Monthly Archives: April 2017

Posted on April 26, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine Stifled by a team-wide slump early in the 2017 season, the Texas Rangers are trying to shake things up in an effort to find the right lineup. The first change is coming in left field, where Ryan Rua will now assume the duties on a regular basis, […]

Posted on April 25, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine Major League Baseball has suspended Boston Red Sox reliever Matt Barnes four games after throwing behind the head of Baltimore Orioles third baseman Manny Machado on Sunday. Barnes has also been fined an undisclosed amount of money. Instead of beginning the suspension on Tuesday when the Red […]

Posted on April 24, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine The Arizona Diamondbacks have placed right-handed starter Shelby Miller on the 10-day DL. An MRI has been scheduled for Miller but a diagnosis is not yet known. Miller left his start Sunday against the Dodgers in the 5th inning amidst tightness in his forearm. Forearm pain is […]

Posted on April 24, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine The Philadelphia Phillies have placed starting pitcher Aaron Nola on the 10-day DL due to a lower back strain. Nola last pitched on Thursday, and according to Phillies GM Matt Klentak, he felt soreness in his lower back despite showing no signs of trouble in five innings […]

Posted on April 23, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine In a surprise move made by the struggling Seattle Mariners, the team has designated starting center fielder Leonys Martin for assignment. Martin has gotten off to a dreadful start this season but remained the every day center fielder until being left on the bench for games Friday […]

Posted on April 23, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine As the Toronto Blue Jays continue to spiral out of control and fall further behind in the AL East, the injuries continue to pile up. The latest injury victim is the always injury-prone shortstop Troy Tulowitzki, who Toronto placed on the 10-day DL Saturday with a strained […]

Posted on April 22, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine The Detroit Tigers placed first baseman Miguel Cabrera on the 10-day DL Saturday due to a strained right groin. Cabrera suffered the injury Friday night after diving to field a ground ball. He later re-aggravated the injury stretching to receive a throw at first base, prompting the […]

Posted on April 22, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine As if things haven’t gone bad enough for the San Francisco Giants early in the 2017 season, things are about to get much worse. While trying to enjoy his off day in Denver on Thursday, San Francisco ace Madison Bumgarner suffered serious injuries in a dirt biking […]

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