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Who would you rather face in the World Series?

Yankees
16 (76.2%)
Astros
5 (23.8%)

Total Members Voted: 21

Voting closed: October 21, 2019, 07:22:28 PM

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Offline Natsinpwc

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Re: ALCS: Yankees-Astros
« Reply #125: October 18, 2019, 06:50:41 PM »

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Re: ALCS: Yankees-Astros
« Reply #126: October 18, 2019, 07:02:02 PM »
It'll be interesting if the Astros drop tonight.  Verlander on short rest,



Verlander pitched Sunday so he's not on short rest.

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Re: ALCS: Yankees-Astros
« Reply #127: October 18, 2019, 07:05:03 PM »


Verlander pitched Sunday so he's not on short rest.
you are right

Offline Natsinpwc

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Re: ALCS: Yankees-Astros
« Reply #128: October 18, 2019, 07:29:11 PM »
 Verlander getting pounded early.

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Re: ALCS: Yankees-Astros
« Reply #129: October 18, 2019, 07:35:58 PM »

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Re: ALCS: Yankees-Astros
« Reply #130: October 18, 2019, 08:31:08 PM »
Come on Yankees. Win the next two! 

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Re: ALCS: Yankees-Astros
« Reply #131: October 18, 2019, 08:31:31 PM »
Why?

I think I’d almost rather the Astros win tonight so they run into some of the same lay-off issues we do. Going six I don’t think makes a difference because they still can line up Cole Verlander. Now if they go to 7 and then we miss Cole (or miss the Astros enitirely) then that’s really good.

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Re: ALCS: Yankees-Astros
« Reply #132: October 18, 2019, 08:39:43 PM »
FP must have several handles here :smh:

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Re: ALCS: Yankees-Astros
« Reply #133: October 18, 2019, 08:45:02 PM »
I think I’d almost rather the Astros win tonight so they run into some of the same lay-off issues we do. Going six I don’t think makes a difference because they still can line up Cole Verlander. Now if they go to 7 and then we miss Cole (or miss the Astros enitirely) then that’s really good.
If the Yankees win tonight there is a good chance they win game six and force Cole to pitch game 7.

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Re: ALCS: Yankees-Astros
« Reply #134: October 18, 2019, 08:56:29 PM »
FP must have several handles here :smh:

Huh?

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Re: ALCS: Yankees-Astros
« Reply #135: October 18, 2019, 08:58:08 PM »
Huh?
Building in excuses for losses before they happen.

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Re: ALCS: Yankees-Astros
« Reply #136: October 18, 2019, 09:09:54 PM »
Building in excuses for losses before they happen.

Saying I’d rather the Nats not have to face The best pitcher in baseball prior to game 3 is not making excuses.

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Re: ALCS: Yankees-Astros
« Reply #137: October 18, 2019, 09:11:54 PM »
My first baseball games were at Yankee Stadium 1.0...the eating of cased rat meat plucked from filthy water was the most amazing experience of my life to date at age 8.  I could not believe that the greasy dude with a handlebar moustache could squirt magical yellow and red stuff on the rat dog that made it even more awesome.   

Let's see this one to 7.

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Re: ALCS: Yankees-Astros
« Reply #138: October 18, 2019, 09:28:12 PM »
To stretch the series.
What does that matter?

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Re: ALCS: Yankees-Astros
« Reply #139: October 18, 2019, 09:28:32 PM »
Saying I’d rather the Nats not have to face The best pitcher in baseball prior to game 3 is not making excuses.
It doesnt matter, you're facing him twice in the series.

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Re: ALCS: Yankees-Astros
« Reply #140: October 18, 2019, 09:31:50 PM »
Saying I’d rather the Nats not have to face The best pitcher in baseball prior to game 3 is not making excuses.
The Nats don’t have to fave Strasburg. Or Scherzer.

You said you would rather the Astros win tonight. In which case Cole would be rested and pitch game one. So I’m confused.

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Re: ALCS: Yankees-Astros
« Reply #141: October 18, 2019, 09:32:50 PM »
Joe Buck Sucks t-shirt :lmao:

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Re: ALCS: Yankees-Astros
« Reply #142: October 18, 2019, 09:33:19 PM »
What does that matter?
So Cole has to pitch again. And their bullpen has to pitch again. And maybe even Verlander again in game seven in relief. Wear and tear is real at this time of year.

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Re: ALCS: Yankees-Astros
« Reply #143: October 18, 2019, 09:33:34 PM »
Nats are a good freaking team. They don't need handicaps.

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Re: ALCS: Yankees-Astros
« Reply #144: October 18, 2019, 09:34:23 PM »
Joe Buck Sucks t-shirt :lmao:
We are blessed to be able to have him do baseball and football. And even golf.

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Re: ALCS: Yankees-Astros
« Reply #145: October 18, 2019, 09:35:19 PM »
Nats are a good freaking team. They don't need handicaps.
I will take any edge. Even imaginary ones.

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Re: ALCS: Yankees-Astros
« Reply #146: October 18, 2019, 09:36:09 PM »
So Cole has to pitch again. And their bullpen has to pitch again. And maybe even Verlander again in game seven in relief. Wear and tear is real at this time of year.
Historically, that's not relevant. If anything, it's an advantage to the Astros

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Re: ALCS: Yankees-Astros
« Reply #147: October 18, 2019, 09:37:34 PM »
Historically, that's not relevant. If anything, it's an advantage to the Astros
Based on what? 

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Re: ALCS: Yankees-Astros
« Reply #148: October 18, 2019, 09:47:51 PM »
It doesnt matter, you're facing him twice in the series.

Twice if it goes 7. Which most series don’t.

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Re: ALCS: Yankees-Astros
« Reply #149: October 18, 2019, 09:49:52 PM »
Based on what? 
Based on the fact that 9 out of the 10 teams that swept the LCS lost the WS