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Lookout Landing Aug 9, 2018
Houston Strong—Mariners at Astros Series Preview

Houston Strong—Mariners at Astros Series Preview

The Mariners continue their Texas tour with a four-game series in Houston. The past ten games have been extremely difficult to watch. This stretch started off on an extremely high note: James Paxton outdueling Gerrit Cole in front of a packed Safeco Field. It’s been all downhill from there. Between boneheaded mistakes, lethargic play on the field, and the constant shadow of the off-field problems looming, it’s been difficult to cheer for the M’s recently. The series against the Blue Jays and the Rangers were supposed to help the team bounce back from a disappointing start to the...
Climbing Tal's Hill Aug 9, 2018

Astros: Justin Verlander aims for his 200th career win

As the Astros try to hold off the A’s and Mariners in the AL West, Justin Verlander also aims to make some baseball history in his next start. There are currently 116 pitchers dating back to 1871 that have recorded at least 200 wins during their major league careers. When the Astros play the Mariners […] Astros: Justin Verlander aims for his 200th career win - Climbing Tals Hill - Climbing Tals Hill - A Houston Astros Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Climbing Tal's Hill Aug 9, 2018

Astros look to keep the Mariners reeling with four at home

The Astros open up an important four-game series against the Mariners on Thursday night. After a two-game sweep in San Francisco, the Astros return home to face the Mariners fresh off a series loss against the Texas Rangers. The Mariners are currently 7.5 games back out of first place and have had a tough time […] Astros look to keep the Mariners reeling with four at home - Climbing Tals Hill - Climbing Tals Hill - A Houston Astros Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
The Crawfish Boxes Aug 9, 2018
Series Preview #38: Seattle Mariners @ Houston Astros

Series Preview #38: Seattle Mariners @ Houston Astros

The Astros (73-42, 1st in AL West) continue their assault on the West as they face the Mariners (65-50, 3rd in AL West) in a four game set Recency Bias Mariners Seattle limps into Houston riding one of the worst stretches of what had been a storybook season for them. They’ve gone 7-11 since the All-star break and have dropped 5 of their last 7 games while falling our of the second wild card spot. The two brightest spots in their lineup this past week have been Mike Zunino and Nelson Cruz, who both sport OPS’s over 1.100 in the past two series. Zunino has been on a tear, slashing...

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