Bryan Zarpentine

30Aug 2016
Los Angeles Dodgers Yasiel Puig

Posted on August 30, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine In a recent interview with ESPN’s Marly Rivera, Los Angeles Dodgers outfield Yasiel Puig spoke candidly about being demoted to the minors, the lessons he’s learned this year, and his hopes for his future. After back-to-back disappointing seasons for Puig, the Dodgers demoted him to triple-A earlier […]

30Aug 2016
Pittsburgh Pirates Gerrit Cole

Posted on August 30, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine The Pittsburgh Pirates placed starting pitcher Gerrit Cole on the 15-day DL Monday night. The move came soon after Cole was examined by a shoulder and elbow specialist in Los Angeles. The Pirates knew over the weekend that Cole would not make his scheduled start Monday night […]

29Aug 2016
New York Mets Steven Matz

Posted on August 29, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine The New York Mets have officially listed lefty Steven Matz as the team’s starting pitcher for Thursday’s series finale against the Miami Marlins. The move was made official on Monday after Matz reported no ill effects from the bullpen session he threw on Sunday. Mets manager Terry Collins […]

29Aug 2016
St. Louis Cardinals Mike Leake

Posted on August 29, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine Injuries have been impossible for the St. Louis Cardinals to escape all season, and even if it’s not an injury, there’s always something to keep a Cardinals player off the field. In the case of starting pitcher Mike Leake, it’s the disease shingles. The Cardinals placed Leake […]

29Aug 2016
Washington Nationals Mat Latos

Posted on August 29, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine The Washington Nationals look poised to recapture the NL East division crown this season, and they will be bringing in veteran pitching reinforcements to help finish the job. The Nationals have agreed to promote Mat Latos to the big leagues when rosters expand on Thursday. Latos signed […]

28Aug 2016

Posted on August 28, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine The Baltimore Orioles have added a familiar face for their September playoff chase. The Orioles announced Sunday morning that they have signed reliever Tommy Hunter to a major league contract. Hunter was released by the Cleveland Indians earlier this week, freeing him up to sign with any […]

28Aug 2016
Detroit Tigers Victor Martinez

Posted on August 28, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine Despite plenty of ups and downs this season, the Detroit Tigers are still very much alive in the American League playoff race. A recent five-game winning streak has brought the Tigers within one game of the second wild card spot in the American League. However, that streak […]

28Aug 2016
Chicago Cubs Jason Hammel

Posted on August 28, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine Outside of a few injuries, it’s been smooth sailing for the Chicago Cubs, who have been relatively drama free in 2016. Well, here’s comes a little bit of drama, as pitcher Jason Hammel openly expressed his displeasure with manager Joe Maddon after Maddon pulled Hammel from Saturday’s […]

28Aug 2016
Pittsburgh Pirates Gerrit Cole

Posted on August 27, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine Pittsburgh Pirates ace Gerrit Cole has been scratched from his next start because of a sore elbow. Cole was scheduled to start Monday against the Chicago Cubs; however, he will not make that start and instead will fly to Los Angeles to see a specialist, according to […]

27Aug 2016
Baltimore Orioles Adam Jones

Posted on August 27, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine Baltimore Orioles center fielder Adam Jones has left two straight games prematurely due to issues with his hamstring. However, the team says it is not concerned about his health moving forward, even with the Orioles locked in a tight, three-way race for the AL East division crown. […]

27Aug 2016
Toronto Blue Jays Dioner Navarro

Posted on August 27, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine In preparation for the stretch run in a tight division race, the Toronto Blue Jays have added a familiar face. Friday evening, the Blue Jays acquired catcher Dioner Navarro from the Chicago White Sox in exchange for minor league pitcher Colton Turner. Navarro spent 2014 and 2015 […]

26Aug 2016
Boston Red Sox Steven Wright

Posted on August 26, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine The Boston Red Sox are currently locked in a tight, three-team race atop the AL West, but it appears the team’s pitching staff is starting to return to full health just in time for the September stretch run. That return to health will begin Friday night when […]

26Aug 2016
Texas Rangers Jeremy Jeffress

Posted on August 26, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine Texas Rangers relief pitcher Jeremy Jeffress was arrested early Friday morning and charged with DWI. He was released later Friday morning on a $500 bond. Jeffress was acquired by the Rangers right before the August 1 trade deadline from the Milwaukee Brewers in the same deal that […]

26Aug 2016
San Francisco Giants Matt Moore

Posted on August 26, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine One more out was all San Francisco Giants pitcher Matt Moore needed to record the first no-hitter of his big league career Thursday night in Los Angeles. It would have been the perfect way for Moore to come full circle after missing all of 2014 and half […]

25Aug 2016
Boston Red Sox Andrew Benintendi

Posted on August 25, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine The promising career of Boston Red Sox rookie outfielder Andrew Benintendi has hit its first setback. The Red Sox placed Benintendi on the 15-day DL Thursday with a sprained knee. Benintendi suffered the injury during Wednesday’s loss to the Tampa Bay Rays when he tried to avoid […]

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