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 April 3, 2019, by Bryan Zarpentine The Washington Nationals have had a rough first week of the season. They’ve started the year 1-3, including Tuesday’s loss at the hands of former star Bryce Harper and the Phillies. To add insult to injury, the Nationals also lost shortstop Trea Turner to injury on Tuesday. […]

Posted on April 2, 2019, by Bryan Zarpentine The Toronto Blue Jays continue to be busy on the trade front early in the season. On Tuesday, they became trade partners with the San Francisco Giants. The Giants have acquired center fielder Kevin Pillar from Toronto. In exchange, the Blue Jays have received pitcher Derek Law, […]

Posted on April 2, 2019, by Bryan Zarpentine The injury woes are piling up quickly for the New York Yankees early in the season. Just hours after placing Giancarlo Stanton on the Injured List, third baseman Miguel Andujar joined him. The young third baseman has been diagnosed with a small labrum tear in his right […]

Posted on April 1, 2019, by Bryan Zarpentine The New York Yankees didn’t have a good weekend, losing two of three to the Baltimore Orioles to begin their 2019 season. Unfortunately, things didn’t get any better on Monday. The Bronx Bombers have placed outfielder Giancarlo Stanton on the 10-day Injured List because of strained biceps […]

Posted on March 31, 2019, by Bryan Zarpentine Just three games into the 2019 season, the Colorado Rockies have already suffered their first setback. New first baseman Daniel Murphy is expected to go on the Injured List in the next day or two with a broken index finger. Murphy will see a hand specialist on […]

Posted on March 30, 2019, by Bryan Zarpentine Perhaps more than any other team in baseball, the Los Angeles Angels have been held back by injuries in recent years. It appears as if the 2019 season will be no different. The club announced Friday night that outfielder Justin Upton will miss between eight and 12 […]

Posted on March 30, 2019, by Bryan Zarpentine Just one game into the season, the Milwaukee Brewers already know they’ll be without closer Corey Knebel for all of 2019. Knebel told reporters on Friday that he will soon undergo Tommy John surgery. The procedure will keep him sidelined for the entire season. It’s an early […]

Posted on March 29, 2019, by Bryan Zarpentine After losing in the Wild Card game in 2017, the Colorado Rockies took a step forward in 2018 by winning the Wild Card game, only to get swept in the NLDS. The Rockies now hope they can take a few more steps forward in 2019 and become […]

Posted on March 29, 2019, by Bryan Zarpentine The Cincinnati Reds have finished last in the NL Central in four consecutive seasons. Not since 2013 has the club had a winning record. However, they have a new manager in David Bell and made some moves over the winter that indicate they want to turn things […]

Posted on March 28, 2019, by Bryan Zarpentine Well, it was another long offseason for baseball fans, but it’s finally over. Opening day is finally upon us, even if the Mariners and A’s technically played two games last week. Unfortunately, some notable free agents remain unsigned, but the offseason and spring training are both over, […]

Posted on March 28, 2019, by Bryan Zarpentine The night before opening day, the Oakland Athletics and Toronto Blue Jays pulled off an interesting trade. The Blue Jays shipped DH Kendrys Morales and cash to Oakland in exchange for minor league infielder Jesus Lopez and international slot money. The trade is a signal that the […]

Posted on March 26, 2019, by Bryan Zarpentine After finishing 80-82 last season, a 14-game improvement from the previous year, the Philadelphia Phillies were one of the most aggressive teams in free agency this winter. In addition to signing Bryce Harper, the Phillies made several other notable moves to improve their roster for the short-term. […]

Posted on March 25, 2019, by Bryan Zarpentine After going 67-95 and finishing last in the AL West last year, the Texas Rangers seem like a team that’s going to be rebuilding for the next couple of years. However, they’ve brought in a lot of veteran players this winter and appear willing to give it […]

Posted on March 24, 2019, by Bryan Zarpentine After going 62-100 last season, the Chicago White Sox are hoping to take a big step forward in 2019. With one of the best farm systems in baseball, the future appears to be bright on the south side of Chicago. But will the White Sox be ready […]

Posted on March 23, 2019, by Bryan Zarpentine The New York Yankees entered the 2018 season in World Series or bust mode. However, they ended up settling for a wild-card spot and losing to the rival Red Sox in the ALDS. On the bright side, 2019 is a new year for the Bronx Bombers, who […]

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