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Rene Rivera smacks home winning run as Rays beat Red Sox in walk-off fashion

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- Rene Rivera had a run-scoring single in the bottom of the ninth inning and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Boston Red Sox 2-1 on Thursday night. Allan Dykstra opened the ninth with a single off Anthony Varvaro (0-1). Pinch-runner Tim Beckham went to second on Kevin Kiermaier's one-out single and scored the winning run on Rivera's hit down the third-base line...
Via AP on Fox
April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Rivera has RBI single in 9th, Rays beat Red Sox 2-1

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) Rene Rivera had a run-scoring single in the bottom of the ninth inning and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Boston Red Sox 2-1 on Thursday night. Allan Dykstra opened the ninth with a single off Anthony Varvaro (0-1). Pinch-runner Tim Beckham went to second on Kevin Kiermaier's one-out single and scored the winning run on Rivera's hit down the third-base line...
Via AP on Fox
April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Rays’ Allan Dykstra Bunts Ball Off His Face; Teammate Reacts Perfectly (GIF)

Bunting ain’t easy. Tampa Bay Rays rookie Allan Dykstra had a memorable day at the ballpark Monday, collecting his first major league hit and his first shiner from a bunt-gone-wrong during batting practice all in the same 24 hours. The 27-year-old had quite the painful pregame experience, as he fouled the second pitch he saw directly into his own face while getting some extra...
Via NESN.com
April 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Rays first baseman James Loney placed on 15-day DL with strained oblique

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- Tampa Bay Rays first baseman James Loney has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right oblique. The move was announced before Wednesday's game against Baltimore. Loney was hurt during batting practice Tuesday. Tampa Bay selected the contract of first baseman Allan Dykstra from Triple-A Durham. The Rays cleared room on the 40-man roster...
Via AP on Fox
April 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Rays put Loney on disabled list with strained right oblique

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) Tampa Bay Rays first baseman James Loney has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right oblique, The move was announced before Wednesday's game against Baltimore. Loney was hurt during batting practice Tuesday. Tampa Bay selected the contract of first baseman Allan Dykstra from Triple-A Durham. The Rays cleared room on the 40-man roster...
Via AP on Fox
April 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Despite May's solid start, Twins split squad falls to Rays

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. (AP) -- Allan Dykstra hit a two-run homer in the bottom of the ninth, lifting the Tampa Bay Rays to a 4-2 win over a Minnesota split squad Saturday after Twins starter Trevor May pitched four perfect innings. Four Twins pitchers held the Rays to one hit over the first eight innings, a long home run by Juan Francisco off Mark Hamburger in the fifth. It was Francisco...
Via AP on Fox
March 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Allan Dykstra's homer lifts Rays over Twins

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. (AP) -- Allan Dykstra hit a two-run homer in the bottom of the ninth, lifting the Tampa Bay Rays to a 4-2 win over a Minnesota split squad Saturday after Twins starter Trevor May pitched four perfect innings. Four Twins pitchers held the Rays to one hit over the first eight innings, a long home run by Juan Francisco off Mark Hamburger in the fifth. It was Francisco...
Via AP on Fox
March 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Rays top Twins on late homer

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. (AP) Allan Dykstra hit a two-run homer in the bottom of the ninth, lifting the Tampa Bay Rays to a 4-2 win over a Minnesota split squad Saturday after Twins starter Trevor May pitched four perfect innings. Four Twins pitchers held the Rays to one hit over the first eight innings, a long home run by Juan Francisco off Mark Hamburger in the fifth. It was Francisco...
Via AP on Fox
March 21, 2015  |  Discuss

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...
Via Mets Merized Online
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...
Via Mets Merized Online
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...
Via Mets Merized Online
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...
Via Mets Merized Online
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...
Via Mets Merized Online
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...
Via Mets Merized Online
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...
Via Sportsnaut
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...
Via Mets Merized Online
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! ]]
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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! ]]
Via MetsMinor.net
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...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
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...
Via Mets Merized Online
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 MLB.com 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...
Via Friarhood
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’...
Via Mets Merized Online
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...
Via Mets360.com
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...
Via Mets Merized Online
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! ]]
Via MetsMinor.net
May 07, 2014  |  Discuss
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