Monthly Archives: July 2016

Posted on July 3, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine It appears that Stephen Strasburg’s stint on the DL will end up being relatively brief. Washington Nationals manager Dusty Baker announced Saturday night that Strasburg will be activated from the DL on Sunday and start the team’s series finale against the Cincinnati Reds. The Nationals put Strasburg […]

Posted on July 3, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine Nick Swisher is putting his family ahead of a possible return to the big leagues, at least for now. Swisher was playing with the triple-A affiliate of the New York Yankees, hopeful to get another chance with the Bronx Bombers this season after being released by the […]

Posted on July 3, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine All good things must come to an end, and on Saturday the longest winning streak in Major League Baseball this season came to an end. After 14 straight wins, the Cleveland Indians had their streak snapped in a loss to the Toronto Blue Jays. A call at […]

Posted on July 2, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine Through a series of trades over the past two years, the Atlanta Braves have built one of the strongest farm systems in all of baseball. Now that farm system is about to get even better, as the Braves have signed shortstop Kevin Maitan, who is considered by […]

Posted on July 2, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine New York Mets third baseman David Wright spoke to reporters on Friday for the first time since undergoing surgery to repair what Wright described as a “significant disk rupture” in his neck. Wright, speaking with a bandage on the front of his neck, said a return to […]

Posted on July 2, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine A starting rotation in desperate need of help is about to get some. After undergoing Tommy John surgery in April 2015, Brandon McCarthy is ready to make his return to the big leagues and hopefully provide a much-needed lift for the Los Angeles rotation. The Dodgers announced […]

Posted on June 1, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine Reports surfacing Friday indicate that Major League Baseball has banned the Boston Red Sox from signing any international free agents during the 2016-17 signing period. MLB has also voided the contracts of five players the Red Sox signed during last year’s signing period. The penalties come following […]

Posted on July 1, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine There’s officially one month until the MLB non-waiver trade deadline. One of the biggest names that could be on the move in the next month is Cincinnati Reds outfielder Jay Bruce. That is particularly true after reports surfaced Thursday indicating that Bruce would be willing to waive […]

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