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Astros @ Pirates August 23, 2016
« on: August 23, 2016, 02:29:51 pm »
Your lineups for tonight's road tilt:

Astros

RFGeorge Springer (R)
3BAlex Bregman (R)
2BJose Altuve (R)
SSCarlos Correa (R)
1BA.J. Reed (L)
LFMarwin Gonzalez (S)
CFT. Hernandez (R)
CJason Castro (L)
PJoe Musgrove (R)

HOU: Joe Musgrove (R)  (1-1, 4.18)

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2B Adam Frazier (L)
RF Matt Joyce (L)
CF A. McCutchen (R)
LF Gregory Polanco (L)
3B David Freese (R)
1B Josh Bell (S)
C F. Cervelli (R)
SS Jordy Mercer (R)
P Ivan Nova (R)

PIT: Ivan Nova (R)  (9-6, 4.83)
« Last Edit: August 23, 2016, 03:21:48 pm by Mr. Happy »
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Re: Astros @ Pirates August 23, 2016
« Reply #1 on: August 23, 2016, 03:10:18 pm »
No Gurriel in tonights lineup. Hope that hammy is ok.

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Re: Astros @ Pirates August 23, 2016
« Reply #2 on: August 23, 2016, 04:21:01 pm »
I think with no DH they think it is better to sit him like last night and play Bregman at 3B.

He will PH probably for pitcher like last night when/if needed.
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Re: Astros @ Pirates August 23, 2016
« Reply #3 on: August 23, 2016, 06:12:09 pm »
T1:

Springer grounds out 6-3
Bregman takes strike one, takes strikes two, takes strike three
Altuve lines out to RF

No score
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Re: Astros @ Pirates August 23, 2016
« Reply #4 on: August 23, 2016, 06:18:32 pm »
Musgrove getting roughed up in the first...2-0, runner at 2B and nobody out
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Re: Astros @ Pirates August 23, 2016
« Reply #5 on: August 23, 2016, 06:20:06 pm »
Come on Musgrove!

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Re: Astros @ Pirates August 23, 2016
« Reply #6 on: August 23, 2016, 06:20:59 pm »
Musgrove getting hammered...Strom out...3-0, still nobody out
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Re: Astros @ Pirates August 23, 2016
« Reply #7 on: August 23, 2016, 06:21:22 pm »
Get Devenski up

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Re: Astros @ Pirates August 23, 2016
« Reply #8 on: August 23, 2016, 06:22:28 pm »
Get Devenski up

Yeah, five straight hits, all of them blistered.
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Re: Astros @ Pirates August 23, 2016
« Reply #9 on: August 23, 2016, 06:23:09 pm »
Peacock up in the pen...
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Re: Astros @ Pirates August 23, 2016
« Reply #10 on: August 23, 2016, 06:23:28 pm »
Peacock. Hell.

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Re: Astros @ Pirates August 23, 2016
« Reply #11 on: August 23, 2016, 06:26:49 pm »
Got our work cut out for us now.

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Re: Astros @ Pirates August 23, 2016
« Reply #12 on: August 23, 2016, 06:27:49 pm »
B1:

Frazier singles up the middle
Joyce doubles to LCF, Frazier scores
McCutchen doubles to LCF on an 0-2 pitch, Joyce scores
Polanco singles to LCF, McCutchen scores
Freese singles to CF, Polanco to 2B
Bell singles down the LF line, Polanco scores, Freese to 3B...Bell trying to move to 2B and is called out for leaving the baseline...score it 7-4
Cervelli...infield in...taps back to the mound...1-3, Freese has to hold at 3B
Mercer grounds out 6-3

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Re: Astros @ Pirates August 23, 2016
« Reply #13 on: August 23, 2016, 06:29:35 pm »
Huge that Bell made that base running blunder

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Re: Astros @ Pirates August 23, 2016
« Reply #14 on: August 23, 2016, 06:34:56 pm »
T2:

Correa strikes out swinging
Reed grounds out 4-3
Marwin with a bunt single
Hernandez line out to LCF

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Re: Astros @ Pirates August 23, 2016
« Reply #15 on: August 23, 2016, 06:36:44 pm »
Luhnow should consider bringing in Cookie Monster for an in-service.

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Re: Astros @ Pirates August 23, 2016
« Reply #16 on: August 23, 2016, 06:41:26 pm »
B2:

Nova strikes out swinging
Frazier grounds out 4-3
Joyce grounds out 3-1

4-0
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Re: Astros @ Pirates August 23, 2016
« Reply #17 on: August 23, 2016, 06:43:40 pm »
Think I just heard the Pirates guys say that Musgrove was a compensation pick by the Jays for losing John Buck. That's kind of neat.

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Re: Astros @ Pirates August 23, 2016
« Reply #18 on: August 23, 2016, 06:47:11 pm »
T3:

Castro singles up the middle
Musgrove sac bunt...2-4, Castro to 2B
Springer grounds out 4-3, Castro to 3B
Bregman grounds out 5-3...very close...no challenge

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Re: Astros @ Pirates August 23, 2016
« Reply #19 on: August 23, 2016, 06:56:19 pm »
B3:

McCutchen lines out to CF
Polanco homers to LF
Freese bounces back to the mound...1-3
Bell hammers a line drive, hits Musgrove who recovers to get the out 1-3

5-0 Pirates
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Re: Astros @ Pirates August 23, 2016
« Reply #20 on: August 23, 2016, 06:57:35 pm »
Am I the only one who wonders whether or not whiskey and mountain climbing really go together?
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Re: Astros @ Pirates August 23, 2016
« Reply #21 on: August 23, 2016, 07:00:54 pm »
T4:

Altuve grounds out 6-3
Correa grounds out 5-3
Reed grounds out 4-3

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Re: Astros @ Pirates August 23, 2016
« Reply #22 on: August 23, 2016, 07:08:56 pm »
B4:

Cervelli grounds out 5-3
Mercer doubles over Springer's head in RF
Nova strikes out swinging
Frazier flies out F8

5-0 still
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Re: Astros @ Pirates August 23, 2016
« Reply #23 on: August 23, 2016, 07:11:28 pm »
Am I the only one who wonders whether or not whiskey and mountain climbing really go together?

I thought it was hold my 'beer' and watch this...
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Re: Astros @ Pirates August 23, 2016
« Reply #24 on: August 23, 2016, 07:17:13 pm »
T5:

Marwin flairs a single to LF
Hernandez bounces back to the mound...Nova drops it...runs it down to get the 1-3 out, but Marwin moves to 2B
Castro grounds out 3-1, Marwin to 3B
Kemp, pinch hitting for Musgrove...strikes out swinging

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« Reply #25 on: August 23, 2016, 07:21:24 pm »
I'd have to have had some whiskey to consider mountain climbing.
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Re: Astros @ Pirates August 23, 2016
« Reply #26 on: August 23, 2016, 07:25:45 pm »
We have whiskey but no mountains. 
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« Reply #27 on: August 23, 2016, 07:28:42 pm »
We have whiskey but no mountains.

Do you spell it with an "e"?
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« Reply #28 on: August 23, 2016, 07:29:21 pm »
That's what I get for thinking Sipp was pitching well.
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Re: Astros @ Pirates August 23, 2016
« Reply #29 on: August 23, 2016, 07:30:48 pm »
B5:

Sipp in for the Astros

Joyce strikes out looking
McCutchen strikes out looking
Polanco homers to CF
Freese strikes out swinging

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Re: Astros @ Pirates August 23, 2016
« Reply #30 on: August 23, 2016, 07:35:23 pm »
I love Robert Ford, but "he struck out the side but gave up a homer" is akin to "he got laid last night but got a scorching case of herpes".


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« Reply #31 on: August 23, 2016, 07:35:54 pm »
Do you spell it with an "e"?

With an 'e', on the rocks.

Go back a few years it was whisky but our language is get more Americanised by the day.
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« Reply #32 on: August 23, 2016, 07:37:08 pm »
T6:

Springer strikes out swinging
Bregman grounds out 6-3
Altuve grounds out 5-3 on the first pitch

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« Reply #33 on: August 23, 2016, 07:37:18 pm »
Sipp: 34.1 IP, 11 HR


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« Reply #34 on: August 23, 2016, 07:37:30 pm »
I love Robert Ford, but "he struck out the side but gave up a homer" is akin to "he got laid last night but got a scorching case of herpes".


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« Reply #35 on: August 23, 2016, 07:38:01 pm »
Someone else can do PBP...I'm taking a nap
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« Reply #36 on: August 23, 2016, 07:40:54 pm »
The tv announcers did a nice young Frankenbarry/Springer comparison.  Springer came out mildly ahead.
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« Reply #37 on: August 23, 2016, 07:41:18 pm »
With an 'e', on the rocks.

Go back a few years it was whisky but our language is get more Americanised by the day.

Look, when Britain tried to tax our tea, we got frisky.
Imagine what's gonna happen when you try to take our whiskey.


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« Reply #38 on: August 23, 2016, 07:42:35 pm »
Look, when Britain tried to tax our tea, we got frisky.
Imagine what's gonna happen when you try to take our whiskey.


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« Reply #39 on: August 23, 2016, 07:46:08 pm »
I love Robert Ford, but "he struck out the side but gave up a homer" is akin to "he got laid last night but got a scorching case of herpes".

Say, that reminds me. I was at my team's game the other day and one of our regular starters, guy named Alfin, was injured and not playing. I had seen Alfin on the field in street clothes walking around with a curious gate. I asked one of the guys what's the deal. He paused for a moment before saying, Vietnamese flower. I think traditionally that would be syphilis but I was made to believe our guy's got gonorrhea.

Anyway, I mention this mainly because Alfin now walks almost exactly like Chris Devinski.
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« Reply #40 on: August 23, 2016, 07:47:36 pm »
Springer came out mildly ahead.

Talking about a head I think you have to give that one to Bonds.
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« Reply #41 on: August 23, 2016, 07:49:27 pm »
Talking about a head I think you have to give that one to Bonds.

only the elder bonds.  This was a younger Bonds comparison.

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« Reply #42 on: August 23, 2016, 07:51:10 pm »
Valbuena out for the year.  Bummer.
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« Reply #43 on: August 23, 2016, 07:55:08 pm »
Recall that the first Tea Party was the Whiskey Rebellion.

I think there was one in Boston before that.


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« Reply #44 on: August 23, 2016, 07:56:39 pm »
I think there was one in Boston before that.


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Doesn't count.  That was against a foreign government.
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« Reply #45 on: August 23, 2016, 07:58:46 pm »
Doesn't count.  That was against a foreign government.

Not at the time.



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« Reply #46 on: August 23, 2016, 08:01:35 pm »
Not at the time.



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« Reply #47 on: August 23, 2016, 08:21:13 pm »
I can't remember the 12 steps.  Am I supposed to deny I said what I said next?

I think you're supposed to give yourself to a higher power. Like the BBGs, or Spack.


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« Reply #48 on: August 23, 2016, 08:23:15 pm »
I think you're supposed to give yourself to a higher power. Like the BBGs, or Spack.


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« Reply #49 on: August 23, 2016, 08:33:44 pm »
Will Donald Trump work?  Donald Trump says that statistically the Whiskey Rebellion was the first Tea Party.

Trump, the bloke who is going to take over from Obama, right?
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« Reply #50 on: August 23, 2016, 08:34:44 pm »
Damn, we scored!
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« Reply #51 on: August 23, 2016, 08:35:04 pm »
Trump, the bloke who is going to take over from Obama, right?

Absolutely.  Not a very good game, is it?
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Re: Astros @ Pirates August 23, 2016
« Reply #52 on: August 23, 2016, 08:37:22 pm »
Absolutely.  Not a very good game, is it?

The GZ discussion has been more interesting.

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Re: Astros @ Pirates August 23, 2016
« Reply #53 on: August 23, 2016, 08:41:19 pm »
The GZ discussion has been more interesting.

That's a bad sign.
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Re: Astros @ Pirates August 23, 2016
« Reply #54 on: August 23, 2016, 08:50:11 pm »
Games in the AL East are painfully slow.  Rays and Red Sox just going to T8 now, started 5 minutes after the Astros game.  Almost exactly the same last night.
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Re: Astros @ Pirates August 23, 2016
« Reply #55 on: August 23, 2016, 08:59:57 pm »
Sipp: 34.1 IP, 11 HR


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Re: Astros @ Pirates August 23, 2016
« Reply #56 on: August 23, 2016, 10:44:11 pm »
I hate missing entire games due to work (I'm sure I'm not alone) but reading these threads on my breaks here and there help tremendously (far more than the current box score). Keep up the good work fellas, I hope to join you here and there soon!