: September 27, 2017, 03:14:45 pm »
Hit the ton out of that ball. 
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« Reply #42 on: September 27, 2017, 03:15:12 pm »
Weirdly anti-Kalasian home run call.
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« Reply #43 on: September 27, 2017, 03:15:28 pm »
Totally sucks to have to work while this game is on, but I have it on and was able to catch that grand slam.
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« Reply #44 on: September 27, 2017, 03:16:03 pm »
This is pleasant. 
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« Reply #45 on: September 27, 2017, 03:16:46 pm »
Weirdly anti-Kalasian home run call.
The way Deshields tracked it was misleading too
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« Reply #46 on: September 27, 2017, 03:16:56 pm »
This is pleasant. 

Yes, yes it is.
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« Reply #47 on: September 27, 2017, 03:17:09 pm »
Totally sucks to have to work while this game is on, but I have it on and was able to catch that grand slam.

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« Reply #48 on: September 27, 2017, 03:18:18 pm »
I have a feeling everything I've submitted to the OAG will get declined due to an error.  Oh well, priorities.
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« Reply #49 on: September 27, 2017, 03:19:36 pm »
I'm not sure what the fuck Bregman was doing. It's really nice seeing Correa heat up.
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Re: Astros at Rangers - 9/27/17
« Reply #50 on: September 27, 2017, 03:20:31 pm »
Weirdly anti-Kalasian home run call.

Disagree, it was peak Kalas.  Misjudged a fly ball.

And CORREA Homer!

Watching the Rangers get donkey punched is quite enjoyable. Now get all the starters out before Bannister starts having his pitchers star hitting the Astros batters...
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« Reply #51 on: September 27, 2017, 03:20:57 pm »
Karma is a bitch, Rangers.
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« Reply #52 on: September 27, 2017, 03:21:32 pm »
This is a nice way too close out the last series of the year against the Rangers
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« Reply #53 on: September 27, 2017, 03:22:39 pm »
I should have gone to this game. Listening to the fans probably would have been fun.

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« Reply #54 on: September 27, 2017, 03:23:25 pm »
I hope J.D. Davis gets to pitch.
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« Reply #55 on: September 27, 2017, 03:23:36 pm »
Drinking for two.

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Re: Astros at Rangers - 9/27/17
« Reply #56 on: September 27, 2017, 03:25:51 pm »
Odor with an ole' error on the McCann  groundball. Wonder if they miss Kinsler?

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Re: Astros at Rangers - 9/27/17
« Reply #57 on: September 27, 2017, 03:28:34 pm »
I kinda hate to see Verlander go back out after sitting so long.

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« Reply #58 on: September 27, 2017, 03:32:34 pm »
What an inning for the good guys! FTR! Say it loud, say it proud!

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« Reply #59 on: September 27, 2017, 03:32:51 pm »
I kinda hate to see Verlander go back out after sitting so long.

He's built to do it.  Plus he's still working on his curveball...

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Re: Astros at Rangers - 9/27/17
« Reply #60 on: September 27, 2017, 03:34:09 pm »
Watching the game at Whole Foods with dueling broadcasts. I didn't know ESPN had picked it up.

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« Reply #61 on: September 27, 2017, 03:35:58 pm »
Watching the game at Whole Foods with dueling broadcasts. I didn't know ESPN had picked it up.

God. Damnit.

I've been listening to the shitburger ESPN broadcast this WHOLE DAMN TIME.
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« Reply #62 on: September 27, 2017, 03:37:31 pm »
God. Damnit.

I've been listening to the shitburger ESPN broadcast this WHOLE DAMN TIME.

That's tragic. Plus, the ESPN feed is noticeably behind compared to AT&T Sports.

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« Reply #63 on: September 27, 2017, 03:38:00 pm »
Nothing wrong with Verlander staying in to strike Odor out again...

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Re: Astros at Rangers - 9/27/17
« Reply #64 on: September 27, 2017, 03:44:43 pm »
My buddy moved up to row 5 or so behind the plate.

He's wearing any orange jersey, his wife is wearing a white sweater thing.

The bar I just left had the ATT, FSW, and espn broadcasts up on various screens.

A little disorienting.

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Re: Astros at Rangers - 9/27/17
« Reply #65 on: September 27, 2017, 03:51:03 pm »
Odor with an ole' error on the McCann  groundball. Wonder if they miss Kinsler?
Calhoun came through the Dodgers' system as a 2nd baseman.
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« Reply #66 on: September 27, 2017, 03:51:36 pm »
The bar I just left had the ATT, FSW, and espn broadcasts up on various screens.

It should be on every television network with the scroll at the bottom saying "See what happens Jon. This is what happens when you fuck a stranger in the ass."

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Re: Astros at Rangers - 9/27/17
« Reply #67 on: September 27, 2017, 03:54:45 pm »
“He’s wanted to play and we’re being pretty cautious with him," Hinch said before Wednesday  afternoon's series finale against the Rangers. "It’s convenient to give him the day off. I want to get Marwin (Gonzalez) in the outfield again because he’s going to play a lot of outfield moving forward. (I’m) getting Tony (Kemp) in the game again. It’s tough to sit him, but it’s probably the prudent thing to do. He should be back in there (Thursday).”

http://www.chron.com/sports/astros/article/Josh-Reddick-should-return-to-the-Astros-lineup-12232851.php

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Re: Astros at Rangers - 9/27/17
« Reply #68 on: September 27, 2017, 03:56:52 pm »
another lousy turnout for the game. Looks like alot are Astros fans. They really may regret not switching this series.

37-7 as it stands.  That's a steaming pile of regret, I'd say.
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Re: Astros at Rangers - 9/27/17
« Reply #69 on: September 27, 2017, 04:00:10 pm »
Odor with an ole' error on the McCann  groundball. Wonder if they miss Kinsler?

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Re: Astros at Rangers - 9/27/17
« Reply #70 on: September 27, 2017, 04:04:10 pm »
This is deeply satisfying. I was against moving the team to the AL, but if they wanted to create a rival that I would hate more than the Phillies, Mets, Braves, Dodgers, Cubs and Cardinals combined: mission accomplished. Between Hamels, Bannister, Odor and Gomez and the odious Metroplex and bandwagon fan base, last year hit me hard. Not gonna lie-
their comeuppance this series has been sweet.

Also, it's great that so many different hitters seem to be getting right just in time for the playoffs!

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Re: Astros at Rangers - 9/27/17
« Reply #71 on: September 27, 2017, 04:07:06 pm »
Calhoun came through the Dodgers' system as a 2nd baseman.

Wonder if they regret signing Odor to a 6 years/$49.5M (2017-22) deal.   Well, one time he punched another player.

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Re: Astros at Rangers - 9/27/17
« Reply #72 on: September 27, 2017, 04:07:55 pm »
Liriano in September: 2.08 ERA, .737 WHIP, .133 avg against.

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Re: Astros at Rangers - 9/27/17
« Reply #73 on: September 27, 2017, 04:08:37 pm »
This is deeply satisfying. I was against moving the team to the AL, but if they wanted to create a rival that I would hate more than the Phillies, Mets, Braves, Dodgers, Cubs and Cardinals combined: mission accomplished. Between Hamels, Bannister, Odor and Gomez and the odious Metroplex and bandwagon fan base, last year hit me hard. Not gonna lie-
their comeuppance this series has been sweet.

Also, it's great that so many different hitters seem to be getting right just in time for the playoffs!

+1.

Especially Correa.    Having him and Verlander on fire together is fun to watch.

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Re: Astros at Rangers - 9/27/17
« Reply #74 on: September 27, 2017, 04:16:33 pm »
Only 1 team in the 55 seasons of Houston MLB won at least 98 regular season games, before this year.



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Re: Astros at Rangers - 9/27/17
« Reply #75 on: September 27, 2017, 04:25:00 pm »
Wonder if they regret signing Odor to a 6 years/$49.5M (2017-22) deal.   Well, one time he punched another player.
He has regressed in every category except home runs. There has to be some second guessing.
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Re: Astros at Rangers - 9/27/17
« Reply #76 on: September 27, 2017, 04:29:08 pm »
Fuck the Rangers right in the fucking ear.  Karma.  And what a way to end the game. 
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« Reply #77 on: September 27, 2017, 04:29:25 pm »
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« Reply #78 on: September 27, 2017, 04:31:30 pm »
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Re: Astros at Rangers - 9/27/17
« Reply #79 on: September 27, 2017, 04:31:38 pm »
How's that shitburger taste, Daniels?

At least they didn't inconvenience their fans by playing this week.

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Re: Astros at Rangers - 9/27/17
« Reply #80 on: September 27, 2017, 04:33:03 pm »
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Re: Astros at Rangers - 9/27/17
« Reply #81 on: September 27, 2017, 04:35:13 pm »
Fuck the Rangers right in the fucking ear.  Karma.  And what a way to end the game.

And Will Middlebrooks gestures at Tony Sipp like Sipp broke some unwritten rule about letting runners get untested huge leads late in blowouts.    Must have missed that one.

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« Reply #82 on: September 27, 2017, 04:36:53 pm »
Well fuck, best series of the season and I didn’t see a minute of it.  I got some catching up to do…
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« Reply #83 on: September 27, 2017, 04:39:37 pm »
Well fuck, best series of the season and I didn’t see a minute of it.  I got some catching up to do…

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Re: Astros at Rangers - 9/27/17
« Reply #84 on: September 27, 2017, 04:39:44 pm »
The Astros sweep guarantees a Rangers losing season.

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« Reply #85 on: September 27, 2017, 04:56:37 pm »
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Re: Astros at Rangers - 9/27/17
« Reply #87 on: September 27, 2017, 05:52:21 pm »
Unit v Verlander

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Both at age 34. Johnson had won 133 games before joining the Astros and 170 after. Verlander with an additional 2 years in the majors had 183 wins prior to joining the Astros and at 4 and counting after.
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Re: Astros at Rangers - 9/27/17
« Reply #89 on: September 27, 2017, 06:39:02 pm »
Whataburger is pushing the Pattie Melt. Wish they would bring back the Green Chile Cheeseburger. Best ever.

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« Reply #90 on: September 27, 2017, 06:39:46 pm »
Or... Maybe...

OK -  Best series of the season so far!
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« Reply #91 on: September 27, 2017, 06:48:29 pm »
Whataburger is pushing the Pattie Melt. Wish they would bring back the Green Chile Cheeseburger. Best ever.

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« Reply #92 on: September 27, 2017, 07:02:24 pm »
Monterrey Melt with fried chicken.  Trust me.

So good

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« Reply #93 on: September 27, 2017, 07:12:10 pm »
Whataburger is pushing the Pattie Melt. Wish they would bring back the Green Chile Cheeseburger. Best ever.
My favorite has always been the chop house cheddar burger. I guess I'm alone in that because they haven't had it in a long time.

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Re: Astros at Rangers - 9/27/17
« Reply #94 on: September 27, 2017, 11:54:10 pm »
OK -  Best series of the season so far!

You misunderstand. He was implying the blowout wins in this series could be directly related to your viewing absence.  Something something about respecting a streak, take one for the team, and, oh yeah, don't forget to breathe through your eyelids.

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« Reply #95 on: September 28, 2017, 07:35:15 am »
You misunderstand. He was implying the blowout wins in this series could be directly related to your viewing absence.  Something something about respecting a streak, take one for the team, and, oh yeah, don't forget to breathe through your eyelids.
Ok, there you go. Not to sure how the actions of a random bloke who lives 10, 500 miles away affects the outcome of a game but let me know what I have to do to make us win.  As long as it doesn't involve frito pies, pretty sure they don't exist in Perth.
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« Reply #96 on: September 28, 2017, 07:47:48 am »
Ok, there you go. Not to sure how the actions of a random bloke who lives 10, 500 miles away affects the outcome of a game but let me know what I have to do to make us win.  As long as it doesn't involve frito pies, pretty sure they don't exist in Perth.

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« Reply #97 on: September 28, 2017, 08:20:46 am »
Ok, there you go. Not to sure how the actions of a random bloke who lives 10, 500 miles away affects the outcome of a game but let me know what I have to do to make us win.  As long as it doesn't involve frito pies, pretty sure they don't exist in Perth.
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« Reply #98 on: September 28, 2017, 09:04:57 am »
Both at age 34. Johnson had won 133 games before joining the Astros and 170 after. Verlander with an additional 2 years in the majors had 183 wins prior to joining the Astros and at 4 and counting after.

That Big Unit won 170 games after age 34 is mind-blowing to me.

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« Reply #99 on: September 28, 2017, 09:11:19 am »
That Big Unit won 170 games after age 34 is mind-blowing to me.
Makes you wonder how a guy could just keep getting better at an age when most humans begin to decline. I guess it's just good genes, diet, and exercise.
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« Reply #100 on: September 28, 2017, 09:11:58 am »
That Big Unit won 170 games after age 34 is mind-blowing to me.
I'd settle for 160 over the next 4 years.
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« Reply #102 on: September 28, 2017, 10:09:46 am »
Makes you wonder how a guy could just keep getting better at an age when most humans begin to decline. I guess it's just good genes, diet, and exercise.

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« Reply #103 on: September 28, 2017, 10:24:59 am »
Nice Summary

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Thanks for that. I have three brothers who are all serious Rangers fans. They are very frustrated with the Astros this season--used to count on Houston to be their back up date when they couldn't score a win elsewhere. So very nice to disappoint them. When the Astros and the Rangers finally both have a good team we are going to have an epic rivalry. Looking forward to it.
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« Reply #104 on: September 28, 2017, 12:09:40 pm »
Thanks for that. I have three brothers who are all serious Rangers fans. They are very frustrated with the Astros this season--used to count on Houston to be their back up date when they couldn't score a win elsewhere. So very nice to disappoint them. When the Astros and the Rangers finally both have a good team we are going to have an epic rivalry. Looking forward to it.

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« Reply #105 on: September 28, 2017, 07:30:16 pm »
Is there no place there in Australia where you can buy canned chili? How about chili powder?

Yes and yes, I am not much of a chilli guy though.
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« Reply #106 on: September 28, 2017, 07:50:31 pm »
Yes and yes, I am not much of a chilli guy though.

Do they have “taking one for the goddamn team” in Australia?!?

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« Reply #107 on: September 29, 2017, 06:47:11 am »
Yes and yes, I am not much of a chilli guy though.

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« Reply #108 on: September 29, 2017, 12:24:41 pm »
There are, however, two I's in chili.

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« Reply #109 on: September 29, 2017, 12:26:47 pm »
There are, however, two I's in chili.

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« Reply #110 on: September 29, 2017, 05:21:37 pm »
Why are they called pies?   No pastry, no pie.
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« Reply #111 on: September 29, 2017, 05:42:31 pm »
Why are they called pies?   No pastry, no pie.

Fritos don't count as pastry?
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« Reply #112 on: September 29, 2017, 05:47:26 pm »
Fritos don't count as pastry?
I thought they were some sort of a corn chip, not that I now much about it.
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