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 September 14, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine New York Yankees right fielder Aaron Judge suffered an oblique injury during Tuesday’s win against the Los Angeles Dodgers that could keep him out for the rest of the season. He will have an MRI on Wednesday to determine the extent of the injury. An injury at […]

Posted on September 13, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine In recent days, news came to light that the in the days leading up to the August 31 waiver trade deadline, the Milwaukee Brewers claimed outfielder Yasiel Puig off waivers from the Los Angeles Dodgers. The teams discussed a trade that could have sent Puig to Milwaukee […]

Posted on September 13, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine The Cleveland Indians received a diagnosis for pitcher Danny Salazar on Monday, and the news wasn’t all that good. Salazar was forced to leave his start last Friday due to tightness in his forearm, and the Indians knew he would miss at least one start. But following […]

Posted on September 13, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine With three weeks left in the regular season, Chicago Cubs starter Kyle Hendricks began his final statement to the jurors who will decide if he’s worthy of winning this year’s Cy Young Award on Monday night, and he began it by nearly pitching a no-hitter against the […]

Posted on September 12, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine When the New York Yankees made a series of trades leading up to the August 1 trade deadline that gave a massive boost to the team’s farm system at the expense of the major league roster, the thought of reaching the postseason seemed laughable. Yet, with three […]

Posted on September 12, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine For the second time this year, the Houston Astros have agreed to sign one of the top Cuban free agents available. Earlier this year, the Astros signed third baseman Yulieski Gurriel, who is now helping with their late-season playoff push. The Astros have now agreed to terms with left-handed pitching prospect […]

Posted on September 12, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine The two Oakland Athletics players involved in a now infamous clubhouse altercation earlier this season appear to be on their way out of Oakland. On Sunday, the A’s announced the release of designated hitter Billy Butler, who spent time on the concussion DL earlier this year after […]

Posted on September 11, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine As they fight for their playoff lives, the Miami Marlins appear to have no concrete plan for how to handle the backend of their bullpen. Manager Don Mattingly says he is taking a “wait-and-see approach” to determine who will be called upon to pitch in a potential […]

Posted on September 11, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine For the second time this season, Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Jordan Zimmermann had all kinds of struggles in his first game back from a stint on the DL. Zimmermann started against the Baltimore Orioles, but failed to record an out in the 2nd inning before being pulled […]

Posted on September 11, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine Just six outs from history and baseball immortality Saturday night, Rich Hill was denied a chance to finish what he started. Los Angeles Dodgers manager Dave Roberts removed Hill in the midst of a perfect game after seven innings. Hill retired the first 21 batters he faced, […]

Posted on September 10, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Danny Salazar will miss at least one start after being removed from Friday’s start against the Minnesota Twins due to tightness in his forearm. Indians manager Terry Francona told the media before Saturday’s game against the Twins that Salazar will travel home to […]

Posted on September 10, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine As part of their search for answers over the final month of the regular season, the San Francisco Giants have removed Santiago Casilla from the closer’s role. Giants manager Bruce Bochy made the announcement prior to Friday’s game against the Arizona Diamondbacks, a game the Giants would […]

Posted on September 9, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine The future for the Atlanta Braves is dependent on many of the prospects in the team’s highly-rated farm system reaching their ceiling. Unfortunately, the Braves saw one of their best prospects suffer an injury setback earlier this week. Atlanta confirmed Friday that 19-year old shortstop prospect Ozzie […]

Posted on September 9, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine Friday is an important day for the Los Angeles Dodgers; it is they day they welcome ace Clayton Kershaw back from the DL after more than two months away while recovering from a herniated disk. Surprisingly, the Dodgers are 14 games over .500 since Kershaw last pitched […]

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