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stRangers @ Astros August 5, 2016
« on: August 05, 2016, 05:05:04 pm »
Your lineups for tonight's tilt:

stRangers

RFShin-Soo Choo (L)
CFIan Desmond (R)
DHCarlos Beltran (S)
3BAdrian Beltre (R)
2BRougned Odor (L)
1BRyan Rua (R)
SSElvis Andrus (R)
CR. Chirinos (R)
LFD. DeShields Jr. (R)

TEX: Martin Perez (L)  (7-7, 4.22)

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RF George Springer (R)
3B Alex Bregman (R)
2B Jose Altuve (R)
SS Carlos Correa (R)
C Evan Gattis (R)
DH Tyler White (R)
1B Marwin Gonzalez (S)
CF Carlos Gomez (R)
LF Jake Marisnick (R)

HOU: Dallas Keuchel (L)  (6-11, 4.86)
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Re: stRangers @ Astros August 5, 2016
« Reply #1 on: August 05, 2016, 06:30:10 pm »
Big game for White tonight.  Likely playing for the chance to stay on the big league club.  For at t least another week.

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Re: stRangers @ Astros August 5, 2016
« Reply #2 on: August 05, 2016, 07:14:09 pm »
I hope we get some real umpires for this series.
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Re: stRangers @ Astros August 5, 2016
« Reply #3 on: August 05, 2016, 07:20:05 pm »
Keuchel drives me nuts these days.

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Re: stRangers @ Astros August 5, 2016
« Reply #4 on: August 05, 2016, 07:25:08 pm »
Keuchel drives me nuts these days.

He fits right in with the rest of them.
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Re: stRangers @ Astros August 5, 2016
« Reply #5 on: August 05, 2016, 07:26:38 pm »
Wow a whole 7 pitches.

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Re: stRangers @ Astros August 5, 2016
« Reply #6 on: August 05, 2016, 07:39:59 pm »
Gomez.
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Re: stRangers @ Astros August 5, 2016
« Reply #7 on: August 05, 2016, 07:43:09 pm »
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Re: stRangers @ Astros August 5, 2016
« Reply #8 on: August 05, 2016, 07:48:38 pm »
Astros.
Clusterfuck.

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Re: stRangers @ Astros August 5, 2016
« Reply #9 on: August 05, 2016, 07:56:35 pm »
There's some offense finally..

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Re: stRangers @ Astros August 5, 2016
« Reply #10 on: August 05, 2016, 07:56:46 pm »
Runs! Next thing you know it will rain!
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Re: stRangers @ Astros August 5, 2016
« Reply #11 on: August 05, 2016, 07:59:55 pm »
Ha, nice arm DeShields.
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Re: stRangers @ Astros August 5, 2016
« Reply #12 on: August 05, 2016, 08:01:00 pm »
Ha, nice arm DeShields.
Rangers fans we're pretty loud when Keuchel got into trouble in the first. Really quiet now.

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Re: stRangers @ Astros August 5, 2016
« Reply #13 on: August 05, 2016, 08:08:55 pm »
Nice cut, Gomez. Jesus

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Re: stRangers @ Astros August 5, 2016
« Reply #14 on: August 05, 2016, 08:12:31 pm »
When Gurriel arrives and Bregman moves to LF, Gomez is going to find himself out of a job.
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Re: stRangers @ Astros August 5, 2016
« Reply #15 on: August 05, 2016, 08:13:09 pm »
When Gurriel arrives and Bregman moves to LF, Gomez is going to find himself out of a job.

Fuck I hope so.
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Re: stRangers @ Astros August 5, 2016
« Reply #16 on: August 05, 2016, 08:19:19 pm »
When Gurriel arrives and Bregman moves to LF, Gomez is going to find himself out of a job.

Why is Bregman slated to play left rather than Gurriel? Bregman's defense at third is irreplaceable. Unless Gurriel turns out to be Brooks Robinson over there.

As I write this Bregman tries to sail one over Marwin.

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Re: stRangers @ Astros August 5, 2016
« Reply #17 on: August 05, 2016, 08:21:49 pm »
Why is Bregman slated to play left rather than Gurriel? Bregman's defense at third is irreplaceable. Unless Gurriel turns out to be Brooks Robinson over there.

My impression has been that Bregman is more likely to move to LF than Gurriel, but I don't really care which guy moves out there as long as Marisnick moves to CF and Gomez moves to the bench.
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Re: stRangers @ Astros August 5, 2016
« Reply #18 on: August 05, 2016, 08:22:48 pm »
I thought I read somewhere that Gurriel might also play some first.

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« Reply #19 on: August 05, 2016, 08:24:12 pm »
When Gurriel arrives and Bregman moves to LF, Gomez is going to find himself out of a job.
If he can hit why not DH him?

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Re: stRangers @ Astros August 5, 2016
« Reply #20 on: August 05, 2016, 08:27:33 pm »
If he can hit why not DH him?

Perhaps I'm missing your point, but it seems pretty clear that Gomez can't hit anymore.
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Re: stRangers @ Astros August 5, 2016
« Reply #21 on: August 05, 2016, 08:28:19 pm »
Perhaps I'm missing your point, but it seems pretty clear that Gomez can't hit anymore.
Sorry I meant Gurriel.

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Re: stRangers @ Astros August 5, 2016
« Reply #22 on: August 05, 2016, 08:29:28 pm »
Sorry I meant Gurriel.

I'm looking for reasons to avoid having Gomez in the game.
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« Reply #23 on: August 05, 2016, 08:31:20 pm »
I'm looking for reasons to avoid having Gomez in the game.
Lunhow thinks he's just in a little slump.. Haha

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Re: stRangers @ Astros August 5, 2016
« Reply #24 on: August 05, 2016, 08:32:07 pm »
And on a very sobering note, I just glanced at the newspaper and discovered that Loni Anderson is 71 today. I doubt that she looks like she did on WKRP. I, however, am completely unchanged since my 20s.
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Re: stRangers @ Astros August 5, 2016
« Reply #25 on: August 05, 2016, 08:36:11 pm »
And on a very sobering note, I just glanced at the newspaper and discovered that Loni Anderson is 71 today. I doubt that she looks like she did on WKRP. I, however, am completely unchanged since my 20s.
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Re: stRangers @ Astros August 5, 2016
« Reply #26 on: August 05, 2016, 08:39:11 pm »
And on a very sobering note, I just glanced at the newspaper and discovered that Loni Anderson is 71 today. I doubt that she looks like she did on WKRP. I, however, am completely unchanged since my 20s.

She was hot in the 80's.  But weren't we all?
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« Reply #27 on: August 05, 2016, 08:43:10 pm »
Bailey was the hot one.

Bailey was great, too.

That entire cast was tremendous, and the characters were wonderful: Herb Tarlek, Les Nessman, Johnny Fever, Venus Flytrap, Art Carlson. It was can't-miss TV for my friends and me.
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« Reply #28 on: August 05, 2016, 08:44:00 pm »
She was hot in the 80's.  But weren't we all?
Nope, never been hot.

Speaking of really not hot, can they please get Gomez out of the batters box. It's brutal watching him fucking flailing about.  He has nothing but a terrible approach. Please, get rid of him.

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« Reply #30 on: August 05, 2016, 08:48:46 pm »
Why is Bregman slated to play left rather than Gurriel? Bregman's defense at third is irreplaceable. Unless Gurriel turns out to be Brooks Robinson over there.

As I write this Bregman tries to sail one over Marwin.

Vanilla snow cone. Jesus.

I agree on Bregman. He gives them the range and hands of two SSs on the left side. But he needs to hit enough to stay on the field.

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« Reply #31 on: August 05, 2016, 08:49:00 pm »
Bailey was great, too.

That entire cast was tremendous, and the characters were wonderful: Herb Tarlek, Les Nessman, Johnny Fever, Venus Flytrap, Art Carlson. It was can't-miss TV for my friends and me.
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« Reply #32 on: August 05, 2016, 08:49:44 pm »
Speaking of really not hot, can they please get Gomez out of the batters box. It's brutal watching him fucking flailing about.  He has nothing but a terrible approach. Please, get rid of him.

Yeah, if there's a squeeze on the 40-man roster, just let him go. He can't possibly figure into their plans for next year.
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« Reply #33 on: August 05, 2016, 08:50:51 pm »
"As God is my witness, I thought turkeys could fly".

One of the funniest things I've ever seen/heard.
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« Reply #34 on: August 05, 2016, 08:53:08 pm »
"As God is my witness, I thought turkeys could fly".

They actually can fly a little. But not when dropped out of an airplane.

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« Reply #35 on: August 05, 2016, 08:56:23 pm »
They better overturn that.

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« Reply #36 on: August 05, 2016, 09:08:50 pm »
Does Keuchel come out in the 9th to finish it?
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« Reply #37 on: August 05, 2016, 09:10:17 pm »
Does Keuchel come out in the 9th to finish it?

I think so.

ETA: I think they're trying to send a message.
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« Reply #38 on: August 05, 2016, 09:22:33 pm »
Bailey was great, too.

That entire cast was tremendous, and the characters were wonderful: Herb Tarlek, Les Nessman, Johnny Fever, Venus Flytrap, Art Carlson. It was can't-miss TV for my friends and me.
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« Reply #39 on: August 05, 2016, 09:24:51 pm »
I once expressed to a co-worker that one of my career goals was to have "an office with a door". As a prank, one evening I was outfitted with a "Les Nessman" office: the outline of an office made on the floor with yellow tape.

It's great that you had co-workers with enough on the ball to understand that.
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« Reply #40 on: August 05, 2016, 09:25:21 pm »
What an excellent fuck-job for the Rangers. Two more of those, please!
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Re: stRangers @ Astros August 5, 2016
« Reply #41 on: August 05, 2016, 09:26:09 pm »
I'll tell you what's great...a frickin' 3-hit shutout!

WooHoo!!!!
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« Reply #42 on: August 05, 2016, 09:27:12 pm »
Odor making the last out is the cherry on top.

Hope this starts the ball rolling again.

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Re: stRangers @ Astros August 5, 2016
« Reply #43 on: August 05, 2016, 09:36:58 pm »
Great win.  Does an RBI-single in 4 ABs keep White on the roster.  Find out tomorrow

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Re: stRangers @ Astros August 5, 2016
« Reply #44 on: August 05, 2016, 09:39:06 pm »
Great win.  Does an RBI-single in 4 ABs keep White on the roster.  Find out tomorrow

Nope we won't.  Peacock optioned

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« Reply #45 on: August 05, 2016, 09:39:28 pm »
Great win.  Does an RBI-single in 4 ABs keep White on the roster.  Find out tomorrow
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Re: stRangers @ Astros August 5, 2016
« Reply #46 on: August 06, 2016, 01:03:38 am »
They actually can fly a little. But not when dropped out of an airplane.

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Re: stRangers @ Astros August 5, 2016
« Reply #47 on: August 06, 2016, 10:14:05 am »
I'll tell you what's great...a frickin' 3-hit shutout!

WooHoo!!!!

It was lovely seeing Keuchel back in form.  Just when we needed him.  Biggest win of the year so far.  Maybe more so because of the struggles the Astros have had against the Rangers. 

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« Reply #48 on: August 06, 2016, 10:19:35 am »
It was lovely seeing Keuchel back in form.  Just when we needed him.  Biggest win of the year so far.  Maybe more so because of the struggles the Astros have had against the Rangers.
He was dialed in. There were some Rangers fans behind me and I heard them saying "That looks like the Keuchel we saw last year".

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« Reply #49 on: August 06, 2016, 10:20:24 am »
He was dialed in. There were some Rangers fans behind me and I heard them saying "That looks like the Keuchel we saw last year".

Definitely.  Hopefully a sign of things to come.