Monthly Archives: May 2017

Posted on May 12, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine After battling nagging injuries for much of the past two weeks, Milwaukee Brewers left fielder Ryan Braun has finally landed on the DL. The Brewers placed Braun on the 10-day DL Friday with a left calf strain, although the six-time all-star has also battled issues with his […]

Posted on May 12, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine The starting lineup the Detroit Tigers envisioned at the start of spring training may finally be used Friday night when the club continues its series against the Los Angeles Angels. More than seven weeks after spraining a ligament in his right foot, the Tigers have activated outfielder […]

Posted on May 11, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine The injuries won’t stop piling up for the Los Angeles Dodgers, and the most recent one may be the most damaging to date. The Dodgers announced Wednesday night that outfielder Andrew Toles will miss the rest of the season after tearing the ACL in his right knee. […]

Posted on May 10, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine A little more than a month into the season, the Detroit Tigers have made a change in the closer’s role. Tigers manager Brad Ausmus announced Tuesday night that Francisco Rodriguez, affectionately known as K-Rod, is no longer the team’s closer. Lefty Justin Wilson will be Detroit’s closer […]

Posted on May 10, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine With their season quickly spiraling out of control, the San Francisco Giants have lost their most important offseason addition, closer Mark Melancon. The Giants placed Melancon on the DL Tuesday night with a mild pronator strain, an injury to the muscle that helps to flex the elbow. The […]

Posted on May 9, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine New York Mets starting pitcher Matt Harvey walked into the home clubhouse at Citi Field Tuesday afternoon ready to face the music. Harvey returned to the Mets on Tuesday after serving a three-game suspension levied by the organization for a violation of team rules. The suspension went […]

Posted on May 9, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine Pittsburgh Pirates starter Jameson Taillon underwent surgery on Monday to address an issue that doctors believe could be testicular cancer. The surgery came just a few days after Taillon was placed on the 10-day DL with a groin injury, which would now appear to be related to […]

Posted on May 8, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine As the Miami Marlins struggle to stay relevant early in the 2017 season, they will have to do so with a shorthanded infield. Both Martin Prado and Miguel Rojas suffered injuries in the team’s win Sunday over the Mets. On Monday, Prado was added to the 10-day […]

Posted on May 8, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine After more than a month of serving exclusively as a designated hitter, Hanley Ramirez is ready to pick up a glove and play the field. With the Boston Red Sox set to begin a series in a National League park against the Milwaukee Brewers Monday night, the […]

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