All posts by: Bryan Zarpentine

About Bryan Zarpentine

Bryan Zarpentine is a freelance writer and editor who has covered sports for a variety of sites all over the Internet for the better part of a decade. He is a graduate of Syracuse University who has a great passion for both writing and sports. Contact: bzarp2@gmail.com Twitter: @BZarp

Posted on June 20, 2019, by Bryan Zarpentine The Los Angeles Dodgers witnessed a familiar sight on Wednesday night. It was the sight of starter Rich Hill walking off the mound with an injury. Hill left Wednesday’s start after just one inning because of discomfort in his forearm. The lefty will undergo an MRI on […]

Posted on June 18, 2019, by Bryan Zarpentine If you thought that New York Yankees were good up to this point in the season, you ain’t seen nothing yet. The Bronx Bombers are set to get two of their biggest bombers back in action this week. On Tuesday, the Yankees officially activated Giancarlo Stanton from […]

Posted on June 17, 2019, by Bryan Zarpentine The Texas Rangers have been one of the biggest surprises in baseball during the early part of the season. However, the injury bug could end up playing a big role in their season. On Monday, the team placed veteran outfielder Hunter Pence on the 10-day Injured List […]

Posted on June 16, 2019, by Bryan Zarpentine Even with plenty of offensive firepower preparing to return from the Injured List, the New York Yankees decided to add a little more. Saturday night, the Yankees completed a trade with the Seattle Mariners for Edwin Encarnacion, the current American League leader in home runs. Seattle is […]

Posted on June 15, 2019, by Bryan Zarpentine In the middle of a tight division race, trouble could be lurking for the Chicago Cubs. The club placed starting pitcher Kyle Hendricks on the 10-day Injured List on Saturday. Hendricks has been officially diagnosed with shoulder inflammation, although the Cubs haven’t given any indication regarding how […]

Posted on June 15, 2019, by Bryan Zarpentine It’s sometimes amazing how quickly the mighty can fall. Less than two years removed from his third consecutive 30-save season, Cody Allen finds himself out of a job. The Los Angeles cut ties with Allen on Saturday by designating him for assignment. The move comes the day […]

Posted on June 12, 2019, by Bryan Zarpentine It’s happening a little sooner than expected but it was still a long wait. After more than two months on the shelf, Cleveland Indians starter Mike Clevinger is finally ready to rejoin the Tribe. The club announced Wednesday that Clevinger will be activated from the Injured List […]

Posted on June 12, 2019, by Bryan Zarpentine Amidst their dominance so far this season, the Los Angeles Dodgers are about to face a little bit of adversity. Shortstop Corey Seager will likely be sidelined for an extended period of time after suffering a hamstring injury during Tuesday’s loss to the Angels. The Dodgers don’t […]

Posted on June 9, 2019, by Bryan Zarpentine Even as a few key players slowly returning from injury, the New York Yankees can’t seem to escape the parade of injuries that have plagued them all season. On Sunday, pitcher Domingo German was placed on the 10-day Injured List due to a hip flexor. German has […]

Posted on June 7, 2019, by Bryan Zarpentine In a season that’s been plagued and largely defined by injuries, the New York Yankees are getting one of their key players back. Not only that, but he’s returning sooner than expected. Shortstop Didi Gregorius will be activated on Friday and make his season debut when the […]

Posted on June 7, 2019, by Bryan Zarpentine With that pesky draft-pick compensation no longer holding things up, it didn’t take long for left-handed starter Dallas Keuchel to find a new home. Late Thursday, Keuchel agreed to end his extended free agency saga and sign with the Atlanta Braves. Keuchel will sign just a one-year […]

Posted on June 6, 2019, by Bryan Zarpentine The seventh-month free agency saga appears to be over for Craig Kimbrel. Late Wednesday, multiple outlets reported that Kimbrel has reached a deal with the Chicago Cubs on a three-year, $43 million deal. The deal will likely become official Thursday after Kimbrel has a physical, although it […]

Posted on June 5, 2019, by Bryan Zarpentine Things have not gone according to plan for the Cleveland Indians this season. That trend continued in a rather serious way on Wednesday when the team announced that starter Carlos Carrasco has been placed on the Injured List for non-baseball reasons. Carrasco has been diagnosed with an […]

Posted on June 4, 2019, by Bryan Zarpentine The Philadelphia Phillies have lost a big part of their team for the remainder of the 2019 season. On Tuesday, the club announced that outfielder Andrew McCutchen has suffered a torn ACL in his left knee. The injury definitively ends his season, although McCutchen is hoping to […]

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