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LSUGrad9295
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DAT 9/10 Astros (Miley) vs. A's (Roark) 7:10 PM
All is good in Hazzard County. The good ol' boys are making their way, the only way they know how. Some might even argue that they are "doing it their way". Regardless of semantics, they have put up historic numbers with the bats the last 2 days.

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The Astros' +35 run differential over their last 2 games is the 4th-best run differential over any 2-game span in the Modern Era (since 1900). It's the best by any team since the 1953 Red Sox turned in a +36 run diff from June 17-18, 1953.


Tanner Roark is the unlucky bastard for the A's who is due to pitch today against that offense. That might be up in the air, though.....here is a look at footage of Roark driving the back roads to Minute Maid Park and getting the phone call that he would be tonight's starting pitcher:



Of course this run was all started by the ultimate good ol boy himself, Wade Miley.



Miley should be well rested after his 0.0 inning outing vs. the Mariners on Thursday, when he allowed 5 runs.

And as requested by DAT legend El Campo Tiger, here are some gratuitous Daisy Duke shots for your enjoyment.

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Dire Wolf
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re: DAT 9/10 Astros (Miley) vs. A's (Roark) 7:10 PM
the run differential sure took a step up this month

On August 4th the Astros were 4th in RB at +122. 43 runs behind the dodgers

Today the Astros are 1st at +255. 32 runs ahead of the dodgers
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re: DAT 9/10 Astros (Miley) vs. A's (Roark) 7:10 PM
Damn Yankees keep winning.


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re: DAT 9/10 Astros (Miley) vs. A's (Roark) 7:10 PM
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Damn Yankees keep winning.


Just means the Astros have to keep on winning as well.



LSUGrad9295
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re: DAT 9/10 Astros (Miley) vs. A's (Roark) 7:10 PM
I would feel better about the post season if Miley can pitch a little better coming down the stretch. It would be nice having a reliable 4th starter.

And I hope the important part of the bullpen is getting some valuable rest these last few days. Osuna and Harris especially.


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TheAstroTiger
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re: DAT 9/10 Astros (Miley) vs. A's (Roark) 7:10 PM
I hope Gurriel comes back soon. It would be cool to have two 100 rbi guys.


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Jwho77
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re: DAT 9/10 Astros (Miley) vs. A's (Roark) 7:10 PM


OchoDedos
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re: DAT 9/10 Astros (Miley) vs. A's (Roark) 7:10 PM
Hopefully Miley can hold it together thru the 1st


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Tiger Ryno
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re: DAT 9/10 Astros (Miley) vs. A's (Roark) 7:10 PM
Loss.


LSUGrad9295
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re: DAT 9/10 Astros (Miley) vs. A's (Roark) 7:10 PM
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Loss.


This actually feels like a tricky game. Roark has pitched well; Miley hasn't in his last couple games.

The offense can't possibly all stay this hot.

The Astros are due for one of those games where they knock the hell out of the ball and they all go right at the fielders.

But this sure is fun while it is happening...
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Loss.






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El Campo Tiger
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re: DAT 9/10 Astros (Miley) vs. A's (Roark) 7:10 PM
Nice legs on Daisy!

Astros Magic Number:



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SirWinston
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re: DAT 9/10 Astros (Miley) vs. A's (Roark) 7:10 PM
We have Jorge Springer Dinger commenting on behalf of New Orleans Saints kicker Wil Lutz on the game-winning 58 yard FG attempt last night, amigos



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speechles
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re: DAT 9/10 Astros (Miley) vs. A's (Roark) 7:10 PM
Motion to have that last daisy duke gif in every DAT for remainder of regular season


Lsuhoohoo
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re: DAT 9/10 Astros (Miley) vs. A's (Roark) 7:10 PM
The Yed seat has been crowned

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Mike Acosta

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Old friends from the Astrodome welcome Section 337, Row 1, Seat 18 to the Upper Deck Home Run Club. Membership courtesy of Yordan Alvarez.










texastiger38
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re: DAT 9/10 Astros (Miley) vs. A's (Roark) 7:10 PM
fricking mammoth HR


texastiger38
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re: DAT 9/10 Astros (Miley) vs. A's (Roark) 7:10 PM
Correa joining RR on Friday


Adam Banks
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re: DAT 9/10 Astros (Miley) vs. A's (Roark) 7:10 PM
He can stay there.


Jwho77
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re: DAT 9/10 Astros (Miley) vs. A's (Roark) 7:10 PM
Valuable postseason experience coming for Mr. Texas.


Adam Banks
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re: DAT 9/10 Astros (Miley) vs. A's (Roark) 7:10 PM
Cannot play with him, cannot win with him, cannot coach him. Can't do it. I want winners. I want people that want to win.


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