Archive for July, 2013

MMO Exclusive Interview: Allan Dykstra Is Quietly Having One Of The Best Seasons In The Mets System

An article by posted on July 23, 2013 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive Interview: Allan Dykstra Is Quietly Having One Of The Best Seasons In The Mets System

Yesterday, Allan Dykstra of the B-Mets was nice enough to grant me a  phone interview, and we discussed a variety of different topics regarding him, his team, the organization and even a couple of his teammates. Dykstra, now 26, is having one of the best seasons in the entire Mets organization batting .309 with 22 doubles, […]

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Parnell Chalks It All Up To Bad Luck

An article by posted on July 23, 2013 0 Comments
Parnell Chalks It All Up To Bad Luck

The New York Mets gift-wrapped a game last night to Atlanta. However, there’s nothing to like after hearing Bobby Parnell, who did more dancing than pitching after blowing his fifth save opportunity. The Mets don’t want to deal Parnell because they believe he’s their closer of the future. His 18 saves is a good indicator, but […]

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Flexen, Diaz and Lawley Each Earn Player of the Week Honors

An article by posted on July 23, 2013 0 Comments
Flexen, Diaz and Lawley Each Earn Player of the Week Honors

Congratulations to both Chris Flexen and Miller Diaz; they’ve been selected as the pitcher of the week in their respective leagues! Not to be outdone, Dustin Lawley was named the FSL offensive player of the week, as well. First, let’s start with the stellar week that Flexen had for the K-Mets. After struggling to a 5.63 ERA in 32 innings […]

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Thought’s On Gee’s Wasted Performance, And Parnell’s Blown Save

An article by posted on July 23, 2013 0 Comments
Thought’s On Gee’s Wasted Performance, And Parnell’s Blown Save

Last night’s loss to the Braves sucked big time… This much is true… But what bugged me the most was how it wiped out a brilliant performance by Dillon Gee who continues to dominate after injuries saw him start the season off in some pretty dire straits. The Mets wasted Gee’s seven shutout innings and […]

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Ryan Braun Is No Better Than Lance Armstrong

An article by posted on July 23, 2013 0 Comments
Ryan Braun Is No Better Than Lance Armstrong

When Lance Armstrong came forward with his admission, it came off as mostly disingenuous and was received with little sympathy. For years, Armstrong lied, denied and attacked anyone who stood in his way. He ruined people’s lives, filed lawsuits and did anything necessary in order to preserve himself with no regard for the damage left […]

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Cyclones Drop Series Finale To Batavia Muckdogs

An article by posted on July 23, 2013 0 Comments
Cyclones Drop Series Finale To Batavia Muckdogs

The Brooklyn Cyclones attempted to sweep their first series of the year Monday evening, but after a one-hour and 20-minute rain delay, the Cyclones dropped a 2-0 contest to the Batavia Muckdogs – the Single-A short season affiliate of the Miami Marlins. For the game, the Cyclones (15-19) only managed two hits – both by […]

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Gee Shines, But Mets Drop An Absolute Heartbreaker

An article by posted on July 22, 2013 0 Comments
Gee Shines, But Mets Drop An Absolute Heartbreaker

The Mets fought valiantly tonight, but it was not to be as Julio Teheran and Dillon Gee engaged in a great pitcher’s duel which saw Gee flirt with a no-hit bid. After both Teheran and Gee traded zeroes through the first three and a half frames, the Amazins’ struck first in the bottom of the […]

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Braves vs Mets: Satin and Lagares Back On Bench For Series Opener

An article by posted on July 22, 2013 0 Comments
Braves vs Mets: Satin and Lagares Back On Bench For Series Opener

Atlanta Braves vs. New York Mets RHP Julio Teheran (7-5, 3.35) vs. RHP Dillon Gee (7-7, 4.32) Starting Lineup Eric Young, Jr. – LF Daniel Murphy – 2B David Wright – 3B Marlon Byrd – RF Ike Davis – 1B John Buck – C Kirk Nieuwenhuis – CF Omar Quintanilla – SS Dillon Gee – […]

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Ryan Braun Negotiated Suspension With MLB Down To 65-Games

An article by posted on July 22, 2013 0 Comments
Ryan Braun Negotiated Suspension With MLB Down To 65-Games

CHEATER, LIAR, SUSPENDED, JUSTICE! Updated By Clayton Collier: The 65-game ban of Ryan Braun was negotiated by him, MLBPA and MLB. Major League Baseball was looking for a suspension beyond 2013, says ESPN’s T.J. Quinn, however Braun was able to get it reduced to the remainder of the current season. Sources tell OTL MLB confronted […]

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Rangers Land Matt Garza From Cubs For Four Prospects

An article by posted on July 22, 2013 0 Comments
Rangers Land Matt Garza From Cubs For Four Prospects

Chicago Cubs pitcher Matt Garza was traded Monday to the Texas Rangers for four prospects, the team confirmed. The Cubs and Rangers finally worked out the details of a trade that will send third baseman Mike Olt and right-handed pitchers C.J. Edwards and Justin Grimm, plus a player to be named, to the Cubs in […]

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