Baseball

05Jun 2016
Julio Urias

Posted on June 5, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine Despite serious struggles in his first two major league starts, the Los Angeles Dodgers have decided to keep 19-year old lefty Julio Urias in their starting rotation, at least for now. The Dodgers announced Saturday that Urias will make the third start of his big league career […]

05Jun 2016

Posted on June 5, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine A trade that has been rumored to be in the works for over a week came to fruition on Saturday, with the San Diego Padres sending pitching James Shields to the Chicago White Sox in exchange for pitcher Erik Johnson and shortstop prospect Fernando Tatis Jr. Money […]

04Jun 2016
Texas Rangers Jurickson Profar

Posted on June 4, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine The seven-game suspension of second baseman Rougned Odor for punching Toronto outfielder Jose Bautista allowed the Texas Rangers to give a seven-game audition to Jurickson Profar, who has long been one of the most talented and promising young players in baseball. Profar has taken that opportunity and […]

04Jun 2016
Los Angeles Dodgers Yasiel Puig

Published on June 4, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine Much of the 2016 season for the Los Angeles Dodgers has been an exercise in overcoming the injuries. This is particularly true for the team’s outfield, as Andre Ethier has yet to play this season after breaking his leg during spring training, while Carl Crawford, Alex Guerrero, […]

04Jun 2016
San Francisco Giants Hunter Pence

Published on June 4, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine Losing outfielder Hunter Pence to a hamstring injury earlier this week was a big blow to the San Francisco Giants, but the news got even worse on Friday when the team received the prognosis on the injury. As it turns outs, the injury will require Pence to […]

03Jun 2016
Los Angeles Angels Tim Lincecum

Posted on June 3, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine Two-time Cy Young winner Tim Lincecum made his 2016 debut Thursday night pitching for the Salt Lake Bees, the triple-A affiliate of the Los Angeles Angels. Last month, Lincecum signed one-year, $2.5 million contract with the Angels, whose pitching staff has been decimated by injuries all season. […]

03Jun 2016
Washington Nationals Trea Turner

Posted on June 3, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine One of the best prospects in baseball appears to be on his way back to the big leagues. Reports indicate that the Washington Nationals are planning to recall shortstop Trea Turner with first baseman Ryan Zimmerman expected to go on paternity leave before Friday’s game against the […]

03Jun 2016
New York Mets David Wright

Posted on June 3, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine The New York Mets held out as long as they could – probably longer than they should have – but they are finally expected to place third baseman David Wright on the DL on Friday. The Mets announced Friday that Wright will refrain from baseball activities for […]

02Jun 2016
Hunter Pence

Posted on May 30, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine The first place San Francisco Giants took a hit on Thursday with the news that outfielder Hunter Pence has been placed on the 15-day DL. Pence injured his right hamstring while running to first base during San Francisco’s loss Wednesday night to the Atlanta Braves. It was […]

02Jun 2016
Barry Bonds

Posted on June 2, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine It’s no secret that Miami Marlins hitting coach Barry Bonds has been one of the most disliked figures in baseball for a long time. Much of it is due to his connection with performance-enhancing drugs during his playing days, but some of it also relates to the […]

02Jun 2016

Posted on June 2, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine The Seattle Mariners’ injured list continues to grow. On Wednesday, the team placed ace Felix Hernandez on the DL with a calf strain. This is the first time Hernandez has been on the DL since 2008. The injury is a bit of a mystery. Seattle manager Scott […]

01Jun 2016
Marlon Byrd

Posted on June 1, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine Multiple outlets are reporting that Cleveland Indians outfielder Marlon Byrd has been suspended by Major League Baseball after testing positive for performance-enhancing drugs. Byrd will serve a full season, 162 games, as it is the second time he has tested positive for a banned substance. Reports indicate […]

01Jun 2016
Jason Grilli

Posted on June 1, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine For most teams, it’s a little early in the season for a fire sale, but not the Atlanta Braves, who can’t trade away big league players for minor league prospects fast enough. On Tuesday, the Braves traded reliever Jason Grilli to the Toronto Blue Jays, a team […]

01Jun 2016
Mookei Betts

Posted on June 1, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine Last week, Jackie Bradley Jr.’s 29-game hitting streak came to an end. Just a few days later, the spotlight in Boston is already shifting over to Mookie Betts. Tuesday night against the Baltimore Orioles, Betts hit three home runs and extended his hitting streak to 24 games, […]

31May 2016
Rougned Odor

Posted on May 31, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine With Texas Rangers second baseman Rougned Odor in the midst of a seven-game suspension for punching Toronto Blue Jays outfielder Jose Bautista, and 13 others punished for their role in the brawl that ensued already serving their time or paying their fine, it appeared that the incident […]

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