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 November 26, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The Atlanta Braves had a busy day Monday, signing two veterans they hope can help them take another step forward in 2019. The Braves have reportedly agreed to a one-year deal with third baseman Josh Donaldson worth $23 million. They have also signed longtime Atlanta catcher Brian […]

Posted on November 26, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine Early in the MLB offseason, it’s not unusual to see a lot of crazy and not-so-crazy rumors swirling around. One of the latest rumors to grab headlines around the baseball world involves New York Yankees slugger Giancarlo Stanton. Specifically, there are whispers that the Yankees could trade […]

Posted on November 19, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The Washington Nationals have a lot of issues to address this offseason. But they’ve chosen to address their situation behind the plate first. Washington has reportedly agreed to a two-year deal with veteran catcher Kurt Suzuki. The agreement, which is still pending a physical, will pay Suzuki […]

Posted on November 17, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine After falling short in the ALCS this past season, the Houston Astros could be poised for some major moves this winter. However, they’ve started their offseason by improving the overall depth on their roster. On Saturday, the Astros agreed to a trade with the Toronto Blue Jays […]

Posted on November 17, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine World Series MVP Steve Pearce isn’t going anywhere. After helping the Red Sox win the 2018 World Series, Pearce is staying in Boston to help them do it again. On Friday, the versatile Pearce and the Red Sox agreed to a one-year deal worth $6.25 million. He […]

Posted on November 16, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The MVP Award, the crown jewel of MLB award season, was announced Thursday night and both leagues had runaway winners. Christian Yelich of the Milwaukee Brewers took home honors in the National League after winning 29 of the 30 first-place votes. Mookie Betts of the Boston Red […]

Posted on November 15, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine There are a lot of great relief pitchers on the free agent market this winter. But most would agree that Craig Kimbrel is the best available. Coming off a World Series title with the Boston Red Sox, Kimbrel is bound to be in demand this winter. Any […]

Posted on November 14, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine Major League Baseball announced its 2018 Cy Young award winners Wednesday night, and in the end, there were no surprises. Jacob deGrom of the New York Mets won the award in the National League while Blake Snell of the Tampa Bay Rays won it in the American […]

Posted on November 12, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine Monday was an important milestone in the MLB offseason. It was the deadline for players to accept or reject qualifying offers. Of all the free agents on the market this winter, seven received a qualifying offer, and Hyun-Jin Ryu of the Dodgers was the only one to […]

Posted on November 10, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine In any other year, Manny Machado would undoubtedly be the biggest prize on the free agent market. This winter, the infielder will have to live with being second-best to Bryce Harper, who will have most of baseball after him. However, there will be plenty of teams seeking Machado’s […]

Posted on November 8, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The first major trade of the baseball offseason is about to be finalized, and not surprisingly, it involves the Seattle Mariners, who have been kings of the trade under GM Jerry Dipoto. The Mariners are set to trade catcher Mike Zunino, outfielder Guillermo Heredia, and pitching prospect […]

Posted on November 7, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The New York Yankees have taken the first step toward filling the vacancies in their starting rotation, and they’re doing it with a familiar face. The Yankees have agreed to a one-year, $8 million deal with veteran lefty C.C. Sabathia. The agreement will become official after Sabathia […]

Posted on November 7, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The calendar still says it’s 2018, but the Houston Astros have already suffered their first loss of the 2019 season. The club announced Tuesday that starting pitcher Lance McCullers Jr. will sit out all of 2019 after undergoing Tommy John surgery. The loss of McCullers is an […]

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