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Sunday Morning Hot Links

Astros County (Astros County) — How terrible the Astros have been the last three days seems trivial in light of the truly terrible news of the death of 24-year old Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez. Any time a young person dies...
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Games That Matter (not that anything matters anymore) - September 25, 2016

Astros County (Masked Marvel) — Things were going swimmingly for the Astros and their fans for most of last night.  The Tigers got smoked on a furious five run rally by the Royals in the top of the ninth, with all runs...
  • New: 9 hr 13 min ago

Saturday Morning Hot Links

Astros County (Astros County) — Well it seems a touch fitting that the season would ostensibly come to an end at the hands of the guy who put the Astros in an early hole. Don't get me wrong: Giles has been fantastic as of late...
  • 1 day 3 hr ago

Frikking Games That Frikking Matter - September 24, 2016

Astros County (Masked Marvel) — FRICK!!!  September 23 was the worst possible day for the Astros, pretty much.  The frikking Ramgers clinched after Carlos G√≥mez broke up a no hitter in the seventh.  Frikking...
  • 1 day 6 hr ago

Games that matter - September 23, 2016

Astros County (County Mountie) — Arizona Diamondbacks at Baltimore Orioles - 6:05 p.m. CT - Go DBacks! New York Yankees at Toronto Blue Jays - 6:07 p.m. CT - The Yankees winning would be good for keeping both wild card spots...
  • 2 days ago
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Friday Morning Hot Links

Astros County (Astros County) — A quick note: Next Friday, September 30, is Jose Lima's birthday. In honor of this special occasion, and the prevalence and prominence of our podcast: Lima Time Time , we are encouraging everyone...
  • 2 days ago

Thursday Morning Hot Links

Astros County (Astros County) — The Astros managed to hold on despite the best efforts of umpire Clint Fagan to sweep the A's 6-5. Evan Gattis homered twice to become the first Astro with 30 home runs in a season since Chris...
  • 2 days ago
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Games that matter - September 22, 2016

Astros County (County Mountie) — Astros one game out and still at 10 games from being eliminated from the wild card, here are the games to keep an eye on today. Detroit Tigers at Minnesota Twins - 1:10 p.m. CT - Makeup for PPD...
  • 3 days ago
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Games that matter - September 21, 2016

Astros County (County Mountie) — With the Astros two games out and 10 games from being eliminated from the wild card, here are the games to keep an eye on today. Houston Astros at Oakland Athletics - 2:35 p.m. CT - Just sweep! ...
  • 4 days ago
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Wednesday Morning Hot Links

Astros County (Astros County) — I see you, Astros. Chris Devenski retired all 11 batters he faced in a long relief role between Joe Musgrove - who carried a no-hitter into the 6th - and Ken Giles, shutting the A's down long...
  • 4 days ago

Games that matter - September 20, 2016

Astros County (County Mountie) — With the Astros three games out of a wild card spot, here are the games to keep an eye on today. Boston Red Sox at Baltimore Orioles - 6:05 p.m. CT - The Red Sox lead the division and the Orioles...
  • 5 days ago
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Tuesday Morning Hot Links

Astros County (Astros County) — Mmmmkay, Astros. I feel like you're teasing me a little bit. One more push before you inevitably break my heart. But just like REDACTED did in college, I'm going to enjoy it before it happens....
  • 5 days ago
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Monday Morning Hot Links

Astros County (Astros County) — Not ideal, Doug Fister! The impending free agent allowed 8H/7ER in 3.2IP Sunday at Seattle on the Astros' way to a 7-3 loss. Carlos Correa hit a 450-foot homer , though, for his 20th homer of the...
  • 6 days ago
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Sunday Morning Hot Links

Astros County (Astros County) — Okay, so this is getting interesting. Mike Fiers was quite solid and the Astros beat the Mariners 2-1 on Yulieski Gurriel's 2-run single. As McTaggart notes, this is the first time the Astros...
  • 7 days ago
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Saturday Morning Hot Links

Astros County (Astros County) — The Astros started the final 10% of the season with a 6-0 win at Seattle, the site of Collin McHugh's emergence as a viable starter two seasons ago. On April 22, 2014 - McHugh's first start as...
  • 8 days ago
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Thursday Morning Hot Links

Astros County (Astros County) — The Astros will carry a W1 against the Rangers until May 2017 after last night's costly win . Why so costly? Because Jose Altuve and Alex Bregman both left the game with injuries. Because that's...
  • 10 days ago
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Wednesday Morning Hot Links

Astros County (Astros County) — It defies logic. There's no reason a team can lose this many games - this many one run games - to another single team over the course of a season. I don't know how to explain it, so at this point...
  • 11 days ago
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Tuesday Morning Hot Links

Astros County (Astros County) — There is no point. There is nothing for which to hope. The Astros are bobbing in the ocean, clinging to an inflatable raft. Help is on the way! one cries out. I see a light! another exclaims. Hope...
  • 12 days ago
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Monday Morning Hot Links

Astros County (Astros County) — Well the starting pitching did its thing last night, "its thing" being giving up a crooked number in a 9-5 loss to the Cubs on Sunday Night Baseball. Down 9-3, the Astros loaded the bases with...
  • 13 days ago
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Saturday Morning Hot Links

Astros County (Astros County) — For the time being, Astros County is a link dump site. It's just a really busy time of year and The Hobby is getting pushed back to something I can really only do from 5:30-6:30am. We're working...
  • 15 days ago
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