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 September 21, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine For weeks, it’s been a foregone conclusion that the Boston Red Sox would win the AL East. But it’s always nice when it becomes official, which is exactly what the Red Sox did Thursday night in the Bronx. In a wild, back-and-forth game, the Red Sox beat […]

Posted on September 19, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine With less than two weeks left in the regular season, things may finally be falling into place for the New York Yankees. On Tuesday, outfielder Aaron Judge made his long-awaited return from the DL. On Wednesday, closer Aroldis Chapman did the same. Chapman has been activated from […]

Posted on September 19, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine Whether or not he’s fully healthy and ready to be a difference maker remains to be seen, but Aaron Judge is back in the New York Yankees lineup. For the first time since suffering a broken wrist in late July, Judge was in New York’s lineup Tuesday […]

Posted on September 17, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine One day after suffering a road loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the Philadelphia Eagles got some good news. Quarterback Carson Wentz has been officially cleared for contact following last year’s knee injury. Eagles head coach Doug Pederson has already announced that Wentz will be the starter […]

Posted on September 16, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine For most of the 2018 season, the Cleveland Indians have been a forgotten. However, the Indians are the first team in 2018 to win their division. With their 15-0 win over the Tigers on Saturday, the Indians clinched first place in the AL Central. This is Cleveland’s […]

Posted on September 15, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine As their playoff hopes start to fade, the Arizona Diamondbacks have been dealt a significant blow. Arizona manager Torey Lovullo announced Friday night that starter Clay Buchholz has been shut down for the rest of the season. Buchholz was a late scratch from his scheduled start on […]

Posted on September 14, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine New York Yankees outfielder Aaron Judge is officially back, but that doesn’t mean he’s completely back. The Yankees activated Judge from the DL on Friday, exactly 50 days after he broke his wrist when he was hit by Royals pitcher Jakob Junis. However, Judge won’t be in […]

Posted on September 14, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The Chicago Cubs are starting to lose their grip on the NL Central and now it appears as if they’ve lost closer Pedro Strop to injury. Strop hurt his hamstring during Thursday’s win over the Nationals. With the Cubs leading in the top of the 10th, Cubs […]

Posted on September 12, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The Josh Allen era in Buffalo is officially here. Bills head coach Sean McDermott announced Wednesday that Allen will get his first NFL start in Week 2 when the Bills play the Los Angeles Chargers. The decision, which McDermott called the “right move for our team,” was […]

Posted on September 12, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine On the night the Boston Red Sox officially clinched a postseason spot, they welcomed back a pitcher who may be their biggest key to postseason success. After missing over three weeks with shoulder inflammation, his second such stint this season, Chris Sale was activated from the DL […]

Posted on September 11, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine On Thursday, the Oakland Athletics had their worst fears about starting pitcher Sean Manaea confirmed. The club has announced that Manaea will undergo arthroscopic surgery on his shoulder on September 19. The procedure will ensure that Manaea will miss the rest of the 2018 season. However, the […]

Posted on September 10, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The Cleveland Indians acquiring Josh Donaldson from the Blue Jays before September 1 could end up making a big difference in the American League playoffs. Naturally, some of the teams likely to be involved in the AL playoffs didn’t care for the move. In fact, a few […]

Posted on September 7, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine It’s official, the Boston Red Sox won’t have the services of longtime second baseman Dustin Pedroia for the rest of the 2018 season. Red Sox manager Alex Cora announced Friday that Pedroia’s knee hasn’t fully healed in time for him to be able to play again this […]

Posted on September 6, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine In a sudden twist of fate, it now appears that Los Angeles Angels pitcher and DH Shohei Ohtani may be heading on a path that ends in Tommy John surgery. The club announced Wednesday night that a recent MRI revealed new damage to Ohtani’s ulnar collateral ligament. […]

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