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Astros @ Halos June 22, 2015
« on: June 22, 2015, 05:15:06 pm »
Your lineups for tonight's late show:

Astros

CFGeorge Springer (R)
SSCarlos Correa (R)
2BJose Altuve (R)
DHEvan Gattis (R)
LFColby Rasmus (L)
1BChris Carter (R)
RFDomingo Santana (R)
3BMarwin Gonzalez (S)
CJason Castro (L)

HOU: Brett Oberholtzer (L)  (2-1, 2.73)

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2B J. Giavotella (R)
RF Kole Calhoun (L)
CF Mike Trout (R)
1B Albert Pujols (R)
3B David Freese (R)
SS Erick Aybar (S)
C Chris Iannetta (R)
DH Alfredo Marte (R)
LF Dan Robertson (R)

LAA: Hector Santiago (L)  (4-4, 2.77)
« Last Edit: June 22, 2015, 06:21:49 pm by Mr. Happy »
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Re: Astros @ Halos June 22, 2015
« Reply #1 on: June 22, 2015, 09:36:38 pm »
You know, part the reason this team was hot early was because they were playing really tight defense. Lately? Not so much.
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Re: Astros @ Halos June 22, 2015
« Reply #2 on: June 22, 2015, 09:39:47 pm »
B2:

Pujols grounds to 3B, Marwin makes a spectacular diving stop, then gags the throw, as Carter can't help him out. Then moves to 2B on a passed ball.

Hinch challenging...wow, overturned as Pujols barely pops off the bag.
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Re: Astros @ Halos June 22, 2015
« Reply #3 on: June 22, 2015, 09:42:22 pm »
I hate this fucking shift on every hitter.
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Re: Astros @ Halos June 22, 2015
« Reply #4 on: June 22, 2015, 09:44:56 pm »
A couple of 2-out shift busters and a HBP has the bases juiced for the Halos.
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Re: Astros @ Halos June 22, 2015
« Reply #5 on: June 22, 2015, 09:48:22 pm »
Groundout and the Angels strand three.
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Re: Astros @ Halos June 22, 2015
« Reply #6 on: June 22, 2015, 09:50:31 pm »
Santana!  Man he hit the shit out of that one. 1-0 Astros.
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Re: Astros @ Halos June 22, 2015
« Reply #7 on: June 22, 2015, 09:52:20 pm »
Santana!  Man he hit the shit out of that one. 1-0 Astros.
The other way no less. Really would like to see how far he can hit it of he really turns on one

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Re: Astros @ Halos June 22, 2015
« Reply #8 on: June 22, 2015, 09:55:57 pm »
I hate this fucking shift on every hitter.

Yeah, it's starting to piss me off, especially when you know that Obie is going to keep going low and away to the guy.
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Re: Astros @ Halos June 22, 2015
« Reply #9 on: June 22, 2015, 09:58:48 pm »
I hate this fucking shift on every hitter.

Not me man.  I want a different shift for every pitch.
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Re: Astros @ Halos June 22, 2015
« Reply #10 on: June 22, 2015, 10:00:08 pm »
Fuck! That should have been a homer.
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Re: Astros @ Halos June 22, 2015
« Reply #11 on: June 22, 2015, 10:00:48 pm »
Springer almost with another dinger.
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Re: Astros @ Halos June 22, 2015
« Reply #12 on: June 22, 2015, 10:01:38 pm »
Stros getting their hacks in this inning.
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Re: Astros @ Halos June 22, 2015
« Reply #13 on: June 22, 2015, 10:07:21 pm »
Dear Ash and Blum,

Youre not out on a swing follow through if the ump doesn't think it's intentional. It's only a dead ball.

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Re: Astros @ Halos June 22, 2015
« Reply #14 on: June 22, 2015, 10:12:37 pm »
Dear Ash and Blum,

Youre not out on a swing follow through if the ump doesn't think it's intentional. It's only a dead ball.

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Did you really expect Ashby to know that?
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Re: Astros @ Halos June 22, 2015
« Reply #15 on: June 22, 2015, 10:15:35 pm »
Did you really expect Ashby to know that?
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Re: Astros @ Halos June 22, 2015
« Reply #16 on: June 22, 2015, 10:17:34 pm »
Ashby is an outlier to the idea that catchers have a deep understanding of the game.

He doesn't even understand plays that involve the catcher.
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Re: Astros @ Halos June 22, 2015
« Reply #17 on: June 22, 2015, 10:19:32 pm »
Well he only had to throw to a base on steal like 1500 times. Maybe that never happened to him.

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Re: Astros @ Halos June 22, 2015
« Reply #18 on: June 22, 2015, 10:28:47 pm »
Marwin flashing the leather.
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Re: Astros @ Halos June 22, 2015
« Reply #19 on: June 22, 2015, 10:29:23 pm »
Ashby is an outlier to the idea that catchers have a deep understanding of the game.
Intriguing.
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Re: Astros @ Halos June 22, 2015
« Reply #20 on: June 22, 2015, 10:57:17 pm »
2-out walk to Trout, fat pitch to Pujols makes it a 2-1 Angels lead. And like after every 2-out HR, the very next pitch is a soft come backer to end the inning b
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Re: Astros @ Halos June 22, 2015
« Reply #21 on: June 22, 2015, 11:31:42 pm »
And another 2-out, 2-strike meatball to Pujols makes it 3-1. Who is this kid? 
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« Reply #22 on: June 22, 2015, 11:39:34 pm »
I liked it better when it seemed like Pujols was washed up.
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Re: Astros @ Halos June 22, 2015
« Reply #23 on: June 22, 2015, 11:45:12 pm »
Double by Marwin and a single by Castro cut it to 3-2. Springer strikes out looking and Correa walks, putting the tying run in scoring position with 2 out.
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« Reply #24 on: June 22, 2015, 11:52:06 pm »
Altuve with a rule book double, Castro scores to tie it up, but the bounce costs the Astros the lead as Correa is forced to stop at 3B.
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« Reply #25 on: June 22, 2015, 11:53:36 pm »
I hate that rule sometimes.
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Re: Astros @ Halos June 22, 2015
« Reply #26 on: June 22, 2015, 11:56:59 pm »
Gattis strikes out on two pitches in the dirt. He may be leading the team in RBIs, but he sucks at driving in runs.
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Re: Astros @ Halos June 22, 2015
« Reply #27 on: June 23, 2015, 12:04:13 am »
Fuck. Qualls gives up a single then a wild pitch puts the winning run in scoring position.
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« Reply #28 on: June 23, 2015, 12:07:52 am »
What the fuck is the deal with this kid?
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Re: Astros @ Halos June 22, 2015
« Reply #29 on: June 23, 2015, 12:07:53 am »
Great grab by Correa saves Qualls's ass for the moment. Qualls out, Thatcher in.
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« Reply #30 on: June 23, 2015, 12:14:16 am »
Thatcher promptly walks the the one lefthander he was brought in to face while taking 4 minutes to deliver the pitch, so Aybar easily steals 3B. First and third with one out.

Thatcher out, Harris in.
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Re: Astros @ Halos June 22, 2015
« Reply #31 on: June 23, 2015, 12:16:05 am »
I was hoping Qualls would have an unusual outing. Not to be.
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« Reply #32 on: June 23, 2015, 12:19:45 am »
Halos attempt a safety squeeze on four straight pitches, finally gets it down, right to Carter who throws it to the backstop. Aybar scores, Joyce to 3B, Robertson to 2B.

Ugly.
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« Reply #33 on: June 23, 2015, 12:26:12 am »
Harris does a nice job bailing Qualls and Thatcher out of even bigger hole, but we go to the 9th, Astros chasing a run.
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Re: Astros @ Halos June 22, 2015
« Reply #34 on: June 23, 2015, 12:31:26 am »
T9:

Rasmus grounds out 6-3
Carter, 0 for his last 13...makes it 0 for 14, grounding out 5-3
Tucker pops out F6

Bad luck and Chad Qualls strike again as the Astros go down 4-3.
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Re: Astros @ Halos June 22, 2015
« Reply #35 on: June 23, 2015, 12:33:50 am »
Tough to lose like that after coming back to tie it up in the bottom of the top of the eighth.
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« Reply #36 on: June 23, 2015, 12:34:18 am »
I wonder how much longer it will take for GC to indicate that they need to pull the plug on the Chris Carter experiment.
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« Reply #37 on: June 23, 2015, 12:37:43 am »
I am sick and fucking tired of Chad Qualls and Chris Carter.
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Re: Astros @ Halos June 22, 2015
« Reply #38 on: June 23, 2015, 07:46:03 am »
I haven't heard anything about Singleton lately. What's he up to?
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Re: Astros @ Halos June 22, 2015
« Reply #39 on: June 23, 2015, 08:47:19 am »
He's doing OK: 278/384/525

I think they wanted him to use more of the field and stop being so pull happy.  Early in the year, I used to check to see where he was driving the ball and it seems like he was making progress, but I haven't seen a spray chart or anything.

It's a hard move for Luhnow to make, but it is a bind of his making.  Ideally, it would be nice to bring Singleton up and see if he might help, but how do you bring him up?  Seems like the only scenario where you try him out would be to demote a reliever, which has been a strength.  The other options, that I can think of at least, are to lose Gattis or Carter somehow, but then you are all in on Singleton, which I doubt makes them comfortable.

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Re: Astros @ Halos June 22, 2015
« Reply #40 on: June 23, 2015, 09:31:40 am »
You know, part the reason this team was hot early was because they were playing really tight defense. Lately? Not so much.

There is a lot of the team's game that doesn't look like April right now (to be expected) including the running game. Remember when they were running like banshee's putting pressure on the opponent? I think a lot of what is missing there is Altuve being on base every time you looked up and Marsinick was playing so well. That provided an energy and a spark that is missing. And those two are both nursing hammies.

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« Reply #41 on: June 23, 2015, 09:38:04 am »
There is a lot of the team's game that doesn't look like April right now (to be expected) including the running game. Remember when they were running like banshee's putting pressure on the opponent? I think a lot of what is missing there is Altuve being on base every time you looked up and Marsinick was playing so well. That provided an energy and a spark that is missing. And those two are both nursing hammies.

Hard to steal a bag after you strike out looking.
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