Monthly Archives: August 2018

Posted on August 31, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine Roughly 24 hours before the waiver trade deadline, the New York Yankees have added to their roster for the stretch run. Early Friday morning, the Yankees acquired outfielder Andrew McCutchen from the San Francisco Giants. The Giants have acquired minor league infielder Abiatal Avelino pitching prospect Juan De Paula […]

Posted on August 30, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine It may be too little too late to help the Los Angeles Angels make the postseason, but Shohei Ohtani is returning to the mound. The Angels announced Thursday that Ohtani has been cleared to pitch in the big leagues. Ohtani has been penciled in to start Sunday’s […]

Posted on August 29, 2018, by Travis Pulver College football has technically already returned, but we have yet to see any of the marquee teams take the field. But everyone is going to be getting in on the fun this weekend. There are even a few teams that are brave enough to take on a serious […]

Posted on August 29, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine After beginning the preseason with a three-way competition at the quarterback position, the New York Jets appear to have made their decision. On Wednesday, the Jets traded Teddy Bridgewater and a 6th-round draft pick to the New Orleans Saints for a 3rd-round pick. With Bridgewater out of […]

Posted on August 28, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The Philadelphia Phillies just can’t stop adding hitters for the stretch run. On Tuesday, they added one more, acquiring Jose Bautista from the New York Mets. Bautista figures to be primarily used off the bench. However, he still has some power, and as we all know, he […]

Posted on August 26, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine With the Oakland Athletics moving toward a playoff birth, they have lost arguably their best starting pitcher to injury. The club placed lefty Sean Manaea on the 10-day DL on Sunday with a shoulder impingement. Even if Manaea’s time on the DL is brief, the injury comes […]

Posted on August 25, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The 2018 season is almost over for San Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey. The club announced Friday night that Posey will undergo season-ending surgery on his hip Monday. The surgery has a recovery time of six to eight months. That timeline casts some doubt on whether Posey […]

In May of 2018, the Supreme Court struck down the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act of 1992, opening the door to states to enable single game sports betting. Among the first states with their paperwork already approved and accepting sports wagers is Delaware. Delaware has been a pro-gambling state for some years now as […]

Posted on August 24, 2018, by Travis Pulver If there is any preseason game where legitimate conclusions can be made about a team, it is the third one. That’s when teams tend to play their starters longer; it’s like a dress rehearsal for the season opener. So, if the Browns wanted to see where they are, […]

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