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PostPosted: Fri Aug 01, 2014 11:10 am 
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The Astros called up RHP Mike Foltynewicz (Minooka HS).

The shitheads finally did something right.


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PostPosted: Mon Sep 01, 2014 1:20 pm 
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Bo Porter fired. Luhnow and him butted heads and management always wins.

Porter was a Luhnow hire.

When times have been shitty during this rebuild the Astros have provided much needed relief as they've proved it could be worse.


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PostPosted: Wed Sep 03, 2014 12:19 am 
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Kerry Wood pitched thr greatest game in major league history.

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PostPosted: Wed Sep 03, 2014 7:03 am 
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America wrote:
Kerry Wood pitched thr greatest game in major league history.


Based on what? "Game Score"? Let me ask you this. How could any game in history have a higher "Game Score" than Larsen's perfect game in the World Series? Let me repeat that. The World Series. SABRmetrics are funny. It's funny how sometimes the quality of the opponent counts and sometimes it is completely ignored. Not that the Astros team that Wood pitched against was bad offensively. But when you're throwing a perfect game in the World Series vs. the champion of the other league in the highest pressure situation possible, well, it has to be "greater" than some relatively meaningless game in May.

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PostPosted: Wed Sep 03, 2014 7:48 am 
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Where did the the Wood comment come from?

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rogers park bryan wrote:
Where did the the Wood comment come from?


America.

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Joe Orr Road Rod wrote:
rogers park bryan wrote:
Where did the the Wood comment come from?


America.

No, I saw who posted it, I just didnt know why. I forgot this thread had that argument in it.

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rogers park bryan wrote:
Joe Orr Road Rod wrote:
rogers park bryan wrote:
Where did the the Wood comment come from?


America.

No, I saw who posted it, I just didnt know why. I forgot this thread had that argument in it.


:lol: Every thread has that argument.

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Joe Orr Road Rod wrote:
rogers park bryan wrote:
Joe Orr Road Rod wrote:
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Where did the the Wood comment come from?


America.

No, I saw who posted it, I just didnt know why. I forgot this thread had that argument in it.


:lol: Every thread has that argument.

I found it pretty disrespectful when it came up in the Bea Arthur R.I.P. thread

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These dumb sons of bitches did what even the Cubs didn't do and hired A.J. Hinch. Really smart people!

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This hire should be the final nail in Luhnow's coffin.


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What in the actual fuck??!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wzm0nh2Q1ak

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PostPosted: Fri Nov 21, 2014 12:36 pm 
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I just wrote a log post about how these bumbling idiots almost left a good player unprotected for the rule 5 draft and how a roster decision was most likely swayed by public opinion but I lost it because I'm a dumbass and I'm not going to rewrite it.


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PostPosted: Fri Nov 21, 2014 12:46 pm 
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on the rare occasion I write more than two sentences I always copy the text before hitting "submit."


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The Astros agreed to a settlement with RHP Jacob Nix. Nix was the 5th round pick who got screwed out of his $1.5M signing bonus when the Astros reneged on their deal with Brady Aiken. Nix will attend a JC this year and be draft eligible in 2015. Terms of the settlement were not disclosed.


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The Astros agreed to a settlement with RHP Jacob Nix. Nix was the 5th round pick who got screwed out of his $1.5M signing bonus when the Astros reneged on their deal with Brady Aiken. Nix will attend a JC this year and be draft eligible in 2015. Terms of the settlement were not disclosed.

He got the full $1.5M bonus, is allowed to re-enter the draft and most importantly isn't apart of the dumpster fire organization.


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PostPosted: Fri Jun 26, 2015 10:09 am 
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Bump.

These guys are really good. They do everything really well. They can win it all standing pat but one more pitcher wouldn't hurt.


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PostPosted: Fri Jun 26, 2015 10:17 am 
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Heard an interesting stat last night. The top 3 pitchers in lowest exit velocity against (best at inducing weak contact) 1. Clayton Kershaw 2. Chris Sale 3. Dallas Keuchel. That dude is really fucking good.


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Was Houston's President/GM really smart?

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PostPosted: Fri Jun 26, 2015 10:27 am 
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The jury is still out.


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collapse in progress.

assuming many in mlb enjoying it


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Kirkwood wrote:
collapse in progress.

assuming many in mlb enjoying it

Why would they be enjoying it?


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PostPosted: Wed Sep 30, 2015 8:22 am 
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Because Jeff Luhnnow is a dick.


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they're not done yet. I hope they make it.

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Keyser Soze wrote:
Because Jeff Luhnnow is a dick.

Why?


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PostPosted: Wed Sep 30, 2015 8:31 am 
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He thinks he's smarter than everyone. Just ask him.


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he's got the second lowest PR in MLB, I like what he's doing.

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Keyser Soze wrote:
He thinks he's smarter than everyone. Just ask him.

I don't have that opportunity, do you have any examples?


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He thinks he's smarter than everyone. Just ask him.

Scout versus scout beef. Maybe back in the 1990's Jeff Luhnow got a job over Keyser and now Keyser is uber jealous.

Either way, I like what the Astros have done. Complete rebuilds work with guys as smart as Theo and Luhnow in charge. I'll very passively root for them over the next several years.

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don't know a thing about the org other than they picked Appel over Bryant.

ergo, dumb.


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