Interesting to see this early in the season. 14 strikeouts through 8 innings.
Edit: At least he was able to smile about it.
Gonna be a rough season down in Houston...
Tell me about it. Thank God our football team is doing well.
Just turned on the game...thanks for the heads up
on MLB.com, is there a link to see it free?
Some ensure that the first base umpire doesn't fuck this one over please!
you mean "umpire", don't you?
(edit: I see you corrected it already)
...most providers are doing the free preview week of Extra Innings this week. It's on channel 8 of whatever bank of channels your provider is using for the service.
How much do we discount this because the Astros' payroll is less than, say, Alex Rodriguez' salary?
just switched over to it...
Yeah, don't worry about jinxing him.
It may be stupid, but there are ways to say it without saying it.
Aaaaannnd... way to go.
I have control over everything!
Reminds me of Milt Wilcox getting the first 26 out against the ChiSox when I was 11. Back then, without umpteen games on every night, getting a chance to watch a perfect game on TV was really rare. Still remember the hit, my brief disappointment, and Wilcox just sort of shrugging with a half-smile on his face, not unlike Darvish's.
Thank you for reminding me of Milt Wilcox. What a great workhorse #3-ish type of pitcher.
I know it was only against the Half Asstros, but he still pitched a heluva game.
Those are the undefeated, first-place Houston Astros, if you don't mind.
(Getting this in now because it's the last minute or two of the season I'll be able to say it.)
If that was Verlander and you made this thread, whoa nelly would there be torches and pitchforks...
Fortunately I don't give two shits about Yu Darvish. Sorry to anyone here that does.
It's all a conspiracy. He created this thread to jinx Yu so that Verlander could get the first perfect game of the year.
Or Armando Galarraga
How horrible would that be if he went 26 up and 26 down again only to allow a hit on 27?
One out of three threads created in the past, like, four weeks have been bad.
But if Yu tries sometime, Yu just might find, Yu get what Yu need.
This thread didn't ruin anything
...or I'll jinx you too!
Because we all know curses are 100% legit.
I am old enough to remember him pictching for Tigers. Came within 1 out of the perfect game against White Sox. It must hurt.
At least he didn't get Joyce'd.
DAMN IT!!!! He is on my fantasy team....
The Astros are going to be terrible. At least I can get great seats for my sons and I cheap this year.