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Racquetball a Joy for Cyclones’ Skipper

An article by posted on August 2, 2013 0 Comments
Racquetball a Joy for Cyclones’ Skipper

A version of this story originally appeared in The Tablet Newspaper. Brooklyn Cyclones’ manager Rich Donnelly is known for being a passionate man. He’s coached professional baseball at various levels for nearly 40 years, including winning the 1997 World Series as a coach with the Florida Marlins. But Donnelly has another passion – that actually […]

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Mets vs Marlins: Harvey Day Game Preview and Starting Lineup

An article by posted on August 1, 2013 0 Comments
Mets vs Marlins: Harvey Day Game Preview and Starting Lineup

Mets (Matt Harvey, 8-2, 2.11) at Marlins (Tom Koehler, 2-6, 4.67) Starting Lineup Eric Young, Jr. – LF Justin Turner – 2B David Wright – 3B Marlon Byrd – RF Ike Davis – 1B John Buck – C Juan Lagares – CF Omar Quintanilla – SS Matt Harvey – RHP Game Preview The Mets and […]

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Feliciano Still Dealing In Vegas, Overall Has 1.29 ERA In 22 Appearances

An article by posted on July 31, 2013 0 Comments
Feliciano Still Dealing In Vegas, Overall Has 1.29 ERA In 22 Appearances

In case you were wondering, left-hander Pedro Feliciano continues to make strides since his promotion to Triple-A Las Vegas last week. The veteran reliever is maintaining his higher velocity and getting the job done out of the bullpen for the 51s. Feliciano has retired all six batters he has faced — four lefties, two righties — […]

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If A-Rod Appeals, Selig Prepared To Invoke “Integrity Of The Game” Ban

An article by posted on July 30, 2013 0 Comments
If A-Rod Appeals, Selig Prepared To Invoke “Integrity Of The Game” Ban

Alex Rodriguez has remained intent on fighting whatever suspension Major League Baseball decides for the disgraced Yankee third baseman, and should he choose to do so, Bud Selig is prepared to use one of his most extreme powers as commissioner; the right to “take action to preserve the integrity of the game” reports the Daily […]

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Balanced Effort Leads Cyclones To 5th Straight Win

An article by posted on July 30, 2013 0 Comments
Balanced Effort Leads Cyclones To 5th Straight Win

It’s very rare that any baseball team excels in all three major aspects of the sport – timely hitting, clutch pitching and strong defense – in any one particular game. If a team does do that, it usually isn’t a short season Single-A team. But the Brooklyn Cyclones enjoyed a complete effort in a 4-0 […]

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Eric Young Jr. Is A Class Act

An article by posted on July 25, 2013 0 Comments
Eric Young Jr. Is A Class Act

So, this morning Eric Young Jr. tweeted this about the unfortunate play that resulted in a broken ankle for Tim Hudson who is now out for the season: For ppl who think I would purposely try 2 hurt someone,& felt they needed to say that 2 me…I will continue 2 pray for u as well.#godbless — Eric […]

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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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Featured Post: The Honeymoon Is Over, Sandy Is On The Clock

An article by posted on July 19, 2013 0 Comments
Featured Post: The Honeymoon Is Over, Sandy Is On The Clock

Thoughts from Joe D. I didn’t get a chance to weigh in on this yesterday and just wanted to post a quick summary after his interview. We’ve heard Fred and Jeff Wilpon say things like this for almost a year now. Ever since they avoided that billion dollar lawsuit and averted bankruptcy, I said at […]

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(Updated) Know Your Stats: Win Probability Added (WPA)

An article by posted on July 18, 2013 0 Comments
(Updated) Know Your Stats: Win Probability Added (WPA)

Every play in every game has some effect on the odds of winning a baseball game. Whether you are down by ten runs in the second inning or tied up in the bottom of the ninth, every action can be measured. Baseball has been played for over a century and a half. Major League Baseball […]

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3 Up & 3 Down: The All Star Game Edition

An article by posted on July 18, 2013 0 Comments
3 Up & 3 Down: The All Star Game Edition

I haven’t sat down to watch an All-Star game in at least the last twenty years. The All-Star game just isn’t my cup of tea. However, with the game taking place right here in our own backyard, I figured I’d at least watch the opening introductions. I stuck around longer than that, but not until the […]

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