Bison

entropic soul

  • joined Mar 24, 2008
  • last login Apr 18, 2014
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It's 2015... Who do you see contributing to an Astros playoff team and why?

The last few years have been pretty tough for Astros fans. And it looks like we still have some rough years before us yet. But amid all the losing, the front office appears to be building toward...

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Houston Going Back to Blue and Orange color scheme

At least according to the site below. They posted a story today citing an "extremely reliable source" who confirmed that the new uniforms will be a throwback to the old orange and navy blue, but...

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Roy Oswalt Photobomb!

I just thought this was funny. That's all. I like the looping gif too.. it almost looks as if he walks down the stairs and then appears again in an infinite string of photobombs. I wonder if he'll...

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Roy Oswalt Requests Trade

According to Chicago Breaking Sports (Tribune), Roy has requested a trade..There are no sources noted, so I don't know if this is true, but it's something that caught my eye as it came down the...

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World Baseball Classic: USA vs. Venezuela

6th Inning USA 6Venezuela 7 Jeremy Guthrie started this game and gave up 6!!!! runs in the 2nd inning: Single, Single, Adam Dunn Error, Out, Double, Out, Single, Double, Double (and then Guthrie...

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Important Press Conference?

LAKELAND, Fla. -- Club owner Drayton McLane is on his way to Kissimmee, Fla., where the Astros will hold "an important press conference," according to a press release, on Wednesday at 9:45 a.m....

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2009 Standings Prediction

I thought it would be fun to just kinda guess how the standings would look at the end of the 2009 season without doing much research. I want to see if I do better than stat based prediction systems...

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Oswalt Angry Over PED "Cheaters"

Another article was posted today with an Astros star calling out PED users. This time Oswalt expresses his anger, saying cheaters could have cost his team wins or even a spot in the World Series....

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Berkman Pissed About A-Rod PED Use

I may be using the word 'pissed' liberally, but it seems the case to me. The Chronicle posted an article today where Berkman speaks his mind on A-Rod's admission to using performance enhancing...

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We need a dedicated page with salary figures

Since we all think Wade and Drayton are full of shit with their $107m payroll figure, I think someone needs to make an easily accessible page here with all the AStros' salary figures. It should...

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Good News for Michael Bourn Fans

Everyone agrees, Michael Bourn was pretty much a disappointment last year. He was, I believe, one of the worst, if not the worst, qualifying offensive player in the game last season. Since Bourn...

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How could we not keep Tejada?

How could we not keep Tejada after he has said such nice words: http://blogs.chron.com/baseballblog/archives/2008/11/tejada_optimist.html "I'm going to the Dominican next week, but I'm not going...

When the Astros announced last week that they were freezing ticket prices, I called Ed Wade and...

When the Astros announced last week that they were freezing ticket prices, I called Ed Wade and asked him if this meant they were slashing the payroll. He said, "We're raising the payroll."

http://houston.astros.mlb.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20081103&content_id=3661016&vkey=news_hou&fext=.jsp&c_id=hou
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The Dodgers?

The Dodgers? Are you kidding me? The fucking Dodgers? Seriously? The Dodgers? The goddamn Dodgers? Really? You mean the Dodgers that were 7th in the NL in wins? Worse than the Mets and the Astros...

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State Senator & Astros Players Speak Out About Miller Park Decision

Add State Senator John Whitmire and the players on the Houston Astros to the group of those taking MLB commisioner Bud Selig to task on his decision to hold the Astros/Cubs games at Miller Park...

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It's Official: Cubs v. Astros at Miller Park

The baseball Gods have been shining on us a lot lately, so I guess we can't complain, but they decided that the home series versus the Cubs should be held at Miller Park. The Astros will play one...

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Saturday's Games Thread

Just a post where we can talk about today's games between the Brewers and Phillies and the Cards and Pirates, since there is no Astros game today. I have to write at least 75 words, so here's the...

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Everett Back with the Twins

For those of you who were sad that Adam Everett got DFA'd by the Twins, well.. he's back with them. It wasn't actually a DFA, but a contemplative outright assignment form... which I have no idea...

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Moehler's Contract Next Year?

Ok, let's face it. Brian Moehler has been all that and a bag of chips. (to quote late 90's proverbs. :p ) No one that it was going to happen except me. And to tell you the truth, I kinda just...

The Onion: Base Runners Agree Albert Pujols Most Awkward First Baseman To Talk To

"There's nothing more painful than getting a leadoff single when that guy's covering first," said Houston Astros centerfielder Michael Bourn, noting that Pujols' palms are always noticeably sweaty whenever they shake hands.

The Onion: C.C. Sabathia, Prince Fielder Keep Imagining Each Other As Giant Talking Hot Dog, Hamburger

The Brewers' playoff push has run afoul of an unusual distraction, as sources close to the organization confirm that newly acquired husky starting pitcher C.C. Sabathia and sizable power-hitting first baseman Prince Fielder continue to visualize one another as a 6'7" chili cheese dog and a 260-pound hamburger with all the trimmings, respectively.

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Villareal and Quintero Out, Borkowski and Towles Join the Astros

Looks like management has seen enough of Oscar Villareal in an Astros uniform. At least for the time being. He's been designated for assignment and Dave Borkowski has been called up to take his...

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Matsui sent to DL

Dammit. He's been pretty good for us. I hate losing him... especially the second time around. David Newhan has been called up to take his place... But Loretta will most likely take over 2nd base...

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Astros All Stars and Other Odds and Ends

Lance Berkman surges forth in All-Star balloting. He's got over a million votes now and it looks like he's going to be the starter in the All Star game. We all know he deserves it, so I'm not going...

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Jose Cruz Jr. DFA'd

I really don't know what to say about this. He hasn't been doing too well, but he's had his moments. It's a sad day for sure and I don't know that this move really needed to be made. It's not like...

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Berkman named NL Player of the Month for May

Lance Berkman was recognized for his achievements on the field by being named National League Player of the Month for May. He hit .471 with 9 home runs and 22 RBIs and yada yada yada. You can read...

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Hunter Pence's Girlfriend

Don't know if any of you guys have seen this, but my co-worker showed me a site that has pictures of Hunter Pence's (supposed) girlfriend. I'm not going to link to it here because... well, just use...

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NL Central: Weakest in MLB? I Think Not...

There was a lot of talk in the offseason about how the NL Central is one of the weakest divisions (if not THE weakest division) in all of baseball. Well, we're about one third through season and...

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Borkowski DFA'd

We all saw it coming and so did Dave. I know I'm one of many who have called for his head for his various poor performances, but it's always sad when someone loses his job like this. Of course,...

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Lance Berkman Has a Song (Listen Here)

Found this on Richard Justice's blog.Yes, someone made a song in tribute of the Big Puma. Click on the on the little player to listen to it. You can read more about the sing and can also download...

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