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 October 1, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine After enduring a season of injuries and setbacks, the defending National League champions are heading back to the postseason. After beating the Philadelphia Phillies 5-3 on Saturday, the New York Mets have clinched the top wild card spot in the National League. The Mets will host a […]

Posted on October 1, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine The St. Louis Cardinals activated outfielder Matt Holliday from the DL Friday afternoon after more than six weeks on the shelf with a broken thumb. Not long ago, it was becoming doubtful that Holliday would make it back onto the field this season. Nevertheless, the Cardinals activated […]

Posted on September 30, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine Nothing is for certain in the American League wild card race, as everything will be decided during the final weekend of the regular season, and possibly afterwards. The Baltimore Orioles beat the Toronto Blue Jays 4-0 on Thursday night, allowing the Orioles to take two of three […]

Posted on September 30, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine The St. Louis Cardinals picked up an important win for their wild card hopes against the Cincinnati Reds on Thursday. However, the Reds would be inclined to disagree. Not about the importance of the game for the Cardinals, but about St. Louis actually winning the game. After […]

Posted on September 29, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine Second baseman Daniel Murphy has not played for the Washington Nationals in over a week due to a strained buttocks, and the team now says it’s unlikely that he’ll be able to return to the field before the end of the regular season. Washington manager Dusty Baker […]

Posted on September 29, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine The Chicago Cubs and Theo Epstein, the team’s President of Baseball Operations, have agreed to a five-year contract extension worth close to $50 million. The extension comes on the tail end of a season in which the Cubs have been by far the best team in baseball, […]

Posted on September 29, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine For the third time in the last decade, the Boston Red Sox are champions of the American League East. Despite suffering a loss Wednesday night to the New York Yankees, on a walk-off grand slam no less, the Red Sox clinched the AL East after the Toronto […]

Posted on September 28, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine The Cleveland Indians got some good news and some bad news Tuesday night with regard to starting pitcher Corey Kluber, who left Monday’s start against the Detroit Tigers after just four innings with what the team called a groin issue. An MRI taken on Tuesday revealed that […]

Posted on September 28, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine The only postseason matchup that’s locked in stone as of right now is the Washington Nationals playing the Los Angeles Dodgers in the NLDS. While the Dodgers have already named their rotation for the series, the Nationals are still trying to figure things out, primarily because of the […]

Posted on September 27, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine The Washington Nationals had their fears confirmed Tuesday afternoon when catcher Wilson Ramos was diagnosed with a torn ACL that he suffered during Monday’s game against the Arizona Diamondbacks. Ramos suffered the injury while trying to catch a relay throw in the 6th inning. He was eventually […]

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