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Predict the July W-L and Run Differential

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MLB: Texas Rangers at Houston Astros Erik Williams-USA TODAY Sports

WE HAD A TIE IN JUNE - JEFFTWEEDYISGOD AND RRTIM WINNING THE CONTEST!!

We are currently awaiting the video with the announcement from our Special Guest.

I remember in the days of the Astros.com message board, there would be a monthly thread in which people would enter predictions on record (W-L) and a number of runs scored / allowed. It was a fun process, with all of us keeping track through out the month looking at who was most accurate to date.

So I figured we could start it here, with each month, the winner being highlighted in the following month’s post.

The winner will be determined by the closest on W-L. In the event of a tie on W-L, we will award it to who was closest on Run Differential (you can just put in a +/- Run Differential if you don’t want to spell out runs scored - runs allowed.

Let’s take a look at our July competition

RS/G means Runs Scored per Game and RA/G means Runs Allowed per game.

Rockies (2 Games) - 44-40 - 5.7 RS/G, 5.5 RA/G

Angels (7 Games) 42-43 - 5.0 RS/G, 5.0 RA/G

Rangers (7 Games) 46-38 - 5.4 RS/G, 5.0 RA/G

Athletics (3 Games) 46-39 - 5.0 RS/G, 4.4 RA/G

Cardinals (3 Games) 41-41 - 4.5 RS/G, 4.5 RA/G

Indians (2 Games) 45-38 - 4.3 RS/G, 5.3 RA/G

Totals - 24 Games

In addition to just the W-L and Run Differential, put in a fun prediction - these are not counted in the scoring - make them crazy and fun! If you have any recommendations to improve this for next month, please feel free to add them! Predictions must be in before the first pitch of the month!

EXAMPLE:

Prediction: 10-17, 105 Runs Scored, 145 Runs Allowed

Fun Predictions: Houston dedicates a train after Gerrit Cole - known as the COLE TRAIN after his perfect game! Altuve gets his average back to .300 after a blistering month

Previous Month’s Champions:

April: Brian Cohn (HH)

May: Wulaw Horn

June: JeffTweedyisGod & RRTim!