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Tuesday, July 14, 2015
11:35 AM - July 14, 2015. Written by Reiny09
Kansas City Royals at Minnesota Twins
Apr 15, 2015123456789RHE
Kansas City (4-4)0400000015123
Minnesota (3-5)000000110261
W: C. Young (1-1) L: E. Santana (1-1) S: G. Holland (4)
Scoring Summary
SCORING DETAILSKANMIN
KAN2Moustakas homered to right.10
KAN2Rios tripled to center. Gordon scores. Perez scores.30
KAN2Cain doubled to center. Rios scores.40
MIN7Pinto reached on a fielding error. Dozier scores.41
MIN8Santana hit a sac fly to center. Plouffe scores.42
KAN9Cain hit a sac fly to left. Rios scores.52
Kansas City Royals
HITTERSABRHRBIBBSOHRAVG
Cain, CF4012000.267
Escobar, SS5010000.206
Hosmer, 1B5020020.143
Morales, DH5010000.200
Moustakas, 3B4111011.333
Gordon, LF2110100.379
Perez, C4120010.313
Infante, 2B4010010.185
Rios, RF4222020.280
TEAM TOTALS375125171
BATTING:
2B: A. Gordon (1), L. Cain (4), E. Hosmer (1)
3B: A. Rios 2 (3)
HR: M. Moustakas (2)
RBI: M. Moustakas (3), L. Cain 2 (3), A. Rios 2 (5)
HBP: A. Gordon
SF: L. Cain
GIDP: K. Morales
BASERUNNING:
SB: A. Escobar (3)
FIELDING:
E: A. Gordon (1), A. Escobar 2 (3)
Minnesota Twins
HITTERSABRHRBIBBSOHRAVG
Nunez, SS4030000.375
Santana, DH3011000.290
Mauer, 1B4000000.200
Dozier, 2B4110010.375
Hunter, RF4000010.207
Quentin, LF4010000.308
Pinto, C4000010.200
Heredia, CF3000010.111
Plouffe, 3B3100000.179
TEAM TOTALS33261040
BATTING:
RBI: D. Santana (4)
SF: D. Santana
BASERUNNING:
SB: E. Nunez (1)
CS: E. Nunez (1)
FIELDING:
E: C. Quentin (1)
Kansas City Royals
PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERA
K. Medlen2.10000003.24
C. Young (W, 1-1)3.24000101.35
L. Hochevar (H, 1)0.21100004.05
J. Frasor (H, 1)0.21100002.45
W. Davis (H, 2)0.20000100.00
G. Holland (S, 4)1.00000200.00
TEAM TOTALS9.0620040
Minnesota Twins
PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERA
E. Santana (L, 1-1)6.17441613.07
B. Duensing1.02000000.00
R. Pressly1.02110006.75
C. Thielbar0.21000100.00
TEAM TOTALS9.01255171
Dynasty: Reiny09
08:47 AM - July 14, 2015. Written by Fridge Combat
Bolts Insider



With the first week of preseason in the books, we bring you our weekly news section.
Here we will recap all the big name signings, releases, trades and injuries, with analysis. We will also give a brief preview of the Chargers upcoming game and the game of the week!
So without further ado, let's get to the biggest news items of preseason's week one!


Signed:


GB - R. Rice RB - 680K: The Packers may have got the bargain of the year. Despite his severe off the field issues, there's no denying that Rice was one of the best RBs in the NFL for a stint. With the stigma surrounding him, Green Bay were able to underpay him and accept the media circus that comes with him.
At a recent press conference, Mike McCarthy was reported to state:

"Ray has served his suspension to it's fullest. He has been extremely cooperative with the league and his willingness to undergo certain rehabilitation programs. He has a wealth of talent and is now looking to focus solely on football. We look forward to having him in our locker room."

Time will tell if this will pay off. But sharing a backfield with Eddie Lacey, the Pack now have a great RB duo, with minimal $ signs to show for it!




With the sea of controversy surrounding him, it is unclear what Rice's future holds. But at least for this year, he may have found himself work, and a way to repair his image.



GB - C. Finnegan CB - 680K: One of the biggest trash talkers in the NFL is coming to Lambeau. With nine productive years under his belt, Finnegan will be able to contribute as the slot corner, where his instincts will help his lack of speed to anticipate the quicker receivers.


SD - R. Harewood OG - 730K: With their struggles at RG, the Chargers looked to solidify the line with Harewood. Not an experienced guy by any means, his size strength allow him to bully people in the run. Expect him to be a stop-gap player this year.


SD - S. Richardson CB - 760K: In an effort to continually upgrade their secondary they took a chance on the former CFL corner. Though young and inexperienced, Richardson does add depth and more youth to the DB corps. His rangey ability allows him to play well in zone and can press in five WR situations. Could be a developmental prospect.


DAL - C. Snee OG - 1.92M: As if being one of the best offensive lines in football wasn't enough, the Cowboys only strengthened that perception by signing the former NY Giants stand out. Snee will likely float around the line where necessary to fill any gaps created by injury or fatigue. But this is a large contract for a backup player, though you can never have to many O-linemen.


IND - M. Flynn QB - 1.65M: Though he has had his struggles, Flynn must feel like the unluckiest QB in the NFL. After throwing for six TDs in a game with Greenbay, he has been ousted from a starting role in Seattle, Oakland and Buffalo. Now he joins another team with no hope of taking a starting role. But being a backup QB is not a bad deal, and, (should he need to play), he'll find himself surrounded by talent.


BAL - U. Nwaneri OG - 2.06M: The Ravens have, arguably one of the best offensive lines in football. The only 'weakness' there is now filled by standout former-Jaguar Uche Nwaneri. A high price to pay, but the Ravens are ensuring that if they have any issues this year, it won't be on the O-line. But at 31, it's unlikely Uche will be more than a stop-gap player.


SF - J. Long OT - 680K: A bargain price for an exceptional player! Yes, we all know he has dealt with injury history, but with this kind of talent at such a low price mark who would turn it down? That said, the 49ers wouldn't have been the first team we would have thought to make this move. With outstanding OT Joe Staley playing left, perhaps they are looking to push him into OG or RT to replace Anthony Davis. Either way, a low-risk, high-reward signing.


WAS- A. Carriker DE - 1.25M: They just couldn't live without him, the former-Redskins DE is now the current Redskins DE. With the knee issues, Washington decided to let Carriker go. But after a standout Veteran Combine performance, they decided they couldn't pass up on filling the need there. Carriker knows the system, knows the players and knows the city, and should be a welcome sight back in the locker room.


KC - D. Watkins OG - 680K: Considered by many to have flamed-out, the Chiefs decided to take a shot at the former Eagle OG, and looking at their O-line it's no surprise! Watkins will likely rotate at backup, filling gaps where he is needed, and hopefully he can cobble together some love for the game if he wants to be successful.


CIN - J. Carpenter OG - 680K: The former-Seahawks guard will now be playing as depth in Cincy. Things looked very good for Carpenter as his career progressed, but he has never made quite the splash as expected. Still, at 26 he still has time to impress and earn the big contract he is looking for.


DEN - C. Nicks OG - 1.08M: The Broncos decided it was time to add a veteran to the O-line, especially at OG. They struck home in a big way! For a time, touted as one of the best guards in the NFL, (next to his partner Jahri Evans), age has since caught up with Nicks. Luckily, his fundamentals and instincts are pretty much unmatched, and having him to shore up this line will be a huge boost for the Broncos from the get go.


ATL - K. Orton QB - 1.65M: The journeyman has now found a nice deal in the Falcons camp. Obviously he won't beat out incumbent starter Matt Ryan, he does give a lot more confidence at backup than Sean Renfree.


MIA - D. Washington MLB - 3.93M: Oh boy, if the Dolphins haven't gone and made another huge move on defense! Despite some off-field issues, Daryl Washington is one of the best interior Linebackers in the NFL. With a great front 4, and now a shored up linebacking corps, the Dolphins are looking to beat up on the AFC East. But with Bills and the Jets also looking stout on defense, they will have a tough time. As for Washington, we know what he can do, expect him to be one of the leading tacklers by the end of the year.




The Miami defense will thrive with the help of super-talented Washington.



MIA - F. Davis TE - 1.72M: Defense wasn't the only thing on Joe Philbin's mind, grabbing the former Redskin seemed high on their priority list. Davis had maybe one nice year in Washington, so this seems like a high price to pay. Nevertheless, he does have the ability to play well, so with Jordan Cameron's injury history he may have a shot. If he can pass the substance test!


BUF - C. Clemons FS - 1.24M: At quite a hefty sum, the Bills added depth to their secondary with Chris Clemons. Clemons has starting time under his belt, and will help tutor and compete with third year safety Duke Williams. Depth can never be underestimated in the NFL, but it depends how much you're willing to pay for it!


TB - P. Angerer MLB - 1.83M: The Buccaneers got a much needed boost at their linebacking depth, (again though, at what cost?), in the shape of the former Colt. He has had a plethora of injury concerns however, so this could turn out to be dead money, but if not he has the ability to be able to contribute in certain packages.


TB - D. Joseph OG - 2.06M: Joseph has come home to the team who drafted him, and immediately upgrades this offensive line. Is a big, strong guy who is used to the heat in Florida, he'll be able to maul smaller interior rushers, giving their 1st overall pick the time he needs to pass.


PHI - J. Gresham TE - 720K: The former Bengal joins a talented group of TEs in Philly. Unsurprisingly, no-one has any idea what Chip Kelly is doing, albeit loading his roster with young talented players. At a stacked position, we're not sure how much time Gresham will see on the field, or if he will be used in certain packages.


Released:

No releases this week, looks like everyone is able to keep their job for one more week!


Trades:

SF - Trade C. Lemonier OLB + 4th Rnd for D. Allen TE - IND:
A great trade that may have worked out well for both parties. Indianapolis receive a talented young pass-rusher, with a pick to boot, whilst San Fran get another TE with mountains of potential.
Dwayne Allen is was arguably the better TE on the Indy roster, but despite this, they felt the need to ship him off for more picks.
With Vernon Davis getting up in age, Allen could be his likely successor. He is a complete TE, able to block and catch, and will likely give the 49ers a terrific player for years to come.


Injuries:

MIA - D.Shelby DE - Fractured Knee Cap (22 weeks) IR - The dangers of Preseason reared it's ugly head today. The fourth year DE out of Utah will miss the rest of the season. Whilst awful for Shelby, it probably won't affect the team too much, but this isn't always the case.
For many years owners have been calling for an end to Preseason, to minimise injuries and dollar loss. For many up and coming players like Shelby, it can be career altering.

JAX - A. Hurns WR - Broken Collarbone (5 weeks) - With the youngest receiving corps in the NFL, the Jags can ill afford to lose a player, the loss of depth, (and player experience), could be devastating. Luckily, the Jags have dodged a bullet here, as most of the time Hurns will miss is Preseason.

NE - N. Solder OT - Foot Stress Fracture (11 weeks) - A huge loss for the Patriots this week, as standout Nate Solder will miss considerable time. The Pats line is very thin at this point, even at starting positions, so it will be up to veteran OT Sebastian Vollmer to keep this group together. Brady may have to watch his back for 11 weeks, but on the plus side this team is nearly guaranteed a playoff spot, and Solder will be back long before then.




Tom Brady's favourite blocker will be out for quite some time, it will be interesting to see what will happen to this offense without him.




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Dynasty: Fridge Combat
Monday, July 13, 2015
08:10 AM - July 13, 2015. Written by Fridge Combat
Bolts Insider



Remember, full game highlights available here:


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UShO...ature=youtu.be


August 7 - 10:00PM
San Diego Stadium
San Diego, CAL



With our first Preseason matchup of the 2014 season, the Bolts would stay at home to take on the Dallas Cowboys.
With an outstanding offensive line, and impressive run game, it would be no easy task for the Chargers' defense.


Chargers win the toss, and decide to give their starters as much time as they can.

A few hand-offs to first round pick RB Melvin Gordon resulted in minimal gain and a short pass to TE Antonio Gates would give the ball to the Cowboys.

Dallas also struggled on their first drive. After a nice pass to WR Cole Beasley, Romo was pressured consistently by OLB Melvin Ingram, forcing some poor decisions and finally a sack by DE Kendall Reyes on 3rd down.

With the ball back in hand, the Chargers came out looking promising. QB Phillip Rivers led the team up the field with a strong passing attack, (Rivers was 6/6 for 47yds on the drive), but a short pass again to Gates made it 4th and 1. K Nick Novak would put the 31yd FG through to make it 3-0 Bolts.

Into the 2nd quarter, the Cowboys looked to answer back with authority. Backup RB Joseph Randle gashed the Chargers D with ease, while former 1st round QB Brandon Weeden was able to complete intermediate passes down the field.
The seven play drive was capped off by a 1yd TD run by RB Darren McFadden.

With Rivers now rocking the baseball cap, nine year man Kellen Clemens came in at QB looking to respond.
A short gain by young RB Brandon Oliver, led to an unbelievable catch by WR Jacoby Jones for a 29yd gain. Despite a 6yd sack, Clemens still launched a deep ball to TE Ladarius Green, who made a great catch in front of his defender, putting the Bolts on the 1.
Oliver capped the drive off with 6.




Skimming the blades: Jones is able to clench this ball just before it touches the blades of grass!



The Chargers kept the pressure on Weeden, including a sack by OLB Tourek Williams, forcing the Cowboys to play short, eventually leading to a turnover.
However, the Bolts tried to make something happen with 48secs left, but handed it straight back.
So with 29secs left, the Cowboys had one more chance to put some points up in the half. Luckily, they looked out of sync, and some nice pressure, (including another sack from T. Williams), ended the drive and the half.


With the ball in hand, the Cowboys started the 2nd half strong. Despite a nice sack from DE Ricardo Mathews, it looked as though they would score. But continued good pressure, led Weeden to force a pass across the field, picked off by third year CB Steve Williams.





Williams' interception.


Some good plays though would soon turn to disaster for the Chargers. After taking a brutal sack, Clemens threw a desperation pass down the field to be picked off by former-Charger CJ Spillman.

The Cowboys capitalised on the mistake, and seven plays later TE Jason Witten wanders into the endzone.

A clearly shaken Clemens came back onto the field and struggled to find his rythym. That is, until he uncorked a long 31yarder to Danny Woodhead, putting them in striking distance. A nice improvised scramble and pass to Jones gave the Chargers a three point lead.

Things seemed to keep going the Chargers way, as Williams' 2nd pick of the day gave them yet another chance to strike. But this led to nothing, allowing Weeden and the backups to hit the field again.
Offensively they were methodical, driving down the field with play after play, capping it off with a 7 yard pass to ? Street. (Williams went down hard and struggled to stand on his own, but would be ok.)

So with just over 4 minutes to go the Chargers have one last chance to take the lead, trailing 21-17.
With the pressure on, Clemens still looked out of sink, throwing wildly inaccurate passes, but still managing to keep the offense on the go. John Phillips dropped a wide open pass on 3rd & 10, but made up for it with a beautiful catch on 4th down before the 2 minute warning, (their 2nd 4th down conversion of the drive.)

Phillips and Woodhead contributed well on the drive leading the team into the redzone. A beautiful pass between double coverage bounces off the hands of Melvin Gordon, missing out on a touchdown. So 4th and 4, 55 seconds left, 13 yards away, Clemens delivers a strike to Green running to the corner. He catches it in stride and appears to take a few steps. But there is no call from the sideline!
With no way to review and unable to challenge, the Chargers have to watch as the Cowboys kneel their way to victory.

Final Score: DAL - 21 SD - 17


After a controversial call at the end of the game, we managed to catch up with Coach McCoy and ask him his thoughts:

"We think it was a bad call, but overall the refs did an excellent job in policing the game...Obviously the score doesn't matter all that much, but the guys are very proud and their play reflected that. They would have much rather have walked out with a win tonight."


For the extent of the preseason, we will only be showing Chargers' team statistics. Regular season we will keep track of both teams in the game!



Dallas Cowboys at San Diego Chargers
Aug 7, 20141ST2ND3RD4THSCORE
Dallas Cowboys (0-0)0701421
San Diego Chargers (0-0)370717
Team Stats Comparison
DALSDG
Total Offense316304
Rushing Yards4833
Passing Yards268271
First Downs1615
Punt Return Yards1616
Kick Return Yards3061
Total Yards362381
Turnovers21
3rd Down Converstion53
4th Down Conversion02
2-Point Conversion00
Red Zone Touchdowns/Field Goals2/02/1
Penalties10
Posession Time18:4721:13
Dallas Cowboys
San Diego Chargers
PASSINGC/AYDSTDINT
K. Clemens17/3123311
P. Rivers7/75100
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGTD
B. Oliver9182.01
M. Gordon591.80
D. Woodhead166.00
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGTD
J. Jones89511.91
D. Woodhead46315.80
A. Gates4287.00
J. Phillips3227.30
L. Green13232.00
B. Oliver11818.00
M. Gordon166.00
D. Johnson166.00
BLOCKINGPANCAKESACK
C. Watt10
T. Robinson10
J. Troutman01
DEFENSETACKSACKINTTD
S. Williams - CB8020
T. Williams - OLB4200
P. Robinson - CB4000
S. Richardson - CB4000
J. Wilson - SS3000
D. Stuckey - FS3000
D. Perryman - MLB3000
M. Te'o - MLB2000
K. Reyes - DE1100
R. Mathews - DE1100
B. Flowers - CB1000
E. Weddle - FS1000
J. Addae - SS1000
T. Palepoi1000
KICKINGFGXPPTSLONG
N. Novak1/12/2531
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGIN20
P. Scifres310434.70
KICK RETURNRETYDSAVGTD
D. Woodhead14848.00
J. Jones11313.00
PUNT RETURNRETYDSAVGTD
J. Jones11616.00




A close and exciting game throughout, but at the end of the day the score amounts to little. Most of the starters didn't get much of a showing, and their stats reflect that. First round pick Melvin Gordon had little to show in his first game, but there is plenty of time left to make an impact.

What we did get to see is plenty of the Chargers depth players, who performed well against this backup Dallas roster. Defense in particular had a good showing, racking up two turnovers and four sacks. With continued pressure, (and pretty much denying the running game), they forced Weeden into questionable throws most of the game.

Where we did see struggles was in the offense. Clemens, one of the older veteran players on the team, didn't flash that grit and flare we expected from a long-time player. That said, he drove the team well for the most part, nearly delivering the game-winning pass.
The Bolts really struggled to find anything on the ground behind this suspect backup line, so let's hope the starters do a better job in the days to come.


Offensive Gameball:
WR J. Jones - For a guy who, by many, was considered to be only a returner, (and a questionable signing), Jones showed why he is still a threat in the passing game. Even at 31, he wreaked havoc from the wideout position, well on his way to double digit catches and 100 yards.

Defensive Gameball: CB Steve Williams - Easy choice here, after a slow start from his 3rd Round pick selection, Williams seems to be showing a great improvement. With a ridiculous eight tackles to boot, it shows he is also fearless when pursuing the ball carrier. He has had a history of injuries in each of his years thus far, and one particular hit left him shaken, so he will have to keep himself durable to have success.
Special mention goes to OLB Tourek Williams also, who managed to pick up four tackles and two sacks. With a loaded OLB corps, he is making his case to stick around.





Making a statement: Williams' place on the team could well be solidified after today's performance.




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Dynasty: Fridge Combat
Sunday, July 12, 2015
4/7/17: David Wright smacks a 3-run Homer to tie the ballgame 3-3 in the 5th inning.

Dynasty: tel5027
Saturday, July 11, 2015
07:45 PM - July 11, 2015. Written by tel5027
Despite dropping Opening Day to the Washington Nationals, the Mets have come on strong of late, winning the next 4 to take an early lead in the NL East. After their closing game against the Baltimore Orioles, the remainder of their April schedule is against NL East opponents:

New York Mets April 2017 Schedule
DATEOPPONENTRESULT
Apr 3vs Washington NationalsLost, 5-2
Apr 4vs Washington NationalsWon, 11-2
Apr 5vs Washington NationalsWon, 2-0
Apr 7vs Baltimore OriolesWon, 6-4
Apr 8vs Baltimore OriolesWon, 12-9
Apr 9vs Baltimore Orioles
Apr 10at Washington Nationals
Apr 11at Washington Nationals
Apr 12at Washington Nationals
Apr 13at Atlanta Braves
Apr 14at Atlanta Braves
Apr 15at Atlanta Braves
Apr 16at Atlanta Braves
Apr 18at Miami Marlins
Apr 19at Miami Marlins
Apr 20at Miami Marlins
Apr 21vs Philadelphia Phillies
Apr 22vs Philadelphia Phillies
Apr 23vs Philadelphia Phillies
Apr 24vs Atlanta Braves
Apr 25vs Atlanta Braves
Apr 26vs Atlanta Braves
Apr 28vs Miami Marlins
Apr 29vs Miami Marlins
Apr 30vs Miami Marlins


The Mets will hit the road on Monday, starting their road trip with 3 in Washington before heading to Atlanta for 4. While their pitching is certain to continue to be strong, the Mets will look to keep their offense strong as well, scoring double digit runs in 2 of the first 5, and scoring 33 runs in all 5 games, averaging close to 7 runs per game. Though a small sample size, if the Mets can make an early statement against their division foes, they may be looking at another easy road to October.
Dynasty: tel5027
07:31 PM - July 11, 2015. Written by tel5027
AAA: Las Vegas: 3, Fresno: 2
Las Vegas squeaks by the Fresno Grizzlies in a 3-2 victory, scoring their deciding run in the bottom of the 8th inning. Cory Mazzoni was sparkling for Vegas, allowing 2 runs in 6 innings with 8 strikeouts. Jordan Danks got the start in center for the 51's and went 1-4, the one hit a solo homer.

AA: New Hampshire: 6, Binghamton: 3
Binghamton drops its second straight game to the Fisher Cats. Greg Peavy pitched incredibly well for the Mets, going 7 strong innings of 7 run ball. Things, however, went south for the Mets in the 8th, as two relievers combined to give up 4 runs in 2/3 of an inning to deliver a gift wrapped win for New Hampshire.
Dynasty: tel5027
07:22 PM - July 11, 2015. Written by tel5027
Baltimore Orioles at New York Mets
Apr 8, 2017123456789RHE
Baltimore (0-5)0024003009151
New York (4-1)00223131X12171
W: A. Crow (2-0) L: T. Patton (0-1) S: B. Logan (3)
Scoring Summary
SCORING DETAILSBALNYM
BAL3T. d'Arnaud singled to right. J. Schoop scored.10
BAL3R. Inoue singled to center. T. d'Arnaud scored. W. Chen to 3rd. T. Collins to 2nd.20
NYM3D. Wright singled to left. J. Niese scored. J. Lagares to 3rd.21
NYM3D. Herrera grounded out to J. Hardy. J. Lagares scored. D. Wright to 2nd.22
BAL4M. Prado homered to left. M. Machado scored.42
BAL4T. d'Arnaud singled to center. J. Schoop scored. T. d'Arnaud to 2nd on the throw.52
BAL4T. Collins singled to right. T. d'Arnaud scored.62
NYM4M. Betts singled to center. D. Smith scored. M. Trout scored.64
NYM5D. Smith doubled to left. D. Herrera scored. W. Metzger scored.66
NYM5K. Plawecki doubled to left. D. Smith scored.67
NYM6D. Wright homered to right.68
BAL7M. Machado homered to left. J. Hardy scored.88
BAL7M. Prado homered to right.98
NYM7D. Smith singled to left. W. Metzger scored.99
NYM7M. Trout doubled to left. D. Smith scored.910
NYM7M. Williams hit a sac fly to left. M. Trout scored.911
NYM8D. Smith singled to right. D. Herrera scored.912
Baltimore Orioles
HITTERSABRHRBIBBSOHRAVG
T. Collins (LF)5031010.409
R. Inoue (RF)5041000.200
A. Jones (CF)4000120.100
J. Hardy (SS)5120030.267
M. Machado (3B)5222011.318
M. Prado (1B)5223022.318
J. Schoop (2B)3200100.000
T. Patton (P)0000000.000
A. Vizcaino (P)0000000.000
C. Morton (P)0000000.000
J. Weeks (PH)1000010.000
T. d'Arnaud (C)4222000.357
W. Chen (P)1000000.000
E. Jackson (P)0000000.000
S. Lombardozzi (PH)1000000.182
R. Rohrbough (P)0000000.000
A. Ramirez (2B)1000010.187
BATTING:
2B: J. Hardy (2), T. Collins (3), R. Inoue (1)
HR: M. Machado (1), M. Prado 2 (2)
RBI: M. Machado 2 (2), T. d'Arnaud 2 (4), M. Prado 3 (4), T. Collins (5), R. Inoue (1)
SAC: W. Chen
GIDP: A. Jones
BASERUNNING:
SB: J. Schoop (1)
CS: W. Chen (1)
FIELDING:
E: A. Jones (1)
New York Mets
HITTERSABRHRBIBBSOHRAVG
J. Lagares (CF)3110210.294
J. Edgin (P)0000000.000
B. Logan (P)0000000.000
C. Puello (LF)5000020.400
D. Wright (3B)5132011.318
D. Herrera (2B)5221000.267
W. Metzger (SS)5220010.263
D. Smith (1B)4334110.368
M. Trout (RF)4221100.300
K. Plawecki (C)4021010.313
J. Niese (P)11100001.000
B. Rondon (P)0000000.000
K. Nieuwenhuis (PH)1000000.000
A. Crow (P)0000000.000
M. Williams (PH-CF)00010001.000
TEAM TOTALS38121712471
BATTING:
2B: K. Plawecki (1), D. Smith (1), M. Trout (1)
HR: D. Wright (2)
RBI: M. Betts 2 (2), D. Wright 2 (7), K. Plawecki (1), M. Williams (2), D. Smith 4 (7), M. Trout (8), D. Herrera (1)
SF: M. Williams
GIDP: M. Trout, C. Puello
BASERUNNING:
SB: D. Herrera 2 (2)
FIELDING:
E: C. Puello (Fielding) (1)
Baltimore Orioles
PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERA
W. Chen4.197734114.54
E. Jackson0.21000000.00
R. Rohrbough1.01111009.00
T. Patton (L, 0-1)0.03320006.75
A. Vizcaino0.110000013.50
C. Morton1.22110301.13
TEAM TOTALS8.0171211471
New York Mets
PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERA
J. Niese3.196513113.50
B. Rondon0.20000203.38
B. Cecil1.00000100.00
A. Crow (W, 2-0)2.03330125.40
J. Edgin (H, 2)1.02000100.00
B. Logan (S, 3)1.01001300.00
TEAM TOTALS9.015982113


It was a heavy offense kind of night, as neither pitching staff could really take command of the game. The Mets were able to pull out the 12-9 victory, sending the Orioles to their 5th straight loss to start the season.

Jon Niese was very highly ineffective for the Mets, only going 3.1 innings and giving up 6 Runs (5 Earned) on 9 hits and a walk, only striking out 3. His ERA balloons to 13.50 to start the season.

Though Wei-Yin Chen lasted longer, going 4.1 innings, he was much more ineffective, giving up 7 runs on 9 hits and 3 walks. All of his runs were earned.

Both pitchers shut down the opposing offenses for 2 innings until scoring opened in the top of the 3rd, when d'Arnaud and Inoue had RBI hits for the O's. The Mets proceeded to tie it up in the bottom half, and kept pouring on, scoring in each inning following through the 8th.

The Mets and Orioles will wrap up this series Sunday, with Baltimore looking to avoid being swept for the 2nd straight time to open the season. Matt Harvey (0-1, 7.20) will look to bounce back against Carmen Covey (0-1, 9.53) at 1:10PM

PostGame Highlights:
Dynasty: tel5027
05:54 PM - July 11, 2015. Written by tel5027
PreGame Post
Game 5
April 8th, 2017
Baltimore Orioles at New York Mets
Probables: W. Chen (0-0 0.00) vs. J. Niese (0-0 0.00)

The New York Mets (3-1) play the middle game against the stumbling Baltimore Orioles (0-4) at Citi Field.

Game Keys: (BAL) Simply put, the key to an Orioles victory remains getting their pitching back under control. Early on in the first game, it looked like they might have struck gold, as Trevor May left the Mets off the board until the 5th inning. They proceeded to give up 6 runs (5 earned), and have slipped to last in MLB in team ERA with 7.20. They will look to Wei-Yin Chen to give them an awesome pitching performance to ease their pitching woes.

(NYM) Jon Niese is back, having been traded to the Angels prior to the 2015 season. The last 2 years in the American League have not been kind to Niese, as he has only won 6 games in each of his last two seasons, while losing 22 decisions combined (12-22 over 2 years.) The Mets brought him back with hopes that he will regain his form from 2014, when he went 10-5 with a 2.72 ERA.

Broadcast: Today's Game will be played with Quick Counts and will not be broadcast. PostGame highlights will be provided.

Keep a lookout for my PostGame post after the game, and as always, LETS GO METS!!!
Dynasty: tel5027
02:44 PM - July 11, 2015. Written by tel5027
Dynasty: tel5027
01:55 PM - July 11, 2015. Written by tel5027
AAA: Las Vegas: 6, Fresno: 1
Kirby St. John took the mound for the 51's and dominated through his 6.1 Innings, only allowing 1 earned run on 6 hits and 6 strikeouts. Hector Noesi picked up the save, pitching the final 2.2 innings of the game. Offensively, the 51's picked up 6 runs on just 7 hits, getting Home Runs from DH Jordan Danks and 3B Alderlin Rodriguez

AA: New Hampshire: 4, Binghamton: 2
On the mound for Binghamton, Matt Bowman gave up 4 runs in the 5th inning, and that is all the Rock Cats would ned to cruise to the victory. The Mets picked up 11 hits and 4 walks, but could only scratch out 2 runs, leaving a small army on the base paths. Leading the charge offensively is 2B T.J. Rivera, who wen 3-4 with a solo home run. He is now batting .500 over the first 2 games of the minor league season.
Dynasty: tel5027
01:47 PM - July 11, 2015. Written by tel5027
Baltimore Orioles at New York Mets
Apr 7, 2017123456789RHE
Baltimore (0-4)0100200104101
New York (3-1)00003021X6140
W: A. Crow (1-0) L: A. Vizcaino (0-1) S: B. Logan (2)
Scoring Summary
SCORING DETAILSBALNYM
BAL2T. d'Arnaud singled to left. M. Machado scored. S. Lombardozzi to 2nd10
BAL5T. Collins hit inside-the-park homer to center. T. May scored.30
NYM5D. Wright homered to left. J. deGrom scored. C. Puello scored.33
NYM7W. Metzger reached on throwing error by S. Lombardozzi. D. Herrera scored. W. Metzger to 2nd34
NYM7M. Trout singled to center. W. Metzger scored.35
BAL8C. Vazquez hit sac fly to right. M. Prado scored. D. Pompey to 3rd.45
NYM8L. Duda homered to right.46
Baltimore Orioles
HITTERSABRHRBIBBSOHRAVG
T. Collins (LF)5122001.353
R. Inoue (RF)4000120.000
A. Jones (CF)5000010.125
M. Machado (3B)5130010.294
M. Prado (1B)5120010.294
S. Lombardozzi (2B)3000010.200
A. Ramirez (SS)5010000.200
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J. Hardy (SS)0000000.200
T. d'Arnaud (C)2011210.300
J. Weeks (PR-C)0000000.000
T. May (P)3110010.333
A. Vizcaino (P)0000000.000
T. Patton (P)0000000.000
C. Vazquez (PH)0001000.000
T. Gorzelanny (P)0000000.000
TEAM TOTALS364104471
BATTING:
2B: T. May (1), M. Machado (1), A. Ramirez (2)
HR: T. Collins (1)
RBI: T. d'Arnaud (2) C. Vazquez (1), T. Collins 2 (4)
SF: C. Vazquez
BASERUNNING:
SB: M. Machado (1), T. Collins 2 (2)
FIELDING:
E: S. Lombardozzi (Throwing) (1)
New York Mets
HITTERSABRHRBIBBSOHRAVG
J. Lagares (CF)5000040.286
C. Puello (LF)5130000.533
D. Wright (3B)5123011.235
D. Herrera (2B)3110110.200
W. Metzger (SS)4100010.267
D. Smith (1B)4010010.267
B. Logan (P)0000000.000
M. Trout (RF)4011010.250
K. Plawecki (C)4030010.250
J. deGrom (P)11100001.000
M. Williams (PH)10100001.000
A. Crow (P)0000000.000
V. Black (P)0000000.000
J. Edgin (P)0000000.000
L. Duda (PH-1B)1111001.667
TEAM TOTALS37\61451102
BATTING:
2B: J. deGrom (1), D. Herrera (1)
HR: D. Wright (1), L. Duda (1)
RBI: D. Wright 3 (5), M. Trout (7), L. Duda (1)
SAC: J. deGrom
GIDP: D. Herrera
Baltimore Orioles
PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERA
T. May5.111330815.06
A. Vizcaino (L, 0-1)1.002112015.43
T. Patton0.22000000.00
T. Gorzelanny1.01110019.00
TEAM TOTALS8.014651102
PITCHING:
WP: T. May (1), A. Vizcaino (1)
New York Mets
PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERA
J. deGrom6.06333314.50
A. Crow (W, 1-0)1.01000300.00
V. Black (H, 1)0.221110013.50
J. Edgin (H, 1)0.10000000.00
B. Logan (S, 2)1.01000100.00
TEAM TOTALS9.01044471


The New York Mets (3-1) take Game 1 of the weekend series vs. the Baltimore Orioles (0-4), 6-4.

Jacob deGrom gutted out 6 tough innings, allowing 3 runs on 6 hits with 3 walks on his way to the no-decision. David Wright tied things up in the 5th inning with a 3-run shot to left field.

Trevor May wasn't as stellar as deGrom, only lasting 5.1, also giving up 3 runs but allowing 11 hits.

The Mets would take the lead for good in the 7th, as a vital throwing error by Steve Lombardozzi on a Will Metzger ground ball would allow Metzger to get to 2nd base, and Dilson Herrera to score. Mike Trout would later drive Metzger in with the deciding run.

Boone Logan shut the Orioles down in the 9th for his 2nd save.

Next Up: The Mets continue their 3 game set with the Orioles. Jon Niese (0-0, 0.00) faces off against Wei-Yin Chen (0-0, 0.00) in a Saturday Matinee.
Dynasty: tel5027
11:25 AM - July 11, 2015. Written by tel5027
PreGame Post
Game 4
April 7th, 2017
Baltimore Orioles at New York Mets
Probables: T. May (0-0 0.00) vs. J. deGrom (0-0 0.00)

The New York Mets (2-1) welcome the stumbling Baltimore Orioles (0-3) to Citi Field for the first of three games.

Game Keys: (BAL) The Orioles are coming off being swept in 3 games in Baltimore at the hands of the New York Yankees. During that series, the Orioles were outscored 23-7, leaving them with a team ERA of 7.67, good for 2nd worst in MLB and worst in the American League, only ahead of the Arizona Diamondbacks. The key for the Orioles is simple, The pitching needs to step up and dominate, beginning with former Met Trevor May.

(NYM) On the other hand, the Mets come off a series win versus the Washington Nationals with a stellar pitching performance by Jon Lester. Their offense pounded out 10 hits, though only scoring 2 runs, it was enough for the victory. With Baltimore's pitching struggling so early in this young season, the Mets offense will need to take advantage of any and all of the O's pitching miscues, and keep their offense rolling.

Broadcast: Today's Game will be broadcast live on my Twitch stream. You can view it HERE

Keep a lookout for my PostGame post after the game, and as always, LETS GO METS!!!
Dynasty: tel5027
03:02 AM - July 11, 2015. Written by DirectFX
Chesterfield Magazine Summer Transfer Tracker: Update #2 July 8


Updates/Rumors:
-GK P.Abogo offer from Doncaster

Target Info:
-CM O.Zinchenko -FC Ufa (Club not selling)
-ST M.Cornet - Lyon (Club not selling)

Prices too expensive no longer targets:
Lb D.Khodzhanizy Zenit
CDM J.Riedwald Ajax
CM B.Swanson Columbus
CM E.Hyndman Fulham
CAM C.Adams Sheff Utd
ST C.Lavery Sheff Wed

Targets Affordable:
ST C.Akpom 19/63 Arsenal
G.Zelalem 18/70 Arsenal


Chesterfield Officially Transfer Listed :
-LM S.Clucas 24/66
-GK P.Abogo 21/60

Chesterfield Officially Loan Listed:
-RW C.Rios 17/65
-RM M.Lopez 17/61
-LM S.Douglas 17/59
-LM G.Botelho 16/54
-CM J.Morrell 18/59

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Chesterfield Completed Transactions
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Rest of World Completed Transfers:
-6.0m ST T.Bifouma from RCD Espanyol to Granada

-4.0m CB R. Funes Mori from River Plate to Norwich City

-2.0m RB J.Fucile from Rotherham Utd to Celtic
Dynasty: DirectFX
03:00 AM - July 11, 2015. Written by DirectFX
Transfer Window Update:#1
(Transfer week 1)
Chesterfield Summer Transfers

Chesterfield Magazine Summer Transfer Tracker

Updates/Rumors:
Chesterfield Officially Transfer Listed :
-LM S.Clucas 24/66
-GK P.Abogo 21/60

Chesterfield Officially Loan Listed:
-RW C.Rios 17/65
-RM M.Lopez 17/61
-LM S.Douglas 17/59
-LM G.Botelho 16/54
-CM J.Morrell 18/59

Chesterfield Target Rumors:
-Attackers
H.Villalba -San Lorenzo
J.Agudelo -New England
I.Williams -Ath Bilboa
D.Mattocks -Vancouver
G.Zardes -LA Galaxy
M.N'Doye -Atl Madrid
-CDM
P.Kitchen -DC Utd
D.McCarty -NY RedBulls
W.Trapp -Columbus
J.Reidewaid -Ajax
S.Cone -Lyon
-CAM
C.Adams -Shef Utd
O.Zinchenko -FC Ufa
T.Thompson -SAn Jose
CM
B.Swanson -Columbus
E.Hyndman- Fulham
G.Zelalem -Arsenal
D.Williams -Reading
-LB
Angelino -Man City
-RB
M.Wynne -San Jose
D.Yedlin -Tottenham
-CB
E.Palmer-Brown -Sporting KC
M.Miazga -NY Red Bulls


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Dynasty: DirectFX
02:47 AM - July 11, 2015. Written by DirectFX
Transfer Window Update:#1
(Transfer week 1)
Chesterfield Summer Transfers

Chesterfield Magazine Summer Transfer Tracker

Updates/Rumors:
Chesterfield Officially Transfer Listed :
-LM S.Clucas 24/66
-GK P.Abogo 21/60

Chesterfield Officially Loan Listed:
-RW C.Rios 17/65
-RM M.Lopez 17/61
-LM S.Douglas 17/59
-LM G.Botelho 16/54
-CM J.Morrell 18/59

Chesterfield Target Rumors:
-Attackers
H.Villalba -San Lorenzo
J.Agudelo -New England
I.Williams -Ath Bilboa
D.Mattocks -Vancouver
G.Zardes -LA Galaxy
M.N'Doye -Atl Madrid
-CDM
P.Kitchen -DC Utd
D.McCarty -NY RedBulls
W.Trapp -Columbus
J.Reidewaid -Ajax
S.Cone -Lyon
-CAM
C.Adams -Shef Utd
O.Zinchenko -FC Ufa
T.Thompson -SAn Jose
CM
B.Swanson -Columbus
E.Hyndman- Fulham
G.Zelalem -Arsenal
D.Williams -Reading
-LB
Angelino -Man City
-RB
M.Wynne -San Jose
D.Yedlin -Tottenham
-CB
E.Palmer-Brown -Sporting KC
M.Miazga -NY Red Bulls


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Dynasty: DirectFX