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Astros' outfielder weighs in on crazy finish to Tuesday night's game

Astros' outfielder weighs in on crazy finish to Tuesday night's game
The Astros' win on Tuesday night featured one of the strangest endings to a game in recent memory. Photo by Joshua Jordan/SportsMap

Astros outfielder Tony Kemp joins The Charlie Pallilo Show in studio and talks about the dramatic ending to Tuesday night's game against the A's. Kemp discusses Ken Giles exiting the game after struggling to get several hitters out, and mentions that Giles was cheering hard from the dugout for his teammate Hector Rondon to get out of the inning. 

Tony also talks about playing several positions in the field, and how he prefers to play center field because he doesn't have to worry about the ball being fair or foul. Kemp continues and discusses the significant amount of talent the Astros have on the roster, how loaded their minor league system is, and talks about how hitting for contact and getting on base are the strengths of his game.

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After another poor performance from former Houston Texans QB Deshaun Watson, the Cleveland Browns' season is starting to look like an uphill climb. Pro Bowl running back Nick Chubb is out for the year, and Cleveland fans aren't too pleased with the way Watson is playing, especially considering the massive contract extension he signed with the team. And we didn't even get to the off the field drama that comes with Watson.

However, Houston fans are invested in the Browns' season outcome as well, with the Texans holding the Browns' first round pick in 2024, and having sent their own first rounder to the Cardinals in the Will Anderson trade.

So each loss for the Browns, means a better draft pick for the Texans!

For Houston, it looks like they have their QB of the future in CJ Stroud. And he'll be on a less expensive rookie contract for the next several years, giving the Texans more cap space to upgrade the roster.

With all of this in mind, is it fair to question if the Texans dodged a bullet when Watson demanded a trade?

DeMeco Ryans vs. Lovie Smith

Plus, we're only two games into the season, but Lovie Smith's defense was much better (with a similar roster) than what DeMeco Ryans' defense has shown thus far, and DeMeco has the benefit of Will Anderson rushing the QB.

Are the struggles on defense more about the roster GM Nick Caserio has put together, or does this slow start fall on DeMeco?

Don't miss the video above as we break it all down!

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