Allan Dykstra Could Surprise For Rays This Season

In every organization, there are players that fly under the radar despite consistently producing at a high level in the minor leagues. Once these players reach minor league free agency, they are finally given a chance to replicate their minor league success in bigs. Last year, utility man Yangervis Solarte broke camp as the Yankees starting third baseman and was eventually dealt...
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January 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Rays Sign Allan Dykstra To Minor League Contract

The Tampa Bay Rays signed minor league free agent Allan Dykstra to a minor league contract on Saturday. Originally a first round pick for the San Diego Padres in 2007, the Mets acquired him in 2011 for fellow first rounder and reliever Eddie Kunz. Dykstra spent four seasons with the Mets and always maintained an on-base percentage north of .400 at every level. Last season he batted...
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November 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Dykstra, Satin, Seratelli Among 17 Mets Minor League Free Agents

Here is the full list of Mets minor league free agents as comprised by Baseball America: RHP: Giancarlo Alvarado (AAA), Buddy Carlyle (AAA), Joel Carreno (AAA), Jeremy Hefner (A+), Ryan Reid (AAA), Miguel Socolovich (AAA), Ismael Tijerina (A) LHP: Angel Cuan (A+), Dana Eveland (AAA), Scott Rice (AAA) C: Kai Gronauer (AAA) 1B: Brandon Allen (AAA), Allan Dykstra (AAA) 2B: Anthony...
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November 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Triple-A Year In Review: Las Vegas 51s

The Mets wanted their farm teams to experience winning in the postseason. So New York was judicious with September 1st call-ups, opting to promote only infielder Josh Satin and pitcher Erik Goeddel from the Triple-A Las Vegas roster, and bringing some additional players from Double-A Binghamton, like Juan Centeno and Dario Alvarez. For the Binghamton Mets, the goal was accomplished...
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September 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Who’s Hot / Who’s Not – Minor Leagues

Who’s Hot: Gonzalez Germen – Las Vegas. Germen has pitched very well since being sent down to Vegas. He hasn’t allowed an earned run in his last 4 outings dating back to August 8th, during which he’s pitched 6 innings, allowed 3 hits, with 2 walks and 7 strikeouts while picking up 2 saves. He was called up to replace Bartolo Colon who went on the bereavement list on Tuesday...
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August 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Mets Minors Report: Matt Reynolds and Ivan Wilson Blast Two Homers Each

Last Night’s Quick Scores Iowa 6, Las Vegas 5 – 12 Innings Binghamton 9, Erie 4 Fort Myers 9, St. Lucie 8  Savannah 4, Greenville 0 Brooklyn 5, Lowell 1  Kingsport 5, Bristol 3 Minor League Notes Josh Satin hit his 9th home run for Vegas and finished 1 for 4, with two runs scored and a RBI. Matt Reynolds hit two home runs (4,5) and went 3 for 6 with two runs scored and...
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August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

MLB Bat Speed Measured During Live Event For First Time

Curious to know how fast a hitter is getting his bat around? Or how square the ball hit the bat? Thanks to new technology from Zepp Labs, fans and players are able to. Live. That’s right, live. The Triple-A home run derby gave us our first ever live look in to bat speed and impact. Zepp Labs had their devices placed on the bats to capture 3D swing analysis data. At first, you...
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July 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Allan Dykstra Is Crowned The 2014 PCL HR Derby Champ

On Monday night at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park, Allan Dykstra won the 2014 Pacific Coast League Home Run Derby. Ironically, Dykstra beat former Mets farmhand and teammate Francisco Pena to claim the belt. “My goal was to make sure I beat Frank,” jokes Dykstra about squaring off against his former teammate. “I have enough power to have fun in this kind of competition...
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July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Allan Dykstra Wins The 2014 PCL Home Run Derby

Allan Dykstra wins the 2014 Pacific Coast League Home Run Derby with eight home runs through three rounds. Ironically, Dykstra beat former Mets farmhand Francisco Pena to claim the belt. The 27-year... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Allan Dykstra Selected To PCL All-Star Squad

The Pacific Coast League on Thursday announced their squad for the 2014 Triple-A All-Star Game.  The game is scheduled for July 16th in Durham the home of the Durham Bulls of the International... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Top AAA Hitters

George Springer continues to be the power hitter the Houston Astros were waiting to see, but his average sits at just .245.  Gregory Polanco is hitting .288, but just 3 XBH for the Pittsburgh Pirates.  Oscar Taveras was called up by the St. Louis Cardinals for the 2nd time, and Jon Singleton is hitting under .200.  Those are your top prospects who have made it to the Big Leagues...
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July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Mid-Season Review: Las Vegas 51s

Record: 46-32 Top Performers / Top Prospects Noah Syndergaard, RHP: Syndergaard has not seen his typical success in Las Vegas by any means. The 21 year-old has struggled, posting a 4.98 ERA in 65 innings this season. He has fallen victim to the tough pitching conditions of Las Vegas, and currently has a 5.36 ERA at home, where conditions are the worst.He has seen his walk and strikeout...
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June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Round 2: Michael Gettys, OF

Michael Gettys  OF,  6-2,  210  18y/o out of Gainesville HS (GA),  R/R. Ranked as the #37 draft prospect by and #40 by John Manuel (Editor of Baseball America magazine), Gettys is a polarizing player in this draft. Recognized widely as having exceptional defensive ability in center field, with a tremendous arm, and amazing speed on defense and offense, Gettys also has...
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June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Mets Minors: Kirk Blasts Two Dingers, Tapia Tosses Seven Scoreless

LAS VEGAS 13, EL PASO 7 Logan Verrett made the start on Wednesday in what turned out to be a slugfest against El Paso. Verrett did not fare well in his AAA debut, allowing a whopping seven earned runs on twelve hits in six innings pitched. However, he did strike out nine batters, while only walking one. Despite Verrett’s poor outing, he was able to pick up the win due to Vegas’...
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May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

How long will Lucas Duda’s job be safe?

With the New York Mets calling up Wilmer Flores and toying with the idea of replacing Jenrry Mejia in the rotation, the team is certainly trying to mix things up and give the team an added boost. Will there be any other moves? Who’s jobs are safe? One such player who has to start pulling his weight is first baseman Lucas Duda. We can excuse him for missing Friday night’s game...
May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Mets Minors: Las Vegas 51s Make PCL History With Four Straight Jacks

The Las Vegas 51s made history in the Pacific League during Thursday night’s game against the Salt Lake Bees when they hit back-to-back-to-back-to-back jacks in the top of the fourth inning. It all started when Allan Dykstra launched a ball over the right field wall for his fifth home run of the season. Then Zach Lutz followed and hit his fifth, an opposite field shot to right...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Mets Minors Recap: Matz Can’t Find Strikezone, Boyd Busts Out

Las Vegas 7 , Salt Lake 6 The 51′s jumped out to an early three run lead on the heels of a first inning 2-run double by Wilmer Flores followed by a solo homer off the bat of Allan Dykstra.... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Mets Minors: Here comes Wilmer Flores

The 2014 season in Las Vegas had been headlined by storylines of pitching performances.  Met fans in Flushing sit salivating over Syndergaard, Montero and even deGrom but the 51’s also have some hitting.  We mentioned Allan Dykstra, who is still hitting comfortably over 1.000 (OPS) on the year, and the majority of the team sport OPS numbers North of .700, but we had seemingly...
May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Mets Farm Report: Flores Collects Four Hits, Blasts Two Homers

TACOMA 6, LAS VEGAS 4 Logan Verrett would have his best start of the season wasted on Friday, as the Las Vegas 51′s bullpen couldn’t hold up their end of the bargain dropping the game against Tacoma 6-4.   Verrett would go a strong seven innings allowing just one run before handing the ball over to the bullpen.  The 51′s headed into the bottom of the 8th inning with a 3...
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May 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Mets Minor League Batting Leaders

Mets prospects have put up some tremendous offensive numbers so far this season with a few standouts having the best starts of their minor league careers. Allan Dykstra, has been nothing short of amazing. He just continues to hit and produce and if Lucas Duda happens to falter at all, the Mets have to pull the trigger and give Dykstra his opportunity to shine on the big club.  Only...
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April 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Mets Minors Organizational Offensive Leaders

The Mets prospects have put up some tremendous offensive numbers so far this season with a few standouts having one of the best starts of their minor league careers.  Allan Dykstra, has been short of... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
April 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Mets Farm Report: Dykstra’s Bat Leads 21 Run Salute

Las Vegas 21, El Paso 9 The 51′s scored in every inning Tuesday except their half of the 8th, as they take down the Chihuahua’s 21-9 in the series finale.  Las Vegas took 3-out-of -4 from El Paso and improve to 15-5 on the season.  Dana Eveland wasn’t spectacular but did what he needed to do, going five innings giving up four runs but striking out eight.  Las Vegas sent...
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April 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Who’s Hot/Who’s Not Upper Minors: Dykstra Is Sizzling In Vegas, Thor Searching For An Attitude

Who’s Hot Allan Dykstra, Las Vegas 51s To get Allan Dykstra out, you’ll probably need a fire extinguisher because the man is currently engulfed in flames. Through his last ten games, Dykstra’s line... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
April 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Mets Minors: Allan Dykstra could soon chase Duda from first

At 6’5” and 215 Lbs, Allan Dykstra is a big guy.  Having seen him in person, he stands out in a crowd.  Currently, he’s playing first base for the Las Vegas 51’s and looking like his AA MVP award from 2013 was not a fluke. He’s not related to Lenny Dykstra if that’s what you were thinking.  He was, instead, the 23rd overall pick for the San Diego Padres back in 2008...
April 21, 2014  |  Discuss

MMN Player Of The Week: Allan Dykstra

Congratulations to Las Vegas 51′s first baseman, Allan Dykstra for being named the MMN Player of the Week. Dykstra, who came to the Mets in a trade with the San Diego Padres in 2011, has done... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
April 21, 2014  |  Discuss
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