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From the Office of the County Clerk - G150: Astros v. Indians

Astros County (Cockroach) — Zach McAllister (3-6, 5.97) vs Collin McHugh (9-9, 2.79) Around the final turn and down the stretch the Astros come, beginning their final homestand of the season with a four-game set...
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From the Office of the County Clerk - G149: Astros at Angels

Astros County (Masked Marvel) — I talked briefly yesterday about the "long tail" in the Astros lineup, looking specifically at the lack of protection for Chris Carter and Jason Castro (the latter is the formers protection,...
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From the Office of the County Clerk - G148: Astros at Angels

Astros County (Masked Marvel) — The Astros dropped to 4-4 on this road trip, losing to the Angels by a score of 5-2 .  The Angels offence at the moment is a ruthless hitting machine - give them an inch, and they will take...
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From the Office of the County Clerk - G147: Astros at LA Angels

Astros County (Masked Marvel) — Well, this game kind of had everything.  The Astros handsomely outplayed the Angels at the start, then spotted them a couple of runs because... well, I think they felt sorry for them....
  • 3 days ago
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From the Office of the County Clerk - G146: Astros at Mariners

Astros County (Masked Marvel) — The Astros continue to play well.  With a 5-2 win over the Seattle Mariners today, they move to 6-2 in September - otherwise known as the Lawless era - and a robust 65-81 on the year....
  • 5 days ago
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From the Office of the County Clerk - G145: Astros at Mariners

Astros County (Masked Marvel) — The Astros' last journey for the year up through the Pacific Northwest took a turn for the better in a very tightly played game against a contending Mariners team.  It is no surprise that...
  • 6 days ago
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A Triumvirate of Chris Carter Bombs.

Astros County (Masked Marvel) — I have become a fan of MLB.com's "Must C Clutch" segment, which replays the key clutch performances over the course of the season.  The segments play both the TV commentary and radio...
  • 7 days ago
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From the Office of the County Clerk - G144: Astros at Mariners

Astros County (Masked Marvel) — I jinxed it!!  My oblique referencing to the Astros possibly posting a winning record in 2014 by ending the season on a 20-game winning streak have directly resulted in a loss to the...
  • 7 days ago
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Dealing with the Dumbest Anti-Luhnow Argument

Astros County ((Not Hank) Aaron) — There are legitimate critiques to be made about the Luhnow regime. This isn't one of them. . @FreckedNotGinge OK, tell me which players drafted by this regime have made it to the majors....
  • 7 days ago
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From the Office of the County Clerk - G143: Astros at Athletics

Astros County (Masked Marvel) — Rubber game this afternoon, spoiled by a ripper of a bullpen meltdown after an early pitching duel.  Sound familiar??  Youbetcha it does!!  Only this time, the Astros were the...
  • 8 days ago
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From the Office of the County Clerk - G142: Astros at Athletics

Astros County (Masked Marvel) — The A's really needed this game - one where they rallied late for the win - if they are to turn around their recent slump.  The A's have gone 9-19 since August 4, at which time they led the...
  • 9 days ago
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From the Office of the County Clerk - G141: Astros at Athletics

Astros County (Masked Marvel) — This batch of away games through Oakland, Seattle and Anaheim is going to be a fascinating run, as the Astros get to play three of the leading AL West and Wildcard contenders late in the season,...
  • 10 days ago
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From the Office of the County Clerk - G140: Astros v. Angels

Astros County (Cockroach) — Jered Weaver (15-7, 3.57) vs Collin McHugh (7-9, 2.99) cHRis Carter is some kind of monster, too. Tonight, so was Collin McHugh. Not content with just one home run, Carter went deep twice -...
  • 12 days ago
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Tranzactionz! (In case you missed them)

Astros County (Masked Marvel) — Widely reported elsewhere, a bunch of transactions with the Sept 1 roster expansion. Joining the big-league club: Recent waiver-wire acquisition and ex-Twin (the baseball team, not the...
  • 13 days ago
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From the Office of the County Clerk - G139: Astros v. Angels

Astros County (Cockroach) — C.J. Wilson (10-8, 4.46) vs Brad Peacock (3-8, 5.13) Clearly Bo Porter was the only thing holding the Astros back. How else do you explain their breakout performance tonight, finally...
  • 13 days ago
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Like it or Not, We Are Stuck With It

Astros County ((Not Hank) Aaron) — I have no idea if the rebuild is going to work. I don't know if the Astros are going to be in the World Series in 2017, or if they are in the initial stages of a Pirates/Royals like stretch of...
  • 13 days ago
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Astros fire Porter and Trembley on Labor Day: Part II

Astros County (Masked Marvel) — Interesting day in Astros baseball.  As an Astros fan, I am kind of getting sick of interesting, and would take a boatload of boring right now.  Just boring winning, that is all I want....
  • 14 days ago
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Astros fire Porter and Trembley on Labor Day

Astros County (Masked Marvel) — The Labor Day bit just adds to the irony. As of a few hours ago, the Astros announced that Bo Porter and Dave Trembley have been "relieved of their duties", and replaced with organisational...
  • 14 days ago
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From the Office of the County Clerk - G138: Astros versus Rangers

Astros County (Masked Marvel) — Wins are fun.  Comeback wins are fun.  Wins over the Arlington/Dallas/Fort Worth Rangers are fun.  This is not the 2013 Astros that we are getting to watch, but a much more fun...
  • 15 days ago
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From the Office of the County Clerk - G137: Astros versus Rangers

Astros County (Masked Marvel) — The Astros managed to bring the Boot back to Houston for the first time since 2006 by beating the Rangers tonight, and in the season series.  The Astros recorded their tenth win of the series...
  • 16 days ago
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