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 17, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine A week ago, San Diego Padres pitcher Colin Rea was all set to undergo Tommy John surgery after an MRI revealed a tear in his ulnar collateral ligament. However, Rea appears to have had a change of heart, as he will be passing on Tommy John surgery, […]

Posted on August 17, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine For the first time since he was traded to the Los Angeles Dodgers exactly one year ago this Friday, Chase Utley returned to Philadelphia Wednesday night, playing against the Phillies at Citizen’s Bank Park. Upon his return, the Philadelphia fans treated Utley to a most friendly of […]

Posted on August 16, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine New York Yankees pitcher Nathan Eovaldi received a large helping of bad news on Tuesday. The 26-year old righty will require not one, but two surgeries on his right elbow. Tests revealed that Eovaldi tore his flexor tendon off the bone in addition to having a partial tear […]

Posted on August 16, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine In a move that has become all too common this year, the Texas Rangers have placed outfielder Shin-Soo Choo on the 15-day DL. Choo broke his left forearm during Monday’s win over the Oakland Athletics when he was hit by a pitch from lefty Ross Detwiler. It […]

Posted on August 15, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine Amidst much speculation that Alex Rodriguez may sign with a major league team after being released by the New York Yankees on Saturday, specifically the Miami Marlins, A-Rod’s publicist issued a statement Monday indicating that the long-time Yankee is done playing baseball in 2016. The message coming from […]

Posted on August 15, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine One of the best starting rotations in baseball is poised to get one of their best pitchers off the DL later this week. The Cleveland Indians announced Monday that righty Danny Salazar will be activated from the DL on Thursday and start the series finale against the […]

Posted on August 15, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine Less than three days after his final game with the New York Yankees, which was followed by his unconditional release, another major league club is reportedly interested in possibly signing Alex Rodriguez. The Miami Marlins have at least discussed the possibility of signing A-Rod, who grew up […]

Posted on August 14, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine What is shaping up to be a wild and crazy race for the second wild card spot in the National League will once again be affected by injuries. While the St. Louis Cardinals and New York Mets have battled injuries all season, it’s now time for the […]

Posted on August 14, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine The New York Mets have been hurt by injuries more than almost any other team in baseball this year. Earlier this month, the team endured a period in which five players were sent to the DL within a span of a week. The good news is that […]

Posted on August 14, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine Injuries have struck the Los Angeles Dodgers pitching staff once again. The Dodgers are expected to place starter Brandon McCarthy on the 15-day DL due to a hip injury. McCarthy says he expects to go on the DL after he lasted just 1.2 innings in his start […]

Posted on August 13, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine The New York Yankees have answered the question as to who will replace Alex Rodriguez on the active roster, and it’s outfield prospect Aaron Judge. After Yankee fans wished Rodriguez a fond farewell on Friday night, the Yankees released A-Rod on Saturday and purchased the contracts of […]

Posted on August 13, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine Bryce Harper was not in the lineup as the Washington Nationals lost to the Atlanta Braves Friday night. In fact, Harper has not played in a week due to what the team says is a neck injury, making a trip to the DL a distinct possibility for […]

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