Monthly Archives: June 2016

Posted on June 3, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine One of the best prospects in baseball appears to be on his way back to the big leagues. Reports indicate that the Washington Nationals are planning to recall shortstop Trea Turner with first baseman Ryan Zimmerman expected to go on paternity leave before Friday’s game against the […]

Posted on June 3, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine The New York Mets held out as long as they could – probably longer than they should have – but they are finally expected to place third baseman David Wright on the DL on Friday. The Mets announced Friday that Wright will refrain from baseball activities for […]

Posted on June 3, 2016 by Travis Pulver Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban is a pretty smart guy. He must have at least a few talented brain cells in his head to be at the stage he is now in life—filthy rich, an immensely successful business person, star of a hit reality television show, and […]

Posted on May 30, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine The first place San Francisco Giants took a hit on Thursday with the news that outfielder Hunter Pence has been placed on the 15-day DL. Pence injured his right hamstring while running to first base during San Francisco’s loss Wednesday night to the Atlanta Braves. It was […]

Posted on June 2, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine It’s no secret that Miami Marlins hitting coach Barry Bonds has been one of the most disliked figures in baseball for a long time. Much of it is due to his connection with performance-enhancing drugs during his playing days, but some of it also relates to the […]

Posted on June 2, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine The Seattle Mariners’ injured list continues to grow. On Wednesday, the team placed ace Felix Hernandez on the DL with a calf strain. This is the first time Hernandez has been on the DL since 2008. The injury is a bit of a mystery. Seattle manager Scott […]

Posted on June 1, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine Multiple outlets are reporting that Cleveland Indians outfielder Marlon Byrd has been suspended by Major League Baseball after testing positive for performance-enhancing drugs. Byrd will serve a full season, 162 games, as it is the second time he has tested positive for a banned substance. Reports indicate […]

Posted on June 1, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine For most teams, it’s a little early in the season for a fire sale, but not the Atlanta Braves, who can’t trade away big league players for minor league prospects fast enough. On Tuesday, the Braves traded reliever Jason Grilli to the Toronto Blue Jays, a team […]

Posted on June 1, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine Last week, Jackie Bradley Jr.’s 29-game hitting streak came to an end. Just a few days later, the spotlight in Boston is already shifting over to Mookie Betts. Tuesday night against the Baltimore Orioles, Betts hit three home runs and extended his hitting streak to 24 games, […]

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