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 2, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine Clayton Kershaw’s time back on the active roster turned out to be brief. The Los Angeles Dodgers placed Kershaw on the 10-day DL Friday night, one day after the lefty was activated from the DL to start against the Phillies. This time, it was a lower back […]

Posted on June 1, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The Milwaukee Brewers may sit atop the NL Central, but they continue to battle injuries to their pitching staff. Zach Davies is once again being sidelined with an injury. Davies was placed on the 10-day DL Friday because of an inflamed rotator cuff It’s his second trip […]

Posted on May 31, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine Things are finally starting to look up for the Los Angeles Dodgers. They enter the final day of May as winners of 10 of their last 13 games. That run has them within 3.5 games of first place in the NL West. More importantly, they will close […]

Posted on May 30, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine Wednesday began with a great deal of optimism for the St. Louis Cardinals. The team’s top prospect Alex Reyes made his long-awaited return from Tommy John surgery. Reyes started off well, tossing four scoreless innings against the Milwaukee Brewers. However, the club’s optimism over Reyes’ return was soon […]

Posted on May 28, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The Atlanta Braves were holding their breath after watching rookie sensation Ronald Acuna walk off the field during Sunday’s win over the Red Sox. However, they did get some good news on Monday. MRI results revealed a mild ACL sprain in his left knee and a lower […]

Posted on May 27, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine For the second time this season, the Chicago Cubs have placed Yu Darvish on the 10-day DL. The Cubs made the move prior to Saturday’s game against the Giants, sending Darvish to the DL because of triceps tendinitis. The injury is yet another setback in what has […]

Posted on May 26, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine It’s not exactly trade season, but that usually doesn’t stop Seattle Mariners GM Jerry Dipoto from wheeling and dealing. Friday night, Dipoto and the Mariners acquired reliever Alex Colome and outfielder Denard Span from the Tampa Bay Rays. In exchange, the Rays have received pitching prospects Tommy […]

Posted on May 25, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine In a rather surprising move, the Boston Red Sox have parted ways with veteran slugger Hanley Ramirez. As expected, the Red Sox activated Dustin Pedroia from the DL on Friday. To make room for Pedroia on the active roster, the Red Sox designated Ramirez for assignment. The […]

Posted on May 24, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The Boston Red Sox have done all right for themselves these first 50 games of the season. Nearly one-third into the season, the Red Sox have the most wins in baseball. They also hold a lead, albeit a slim one, atop the AL East. On top of […]

Posted on May 24, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine Major League Baseball has suspended Chicago White Sox catcher Welington Castillo for 80 games after he tested positive for a banned substance. Castillo tested positive for Erythropoietin, more commonly called EPO. There will be no appeal, and Castillo’s 80-game suspension will begin immediately. Castillo’s suspension comes just over […]

Posted on May 22, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The Seattle Mariners are currently suffering from a case of lifetime piling up. On Tuesday, the Mariners placed Dee Gordon on the 10-day DL with a broken toe. The move comes less than a week after the team decided to move Gordon back to second base following Robinson […]

Posted on May 22, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The Minnesota Twins announced late Monday night that they have designated veteran pitcher Phil Hughes for assignment. The move was not a shock considering Hughes’ performance this season. However, it was a surprise considering Hughes is under contract through the end of next season. The Twins will […]

Posted on May 18, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The injuries are coming fast and furious for the St. Louis Cardinals. The latest player added to the DL is starting shortstop Paul DeJong. The Cardinals placed DeJong on the 10-day DL on Friday with a broken left hand. DeJong suffered the injury in the 8th inning […]

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