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Wednesday Morning Hot Links

Astros County (Flick Nickem) — The Astros won again, and are one win away from hitting 100 for the third year in a row. That'll do. Justin Verlander finally got some OK run support in the 4-1 win over Texas, thanks to three...
  • 1 day 1 hr ago

Tuesday Morning Hot Links

Astros County (Flick Nickem) — The Astros didn't play last night. Therefore, today's links will be quite short. The Royals got destroyed. Here's what to take note of. The Rangers are on deck. Here's what to look for. ...
  • 2 days ago

Monday Morning Hot Links

Astros County (Astros County) — The Astros beat the piss out of the Royals, and the 2019 Astros should absolutely beat the piss out of the 2019 Royals. Houston won 12-3 and improved to 98-53. There are 11 regular season games...
  • 2 days ago

Sunday Morning Hot Links

Astros County (Astros County) — The Astros needed a pinch-hit jack from Yordan as they scored late again to beat the Royals, again. Houston is 97-53. The Astros have won two in a row, and are 7-3 in their last ten, and are 19-8...
  • 3 days ago
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Saturday Morning Hot Links

Astros County (Astros County) — The Astros won the 2015 ALDS with a 4-1 win over Kansas City last night, in the Year of Our Lord 2019. God bless us, everyone. Houston overcame the impossible odds that Danny Duffy presented to...
  • 5 days ago
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Friday Morning Hot Links

Astros County (Astros County) — The Astros did what they normally do against the A's in the second half of the season, and that's completely crap the bed. Long-term it doesn't really matter, but it is super-annoying. Houston is...
  • 5 days ago
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Wednesday Morning Hot Links

Astros County (Flick Nickem) — Ever since I took over the Hot Links, the Astros are only outscoring their opponents 43-22 :/// Not nearly as fun as yesterday's stat.  Reminder, James has you covered on the Hot Links for...
  • 8 days ago
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Tuesday Morning Hot Links

Astros County (Flick Nickem) — Ever since I have taken over the Hot Links, the Astros have outscored their opponents 36-1. No problem everyone. The Astros won 15-1 last night, and then hit some baseballs incredibly long...
  • 9 days ago
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Monday Morning Hot Links

Astros County (Flick Nickem) — Flick Nickem is back on the Hot Links. I will (most weeks) be doing Hot Links again during the fall semester every Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday and will be posted very late at night on...
  • 10 days ago
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Sunday Morning Hot Links

Astros County (Astros County) — The Astros beat the Mariners ho hum. Houston is 93-50. They're 15-1 against Seattle, and if the Mariners didn't exist Houston would be 78-49. There are 19 regular season games left. The Astros...
  • 10 days ago
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Saturday Morning Hot Links

Astros County (Astros County) — Another day another Astros win over the Mariners, though this one was a bit of a struggle. Oh well, they all count the same. Houston is 92-50. There are 20 regular season games left. The Astros...
  • 11 days ago
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Friday Morning Hot Links

Astros County (Astros County) — Wade Miley had a historically bad start for the Astros at a really bad time. Again. The Astros were down 7-0, 7-1, 7-3, 7-5, 8-5, tied it up at 8-8, down 9-8, tied at 9-9, and finally walked it...
  • 12 days ago
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Thursday Morning Hot Links

Astros County (Astros County) — *The Astros were off yesterday, mercifully. There are three more off-days before the end of the regular season, so no more of that 17-games-in-17-days business. The Yankees beat the Rangers,...
  • 13 days ago
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Wednesday Morning Hot Links

Astros County (Astros County) — The Astros lost 4-2. They're 12-4 in their last 16 games and stand at 90-50 on the season. *The Yankees beat the Rangers, so they take the AL's best record by one game. There are 22 regular...
  • 15 days ago
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Tuesday Morning Hot Links

Astros County (Astros County) — The Astros won a game I was really sure they were going to lose when Christian Yelich tied it in the bottom of the 9th off of Roberto Osuna. But a Springer Dinger and some "clutch" "Pitching" (and...
  • 16 days ago
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Monday Morning Hot Links

Astros County (Astros County) — Well. Justin Verlander threw a no-hitter, so I guess that's cool. Could have had one on August 21, but I guess now works, too. Houston won 2-0. The Astros are 89-49 and with the Yankees...
  • 17 days ago
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Sunday Morning Hot Links

Astros County (Astros County) — The Astros got Framboozled and then couldn't take advantage of numerous opportunities, which adds up to a 6-4 loss at Toronto. Houston is 88-49 with a nine-game lead on Oakland, who lost to New...
  • 17 days ago
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Saturday Morning Hot Links

Astros County (Astros County) — It's the 2nd anniversary of the Verlander trade . The Astros overcame Thorntonitis and beat their former farmhand and the Blue Jays, 7-4. Houston is 88-48. Houston is 31-15 since the All-Star...
  • 18 days ago
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Friday Morning Hot Links

Astros County (Astros County) — Here's the thing about baseball that I love: it absolutely mirrors real life. You go to work damn near every day. People come and go. You get the promotion you don't really deserve. You win games...
  • 19 days ago
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Thursday Morning Hot Links

Astros County (Astros County) — The Astros beat the Rays 8-6 after Roberto Osuna made things Interesting in the 9th. They go for the sweep this afternoon with Greinke on the mound. Houston is 87-47, 40 games over .500 for the...
  • 20 days ago
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