Monthly Archives: August 2016

Posted on August 31, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine It looks increasingly likely that free agent reliever Jonathan Papelbon will not pitch again in 2016. According to a report from WEEI radio station in Boston, Papelbon is unlikely to sign with a major league club by the end of the day Wednesday. That report cites a […]

Posted on August 31, 2016, by Travis Pulver Minnesota Vikings fans have been looking forward to this season. Not only would there brand new billion dollar stadium be finished, but expectations for their team were high. Last season Adrian Peterson proved age is only a number (for some guys), that their defense is one of […]

Posted on August 31, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine Heisman Trophy winner and former NFL quarterback Tim Tebow got his chance to display his baseball skills in a showcase for major league teams on Tuesday. Tebow garnered mixed reviews during a roughly two-hour workout on the USC campus. There were representatives from 28 of the 30 […]

Posted on August 30, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine The reports of Steven Matz returning from the DL on Thursday for the New York Mets have been greatly exaggerated. Well, perhaps not exaggerated, but definitely a little premature. One day after the Matz penciled in Matz to return from the DL on Thursday, manager Terry Collins […]

Posted on August 30, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine In a recent interview with ESPN’s Marly Rivera, Los Angeles Dodgers outfield Yasiel Puig spoke candidly about being demoted to the minors, the lessons he’s learned this year, and his hopes for his future. After back-to-back disappointing seasons for Puig, the Dodgers demoted him to triple-A earlier […]

Posted on August 30, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine The Pittsburgh Pirates placed starting pitcher Gerrit Cole on the 15-day DL Monday night. The move came soon after Cole was examined by a shoulder and elbow specialist in Los Angeles. The Pirates knew over the weekend that Cole would not make his scheduled start Monday night […]

Posted on August 29, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine The New York Mets have officially listed lefty Steven Matz as the team’s starting pitcher for Thursday’s series finale against the Miami Marlins. The move was made official on Monday after Matz reported no ill effects from the bullpen session he threw on Sunday. Mets manager Terry Collins […]

Posted on August 29, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine Injuries have been impossible for the St. Louis Cardinals to escape all season, and even if it’s not an injury, there’s always something to keep a Cardinals player off the field. In the case of starting pitcher Mike Leake, it’s the disease shingles. The Cardinals placed Leake […]

Posted on August 29, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine The Washington Nationals look poised to recapture the NL East division crown this season, and they will be bringing in veteran pitching reinforcements to help finish the job. The Nationals have agreed to promote Mat Latos to the big leagues when rosters expand on Thursday. Latos signed […]

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