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 July 7, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine In the midst of an up and down season that has definitely seen more downs than ups, New York Mets pitcher Matt Harvey has been placed on the 15-day DL with a shoulder injury. The Mets made the announcement Wednesday night, two days after Harvey’s last start, […]

Posted on July 6, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine Reports surfacing Wednesday morning indicate that the Pittsburgh Pirates will promote pitching prospect Tyler Glasnow on Thursday when he will make his big league debut in a matinee against the St. Louis Cardinals. The move is long overdue for a pitcher who’s ranked among the best prospects […]

Posted on July 6, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine Pittsburgh Pirates infielder Jung Ho Kang is being investigated by police amidst allegations of sexual assault. The alleged incident is said to have taken place last month in Chicago while the Pirates were in Chicago to play the Cubs. The Pirates played a three-game weekend series in […]

Posted on July 6, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine The rosters for the 2016 MLB All-Star Game were announced on Monday, and the hands of Theo Epstein are all over them. Epstein’s current team, the Chicago Cubs, is sending seven players to San Diego for the game, including the entire starting infield for the National League […]

Posted on July 5, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine The hits just keep on coming for the Kansas City Royals, and not in a good way. On Tuesday, closer Wade Davis became the latest member of the reigning world champions to be sent to the 15-day DL. David has not pitched since last Thursday. The Royals […]

Posted on July 5, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine The New York Mets announced late Monday that Jose Reyes will be called up and make his official return to the team, and the big leagues, Tuesday night when the Mets host the Miami Marlins at Citi Field. Reyes was designated for assignment last month by the […]

Posted on July 5, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine The Detroit Tigers placed Jordan Zimmermann on the 15-day DL Monday due to a lingering neck strain. Zimmermann was scheduled to pitch Tuesday against the Cleveland Indians, but instead that start will go to Anibal Sanchez, who spent much of June in the Detroit bullpen but now […]

Posted on July 4, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine One of the best teams in baseball is shaking things up. The Chicago Cubs are moving right fielder Jason Heyward down in the order after Heyward has hit in the no. 2 hole in nearly every game season. Cubs manager Joe Maddon made the announcement Monday on […]

Posted on July 4, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine After rough outings in each of his last five starts, the Philadelphia Phillies have decided to skip Aaron Nola’s next start. Nola will not pitch on Thursday as scheduled, meaning he will not pitch again until after the all-star break. The Phillies are hopeful that the extra […]

Posted on July 4, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine It seems with each passing day the New York Yankees are more and more likely to find themselves out of contention the second half of the season, actually making them sellers at the trade deadline. If that ends up being the case, Carlos Beltran will be one […]

Posted on July 3, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine It appears that Stephen Strasburg’s stint on the DL will end up being relatively brief. Washington Nationals manager Dusty Baker announced Saturday night that Strasburg will be activated from the DL on Sunday and start the team’s series finale against the Cincinnati Reds. The Nationals put Strasburg […]

Posted on July 3, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine Nick Swisher is putting his family ahead of a possible return to the big leagues, at least for now. Swisher was playing with the triple-A affiliate of the New York Yankees, hopeful to get another chance with the Bronx Bombers this season after being released by the […]

Posted on July 3, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine All good things must come to an end, and on Saturday the longest winning streak in Major League Baseball this season came to an end. After 14 straight wins, the Cleveland Indians had their streak snapped in a loss to the Toronto Blue Jays. A call at […]

Posted on July 2, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine Through a series of trades over the past two years, the Atlanta Braves have built one of the strongest farm systems in all of baseball. Now that farm system is about to get even better, as the Braves have signed shortstop Kevin Maitan, who is considered by […]

Posted on July 2, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine New York Mets third baseman David Wright spoke to reporters on Friday for the first time since undergoing surgery to repair what Wright described as a “significant disk rupture” in his neck. Wright, speaking with a bandage on the front of his neck, said a return to […]

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