Baseball

31May 2016
Byron Buxton

Posted on May 31, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine The Minnesota Twins have recalled outfielder Byron Buxton, the team’s top prospect and one of the most talented young players in all of baseball. The move comes after center fielder Danny Santana was placed on the DL after injuring his hamstring during Monday’s loss to the Oakland […]

31May 2016
Carlos Gomez

Posted on May 31, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine The Houston Astros are set to activate Carlos Gomez from the DL Tuesday, and they expect him to be in the starting lineup when the team plays the Arizona Diamondbacks Tuesday afternoon. Ordinarily, this would be considered great news for the Astros, but considering the fact that […]

30May 2016

Posted on May 30, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine After each of his last two starts, two of the worst of his career, the New York Mets considered removing Matt Harvey from the starting rotation. But against the Chicago White Sox on Memorial Day, Harvey looked like The Dark Knight of old, throwing seven shutout innings […]

30May 2016
David Wright

Posted on May 30, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine Third baseman David Wright will not be in the lineup for the New York Mets on Memorial, as the team opens up a three-game series against the Chicago White Sox. It will be the third straight game in which Wright will be out of the lineup and […]

30May 2016
Robin Ventura

Posted on May 30, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine Criticism of Chicago White Sox manager Robin Ventura is reaching a fever pitch, as the team is in a tailspin, losing their last six games heading into Monday’s series opener against the New York Mets. Just a few weeks ago, the White Sox held a six-game lead […]

29May 2016
James Shields

Posted on May 29, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine Multiple reports indicate that the Chicago White Sox are interested in acquiring starting pitcher James Shields and that they have had conversations with the San Diego Padres about a possible trade. One report indicated that talks between the White Sox and Padres have “significant momentum,” although it’s […]

29May 2016
Yu Darvish

Posted on May 29, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine Yu Darvish stepped on a big league mound Saturday night for the first time in nearly 22 months, and he looked like he hadn’t missed a beat. Darvish made his long-awaited return to the Texas Rangers after undergoing Tommy John surgery last March. He threw 81 pitches, […]

29May 2016
Syndergaard

Posted on May 29, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine Over zealous home plate umpire Adam Hamari ejected New York Mets’ pitcher Noah Syndergaard in the third of inning of Saturday night’s game against the Los Angeles Dodgers after Syndergaard threw a ball behind Chase Utley. Utley was not hit by the pitch and no warnings had […]

28May 2016
Clay Buchholz

Posted on May 28, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine Despite sitting in first place in the AL East, the frontline starters the Boston Red Sox expected to carry the team have underperformed. Righty Clay Buchholz has been the most egregious violator, holding a 6.35 ERA and a 2-5 record across 10 starts, and it appears the […]

28May 2016
Shelby Miller

Posted on May 28, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine The starting rotation of the Arizona Diamondbacks has been one of the biggest disappointments in baseball this season. Now the team is sending two of its starters to the DL, announcing Friday that both Shelby Miller and Rubby De La Rosa have been added to the injured […]

27May 2016
Rougned Odor

Posted on May 27, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine A week and a half after a brawl between the Toronto Blue Jays and Texas Rangers highlighted by Texas second baseman Rougned Odor punching Toronto outfielder Jose Bautista in the face, Major League Baseball has finally heard and ruled on Odor’s appeal. MLB originally suspended Odor for […]

27May 2016
Jackie Bradley Jr.

Posted on May 27, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine The longest hitting streak in the majors this season came to an end Thursday night. Jackie Bradley Jr. went 0 for 4 during the Boston Red Sox 8-2 loss to the Colorado Rockies, ending his hitting streak at 29 games. It was the longest streak in the […]

27May 2016
Moustakas

Posted on May 27, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine Kansas City’s hopes to repeat as world champions took a hit on Thursday, as the Royals placed third baseman Mike Moustakas on the DL, announcing that he has a torn ACL in his right knee, an injury that could keep him out for the remainder of the […]

26May 2016
Vin Scully

Posted on May 26, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine This year, Vin Scully is embarking on one of the most memorable farewell tours in the history of baseball, at least as far as broadcasters go. Unfortunately, that farewell tour will not include a stop in San Diego for the 2016 MLB All-Star Game. In his final […]

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