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    Collin McHugh For Cy Young!



    But seriously, he is a nice under-the-radar gem that keeps making me money. (sadly, one of the few that have done that for me this year )

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    his fastball sucks dick. his off-speed stuff is really good though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pauulzcappin View Post
    his fastball sucks dick. his off-speed stuff is really good though.
    He knows what he is doing, 144 strikeouts vs. 40 walks in 142 innings.

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    Actually his average velocity of 91.4 MPH is the highest of his career (did someone whisper PED?...shhh)

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    Quote Originally Posted by LT Profits View Post
    Actually his average velocity of 91.4 MPH is the highest of his career (did someone whisper PED?...shhh)
    it just seems that he doesn't always have control of that. whenever i watch him it's always his curveball that gets the job done. really above average curveball.

    i'm actually trying to find a fangraphs section where they have pitchers and their pitches measured by average

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    http://www.fangraphs.com/pitchfx.asp...ion=P&pitch=CU

    Opponents batting .145 off of his curve with a K-rate of 50%.

    And he throws it like 72 MPH.

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    Quote Originally Posted by LT Profits View Post
    http://www.fangraphs.com/pitchfx.asp...ion=P&pitch=CU

    Opponents batting .145 off of his curve with a K-rate of 50%.

    And he throws it like 72 MPH.
    it's disgusting. kid can throw offspeed

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    Quote Originally Posted by LT Profits View Post


    But seriously, he is a nice under-the-radar gem that keeps making me money. (sadly, one of the few that have done that for me this year )
    Who is he??? Who does he play for????

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    Houston has some good pitchers and prospects. Their time is coming soon.

    The kid they have going today, Tropeano, could be pretty good as well.

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    Astros are getting close you can see the improvement

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    Quote Originally Posted by 44 Mag View Post
    Who is he??? Who does he play for????
    'Stros. Look up his stats when you get a minute.

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    Quote Originally Posted by LT Profits View Post


    But seriously, he is a nice under-the-radar gem that keeps making me money. (sadly, one of the few that have done that for me this year )
    how much money has he made u?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Big Bear View Post
    how much money has he made u?
    Had him three of the last four times he has won including last night, all at +odds. Before that, couldn't tell you exactly but I do remember betting him a few times earlier on.

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    That guys sucks balls...lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by xraygord View Post
    That guys sucks balls...lol
    McHugh should qualify for the ERA title by the end of the year, he would be sixth in the American League right now at 2.79 along with a 1.04 WHIP and the excellent K/BB ratio I posted earlier. Most importantly has has now allowed two runs or less in eight straight starts including allowing one run in six of them. Far from sucking balls.

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    xray buried beyond reproach .

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    Luhnow got this one right. the kid had lost his first eight decisions before the Astros picked him up off the scrap heap.

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    Wish Bo Porter was still the manager

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    Quote Originally Posted by laclippers504 View Post
    Wish Bo Porter was still the manager
    I like Bo also. I have to admit though, that the team is a lot looser since he left. if the Astros win today, that means they won consecutive series against the Angels, the Athletics, and the Mariners. that speaks volumes.

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    Yea they have adapted well to the AL. They would be in second place in the nl central.

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    Kluber or Felix for CY.

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    it just seems that he doesn't always have control of that. whenever i watch him it's always his curveball that gets the job done. really above average curveball.

    i'm actually trying to find a fangraphs section where they have pitchers and their pitches measured by average

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    at some point altuve is going to be a dodger i'm 92% certain he'll look good in that dodger blue

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    Quote Originally Posted by BarkingToad View Post
    Kluber or Felix for CY.
    Obviously Felix, I was obviously joking.

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    Mr McHugh is pitching tonight at home as only a slight favorite.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BarkingToad View Post
    Mr McHugh is pitching tonight at home as only a slight favorite.
    because houston

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    Actually close to -120 and even -122 at Pinny vs. a team still in wild card contention mathematically. I am passing as of now.

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    McHugh went 6.2 innings Monday without allowing any earned runs. He needs 13.1 innings in his last two starts to be qualified to be ranked with league leaders, his ERA is now at 2.66.

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    Left with an injury to non throwing hand hope hes ok got me a win in playoffs this wk kid is pitching light out

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    Quote Originally Posted by SBRMAN23 View Post
    Left with an injury to non throwing hand hope hes ok got me a win in playoffs this wk kid is pitching light out
    Astros don't expect him to miss a start.


    Collin McHugh left Monday's start versus the Indians with a bruised left forearm.

    McHugh took a comebacker off the bat of Lonnie Chisenhall to force his exit. He was in the midst of another excellent outing, yielding just one unearned run on five hits and no walks while striking out seven. The Astros expect McHugh to be ready for his next start.

    Source: Brian McTaggart on Twitter

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    Quote Originally Posted by LT Profits View Post
    Astros don't expect him to miss a start.


    Collin McHugh left Monday's start versus the Indians with a bruised left forearm.

    McHugh took a comebacker off the bat of Lonnie Chisenhall to force his exit. He was in the midst of another excellent outing, yielding just one unearned run on five hits and no walks while striking out seven. The Astros expect McHugh to be ready for his next start.

    Source: Brian McTaggart on Twitter
    how many starts does he have left? Two might be enough to reach the innings needed to qualify.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pauulzcappin View Post
    how many starts does he have left? Two might be enough to reach the innings needed to qualify.
    Yes, read what I wrote: He needs 13.1 innings in his last two starts....

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    Sorry, just got up

    Yeah, he should get it then

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    Guy is great and nobody knows about him cause of the team he's in. This guy in NY would be dating supermodels already.

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    houston's been a money maker as of late. remember last year when they were the worst team in the league?
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