Monthly Archives: May 2016

Posted on May 31, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine With Texas Rangers second baseman Rougned Odor in the midst of a seven-game suspension for punching Toronto Blue Jays outfielder Jose Bautista, and 13 others punished for their role in the brawl that ensued already serving their time or paying their fine, it appeared that the incident […]

Posted on May 31, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine The Minnesota Twins have recalled outfielder Byron Buxton, the team’s top prospect and one of the most talented young players in all of baseball. The move comes after center fielder Danny Santana was placed on the DL after injuring his hamstring during Monday’s loss to the Oakland […]

Posted on May 31, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine The Houston Astros are set to activate Carlos Gomez from the DL Tuesday, and they expect him to be in the starting lineup when the team plays the Arizona Diamondbacks Tuesday afternoon. Ordinarily, this would be considered great news for the Astros, but considering the fact that […]

Posted on May 30, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine After each of his last two starts, two of the worst of his career, the New York Mets considered removing Matt Harvey from the starting rotation. But against the Chicago White Sox on Memorial Day, Harvey looked like The Dark Knight of old, throwing seven shutout innings […]

Posted on May 30, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine Third baseman David Wright will not be in the lineup for the New York Mets on Memorial, as the team opens up a three-game series against the Chicago White Sox. It will be the third straight game in which Wright will be out of the lineup and […]

Posted on May 30, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine Criticism of Chicago White Sox manager Robin Ventura is reaching a fever pitch, as the team is in a tailspin, losing their last six games heading into Monday’s series opener against the New York Mets. Just a few weeks ago, the White Sox held a six-game lead […]

Posted on May 29, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine Multiple reports indicate that the Chicago White Sox are interested in acquiring starting pitcher James Shields and that they have had conversations with the San Diego Padres about a possible trade. One report indicated that talks between the White Sox and Padres have “significant momentum,” although it’s […]

Posted on May 29, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine Yu Darvish stepped on a big league mound Saturday night for the first time in nearly 22 months, and he looked like he hadn’t missed a beat. Darvish made his long-awaited return to the Texas Rangers after undergoing Tommy John surgery last March. He threw 81 pitches, […]

Posted on May 29, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine Over zealous home plate umpire Adam Hamari ejected New York Mets’ pitcher Noah Syndergaard in the third of inning of Saturday night’s game against the Los Angeles Dodgers after Syndergaard threw a ball behind Chase Utley. Utley was not hit by the pitch and no warnings had […]

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