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The Crawfish Boxes Aug 18, 2019
Game Thread 126, August 18, 2019, 3:07 CDT, Astros vs A’s

Game Thread 126, August 18, 2019, 3:07 CDT, Astros vs A’s

Stan Szeto-USA TODAY Sports Astros try to avoid a sweep behind Zack Greinke. Join the discussion. Rogelio Armenteros was optioned back to AAA last night after he fulfilled his duty, filling in for injured starter Gerrit Cole. He ate four innings, allowing five runs, but there was a dose of bad luck mixed in those five runs. The Astros went on to lose last night 8-4, despite to homers by ROYdan. Today Brad Peacock returns from IL, presumably in the role of relief pitcher for now. Today Zack Greinke gets his third start as an Astro. Now is the time for him to show stopper stuff, as the...
Climbing Tal's Hill Aug 18, 2019

Astros expect to activate Brad Peacock, option Rogelio Armenteros

The long journey back to the Astros for Brad Peacock has apparently come to an end, while Rogelio Armenteros gets optioned back to AAA Round Rock. Following last night’s less than favorable start by Armenteros, the Astros have optioned him back down to their Minor League affiliate. It is expected that Brad Peacock will be […] Astros expect to activate Brad Peacock, option Rogelio Armenteros - Climbing Tals Hill - Climbing Tals Hill - A Houston Astros Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
The Crawfish Boxes Aug 17, 2019
Game Recap: Astros drop a third straight to the A’s, 8-4

Game Recap: Astros drop a third straight to the A’s, 8-4

Stan Szeto-USA TODAY Sports Yordan’s two homers aren’t enough to overcome two big innings from the Oakland offense Yordan Álvarez had a big day after last night’s thirteen-inning loss, but a lot of stranded baserunners by the lineup and inning-long melt-downs by Rogelio Armenteros and Chris Devenski sunk the Astros’ chances at a bounceback win. Final score: Oakland 8, Houston 4. Things looked like they were off to a promising start against Chris Bassitt. as George Springer and Michael Brantley both singled and Alex Bregman walked, giving the Astros a bases loaded, one out...
The Crawfish Boxes Aug 17, 2019
Game Thread 125, Aug 17th , 2019, 3:05 CDT, Astros vs A’s.

Game Thread 125, Aug 17th , 2019, 3:05 CDT, Astros vs A’s.

Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports The Astros lost in extra innings this morning and are now in a four-game losing streak. Can Rogelio Armenteros turn it around? Join the discussion? It’s the dog days on the road for the Astros right now. Just when we thought their moves at the trade deadline had made them invincible, they are currently in a four-game losing streak, and have lost five of the last six games. Last night was particularly painful, a walk-off loss in the 13th inning to today’s foe, the A’s. The Astros are currently 3.5 games behind the Yankees for home field advantage in the...
Climbing Tal's Hill Aug 17, 2019

Astros: Rogelio Armenteros takes Gerrit Cole’s turn in the rotation

The Astros have called up Rogelio Armenteros from Round Rock to make the start in place of Gerrit Cole while he nurses a sore right hamstring. Gerrit Cole, who was scratched from his last scheduled start, will sit out his spot in the rotation once again. Rogelio Armenteros gets his third call-up this season to […] Astros: Rogelio Armenteros takes Gerrit Cole’s turn in the rotation - Climbing Tals Hill - Climbing Tals Hill - A Houston Astros Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
The Crawfish Boxes Jul 21, 2019
Astros sweep! Pitching sparkles again in 5-3 win over Rangers

Astros sweep! Pitching sparkles again in 5-3 win over Rangers

Two Brantley homers the big blows Last night Jose Urquidy, rookie making his third major league start, held the Rangers to one run in seven innings. Today Rogelio Armenteros, another rookie, making his fourth appearance and first big league start, held the Rangers to one run in five innings. He got his first win, holding the cops to two hits, two walks while striking out six Ranger batters. In fourteen innings pitched this year, Armenteros has a 1.93 ERA. Have the Astros answered their questions concerning the 4th and 5th spots in the rotation? Obviously, larger samples are required...
Climbing Tal's Hill Jul 21, 2019

Urquidy, Armenteros making decision difficult for Astros

Jose Urquidy and Rogelio Armenteros both pitched well in their latest starts. The Astros suddenly have a difficult decision on their hands thanks to back-to-back strong starts from Jose Urquidy and Rogelio Armenteros. They’ll have to decide which of the two will get to make another start after each man just picked up his first […] Urquidy, Armenteros making decision difficult for Astros - Climbing Tals Hill - Climbing Tals Hill - A Houston Astros Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
The Crawfish Boxes Jul 21, 2019
Game Thread 101. July 20th, 2019, 1:10 CDT. Rangers vs Astros

Game Thread 101. July 20th, 2019, 1:10 CDT. Rangers vs Astros

Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports Astros go for a sweep behind rookie Rogelio Armenteros, Join the discussion Strong pitching last night out of the four hole of the rotation? When was the last time we could brag about that? Jose Urquidy looked for real last night, allowing only two hits, no walks, and striking out nine in seven innings. Yuli Gurriel remains the main story on the offensive side, having his fifth straight game at home with a home run last night. He has a nine game hitting streak and has hit safely in 20 of his last 21 games, a stretch in which he has 13 home runs and 28...

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