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 15, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine Major League Baseball has suspended San Diego Padres GM A.J. Preller 30 days following an investigation into the team’s handling of medical information. Specifically, the investigation looked into the exchange of medical information between the Padres and the Boston Red Sox during a July trade that sent […]

Posted on September 15, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine The Toronto Blue Jays are slowly but surely losing their grip on a playoff spot, posting a record of 3-9 thus far in September. Part of the problem may be a lingering injury to one of the team’s most important pitchers. Multiple outlets are reporting that starting […]

Posted on September 15, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine Less than a day after losing rookie Aaron Judge to what appears to be a season-ending injury, the New York Yankees have reportedly agreed to sign DH and first baseman Billy Butler. Butler was released by the Oakland Athletics earlier this week with a year left on […]

Posted on September 14, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine After enduring injuries all season, the St. Louis Cardinals finally appear to be getting healthy with less than three weeks left in the regular season. The latest member of the Cardinals to return is pitcher Michael Wacha, who was activated from the DL on Wednesday. Wacha hasn’t […]

Posted on September 14, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine The Detroit Tigers appear to have come up with a plan for rookie pitcher Michael Fulmer, and somewhat surprisingly, it doesn’t involve skipping any of his remaining starts. Detroit manager Brad Ausmus outlined the plan for Fulmer following Tuesday’s loss to the Minnesota Twins. The plan will […]

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 […]

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