Monthly Archives: May 2018

Posted on May 15, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The Los Angeles Angels can’t seem to escape the injuries that continue to plague their pitching staff. The latest victim is closer Keynan Middleton. The Angels placed Middleton on the DL Monday after an MRI revealed damage to the ulnar collateral ligament in his elbow. Middleton will seek […]

Posted on May 15, 2018, by Travis Pulver The Golden State Warriors have maintained an air of confidence leading into the Western Conference Finals against the Houston Rockets. The result of their regular season series with the Rockets (2-1, Houston) didn’t matter. Nor did it mean anything that Houston was the No. 1 seed and had […]

Posted on May 13, 2018, by Travis Pulver The expectations were not high for the Boston Celtics entering the postseason. However, against the Milwaukee Bucks and Philadelphia 76ers, they proved that there was much more to the team than their two injured superstars. But could they handle a real challenge? Could the handle the LeBron James-led Cleveland […]

Posted on May 13, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine Injuries have derailed the Seattle Mariners in recent years, and they hope history isn’t about to repeat itself. Second baseman Robinson Cano left Sunday’s game after being hit on the hand by a pitch from Tigers pitcher Blaine Hardy. Cano left the game immediately, and before the […]

Posted on May 12, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine Chase Headley’s second stint with the San Diego Padres is over. The Padres designated the 34-year old Headley for assignment on Saturday. The club now has seven days to find a trade partner or release him. Considering his struggles this year, where Headley lands will be anyone’s […]

Posted on May 10, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine Injuries continue to run rampant in Major League Baseball, and on Thursday, yet another ace landed on the DL. The St. Louis Cardinals have placed Carlos Martinez on the 10-day DL because of a lat injury. The extent of the injury is unclear at this time, but […]

Posted on May 9, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine It’s practically raining no-hitters in baseball right now. Less than a week after a shared no-hitter by the Dodgers, Seattle Mariners lefty James Paxton no-hit the Toronto Blue Jays Tuesday night. The Mariners won the game 5-0. To make the moment all the sweeter, Paxton is a […]

Posted on May 9, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine Just a few days after the New York Mets designated him for assignment, they have found a taker for Matt Harvey. Tuesday evening, the Mets worked out a trade for Harvey with the Cincinnati Reds. In exchange for Harvey, the Mets received catcher Devin Mesoraco. As part […]

Posted on May 8, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine Toronto Blue Jays closer Roberto Osuna has been arrested and charged with assault. Toronto police arrested Osuna early Tuesday morning, charging him with the assault of an unnamed woman. Osuna has been released from custody and has a court date set for June 18. Tuesday afternoon, Major […]

Posted on May 6, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The injury bug is going around baseball, and not even the best pitcher in the game is immune. On Sunday, the Los Angeles Dodgers placed ace Clayton Kershaw on the 10-day DL with biceps tendinitis. It’s unclear how long Kershaw will be out. However, the Dodgers didn’t […]

Posted on May 6, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine On Saturday, the St. Louis Cardinals saw three players leave their win over the Cubs due to injury. Now at least one of those players is going to the DL. Cardinals president of baseball operations John Mozeliak announced Sunday morning that catcher Yadier Molina is expected to miss […]

Posted on May 5, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The second no-hitter of the 2018 MLB season was a real group effort. Los Angeles Dodgers rookie Walker Buehler started Friday’s game against the San Diego Padres, tossing six hitless innings. He was then pulled, with Tony Cingrani, Yimi Garcia, and Adam Liberatore each throwing a hitless […]

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