Baseball

13Jun 2016
Yulieski Gurriel

Posted on June 13, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine Yulieski Gurriel, one of the top players in Cuban baseball, has officially been declared a free agent by Major League Baseball. The 32-year old third baseman is now free to sign with any major league team. Many scouts consider Gurriel to be the top player on the […]

13Jun 2016
Los Angeles Angels Tim Lincecum

Posted on June 13, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine The road back to the big leagues is about to reach its conclusion for Tim Lincecum. The two-time Cy Young winner appears ready to pitch in the majors for the first time in nearly a year after an impressive performance on Sunday in what Lincecum says will […]

12Jun 2016
Texas Rangers Yu Darvish

Posted on June 12, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine Despite leaving his start this past Wednesday early due to neck and shoulder tightness, Texas Rangers ace Yu Darvish seemed confident he would make his next scheduled start. However, that will not be happening after all. The Rangers announced Saturday that Darvish will not make his start […]

12Jun 2016
Seattle Mariners Felix Hernandez

Posted on June 12, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine The Seattle Mariners look like a team that will be fighting for a spot in the postseason all year, but injuries are starting to take their toll on the team, specifically the loss of ace Felix Hernandez, who will not be returning as soon as the team […]

10Jun 2016
Chicago White Sox Justin Morneau

Posted on June 10, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine With just three wins in their last 15 games, the Chicago White Sox are reaching the point of desperation and trying to shake things up. It started last week with the trade for James Shields, and the White Sox made another move, albeit a much smaller move, […]

10Jun 2016
Manny Machado Yordano Ventura

Posted on June 10, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine Less than 48 hours after the benches-clearing incident that revolved around Kansas City Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura and Baltimore Orioles’ third baseman Manny Machado, Major League Baseball handed down punishments for both players. MLB announced Thursday evening that Ventura will face a nine-game suspension, while Machado will […]

09Jun 2016
Oakland Athletics Rich Hill

Posted on June 9, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine After doing all they could to avoid it, the Oakland Athletics officially placed starting pitcher Rich Hill on the 15-day DL Thursday. Hill was throwing a bullpen session Wednesday when he re-aggravated the groin injury that forced him to leave his most recent start on May 29. […]

09Jun 2016
Texas Rangers Yu Darvish

Posted on June 9, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine In just his third start with the Texas Rangers since undergoing Tommy John surgery last March, Yu Darvish was forced to leave his start Wednesday night early with an apparent injury. The Rangers removed Darvish after the 5th inning of Wednesday’s game against the Houston Astros as […]

09Jun 2016
Chicago White Sox James Shields

Posted on June 9, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine The Chicago White Sox thought they were upgrading their starting rotation when they acquired James Shields over the weekend, but somebody forgot to tell Shields that. In his White Sox debut, in front of the home fans at U.S. Cellular Field no less, Shields failed to record […]

08Jun 2016
Kansas City Royals Yordano Ventura

Published on June 8, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine In the aftermath of Yordano Ventura hitting Manny Machado with a fastball and Machado subsequently charging the mound, leading to both players being ejected from Tuesday’s game between the Royals and Orioles, a report surfaced Wednesday morning claiming that the Royals had shopped Ventura during recent trade […]

08Jun 2016
Chicago Cubs Albert Almora

Posted on June 8, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine The young talent in the Chicago Cubs’ farm system just keeps on coming. The latest is outfielder Albert Almora, who made his major league debut Tuesday night against the Philadelphia Phillies after the Cubs placed Jorge Soler on the DL earlier in the day. Almora was alerted […]

08Jun 2016
Manny Machado Yordano Ventura

Posted on June 8, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine For the second time in less than a month, there was a benches-clearing brawl on a Major League Baseball Field. Last month it was Rougned Odor punching Jose Bautista following a hard slide into second base, heating up an existing feud between the Toronto Blue Jays and […]

07Jun 2016
Pittsburgh Pirates Jameson Taillon

Posted on June 7, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine It’s been a long and winding road for Pittsburgh Pirates’ pitching prospect Jameson Taillon during his minor league career, but that road is about to finally lead him to the big leagues. The Pirates announced Tuesday that Taillon will be called up Wednesday to make his major […]

07Jun 2016
New York Yankees Mark Teixeira

Posted on June 7, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira has decided to pass on surgery to repair the torn cartilage in his knee, at least for now. Instead of surgery, which Teixeira may need eventually, he is deciding to receive treatment and rehab the knee, which could allow him […]

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