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 21, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine With five straight losses on the trot, things are not going well for the Tampa Bay Rays, who are currently six games under .500 and 8.5 games out of first place in the AL East. Things don’t figure to get much better for them any time soon […]

Posted on June 21, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine The trade deadline is still more than a month away, and meaningful trades are likely several weeks away from materializing, but amidst the team’s current skid, New York Mets’ ownership doesn’t think the team can afford to wait to make significant moves. Speaking Monday after the Mets […]

Posted on June 21, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine The Chicago Cubs haven’t faced many setbacks in 2016, but they experienced one Monday night when they placed outfielder Dexter Fowler on the 15-day DL. The team does not consider the injury to be serious, but after Fowler left Saturday’s game against the Pittsburgh Pirates with discomfort […]

Posted on June 20, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz is in the midst of what can only be described as a fairy tale ending to a storied career. Before the season began, Ortiz announced that 2016 would be his final year in the big leagues. Since then, Ortiz has […]

Posted on June 19, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine The Boston Red Sox have taken the first step towards parting ways with perpetually disappointing outfielder Rusney Castillo. According to reports, the Red Sox have placed Castillo on outright waivers, and once he clears he will be off Boston’s 40-man roster. Considering the amount of years and […]

Posted on June 19, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine Nearly two weeks after the benches clearing brawl between the Baltimore Orioles and Kansas City Royals that revolved around Manny Machado charging Yordano Ventura after getting hit by a fastball, the two players will finally start serving their suspensions. Ventura sat out Saturday’s for the Royals, the […]

Posted on June 19, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine Tim Lincecum stepped on a big league mound Saturday for the first time in about 355 days, but if you didn’t know that, you never would have guessed it. He may not be the same old “Freak” that won back-to-back Cy Young awards once upon a time, […]

Posted on June 18, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine The race atop the AL East is as tight as can be, with the Baltimore Orioles, Boston Red Sox, and Toronto Blue Jays starting Saturday all within one game of one another. On Saturday, the Orioles welcomed back two players from the DL they hope will be […]

Posted on June 18, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine After three weeks and five relief appearances, Clay Buchholz will soon return to the Boston Red Sox starting rotation. Manager John Farrell announced after Friday’s loss to the Seattle Mariners that the team was making a change, with Roenis Elias being demoted to triple-A and Buchholz taking […]

Posted on June 18, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine The Toronto Blue Jays usually potent lineup will be a little thin for the time being. One day after slugger Jose Bautista collided with an outfield wall, the Blue Jays placed him on the 15-day DL, joining teammate Troy Tulowitzki, who has been absent from Toronto’s lineup […]

Posted on June 17, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine Less than two weeks after what had to be an embarrassing demotion to triple-A for Kolten Wong, the St. Louis Cardinals have called him back up to the big leagues in time for Friday’s game against the AL West leading Texas Rangers. The Cardinals are bringing Wong […]

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