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2015 Houston Astros Aren't a Joke Anymore Official Thread
« on: January 21, 2015, 09:58:30 am »
Ever since the Astros made it to the World Series in 2005 they have been a joke of a franchise.
After 3 straight 100-loss seasons, they broke through last year with only 92.
They have replenished their farm system and have started signing major league players
to fill the holes that scrub Triple A player's have been occupying.

Key acquisitions for 2015 (so far):
SS Jed Lowrie
RHP Pat Neshek
RHP Luke Gregerson
C/LF Evan Gattis
RHP Dan Straily
3B Luis Valbuena
CF Colby Rasmus
C Hank Conger


Players lost:
CF Dexter Fowler
C Carlos Corporon


I think they might have enough talent to take a run at .500 this year,
and next year SS Carlos Correa and SP Mark Appel will be ready.

2016 Wildcard!!!!
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Re: 2015 Houston Astros Aren't a Joke Anymore Official Thread
« Reply #1 on: January 21, 2015, 10:01:42 am »
I think they might have enough talent to take a run at .500 this year,
and next year SS Carlos Correa and SP Mark Appel will be ready.

2016 Wildcard!!!!
Rack me.

Completely agree with all of this.

Where has David been? I miss him saying for the last 10 years that the Astros are only a couple of years away. This time he can finally be right!
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Re: 2015 Houston Astros Aren't a Joke Anymore Official Thread
« Reply #2 on: January 21, 2015, 10:04:37 am »
Their lineup will hit a ton of homeruns, but even more strikeouts :nono

I hope Dallas Keuchel and Collin McHugh weren't 1 season wonders.
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Re: 2015 Houston Astros Aren't a Joke Anymore Official Thread
« Reply #4 on: January 22, 2015, 11:11:20 am »
I like what they're doing but y'all need some pitching, unless you're aiming to win 81 games by the score of 15-14.
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Re: 2015 Houston Astros Aren't a Joke Anymore Official Thread
« Reply #5 on: January 22, 2015, 11:55:21 am »
I've never heard of any of those players.  I'd be suprised if this group of losers win 82 games.
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Re: 2015 Houston Astros Aren't a Joke Anymore Official Thread
« Reply #6 on: January 22, 2015, 11:57:41 am »
I've never heard of any of those players.  I'd be suprised if this group of losers win 82 games.

but you don't watch baseball, so i'm not surprised  :uhh
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Re: 2015 Houston Astros Aren't a Joke Anymore Official Thread
« Reply #7 on: January 22, 2015, 12:02:00 pm »
but you don't watch baseball, so i'm not surprised  :uhh
nobody in Houston can or wants to watch baseball   :uhh
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Re: 2015 Houston Astros Aren't a Joke Anymore Official Thread
« Reply #8 on: January 22, 2015, 12:03:54 pm »
we haven't been able to for 3 years, but that was actually a good thing.

we will be able to watch them on ROOT Sports now  :koolaid
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Re: 2015 Houston Astros Aren't a Joke Anymore Official Thread
« Reply #9 on: January 22, 2015, 12:10:01 pm »
we haven't been able to for 3 years, but that was actually a good thing.

we will be able to watch them on ROOT Sports now  :koolaid
DISH Network doesn't carry ROOT tv...I can't watch the Rockets either, unless they are on ESPN getting worked over by the Warriors
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Re: 2015 Houston Astros Aren't a Joke Anymore Official Thread
« Reply #10 on: February 05, 2015, 01:36:55 pm »
Where has David been? I miss him saying for the last 10 years that the Astros are only a couple of years away. This time he can finally be right!

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Re: 2015 Houston Astros Aren't a Joke Anymore Official Thread
« Reply #11 on: February 05, 2015, 08:07:07 pm »
This could have been a PM :uhh
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Re: 2015 Houston Astros Aren't a Joke Anymore Official Thread
« Reply #12 on: February 05, 2015, 08:08:37 pm »
nice thread steef. i hope it's so. i miss not knowing the players names.

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Re: 2015 Houston Astros Aren't a Joke Anymore Official Thread
« Reply #13 on: February 05, 2015, 10:06:16 pm »
2016 Wildcard!!!!
Rack me.

And then a year later.........

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Re: 2015 Houston Astros Aren't a Joke Anymore Official Thread
« Reply #14 on: February 05, 2015, 10:08:31 pm »
Anyone thinking this team isn't  a bunch of future Yankees,  red sox, and Dodgers  is a fvcking idiot.  Nice farm team, Houston.
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