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Yankees @ Astros July 25, 2016
« on: July 25, 2016, 03:14:55 pm »
Your lineups for tonight's tilt:

Yankees

CFJacoby Ellsbury (L)
LFRob Refsnyder (R)
DHCarlos Beltran (S)
2BStarlin Castro (R)
1BMark Teixeira (S)
SSDidi Gregorius (L)
3BChase Headley (S)
CAustin Romine (R)
RFAaron Hicks (S)

NYY: Michael Pineda (R)  (4-9, 5.25)

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RF George Springer (R)
LF Preston Tucker (L)
2B Jose Altuve (R)
SS Carlos Correa (R)
1B Luis Valbuena (L)
3B Alex Bregman (R)
DH Evan Gattis (R)
CF Carlos Gomez (R)
C Jason Castro (L)

HOU: Dallas Keuchel (L)  (6-9, 4.70)
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Re: Yankees @ Astros July 25, 2016
« Reply #1 on: July 25, 2016, 03:27:05 pm »
Interesting they are batting Tucker 2nd.
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Re: Yankees @ Astros July 25, 2016
« Reply #2 on: July 25, 2016, 07:04:56 pm »
So anything of note tonight?
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Re: Yankees @ Astros July 25, 2016
« Reply #3 on: July 25, 2016, 07:11:15 pm »
So anything of note tonight?

Tucker batting 2nd.
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« Reply #4 on: July 25, 2016, 07:13:12 pm »
So anything of note tonight?

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Re: Yankees @ Astros July 25, 2016
« Reply #5 on: July 25, 2016, 07:13:15 pm »
There are three rules that I live by: never get less than twelve hours sleep; never play cards with a guy who has the same first name as a city; and never get involved with a woman with a tattoo of a dagger on her body. Now you stick to that, and everything else is cream cheese.

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Re: Yankees @ Astros July 25, 2016
« Reply #6 on: July 25, 2016, 07:13:33 pm »
1-2-3 as Bregman records the 5-3 for the third out.


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Re: Yankees @ Astros July 25, 2016
« Reply #7 on: July 25, 2016, 07:14:07 pm »
Bregman's first opportunity in the field was a tough hop off a liner and he made the play to retire Beltran.


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Re: Yankees @ Astros July 25, 2016
« Reply #8 on: July 25, 2016, 07:14:35 pm »
Bregman's first opportunity in the field was a tough hop off a liner and he made the play to retire Beltran.


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Re: Yankees @ Astros July 25, 2016
« Reply #9 on: July 25, 2016, 07:14:49 pm »
Gotta love a 6 pitch first inning

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« Reply #10 on: July 25, 2016, 07:15:20 pm »
Does Marisnick play 3rd?
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« Reply #11 on: July 25, 2016, 07:15:38 pm »
Springer dinger.
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« Reply #12 on: July 25, 2016, 07:15:42 pm »
Springer!
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« Reply #13 on: July 25, 2016, 07:15:57 pm »
First pitch oppo bomb!


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« Reply #14 on: July 25, 2016, 07:15:58 pm »
That's how it's done, rook.


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Re: Yankees @ Astros July 25, 2016
« Reply #15 on: July 25, 2016, 07:16:07 pm »
Shit yeah!
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Re: Yankees @ Astros July 25, 2016
« Reply #16 on: July 25, 2016, 07:16:55 pm »
Man george is pumped about bregman 

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Re: Yankees @ Astros July 25, 2016
« Reply #17 on: July 25, 2016, 07:17:42 pm »
Now that is a start - fuck the yanks.
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Re: Yankees @ Astros July 25, 2016
« Reply #18 on: July 25, 2016, 07:18:25 pm »
The ABCS of the Astros have the potential to be outstanding!!
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« Reply #19 on: July 25, 2016, 07:18:57 pm »
Now that is a start - fuck the yanks.

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Re: Yankees @ Astros July 25, 2016
« Reply #20 on: July 25, 2016, 07:19:15 pm »
Totally bullshit hot take, granted, but it's been my experience this year that leadoff bombs are often the chief highlights in otherwise punchless efforts. Hope that's not the case tonight.

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Re: Yankees @ Astros July 25, 2016
« Reply #21 on: July 25, 2016, 07:19:33 pm »
Pineda looks like he's drunk.
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Re: Yankees @ Astros July 25, 2016
« Reply #22 on: July 25, 2016, 07:20:27 pm »
Think he celebrated the Bregman call up too much?
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Re: Yankees @ Astros July 25, 2016
« Reply #23 on: July 25, 2016, 07:20:47 pm »
Taking the day off?

Had a bit of time off lately, including the all star week with no baseball to watch...  How are you going?
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« Reply #24 on: July 25, 2016, 07:23:58 pm »
The ABCS of the Astros

Hmmm, hadn't heard that one yet.  It also has potential.
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« Reply #25 on: July 25, 2016, 07:24:38 pm »
First series of the year nobody could get Castro out. That was nice.

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« Reply #26 on: July 25, 2016, 07:25:36 pm »
Bregman great play at 3B
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« Reply #27 on: July 25, 2016, 07:25:48 pm »
Bregman with a gem.
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« Reply #28 on: July 25, 2016, 07:26:38 pm »
Brgman with a gem.

Made a very tough play, both the snag and throw, look easy.

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« Reply #29 on: July 25, 2016, 07:27:24 pm »
Made a very tough play, both the snag and throw, look easy.

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« Reply #30 on: July 25, 2016, 07:32:13 pm »
Bregman hits the first pitch into the upper deck.

Foul, unfortunately.


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« Reply #31 on: July 25, 2016, 07:32:44 pm »
Bregman pops to left for his first AB.


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« Reply #32 on: July 25, 2016, 07:32:48 pm »
He's a bust send him back.

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« Reply #33 on: July 25, 2016, 07:32:49 pm »
So, does Ashby start counting Bregman outs until he get a hit?
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« Reply #34 on: July 25, 2016, 07:33:37 pm »
nice play by the Yankee leftfielder.
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« Reply #35 on: July 25, 2016, 07:33:43 pm »
So, does Ashby start counting Bregman outs until he get a hit?
Give ash some credit. He'll wait until after his second AB

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« Reply #36 on: July 25, 2016, 07:38:31 pm »
Give ash some credit. He'll wait until after his second AB

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« Reply #37 on: July 25, 2016, 07:39:23 pm »
Every now and then he does something but more often than not he does nothing.
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« Reply #38 on: July 25, 2016, 07:40:27 pm »
I refuse to give Ashby credit

I don't even have to hear him, using the radio feed is much better.
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« Reply #39 on: July 25, 2016, 07:44:02 pm »
Bregman with another nice play. Makes it look easy

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« Reply #40 on: July 25, 2016, 07:51:18 pm »
Pineda appears to be fortunate that he's padded.


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« Reply #41 on: July 25, 2016, 07:52:57 pm »
For those not on twitter, after Bregman's nice play at 3rd Ashby tweets out...

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Bergman!

And follows it with

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that was supposed to say Bergman!!

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« Reply #42 on: July 25, 2016, 07:53:44 pm »
Pineda appears to be fortunate that he's padded.


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Lucky that shot wasn't about a foot higher.  I doubt he would have got his hands up in time.
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« Reply #43 on: July 25, 2016, 07:56:18 pm »
For those not on twitter, after Bregman's nice play at 3rd Ashby tweets out...

 alan ashby ‏@alkatash 26m26 minutes ago
Bergman!

And follows it with

alan ashby ‏@alkatash 24m24 minutes ago
that was supposed to say Bergman!!

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« Reply #44 on: July 25, 2016, 07:57:15 pm »
Yankee announcers acting shocked and appalled that Beltran got boo'd.
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« Reply #45 on: July 25, 2016, 07:59:33 pm »
So, does Ashby start counting Bregman outs until he get a hit?

Radio guys a counting his plays made in the field.
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« Reply #46 on: July 25, 2016, 08:01:03 pm »
You should unfollow. We can't have management thinking a follow is tacit support.

Oh I don't follow him, saw people retweeting it.
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« Reply #47 on: July 25, 2016, 08:01:23 pm »
Totally bullshit hot take, granted, but it's been my experience this year that leadoff bombs are often the chief highlights in otherwise punchless efforts. Hope that's not the case tonight.

Dammit. 
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« Reply #48 on: July 25, 2016, 08:01:48 pm »
Yankee announcers acting shocked and appalled that Beltran got boo'd.

Well I am personally disgusted.  The booing isn't even loud enough to be picked up on the effects mic.
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« Reply #49 on: July 25, 2016, 08:04:38 pm »
Is it just me, or does it seem like Valbuena is on base every time Bregman comes to bat?

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« Reply #50 on: July 25, 2016, 08:09:41 pm »
It isn't just you. It seems an awful lot like that to me, as well. If he can keep this up, Valbuena may not be retired the rest of the year.

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« Reply #51 on: July 25, 2016, 08:10:31 pm »
Dammit.

I thought, you know, if I said something...

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« Reply #52 on: July 25, 2016, 08:10:40 pm »
Is it just me, or does it seem like Valbuena is on base every time Bregman comes to bat?

It may seem that way because it has happened all of both times.
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« Reply #53 on: July 25, 2016, 08:13:34 pm »
It may seem that way because it has happened all of both times.

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« Reply #54 on: July 25, 2016, 08:13:36 pm »
I expected the strangers to pound Mengden tonight, which they have failed to do so far and trail 5-1.


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« Reply #55 on: July 25, 2016, 08:14:28 pm »
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« Reply #56 on: July 25, 2016, 08:15:49 pm »
I expected the strangers to pound Mengden tonight, which they have failed to do so far and trail 5-1.

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« Reply #57 on: July 25, 2016, 08:16:13 pm »
I wouldn't have minded Gomez busting ass and making a drive at that flair instead of positioning for a barehanded laser from center. Springer was right there, and the ball wasn't going to run far if it got by him.


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Re: Yankees @ Astros July 25, 2016
« Reply #58 on: July 25, 2016, 08:16:56 pm »
Ahhh. Gotta love those two out bloop rbi singles.

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« Reply #59 on: July 25, 2016, 08:18:07 pm »
Looked to me like he hesitated at the last second as if Springer was too close. Busting all the way he can dive for that one and we're still up.

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« Reply #60 on: July 25, 2016, 08:19:23 pm »
Totally bullshit hot take, granted, but it's been my experience this year that leadoff bombs are often the chief highlights in otherwise punchless efforts. Hope that's not the case tonight.

I initially had the exact same thought and then pushed it aside... Yet here we are.

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« Reply #61 on: July 25, 2016, 08:19:24 pm »
I thought, you know, if I said something...

Yeah, well it appears now they'd be lucky to score two runs tonight.
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Re: Yankees @ Astros July 25, 2016
« Reply #62 on: July 25, 2016, 08:19:52 pm »
I wouldn't have minded Gomez busting ass and making a drive at that flair instead of positioning for a barehanded laser from center. Springer was right there, and the ball wasn't going to run far if it got by him.


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I was hoping for a couple of different replays. Ball looked catchable.
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Re: Yankees @ Astros July 25, 2016
« Reply #63 on: July 25, 2016, 08:46:23 pm »
Bases are juiced with 2 outs for Bregman in the 6th.


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« Reply #64 on: July 25, 2016, 08:47:29 pm »
Bases are juiced with 2 outs for Bregman in the 6th.


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No one told him to take a strike and he whiffs on a slider in the dirt after a four pitch walk to Valbuena.

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Re: Yankees @ Astros July 25, 2016
« Reply #65 on: July 25, 2016, 08:48:15 pm »
Bregman shows warning track power to right and leaves 3 stranded.


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Re: Yankees @ Astros July 25, 2016
« Reply #66 on: July 25, 2016, 08:48:30 pm »
No one told him to take a strike and he whiffs on a slider in the dirt after a four pitch walk to Valbuena.

I could have sworn he flew out to RF.
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Re: Yankees @ Astros July 25, 2016
« Reply #67 on: July 25, 2016, 08:52:06 pm »
I could have sworn he flew out to RF.

My comment was only related to the first pitch, which he should have been taking.

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Re: Yankees @ Astros July 25, 2016
« Reply #68 on: July 25, 2016, 08:54:52 pm »
Typical Astros, making another awful starter look like Cy Fucking Young.
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Re: Yankees @ Astros July 25, 2016
« Reply #69 on: July 25, 2016, 08:58:42 pm »
Keuchel strands Beltran on 2nd after giving up a double to him on a 1-2 hanger. Still knotted at 1.


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Re: Yankees @ Astros July 25, 2016
« Reply #70 on: July 25, 2016, 09:12:14 pm »
Why was Gomez so fucking shallow?!
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Re: Yankees @ Astros July 25, 2016
« Reply #71 on: July 25, 2016, 09:12:35 pm »
Fuck, Yankees take the lead 2-1 on a double after a lead off single.


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Re: Yankees @ Astros July 25, 2016
« Reply #72 on: July 25, 2016, 09:12:47 pm »
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Re: Yankees @ Astros July 25, 2016
« Reply #73 on: July 25, 2016, 09:13:15 pm »
At least they don't have to face chapman....
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Re: Yankees @ Astros July 25, 2016
« Reply #74 on: July 25, 2016, 09:13:23 pm »
Why was Gomez so fucking shallow?!

And Ashby he can't figure out why Gomez didn't catch that ball.
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Re: Yankees @ Astros July 25, 2016
« Reply #75 on: July 25, 2016, 09:13:52 pm »
Is it me or are those Yankee fans loud tonight?
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Re: Yankees @ Astros July 25, 2016
« Reply #76 on: July 25, 2016, 09:14:36 pm »
Instead they're going to gag away a very winnable game to a shitty team, scoring one run off a butter tub with a 5+ ERA. Fantastic.
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Re: Yankees @ Astros July 25, 2016
« Reply #77 on: July 25, 2016, 09:18:18 pm »
With Marisnick in center this is a 1-0 game.
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Re: Yankees @ Astros July 25, 2016
« Reply #78 on: July 25, 2016, 09:19:02 pm »
With Marisnick in center this is a 1-0 game.

At very worst 1-1.
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Re: Yankees @ Astros July 25, 2016
« Reply #79 on: July 25, 2016, 09:19:41 pm »
With Marisnick in center this is a 1-0 game.
But he can't hit.

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Re: Yankees @ Astros July 25, 2016
« Reply #80 on: July 25, 2016, 09:20:43 pm »
But he can't hit.

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Re: Yankees @ Astros July 25, 2016
« Reply #81 on: July 25, 2016, 09:21:29 pm »
I think with Bregman and the cubano playing most every day you can easily ignore Jake's bat and station him in center.
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Re: Yankees @ Astros July 25, 2016
« Reply #82 on: July 25, 2016, 09:23:34 pm »
I think with Bregman and the cubano playing most every day you can easily ignore Jake's bat and station him in center.

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Re: Yankees @ Astros July 25, 2016
« Reply #83 on: July 25, 2016, 09:24:14 pm »
I'm going to hit you with a 2x4.

In all seriousness, when you look at a lineup if you have black holes in left at first and at catcher you have to think about these things. Of course the team's answer has been to play the single worst hitter on the club.
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Re: Yankees @ Astros July 25, 2016
« Reply #84 on: July 25, 2016, 09:24:46 pm »
I think with Bregman and the cubano playing most every day you can easily ignore Jake's bat and station him in center.

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Re: Yankees @ Astros July 25, 2016
« Reply #85 on: July 25, 2016, 09:26:49 pm »
What a putrid at bat by Tucker. Ugh.
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Re: Yankees @ Astros July 25, 2016
« Reply #86 on: July 25, 2016, 09:27:59 pm »
Betances is filthy. Astros don't have a chance.


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Re: Yankees @ Astros July 25, 2016
« Reply #87 on: July 25, 2016, 09:28:56 pm »
And do what with shitbag?

Re-sign him to an eight year deal. Who cares?

We're all just talking nonsense because Luhnow loves him.
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Re: Yankees @ Astros July 25, 2016
« Reply #88 on: July 25, 2016, 09:29:48 pm »
Ump show, fuck that guy.


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Re: Yankees @ Astros July 25, 2016
« Reply #89 on: July 25, 2016, 09:29:53 pm »
What the fuck was that? That shit was 4 inches above the zone.

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Re: Yankees @ Astros July 25, 2016
« Reply #90 on: July 25, 2016, 09:30:01 pm »
Betances is filthy. Astros don't have a chance.


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Holy fuck, chin high strike on Altuve.

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Re: Yankees @ Astros July 25, 2016
« Reply #91 on: July 25, 2016, 09:30:03 pm »
Altuve got fucked.
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Re: Yankees @ Astros July 25, 2016
« Reply #92 on: July 25, 2016, 09:30:08 pm »
The fuck is this shit?

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Re: Yankees @ Astros July 25, 2016
« Reply #93 on: July 25, 2016, 09:30:52 pm »
I would have gotten tossed and fined if that happened to me. fucking hell

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« Reply #94 on: July 25, 2016, 09:30:53 pm »
Unbelievable that he calls the first two pitches above the statcast zone all day against Altuve of all players...


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Re: Yankees @ Astros July 25, 2016
« Reply #95 on: July 25, 2016, 09:31:13 pm »
Betances threw one strike between Tucker and Altuve.
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« Reply #96 on: July 25, 2016, 09:31:17 pm »
Gross incompetence. And the reason Altuve didn't get tossed was that Demuth knew it.


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« Reply #97 on: July 25, 2016, 09:31:28 pm »
Re-sign him to an eight year deal.

That will be a great day in Astros history.
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« Reply #98 on: July 25, 2016, 09:31:56 pm »
Gross incompetence. And the reason Altuve didn't get tossed was that Demuth knew it.


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Which begs the question why he called two of them in a row.
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Re: Yankees @ Astros July 25, 2016
« Reply #99 on: July 25, 2016, 09:32:29 pm »
Jesus, fuck this game. What a fuck job that was.
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Re: Yankees @ Astros July 25, 2016
« Reply #100 on: July 25, 2016, 09:32:52 pm »
Which begs the question why he called two of them in a row.
He's an incompetent jackass?

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Re: Yankees @ Astros July 25, 2016
« Reply #101 on: July 25, 2016, 09:33:00 pm »
Gross incompetence. And the reason Altuve didn't get tossed was that Demuth knew it.

That's giving Demuth a hell of a lot of credit.

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Re: Yankees @ Astros July 25, 2016
« Reply #102 on: July 25, 2016, 09:34:08 pm »
Which begs the question why he called two of them in a row.

He's was discussing how long and boring games are with Ashby and Buck the other day.

That's would be a dynamite combo.
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Re: Yankees @ Astros July 25, 2016
« Reply #103 on: July 25, 2016, 09:37:12 pm »
There are a lot of forces at work making this game unbearable to watch.
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Re: Yankees @ Astros July 25, 2016
« Reply #104 on: July 25, 2016, 09:39:15 pm »
Yankees have had the bloops and calls go their way today. The Astros flailed at far too many Pineda sliders out of the zone to complain though.


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« Reply #105 on: July 25, 2016, 09:40:49 pm »
The defense has been sharp tonight except for Gomez


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Re: Yankees @ Astros July 25, 2016
« Reply #106 on: July 25, 2016, 09:43:36 pm »
It's really fun to watch how behind Bregman all the other guys seem to be.
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« Reply #107 on: July 25, 2016, 09:47:01 pm »
I absolutely despise Ashby's praise of good cuts when guys foul off meatballs.
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Re: Yankees @ Astros July 25, 2016
« Reply #108 on: July 25, 2016, 09:48:09 pm »
Interesting fact: Evan Gattis leads all major sports in taking fat pitches to start at bats.
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« Reply #109 on: July 25, 2016, 09:50:29 pm »
Interesting fact: Evan Gattis leads all major sports in taking fat pitches to start at bats.

And the fouled back a cement mixer down Main Street.

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Re: Yankees @ Astros July 25, 2016
« Reply #110 on: July 25, 2016, 09:51:47 pm »
Come on Gomez, keep your fucking head in long enough to actually smack one.
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Re: Yankees @ Astros July 25, 2016
« Reply #111 on: July 25, 2016, 09:52:05 pm »
The MLB knows that Gomez has no chance unless you throw one off his bat.


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Re: Yankees @ Astros July 25, 2016
« Reply #112 on: July 25, 2016, 09:52:58 pm »
Falling down would have been a better strategy in that instance.


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Re: Yankees @ Astros July 25, 2016
« Reply #113 on: July 25, 2016, 09:53:12 pm »
Thank god Gomez was in center tonight. No way Marisnik hits well enough to hit in to that double play.
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« Reply #114 on: July 25, 2016, 09:54:08 pm »
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Re: Yankees @ Astros July 25, 2016
« Reply #115 on: July 25, 2016, 09:54:31 pm »
The whole Gomez thing absolutely fasinates me. How bad does he have to be?
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« Reply #116 on: July 25, 2016, 09:55:19 pm »
I hate games like this.
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« Reply #117 on: July 25, 2016, 09:55:40 pm »
That was shitty.
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« Reply #118 on: July 25, 2016, 09:58:00 pm »
Runner on second with one out and all they need is a fucking base hit to tie it and Gomez swings like an absolute jackass on strike one. I've personally had enough.

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« Reply #119 on: July 25, 2016, 09:59:44 pm »
Unless Marwin should be on the DL I don't see how he wasn't a better option than Gomez.
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« Reply #120 on: July 25, 2016, 10:00:04 pm »
Runner on second with one out and all they need is a fucking base hit to tie it and Gomez swings like an absolute jackass on strike one. I've personally had enough.

Swinging hard at the first pitch is ok. Swinging hard at a slider nearly in the dirt when a double play ends it shows a lack of situational awareness and an inability to recognize the pitch, both flaws Gomez has consistently demonstrated.

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« Reply #121 on: July 25, 2016, 10:01:13 pm »
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« Reply #122 on: July 25, 2016, 10:05:38 pm »
Swinging hard at the first pitch is ok. Swinging hard at a slider nearly in the dirt when a double play ends it shows a lack of situational awareness and an inability to recognize the pitch, both flaws Gomez has consistently demonstrated.

Swinging hard is one thing but taking a hack so violent that he has no chance in hell at making meaningful contact is another. I have no doubt Gomez cares about the team and his career deeply. He certainly shows it with the effort he puts out. But at some point you have to be able to rely on your training and talent and not take at bats like Animal from the Muppets.

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« Reply #123 on: July 25, 2016, 10:13:33 pm »
Swinging hard is one thing but taking a hack so violent that he has no chance in hell at making meaningful contact is another. I have no doubt Gomez cares about the team and his career deeply. He certainly shows it with the effort he puts out. But at some point you have to be able to rely on your training and talent and not take at bats like Animal from the Muppets.

He's always been that way and he isn't changing now. Luhnow knew what he was buying.

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« Reply #124 on: July 25, 2016, 10:14:58 pm »
Ryan Madson giveth and he taketh away. Gives up a 2-run jack in the 9th to Smiley Beltre to give the Rangers the win.

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« Reply #125 on: July 25, 2016, 10:43:01 pm »
Ryan Madson giveth and he taketh away. Gives up a 2-run jack in the 9th to Smiley Beltre to give the Rangers the win.
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Re: Yankees @ Astros July 25, 2016
« Reply #126 on: July 26, 2016, 12:47:21 pm »
Last night stings. Need to take the next two.

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« Reply #127 on: July 26, 2016, 01:03:37 pm »
Last night stings. Need to take the next two.

Isn't the season over for you?  You said they gotta take the last 2 against the A's.  They didn't so I guess in your world they are eliminated
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« Reply #128 on: July 26, 2016, 01:07:53 pm »
Isn't the season over for you?  You said they gotta take the last 2 against the A's.  They didn't so I guess in your world they are eliminated
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Re: Yankees @ Astros July 25, 2016
« Reply #129 on: July 26, 2016, 04:32:03 pm »
Shut up.

You're the one that keeps dropping must win scenarios in July.  You should take your own advice
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« Reply #130 on: July 26, 2016, 04:40:00 pm »
Your the one that keeps dropping must win scenarios in July.  You should take your own advice
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« Reply #131 on: July 26, 2016, 04:43:10 pm »
Yeah in order to be where you want to be come playoff time you have to keep winning series'.
But not every series is a "must win." If they lose they're next 3 series they'll still be in it.

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« Reply #132 on: July 26, 2016, 04:45:56 pm »
But not every series is a "must win." If they lose they're next 3 series they'll still be in it.

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Re: Yankees @ Astros July 25, 2016
« Reply #133 on: July 26, 2016, 04:49:29 pm »
But not every series is a "must win." If they lose they're next 3 series they'll still be in it.

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I agree they are not necessarily must win series, but I want them to win (or sweet baby Jesus sweep) so they will know they can easily beat teams with winning records.
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Re: Yankees @ Astros July 25, 2016
« Reply #134 on: July 26, 2016, 04:49:36 pm »
Yes I agree. But I feel like this one and the next we can and should take because come August the opponents get a little tougher. So we don't want to be in that position.

The only game the Astros need to worry about is tonight's game. 

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Re: Yankees @ Astros July 25, 2016
« Reply #135 on: July 26, 2016, 05:41:34 pm »
The only game the Astros need to worry about is tonight's game.
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