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 August 26, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine Texas Rangers relief pitcher Jeremy Jeffress was arrested early Friday morning and charged with DWI. He was released later Friday morning on a $500 bond. Jeffress was acquired by the Rangers right before the August 1 trade deadline from the Milwaukee Brewers in the same deal that […]

Posted on August 26, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine One more out was all San Francisco Giants pitcher Matt Moore needed to record the first no-hitter of his big league career Thursday night in Los Angeles. It would have been the perfect way for Moore to come full circle after missing all of 2014 and half […]

Posted on August 25, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine The promising career of Boston Red Sox rookie outfielder Andrew Benintendi has hit its first setback. The Red Sox placed Benintendi on the 15-day DL Thursday with a sprained knee. Benintendi suffered the injury during Wednesday’s loss to the Tampa Bay Rays when he tried to avoid […]

Posted on August 25, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine With the loss of right fielder Giancarlo Stanton to a groin injury that may or may not keep him out for the remainder of the regular seasons, the Miami Marlins were a little short in the outfield. To help rectify that issue, the Marlins have acquired outfielder […]

Posted on August 25, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine Oakland Athletics designate hitter Billy Butler addressed the media Wednesday for the first time since the now infamous altercation with teammate Danny Valencia in the team’s clubhouse last Friday. The altercation came about after Butler spoke to the representative of an equipment company about Valencia. During the […]

Posted on August 24, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine After the briefest of stints in the minors, Carlos Gomez is scheduled to join the Texas Rangers on Thursday. The Rangers signed Gomez to a minor league contract over the weekend after he was released by the Houston Astros. Gomez has played in just three minor league […]

Posted on August 24, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine Despite having one of the worst starting rotations in the American League, the Baltimore Orioles have managed to stay in the thick of the playoff race in the AL East. However, they will now have to survive without their best starting pitcher, as the Orioles are poised […]

Posted on August 23, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine In a move that was somewhat surprising but does appear to make sense, the Texas Rangers have released outfielder Josh Hamilton. The Rangers activated Hamilton from the 60-day DL on Tuesday and immediately placed him on unconditional waivers. It was primarily a procedural move by the Rangers, […]

Posted on August 23, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine Earlier this month, former Heisman Trophy winner and NFL quarterback Tim Tebow announced his intentions to attempt a career in professional baseball. On Tuesday, Tebow’s representatives announced that he will hold a formal showcase in front of Major League Baseball teams in Los Angeles on August 30. […]

Posted on August 23, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine The Oakland Athletics placed designated hitter Billy Butler on the 7-day concussion DL on Monday. The move all but confirms that Butler suffered a concussion during an altercation with teammate Danny Valencia last Friday. Butler has not played since the incident with manager Bob Melvin telling the […]

Posted on August 22, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine Former major leaguer Darryl Strawberry is reaching out to friends, the media, and anyone else he believes can help former teammate Dwight Gooden, who Strawberry believes is in grave danger due to his drug addiction. Strawberry’s recent concern for Gooden comes after the two were scheduled to […]

Posted on August 22, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine When Miami Marlins right fielder Giancarlo Stanton went to the DL with a groin injury he suffered sliding into second base on August 13, the team initially believed the injury would keep him out for the remainder of the 2016 regular season. However, both Stanton and the […]

Posted on August 22, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine Oakland Athletics designated hitter Billy Butler has not appeared in a game since last week Wednesday, and the reason does not appear to be a baseball-related injury or issue. According to a report in the San Francisco Chronicle, Butler was injured during an altercation with Oakland utility […]

Posted on August 21, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine The Toronto Blue Jays made a rather surprising move on Sunday, optioning starting pitcher Aaron Sanchez to the minors. The move is designed to help limit the number of innings Sanchez throws this season. Instead of being optioned to triple-A, the Blue Jays have actually optioned him […]

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