Monthly Archives: April 2018

Posted on April 30, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The Los Angeles Dodgers have scuffled throughout the entire month of April. On Sunday, those struggles prompted manager Dave Roberts to make a bold move. In the 5th inning of Sunday’s loss to the Giants, Roberts benched first baseman Cody Bellinger for what he called a lack […]

Posted on April 29, 2018, by Travis Pulver Utah’s defense and Donovan Mitchell were enough for the Jazz to get by the Oklahoma City Thunder in their first round series. But beating Houston in a seven-game series would be an entirely different task. Utah’s defense is good, but is it good enough to slow down the […]

Posted on April 29, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine Amidst a four-game losing skid, the Toronto Blue Jays have optioned opening day second baseman Devon Travis to triple-A. In a corresponding move, the Blue Jays have called up relief pitcher Carlos Ramirez. The moves were made in part to help a tired bullpen. However, the decision […]

Posted on April 27, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine After signing a $126 million contract in February, Yu Darvish has not gotten off to a good start with the Chicago Cubs. In his first four starts of the season, Darvish is 0-2 with a 6.86 ERA. On top of that, Darvish has also come under fire […]

Posted on April 26, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine After an odyssey that has lasted over a year, Pittsburgh Pirates infielder Jung Ho Kang is back in the United States. He also appears ready to resume his big league career. Kang spent the entire 2017 on the restricted list after being denied a work visa because […]

Posted on April 25, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine After surviving a stretch without Christian Yelich, the Milwaukee Brewers will now have to endure a period without first baseman Eric Thames. The Brewers added Thames to the 10-day DL Wednesday because of a torn ulnar collateral ligament in his left thumb. Thames suffered the injury Tuesday night […]

Posted on April 25, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The Atlanta Braves are bringing up the top prospect in baseball for his big league debut. The Braves will promote 20-year old outfielder Ronald Acuña for Wednesday’s game against the Cincinnati Reds. Acuña began the season as the no. 2 overall prospect in baseball. He’s a true five-tool player […]

Posted on April 24, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine Things have been an utter disaster for the Kansas City Royals early in the season. But help is finally on the way. On Tuesday, the Royals activated both outfielder Alex Gordon and catcher Salvador Perez from the DL. The Royals can only hope the return of the […]

Posted on April 24, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine Chicago White Sox outfielder Avisail Garcia will end what has been a disappointing April on the DL. The White Sox placed Garcia on the 10-day DL Tuesday with a strained hamstring. The move comes one day after Garcia was removed in the 2nd inning of Chicago’s win […]

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