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 5, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine The Houston Astros have shut down starter Dallas Keuchel due to a shoulder injury that will cause him to miss his next two starts, possibly more. Keuchel was scheduled to pitch last Friday, but that start was pushed back to Tuesday. However, on Monday the Astros announced […]

Posted on September 5, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine At age 43, most professional baseball players have long since retired and moved on to the next phase of their lives. But not Bartolo Colon. The ageless wonder they call “Big Sexy” is not only still going strong, posting a 3.35 ERA this season, but he also […]

Posted on September 5, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine Los Angeles Angels starting pitcher Matt Shoemaker suffered a small fracture to his skull and a hematoma on Sunday when he was struck in the head by a line drive off the bat of Seattle Mariners third baseman Kyle Seager. It was a frightening moment for Shoemaker, […]

Posted on September 4, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine Veteran reliever Joe Nathan is getting another chance to pitch in the big leagues, and it’s coming with the team with whom he began his career. The San Francisco Giants promoted Nathan from double-A prior to the team’s game Saturday night against the Chicago Cubs, the team […]

Posted on September 4, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine Far from contention, the Philadelphia Phillies have decided to shutdown starting pitcher Vince Velasquez for the remainder of the season to prevent his innings count on the season from climbing too high. The move came immediately after Velasquez threw seven innings in a start against the Atlanta […]

Posted on September 4, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine The best pitcher in baseball took a big step towards returning to the majors Saturday night. Clayton Kershaw threw a minor league rehab game for the Los Angeles Dodgers A-ball affiliate in Rancho Cucamonga, the first time he’s pitched in an official game since June 26. Kershaw […]

Posted on September 3, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine Less than a week after putting on a showcase in front of MLB teams, Tim Tebow is starting to gain interest from major league clubs. Pedro Gomez of ESPN is reporting that multiple teams have expressed interest in signing Tebow to a minor league deal, with the […]

Posted on September 3, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine The Los Angeles Dodgers continue to look deep into their farm system in order to compensate for the almost unimaginable amount of injuries to starting pitchers the team has suffered this season. Those injuries will lead the team to promote Jose De Leon to make his big […]

Posted on September 3, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine Bad news continues to roll in for the New York Mets starting rotation. Earlier this week, the team learned that Steven Matz will remain on the DL with a sore shoulder despite hope that he would return on Thursday, and on Friday the team learned that Jacob deGrom […]

Posted on September 2, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine One of the players the St. Louis Cardinals are welcoming back to the fold with rosters expanding is first baseman Matt Adams, who was activated from the DL on Friday. Adams has not played since August 9 due to a shoulder injury, and he is the first […]

Posted on September 2, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine According to reports, the Los Angeles Dodgers plan to recall enigmatic outfielder Yasiel Puig from triple-A on Friday. There has been a great deal of talk and speculation regarding the future of the Cuban right fielder in recent days, but the Dodgers have decided to bring him […]

Posted on September 2, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine The Arizona Diamondbacks won’t be trading Zack Greinke this offseason. This is according to a USA Today report released Thursday. The Diamondbacks signing Greinke to a six-year, $206 million contract last offseason was one of several high-profile moves the team made that were supposed to set them […]

Posted on September 1, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine When MLB rosters expand on Thursday, the Boston Red Sox will be promoting second baseman Yoan Moncada, the top-rated prospect in all of baseball, according to MLB.com. The Red Sox announced after Wednesday’s win over the Tampa Bay Rays that Moncada will be with the team Friday […]

Posted on September 1, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine With their grip on a playoff spot starting to slip, the Baltimore Orioles added reinforcements to their outfield on the eve of the September 1 playoff eligibility deadline. On Wednesday, the Orioles acquired outfielders Drew Stubbs and Michael Bourn. Stubbs was claimed off waivers from the Texas […]

Posted on September 1, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine The New York Mets appear to have lost another player to a season-ending injury. Manager Terry Collins announced after Wednesday’s win over the Miami Marlins that second baseman Neil Walker is likely to undergo surgery to treat a herniated disk in his back, a surgery that will […]

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