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Postby Warthog » Sat Mar 27, 2004 2:50 pm

The Astros play 6 games in week #1 and I am wondering if they are going to skip Redding whever possible this year? If so, Pettitte gets two starts in week #1 and I am happy. Any information on how they plan to use Redding as their 5th starter?
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Postby sinicalypse » Sat Mar 27, 2004 2:53 pm

oswalt
clemens
pettite
miller
redding

who else is going to bust into that rotation? how do you have redding as a #6? he's on the up and up and his 1.20 spring era hopefully is foreshadowing a breakout year for my sleeperoftheyear(tm)!
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Postby Guest » Sat Mar 27, 2004 3:04 pm

From what I have been reading, Carlos Hernandez will be the 6th guy in Houston. The rotation goes Oswalt, Pettitte, Clemens, Miller, Redding, and, Hernandez.
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Postby sportznow » Sat Mar 27, 2004 3:24 pm

JErome Robertson won 15 games last season and could get some starts this season
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Postby Guest » Sat Mar 27, 2004 5:19 pm

I think Clemens will be the guy they skip most often this year. It was a stipulation when they signed him out of retirement that he do that. I also think that he does not have to come to the park on days he does not pitch. Thats not a team attitude now is it? I get the Houston Chronicle everyday. Most of my info is from that paper.
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Postby AcidRock23 » Sat Mar 27, 2004 9:22 pm

Yikes, I kind of like Oswalt, as much as I can like any Astro, but going in w/ 6 starters and a few spot starters as well doesn't bode well for a lot of innings. I suppose they'll be QUALITY innings b/c he'll be well rested.

Skipping Clemens makes sense though. It can be a pain though having a pitcher on a team whose rotation is very flexible. I had Prior last year and had some trouble figuring out exactly when he was going to pitch w/o doing some homework. I suppose that's 'fun' though!!
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