MLB

24Sep 2017
Atlanta Braves Tyler Flowers Kurt Suzuki

Posted on September 24, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine Despite another losing season, the Atlanta Braves have to be pleased with some of the progress they’ve made in 2017. The Braves certainly appear pleased with their catching duo of Kurt Suzuki and Tyler Flowers, as both appear to be back in Atlanta in 2018. The Braves […]

23Sep 2017
Kansas City Royals Ned Yost

Posted on September 23, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine As we approach the end of September, managers around baseball begin to ponder their futures. But that’s not something the Kansas City Royals need to worry about. Royals manager Ned Yost said Friday that there’s no doubt he’ll return to manage the team in 2018. Yost has […]

23Sep 2017
Los Angeles Dodgers

Posted on September 23, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine For the fifth consecutive year, the Los Angeles Dodgers have been crowned kings of the NL West. With their 4-2 win over the Giants on Friday night, the Dodgers officially clinched the division title. For the past few months, there’s been little doubt that Los Angeles would […]

22Sep 2017
Detroit Tigers Brad Ausmus

Posted on September 22, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine Baseball has its first managerial casualty of the 2017 season, and it’s Detroit Tigers skipper Brad Ausmus. Tigers GM Al Avila announced Friday that Ausmus would not return for the 2018 season. He was not under contract for next season. Ausmus and the rest of the coaching […]

22Sep 2017
Cincinnati Reds Tucker Barnhart

Posted on September 22, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine Despite another losing season, the Cincinnati Reds believe they are starting to put some pieces in place as they build for the future. Catcher Tucker Barnhart appears to be one of those pieces. The Reds announced Friday that they have agreed to a four-year, $16 million extension […]

21Sep 2017
New York Mets Matt Harvey

Posted on September 21, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine It’s been a rough season for New York Mets starter Matt Harvey. When he hasn’t been on the DL with shoulder problems he’s had a world of struggles on the mound, looking nothing like the all-star he was just a few years ago. Harvey’s poor performance has […]

20Sep 2017
Chicago Cubs Jake Arrieta

Posted on September 20, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine After nursing a sore hamstring for more than two weeks, Chicago Cubs ace Jake Arrieta has been cleared to return to the mound. Arrieta will start Thursday when the Cubs begin a critical four-game series against the Milwaukee Brewers. Getting the start on Thursday will allow Arrieta […]

20Sep 2017
Toronto Blue Jays Marco Estrada

Posted on September 20, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine Despite the Toronto Blue Jays having a disappointing 2017 season, they are hoping to reload in 2018 and not rebuild. The team is already taking steps toward becoming competitive again in 2018. The Blue Jays have reportedly agreed to a one-year extension with starting pitcher Marco Estrada. […]

19Sep 2017
Minnesota Twins Miguel Sano

Posted on September 19, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine Against long odds, the Minnesota Twins have put themselves in a great position to claim a wild-card spot. However, it doesn’t appear that third baseman Miguel Sano will be able to contribute to the cause during the final two weeks of the season. Twins manager Paul Molitor […]

19Sep 2017
Washington Nationals Bryce Harper

Posted on September 19, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine With less than two weeks left in the regular season, the Washington Nationals remain optimistic that outfielder Bryce Harper will be able to return in time for the postseason. There is still no timetable for Harper’s return. But in recent days the former MVP has taken concrete […]

18Sep 2017
Houston Astros

Posted on September 18, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine It’s a result that’s been assumed for months, but it’s also nice to make it official. With their 7-1 win over the Mariners on Sunday, the Houston Astros officially clinched the 2017 AL West division title. Since opening day, the AL West has been a one-horse race, […]

17Sep 2017
Cleveland Indians

Posted on September 17, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine One day after the subdued disappointment of seeing their 22-game winning streak come to an end, the Cleveland Indians once again have reason to celebrate. The Indians have clinched the AL Central title for the second straight year. Cleveland’s magic number was 2 at the start of […]

16Sep 2017
Boston Red Sox Hanley Ramirez

Posted on September 16, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine The shoulder issues that have plagued Boston Red Sox DH for much of the season have popped up again late in the regular season. To make matters worse, that shoulder trouble is now accompanied by biceps soreness. Ramirez has started just two of Boston’s last six games […]

16Sep 2017
Cleveland Indians win streak

Posted on September 16, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine After more than three weeks of winning, the streak is over. The Cleveland Indians saw their 22-game win streak broken Friday night by a 4-3 loss to the Kansas City Royals. The Indians fall a few games short of tying the MLB record of 26 straight wins […]

15Sep 2017
Houston Astros Jake Marisnick

Posted on September 15, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine The injury bug has bit the Houston Astros at an unfortunate time. The Astros announced Thursday night that Marisnick has a fractured right thumb that will require surgery. He will be sidelined for an estimated six to eight weeks. Such a timeline likely means his season is […]

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