Bryan Zarpentine

29Jul 2016
New York Mets Juan Lagares

Posted on July 29, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine The New York Mets have placed center fielder Juan Lagares on the 15-day DL with a thumb injury. Lagares will require surgery to repair a partially torn ligament in his left thumb. Mets manager Terry Collins estimates he will be out of commission for six weeks. New […]

29Jul 2016
San Diego Padres Andrew Cashner

Posted on July 29, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine The fire sale the San Diego Padres have been holding all summer continued Friday morning, and this time the beneficiaries were the Miami Marlins. The Marlins, desperate to add starting pitching, have acquired pitchers Andrew Cashner, Colin Rea, and Tayron Guerrero from the Padres in exchange for […]

29Jul 2016
San Francisco Giants Eduardo Nunez

Posted on July 29, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine The San Francisco Giants added an all-star infielder to their roster late Thursday night, acquiring Eduardo Nunez in a trade with the Minnesota Twins for left-handed pitching prospect Adalberto Mejia. Nunez is having the best season of his career and was the Minnesota’s lone representative in this […]

28Jul 2016
Chicago White Sox Chris Sale

Posted on July 28, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine He served his time and now he’s back. After serving a five-day suspension for voicing his displeasure over having to wear throwback jerseys and then cutting up those jerseys, Chris Sale will return to the mound and the Chicago White Sox clubhouse Thursday night when the team […]

28Jul 2016
Miami Marlins Dee Gordon

Posted on July 28, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine While the Miami Marlins continue to search for pitching on the trade market, the team will add an all-star second baseman on Thursday when the team activates Dee Gordon following an 80-game suspension for PED use. The Marlins will undoubtedly be glad to have Gordon back, as he […]

28Jul 2016
Los Angeles Angels Mike Scioscia

Posted on July 28, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine The Los Angeles Angels completed their game Wednesday night against the Kansas City Royals under protest. The protest relates to a two-run error in the 7th game that tied the game at 3 runs apiece. The Royals went on to win the game 7-5. With two runners […]

27Jul 2016
Texas Rangers Lucas Harrell

Posted on July 27, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine The Texas Rangers have acquired pitchers Lucas Harrell and Dario Alvarez from the Atlanta Braves for second base prospect Travis Demerritte. It’s not a trade that figures to move the needle all that much for the Rangers, but it’s the type of move Texas needed to make in […]

27Jul 2016
Washington Nationals Jonathan Papelbon

Posted on July 27, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine After two poor outings in a row from closer Jonathan Papelbon, both of which resulted in losses, the Washington Nationals are mulling over the possibility of removing Papelbon from his post. On Sunday, Papelbon gave up four runs in .2 innings against the San Diego Padres after […]

27Jul 2016
San Diego Padres Andrew Cashner

Posted on July 27, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine The San Diego Padres have been one of the most active sellers this season, already trading four notable players, most recently Melvin Upton Jr., and they won’t appear to be done just yet. According to reports, the team is working hard and making progress on a trade […]

26Jul 2016
Washington Nationals Ryan Zimmerman

Posted on July 26, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine The Washing Nationals activated first baseman Ryan Zimmerman from the 15-day DL on Tuesday after missing nearly three weeks with a strained rib cage. Zimmerman is in the lineup for Washington’s game Tuesday against the Cleveland Indians. The Nationals are hoping to get a boost from Zimmerman for […]

26Jul 2016
Toronto Blue Jays Melvin Upton Jr.

Posted on July 26, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine The Toronto Blue Jays have bolstered their outfield by acquiring Melvin Upton Jr. from the San Diego Padres. The trade was confirmed Tuesday morning, with the Padres receiving pitching prospect Hansel Rodriguez in return for Upton. San Diego will pay $5 million of the roughly $22 million […]

26Jul 2016
New York Yankees Alex Rodriguez

Posted on July 26, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine New York Yankees designated hitter Alex Rodriguez has had to adjust to diminished playing time as of late, sitting out against right-handed starting pitchers. But he’s now looking down the barrel of a full week or more out of the action, as the Yankees say he will […]

25Jul 2016
Cubs Yankees Aroldis Chapman

Posted on July 25, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine After much speculation, multiple sources have confirmed that the Chicago Cubs and New York Yankees have agreed to a trade involving closer Aroldis Chapman. The Cubs will acquire Chapman from the Yankees in exchange for four minor leaguers: shortstop Gleyber Torres, pitcher Adam Warren, outfielder Billy McKinney, and outfielder […]

25Jul 2016
Milwaukee Brewers Jonathan Lucroy

Posted on July 25, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine With one week to go until the August 1 non-waiver trade deadline, one of the biggest names available in terms of position players is Milwaukee Brewers catcher Jonathan Lucroy. Several teams have inquired about Lucroy’s availability, as he is a potential difference maker for any contending team. One […]

25Jul 2016
Houston Astros Alex Bregman

Posted on July 25, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine The player who many believe is the top prospect in all of baseball is coming to the big leagues. The Houston Astros announced Sunday that shortstop prospect Alex Bregman is being promoted and will make his major league debut Monday when the team hosts the New York Yankees. […]

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