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 June 15, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine For the second straight year, New York Mets’ third baseman David Wright is in the midst of a long-term stint on the DL. Last year, Wright was diagnosed with spinal stenosis, a chronic back condition that will be managed on a daily basis for the rest of […]

Posted on June 14, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine A small wrench has been thrown into what has otherwise been a successful season up to this point for the Washington Nationals. On Tuesday, the Nationals announced that closer Jonathan Papelbon has been placed on the 15-day DL with an intercostal strain. Manager Dusty Baker says there […]

Posted on June 14, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine The all-time hit leader in baseball history is disputing the fact that Ichiro Suzuki is on the verge of passing him. With Ichiro set to break the record any day, Pete Rose is becoming outspoken about his record, claiming that the hits Ichiro’s accumulated while he was […]

Posted on June 14, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine It’s been a whirlwind week for Texas Rangers starter Yu Darvish since being forced to leave his start last early, but when all was said and done he has ended up on the DL. Darvish was bumped from his scheduled start in Oakland Monday and sent back […]

Posted on June 13, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine The MLB trade deadline is more than six weeks away, but some minor trades have already been made and it’s not too early to start hearing rumblings about other possible trades. The latest trade rumors have linked the San Francisco Giants to Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun. […]

Posted on June 13, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine Yulieski Gurriel, one of the top players in Cuban baseball, has officially been declared a free agent by Major League Baseball. The 32-year old third baseman is now free to sign with any major league team. Many scouts consider Gurriel to be the top player on the […]

Posted on June 13, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine The road back to the big leagues is about to reach its conclusion for Tim Lincecum. The two-time Cy Young winner appears ready to pitch in the majors for the first time in nearly a year after an impressive performance on Sunday in what Lincecum says will […]

Posted on June 12, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine Despite leaving his start this past Wednesday early due to neck and shoulder tightness, Texas Rangers ace Yu Darvish seemed confident he would make his next scheduled start. However, that will not be happening after all. The Rangers announced Saturday that Darvish will not make his start […]

Posted on June 12, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine The Seattle Mariners look like a team that will be fighting for a spot in the postseason all year, but injuries are starting to take their toll on the team, specifically the loss of ace Felix Hernandez, who will not be returning as soon as the team […]

Posted on June 10, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine With just three wins in their last 15 games, the Chicago White Sox are reaching the point of desperation and trying to shake things up. It started last week with the trade for James Shields, and the White Sox made another move, albeit a much smaller move, […]

Posted on June 10, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine Less than 48 hours after the benches-clearing incident that revolved around Kansas City Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura and Baltimore Orioles’ third baseman Manny Machado, Major League Baseball handed down punishments for both players. MLB announced Thursday evening that Ventura will face a nine-game suspension, while Machado will […]

Posted on June 9, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine After doing all they could to avoid it, the Oakland Athletics officially placed starting pitcher Rich Hill on the 15-day DL Thursday. Hill was throwing a bullpen session Wednesday when he re-aggravated the groin injury that forced him to leave his most recent start on May 29. […]

Posted on June 9, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine In just his third start with the Texas Rangers since undergoing Tommy John surgery last March, Yu Darvish was forced to leave his start Wednesday night early with an apparent injury. The Rangers removed Darvish after the 5th inning of Wednesday’s game against the Houston Astros as […]

Posted on June 9, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine The Chicago White Sox thought they were upgrading their starting rotation when they acquired James Shields over the weekend, but somebody forgot to tell Shields that. In his White Sox debut, in front of the home fans at U.S. Cellular Field no less, Shields failed to record […]

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