Monthly Archives: May 2017

Posted on May 31, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine Are the Seattle Mariners finally starting to get healthy? The Mariners have activated lefty James Paxton from the DL in time to start Wednesday against the Colorado Rockies, and a couple more of Seattle’s injured starting pitchers may soon be joining him in a rotation that has […]

Posted on May 31, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine One day after a brawl between the Washington Nationals and San Francisco Giants, Major League Baseball has levied suspensions against the two key figures in the fight. Giants relief pitcher Hunter Strickland has been suspended six games, while Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper was suspended four games. Both […]

Posted on May 30, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine Los Angeles Angels center fielder Mike Trout has been placed on the DL for the first time in his career. Trout was forced to leave Sunday’s game against the Marlins after injuring his thumb while stealing 2nd base. The Angels were hopeful that the injury wasn’t serious […]

Posted on May 29, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine The Kansas City Royals have had a difficult time staying competitive through the first two months of the season, and it’s not going to get any easier for a team that appears to be approaching the end of its window to be a playoff contender. The Royals […]

Posted on May 28, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine Just one day after getting Dallas Keuchel back from a recent trip to the DL, the Houston Astros have lost another starting pitcher to injury. The Astros placed Charlie Morton on the 10-day DL Sunday with a lat strain. Morton got through his most recent start on […]

Posted on May 28, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine Heading into the season, the Cleveland Indians were supposed to have one of the best rotations in baseball. A somewhat shorthanded rotation helped carry the Indians to the World Series last year, and so a rotation at full strength to begin the 2017 season was supposed to […]

Posted on May 27, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine Chicago Cubs left fielder Kyle Schwarber began the 2017 season with so much optimism. He was eager to make up for lost time after missing most of 2016 with a knee injury despite coming back in October and helping the Cubs win the World Series. Cubs manager […]

Posted on May 27, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine The Toronto Blue Jays have done their best to steady the ship following a disastrous start to the season brought about in large part because of injuries. Now, nearly two months into the season and with a substantial deficit to make up in the AL East, the […]

Posted on May 26, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine Less than a week after returning from an injury, Milwaukee Brewers left fielder Ryan Braun is heading right back to the DL with the same injury. Braun re-aggravated the calf injury that forced him to the DL earlier this month during Thursday’s loss to the Diamondbacks. Braun […]

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