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3.31.13 - Opening Night 2013 Game Thread


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#1 holyBrowns

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Posted 31 March 2013 - 08:20 AM

The Houston Astros haven't been designated to AAA yet?

I personally would rather see Darvish pitch tonight than Harrison.
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Posted 31 March 2013 - 08:23 AM

I agree. For the record, I am currently undefeated and 1st in my league (tied). :) Happy opening day all!
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Posted 31 March 2013 - 09:30 AM

I'm still confused as to how the Astros made it to Opening Night? Does the MLB really have high hopes for them? I figured they would have put 2 playoff teams out there, or anyone other than the Astros. I think I'd rather watch the Marlins than them.
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Posted 31 March 2013 - 10:03 AM

I'm still confused as to how the Astros made it to Opening Night? Does the MLB really have high hopes for them? I figured they would have put 2 playoff teams out there, or anyone other than the Astros. I think I'd rather watch the Marlins than them.


They need all the help they can get. This is their only national game, I believe. They're trying to play up this rivalry.

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Posted 31 March 2013 - 10:39 AM

I'm still confused as to how the Astros made it to Opening Night? Does the MLB really have high hopes for them? I figured they would have put 2 playoff teams out there, or anyone other than the Astros. I think I'd rather watch the Marlins than them.


I think it's a way to show casual fans that the Astros have moved to the AL. I bet they'll be talking about it all night.
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Posted 31 March 2013 - 10:42 AM


I'm still confused as to how the Astros made it to Opening Night? Does the MLB really have high hopes for them? I figured they would have put 2 playoff teams out there, or anyone other than the Astros. I think I'd rather watch the Marlins than them.


I think it's a way to show casual fans that the Astros have moved to the AL. I bet they'll be talking about it all night.


I'm banking on the "rivalry" and how it will take off now that both teams share a division.

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Posted 31 March 2013 - 11:07 AM

Thankfully I own Altuve, otherwise I'd have no interest in the game.

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Posted 31 March 2013 - 11:54 AM


I'm still confused as to how the Astros made it to Opening Night? Does the MLB really have high hopes for them? I figured they would have put 2 playoff teams out there, or anyone other than the Astros. I think I'd rather watch the Marlins than them.


They need all the help they can get. This is their only national game, I believe. They're trying to play up this rivalry.


It sadly is. They get 2 other games on MLB Network but this is the only game on ESPN lol.

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Posted 31 March 2013 - 12:34 PM

starting harrison and cruz ... GO RANGERS

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Posted 31 March 2013 - 12:39 PM

Got my boy Matty H back and on the bump. Lets get the season off right!!
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Posted 31 March 2013 - 12:43 PM

Happy I got Andrus going tonight... And thank god this is probably the only Astros game I will have to watch this year.
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Posted 31 March 2013 - 01:04 PM

I'll be one of the few people rooting for the Astros in this game thanks to Bud Norris and Jose Altuve :D

Edited by lbjames6, 31 March 2013 - 01:05 PM.

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Posted 31 March 2013 - 01:26 PM

David Murphy's going yard!

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Posted 31 March 2013 - 01:45 PM

David Murphy's going yard!


David Murphy ain't going yard, Chris Carter's going yard twice though.
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Posted 31 March 2013 - 01:49 PM


David Murphy's going yard!


David Murphy ain't going yard, Chris Carter's going yard twice though.


Chris Carter ain't going yard twice, David Murhpy going yard three times though.
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Posted 31 March 2013 - 01:50 PM

I'm still confused as to how the Astros made it to Opening Night? Does the MLB really have high hopes for them? I figured they would have put 2 playoff teams out there, or anyone other than the Astros. I think I'd rather watch the Marlins than them.


Makes sense as every game after this one will be better, so they can say "WOW, look at this season, the games keep getting better and better!"
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Posted 31 March 2013 - 01:51 PM

Altuve, 2sb!
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Posted 31 March 2013 - 01:51 PM

Picked up David Murphy and leonys Martin to start. Also have Adrian beltre and lance berkman.

Lets go rangers!

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Posted 31 March 2013 - 01:57 PM

Chris Carter- 1 HR

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Posted 31 March 2013 - 02:04 PM

Astros win 18-2 :P

Edited by kobe24, 31 March 2013 - 02:04 PM.