Baseball

14Aug 2018
Seattle Mariners Robinson Cano

Posted on August 14, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The Seattle Mariners have added a big bat to their lineup for their stretch run, and they did so without making a trade. Second baseman Robinson Cano has rejoined the Mariners after serving his 80-game suspension after testing positive for a banned substance. Cano will not be […]

14Aug 2018
St. Louis Cardinals Carlos Martinez

Posted on August 14, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The St. Louis Cardinals are continuing the growing trend of moving prominent starting pitchers to the bullpen. However, this move is more strategic than punitive. The club has announced that Carlos Martinez will spend the rest of the season in the bullpen once he returns from the […]

13Aug 2018
New York Yankees C.C. Sabathia

Posted on August 13, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine An injury has thrown the New York Yankees rotation into a state of flux once again. On Monday, the Yankees placed C.C. Sabathia on the 10-day DL due to knee inflammation. Reliever George Kontos was called up to take Sabathia’s spot on the roster. However, it also […]

12Aug 2018
Los Angeles Dodgers Kenta Maeda

Posted on August 12, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The Los Angeles Dodgers were dealt a tough blow last week when they learned closer Kenley Jansen would be out for at least a month. Jansen needs to receive treatment after experiencing an irregular heartbeat in Denver on Thursday. However, the Dodgers have been quick to respond […]

10Aug 2018
Miami Marlins Justin Bour

Posted on August 10, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The Philadelphia Phillies were aggressive before the non-waiver trade deadline and they have remained aggressive after it. On Friday, the Phillies acquired power-hitting first baseman Justin Bour from the Miami Marlins. In exchange for Bour, the Marlins have received left-handed pitching prospect McKenzie Mills. Bour has been discussed […]

10Aug 2018
Los Angeles Dodgers Kenley Jansen

Posted on August 10, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The Los Angeles Dodgers are set to lose close Kenley Jansen for the next month. The Dodgers announced Friday morning that Jansen is likely to miss a month of action because of an irregular heartbeat. The loss is a huge blow to the Dodgers, who find themselves neck […]

10Aug 2018
Seattle Mariners Felix Hernandez

Posted on August 10, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine Thursday was a day most in the Seattle Mariners organization thought would never come. The club announced that longtime ace Felix Hernandez has lost his spot in the starting rotation. Amidst a disastrous season for the 32-year old, Hernandez will now be pitching out of the Seattle […]

09Aug 2018
Boston Red Sox Drew Pomeranz

Posted on August 9, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine Drew Pomeranz is about to have a new home in the Boston Red Sox bullpen. The Red Sox announced Thursday that Pomeranz would be moving to the bullpen for the foreseeable future. The move was made to accommodate the return of Chris Sale, who is expected to […]

08Aug 2018
Washington Nationals Kelvin Herrera

Posted on August 8, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The Washington Nationals are far from being out of contention in the playoff race. But injuries continue to make it difficult for the reigning NL East champs to make significant headway. The latest victim of the injury bug is reliever Kelvin Herrera. The Nationals placed Herrera on […]

06Aug 2018
Mike Fiers

Posted on August 6, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The Oakland Athletics continue to be busy on the trade market. On Monday, the team acquired starting pitcher Mike Fiers from the Detroit Tigers in a waiver trade. As part of the deal, the Tigers will either receive cash or two prospects to be named later from […]

06Aug 2018
Boston Red Sox

Posted on August 6, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The division race that all of baseball couldn’t wait to watch unfold may be all but over in the first week of August. The Boston Red Sox completed a four-game sweep of the New York Yankees Sunday night. The two teams began the series Thursday separated by […]

05Aug 2018
Los Angeles Angels Mike Scioscia

Posted on August 5, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The end of an era could be coming for the Los Angeles Angels. According to a report from Ken Rosenthal, Angels manager Mike Scioscia is planning to step down at the end of the 2018 season. Scioscia has been the team’s manager since 2000 when the team […]

04Aug 2018
Chicago Cubs Yu Darvish

Posted on August 4, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine What was initially supposed to be a short stint on the DL for Chicago Cubs starter Yu Darvish has turned into a more than two-month absence. However, Darvish now says that he’s able to pitch pain-free and is “very optimistic” that he’ll return to the team’s rotation before […]

02Aug 2018
New York Yankees Sonny Gray

Posted on August 2, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The New York Yankees have seen all they need to see from Sonny Gray as a starting pitcher. Yankees GM Brian Cashman announced Thursday that Gray will be moving to the bullpen. Lance Lynn, who the Yankees acquired at the trade deadline, will take his place in […]

02Aug 2018
San Francisco Giants Johnny Cueto

Posted on August 2, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine Johnny Cueto is officially done for the season, and he may be taking the San Francisco Giants’ playoff hopes with him. The club announced Wednesday night that Cueto will undergo Tommy John surgery on Thursday. The surgery will keep Cueto out for the rest of 2018 and […]

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