Wood or metal, Dawgs’ Simone can hit the ball

Wooden bats don’t seem to bother Jason Simone, whatever the statistics say.

“I think there is a big difference,” said the Cortland State All-American center fielder and SUNY Athletic Conference Player of the Year. “The bats feel different. Personally, I like wooden bats.”

DiamondDawg Melioris Heading to Los Angeles Angels

Rome native Joe Melioris Jr. will head to Phoenix to sign a free agent contract with the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday. The former Rome Catholic star had pitched three games for the Mohawk Valley DiamondDawgs this season, going 1-1, with a 2.25 ERA. Melioris paid one last visit to Veterans Memorial Park in Little Falls Monday and sat in the dugout while the fans gave him a standing ovation to celebrate his accomplishment.

NYCBL Pitcher of the Week: Garrett Baker

Mohawk Valley Diamond Dawgs pitcher Garrett Baker is the second player from his squad to win an NYCBL weekly award during the 2010 season. Teammate Jason Simone (Cortland State) shared the Eastern Division Player of the Week award last week.

June 17 and June 19 Promotional Schedule

Kids Eat Free Night Courtsey of Little Falls Big M “Your Hometown SuperMarket” and Thirsty Thursday Drink Specials sponosred by the Happen Inn.

Free Ice Cream Night Saturday!!!