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 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 […]

Posted on May 18, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine When Robinson Cano broke his hand and was poised to miss a few weeks, the Seattle Mariners were quick to say Dee Gordon would not be moving back to his old position to replace him. But with Cano receiving an 80-game suspension after testing positive for a […]

Posted on May 17, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The first-quarter of the baseball season has not unfolded the way the Los Angeles Dodgers envisioned. Before Thursday’s win over the Marlins, Los Angeles had lost six straight games and dropped to 10 games under .500. It was the first time the Dodgers were 10 under .500 […]

Posted on May 15, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine As it turns out, getting hit by a pitch and breaking his hand wasn’t the worst thing to happen to Robinson Cano this week. On Tuesday, Major League Baseball hit the Seattle Mariners second baseman with an 80-game suspension after he tested positive for a banned substance. […]

Posted on May 15, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The Los Angeles Angels can’t seem to escape the injuries that continue to plague their pitching staff. The latest victim is closer Keynan Middleton. The Angels placed Middleton on the DL Monday after an MRI revealed damage to the ulnar collateral ligament in his elbow. Middleton will seek […]

Posted on May 13, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine Injuries have derailed the Seattle Mariners in recent years, and they hope history isn’t about to repeat itself. Second baseman Robinson Cano left Sunday’s game after being hit on the hand by a pitch from Tigers pitcher Blaine Hardy. Cano left the game immediately, and before the […]

Posted on May 12, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine Chase Headley’s second stint with the San Diego Padres is over. The Padres designated the 34-year old Headley for assignment on Saturday. The club now has seven days to find a trade partner or release him. Considering his struggles this year, where Headley lands will be anyone’s […]

Posted on May 10, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine Injuries continue to run rampant in Major League Baseball, and on Thursday, yet another ace landed on the DL. The St. Louis Cardinals have placed Carlos Martinez on the 10-day DL because of a lat injury. The extent of the injury is unclear at this time, but […]

Posted on May 9, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine It’s practically raining no-hitters in baseball right now. Less than a week after a shared no-hitter by the Dodgers, Seattle Mariners lefty James Paxton no-hit the Toronto Blue Jays Tuesday night. The Mariners won the game 5-0. To make the moment all the sweeter, Paxton is a […]

Posted on May 9, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine Just a few days after the New York Mets designated him for assignment, they have found a taker for Matt Harvey. Tuesday evening, the Mets worked out a trade for Harvey with the Cincinnati Reds. In exchange for Harvey, the Mets received catcher Devin Mesoraco. As part […]

Posted on May 8, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine Toronto Blue Jays closer Roberto Osuna has been arrested and charged with assault. Toronto police arrested Osuna early Tuesday morning, charging him with the assault of an unnamed woman. Osuna has been released from custody and has a court date set for June 18. Tuesday afternoon, Major […]

Posted on May 6, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The injury bug is going around baseball, and not even the best pitcher in the game is immune. On Sunday, the Los Angeles Dodgers placed ace Clayton Kershaw on the 10-day DL with biceps tendinitis. It’s unclear how long Kershaw will be out. However, the Dodgers didn’t […]

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