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 24, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine With a 3-0 win over the Oakland Athletics on Friday night, the Texas Rangers have clinched the American League West division title. The Rangers become the first team in the American League to book their ticket to the postseason. It is the 7th division title for the […]

Posted on September 23, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine The Seattle Mariners have suspended catcher Steve Clevenger without pay for the rest of the 2016 season. The Mariners announced the suspension on Friday, one day after Clevenger caused an uproar with racially-insensitive tweets aimed at the Black Lives Matter movement. Clevenger is already out for the […]

Posted on September 23, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine Following an embarrassing DWI arrest last month and a subsequent stint in a rehabilitation clinic for alcohol abuse, pitcher Jeremy Jeffress appears ready to return to the Texas Rangers. The Rangers have not confirmed, but Ken Rosenthal reported late Thursday that Jeffress is set to return to […]

Posted on September 23, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine The long-awaited return of left fielder Starling Marte to the Pittsburgh Pirates lineup was cut painfully short on Thursday. Marte was on the shelf for more than two weeks with back spasms, but was finally well enough to pinch hit on Wednesday night and then finally returned […]

Posted on September 22, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine For the second time in less than a week, the New York Mets will be forced to make a change in their rotation due to one of their bright, young starters being unable to return from injury. Earlier this week, the Mets lost Jacob deGrom for the rest […]

Posted on September 22, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine Washington Nationals second baseman Daniel Murphy has been out of the starting lineup for four straight days with a leg injury, and there appears to be growing concern for him, as the team says he is not responding to treatment. He has pinch hit twice in those […]

Posted on September 22, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine After suffering a groin strain on Tuesday night, San Francisco Giants pitcher Johnny Cueto is expected to miss at least one start while the injury heals. Cueto left Tuesday’s start against the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 6th inning with groin pain. An MRI taken Wednesday revealed […]

Posted on September 21, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine The San Diego Padres are going to get a sneak peek at their future over the final week and a half of the 2016 season. Outfielders Hunter Renfroe and Manuel Margot, catcher Austin Hedges, and infielder Carlos Asuaje were among the players called up by the Padres from […]

Posted on September 21, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine It’s the alleged injury that just won’t go away. For the second time this season, Sports Illustrated’s Tom Verducci is reporting that Washington Nationals right fielder Bryce Harper is playing with a shoulder injury that is hindering his performance. Also for the second time this season, the […]

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