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Game Day Preview: Chicago Cubs at Houston Astros

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Is everyone ready? Feel free to use this post for any game day discussion before the Astros open up at 6:05 pm against the Cubs.

The scene:

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The Characters:

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Richard Justice is excited about these guys!

Roy Oswalt is making his seventh consecutive Opening Day start for the Astros. His performance in those games:

Season IP H ER K BB
2008 5.1 11 3 6 1
2007 7.2 5 1 3 1
2006 8 5 0 8 1
2005 6 7 6 2 1
2004 7.1 9 4 4 1
2003 7 4 1 1 2

 

Around the Big Leagues, there are a number of games on national television, including our own game against Chicago.  FSNSouthwest or FSNHouston will broadcast the game for those of us in the Great State of Texas.