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Saturday Morning Hot Links

Astros County (Astros County) — Mike Fiers got smoked and the Astros lose on the road. Again. The Masked Marvel has your recap . * Fiers : They came out swinging. Even the first couple innings, they were swinging right off...
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From the Office of the County Clerk - G49: Astros in Anaheim / LA / Wherever

Astros County (Masked Marvel) — Mike Fiers (3-2, 4.35) versus Matt Shoemaker (2-5, 6.81) Sadly, don't have time for a full game recap tonight (had to take one of the kids to the emergency vet), but not really sure I...
  • New: 6 hr 34 min ago

From the Office of the County Clerk - G48: Astros versus Orioles

Astros County (Masked Marvel) — Kevin Gausman (0-1, 2.70) versus Lance McCullers (0-1, 5.91) Sweeeeeep!!  Record 2016 win streak!!  (Three whole games!!!)  Strikeouts!!!  Solid day for the Astros, as...
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Thursday Morning Hot Links

Astros County (Astros County) — Another glorious win against the Orioles and the Masked Marvel has your recap . Jeff Blogwell has Part 4 of the Jeff Luhnow Trade Retrospective series. I wrote about the recent badassedness of...
  • 2 days ago

From the Office of the County Clerk - G47: Astros versus Orioles

Astros County (Masked Marvel) — Tyler Wilson (2-2, 3.68) versus Collin McHugh (4-4, 5.13) Right.  So the Astros secure the second series of the last three, both within the first two games of the season.  When...
  • 2 days ago

In appreciation of Michael Feliz

Astros County (Astros County) — In 14 career MLB appearances for the Astros, Michael Feliz has thrown 26IP, 23H/17ER, 36K:8BB. It's a 5.88 ERA/1.19 WHIP. If you wanted to just isolate 2016 he has thrown 18IP, 14H/10ER, 29K:4BB -...
  • 2 days ago

Jeff Luhnow: A Retrospective (Part 4)

Astros County (Jeff Blogwell) — This is the fourth part of an ongoing series where I do my best to recap and grade each of Jeff Luhnow's major decisions since taking over the Astros in December 2011. ( part 1 ,  part 2 , ...
  • 3 days ago

Wednesday Morning Hot Links

Astros County (Astros County) — * The Masked Marvel has your recap of the 13-inning win over the Orioles last night. * I wrote about how shameful minor-league compensation is. * Hinch sounded relieved after the win: We...
  • 3 days ago

From the Office of the County Clerk - G46: Astros versus Orioles

Astros County (Masked Marvel) — Chris Tillman (6-1, 2.61) versus Doug Fister (4-3, 4.22) So the O's roll into town (see what I did there??) to kick off a three game set against a reeling Astros side who have been...
  • 3 days ago

Minor-leaguers get paid stupid low amounts

Astros County (Astros County) — From Twitter: Low-A ~$1,300/month High-A: ~$1,500/mo AA: ~$1,800/mo AAA: ~$2,200/mo They're only paid during the season. Apr-Aug. https://t.co/r6Ir78NQBY — Tepid Participation (@TepidP) May...
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Tuesday Morning Hot Links

Astros County (Astros County) — *The Astros mercifully had the night off. *We recorded Episode 11 of Lima Time Time last night. It alternates between rage and despair. *I took out a lot of frustration and anger on Brian T....
  • 4 days ago
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Let's check out Brian T. Smith's latest offering

Astros County (Astros County) — Brian T. Smith has a gem following the Rangers' 9-2 shellacking of the Astros yesterday. With an assist from our good buddy KevinBassStache  (who planted the seed of the idea in my angry...
  • 4 days ago
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Jeff Luhnow: A Retrospective (Part 3)

Astros County (Jeff Blogwell) — This is the third part of an ongoing series where I do my best to recap and grade each of Jeff Luhnow's major decisions since taking over the Astros in December 2011. ( part 1 ,  part 2 ) ...
  • 4 days ago
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Monday Morning Hot Links

Astros County (Astros County) — * The Masked Marvel has the recap of yesterday's season-ending loss to the Rangers, if you're into bondage and pain and whatnot. *The Astros are off today. It is the 5th off-day in a row for the...
  • 5 days ago
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From the Office of the County Clerk - G45: Astros versus Rangers

Astros County (Masked Marvel) — Cole Hamels (4-0, 3.10) versus Dallas Keuchel (2-5, 5.43) Anyone got a panic button handy??  I know just over a quarter of the season is gone, but the Astros not only have a...
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Sunday Morning Hot Links

Astros County (Astros County) — The Masked Marvel has the recap of yet another loss to the Rangers. *If I'm doing the math right, since the beginning of the 2015 season the Astros are 6-18 against the Rangers with a -36 run...
  • 6 days ago
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From the Office of the County Clerk - G44: Astros versus Rangers

Astros County (Masked Marvel) — Cesar Ramos (0-2, 4.32) versus Mike Fiers (3-1, 4.63) When the expectations were low for the Astros, I found myself always commenting that people should tune in, because at least...
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From the Office of the County Clerk - G43: Astros versus Rangers

Astros County (Masked Marvel) — Colby Lewis (2-0, 3.12) versus Lance McCullers Jr (0-0, 9.64) The Astros were looking to start a home stand on the right note against a Rangers team that struggled getting swept by the...
  • 7 days ago
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It's Time To Talk About Moving Carlos Correa To Third Base

Astros County (Jeff Blogwell) — I don’t think I’m breaking any news here when I say that Carlos Correa is a very good baseball player. Opposing pitchers fear him, and with good reason – the 2015 A.L. Rookie of the Year hit 23...
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Friday Morning Hot Links

Astros County (Astros County) — *This is the last Hot Links until Monday morning as I have to go out of town this weekend with such a dumb schedule that it will not allow me to Get On This Blog. * Check the Masked Marvel's...
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