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Astros Lose 6-4, Fall to 2nd

First of all, I just wanted to start off by saying... DON'T HAVE CHRIS BURKE BUNT! HE CAN'T DO IT! SWING! Okay, now that that's over with. That's two games in a row that Burke has tried to put down a bunt and popped it up. Last night he got lucky and it dropped, tonight he didn't and just wasted his at bat. He either needs to take some more bunting practice, or stop trying to bunt. /breath

Wandy was not so magical tonight. He looked pretty good the first few innings, but whether it be him getting tired, or just failing to pitch well after the first few games of the year, he gave up a bunch of runs and any logical chance of getting his first win of the year. Wandy went 6 innings giving up 6 runs(with 7k's). He looked very good on a few batters, then on other batters he would just leave the ball over the plate and whamo, ding dong, pitch dead(as *insert ESPN announcers name here* would say it).

They are doing a segment on Scott right now about his n|nja look from Chicago(they copied us!). Okay they probably didn't really copy us.. but I know we called him a ninja here. An UnderArmor Ninja... Anyways... back to the game.

Lee didn't look so hot tonight. I highly doubt it had anything to do with him coming back to the land of beer, but I'm sure some will say it did. 1 for 5 on the night with 2 strike outs, 6 left on and grounded into a double play. The batting coach in me says he was pulling his head tonight. It looked like he was trying too hard again like he was doing at the start of the season, trying to hit the ball to the slide.

If I had to say one person on the Astros was good tonight, it would have to come down to Burke, Ensberg or Moehler. Burke went 2 for 4 with an RBI, Ensberg went yard in the 2nd and 1 for 3 on the night, and Moehler pitched 2 scoreless, keeping the Astros in the game(if you want to call it that).

The Return of the Magic 8-Ball
This is something I did in my previous writing assignment, but haven't done it since I started writing for the Crawfish Boxes. It's another pointless, but sometimes fun thing to do, just to pass a little bit of time. If anyone has any questions they would like to ask the 8-ball, e-mail me at and I'll work it in some time during the season. So here we go. Will Lidge finish the season as a member of the Houston Astros(big league club)?

Maybe? Great! What an answer... Stupid 8-ball... Ask your own 8-ball question here.