MLB

26Aug 2017
New York Yankees Greg Bird

Posted on August 26, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine With September right around the corner, the New York Yankees may finally be starting to get healthy. Friday, the team activated second baseman Starlin Castro. On Saturday, first baseman Greg Bird was activated after a long stint on the DL. Tyler Austin was optioned to triple-A to […]

26Aug 2017
New York Mets Michael Conforto Yoenis Céspedes

Posted on August 26, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine Even with the New York Mets miles from contention, the injuries that have plagued them all season continue to pile up. On Thursday, Michael Conforto suffered a freak shoulder injury on a swing-and-miss. One day later, Yoenies Cespedes pulled up lame with a strained hamstring while running […]

25Aug 2017
Tigers Yankees Fight

Posted on August 25, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine One day after no less than three on-field incidents between the New York Yankees and Detroit Tigers, including one benches-clearing brawl, Major League Baseball handed out its suspensions for the incident. Altogether, four players, as well as Tigers manager Brad Ausmus, were suspended. The list is highlighted […]

24Aug 2017
Tigers Yankees Fight

Posted on August 24, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine Tempers flared and eventually boiled over Thursday in Detroit, as the Yankees and Tigers engaged in one of the more intense benches-clearing brawls in recent memory. Things got started when Gary Sanchez hit a home run off Detroit starter Michael Fulmer in the fourth inning. One inning […]

24Aug 2017
Boston Red Sox Jackie Bradley Jr.

Posted on August 24, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine As they look to hold onto their lead atop the AL East, the Boston Red Sox have lost Jackie Bradley Jr. for the foreseeable future. However, within hours of placing him on the DL, the Red Sox found a replacement. The Red Sox placed Bradley on the […]

23Aug 2017
St. Louis Cardinals Trevor Rosenthal

Posted on August 23, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine The 2017 season is over for St. Louis Cardinals closer Trevor Rosenthal. Cardinals GM Mike Girsch announced Wednesday that Rosenthal will undergo Tommy John surgery next week, less than a week after being put on the DL with elbow irritaiton. Earlier in the day, the Cardinals transferred […]

23Aug 2017
Los Angeles Dodgers Cody Bellinger

Posted on August 23, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine The Los Angeles Dodgers are undoubtedly going to the postseason, but for the time being, they have a growing list of injury concerns. With the likes of Clayton Kershaw and Yu Darvish already on the DL, the Dodgers added Alex Wood and Cody Bellinger to the DL […]

22Aug 2017
Cleveland Indians Danny Salazar

Posted on August 22, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine When it rains it pours, and right now it’s raining injuries in Cleveland. The Indians placed both Danny Salazar and Andrew Miller on the 10-day DL on Tuesday, as their vaunted pitching staff takes a serious hit. For both Salazar and Miller, it is the second trip […]

22Aug 2017
Cleveland Indians Andrew Miller

Posted on August 22, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine After making just two appearances since returning from the DL with a knee injury, Cleveland Indians reliever Andrew Miller may be heading right back to the injured list. Miller left Monday’s game against the Red Sox after throwing just seven pitches. The team said afterward that he […]

21Aug 2017
Minnesota Twins Miguel Sano

Posted on August 21, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine Just as the Minnesota Twins were climbing back into playoff contention, they have one of their best players to injury. The Twins placed third baseman Miguel Sano on the 10-day DL Sunday night with a shin injury that’s being described as a stress reaction. Sano fouled a […]

20Aug 2017
Tampa Bay Rays Jacob Faria

Posted on August 20, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine The Tampa Bay Rays are quickly falling out of contention in the playoff race, and injuries to the team’s starting rotation are largely to blame. The latest victim to go to the DL is rookie Jacob Faria. The Rays placed Faria on the 10-day DL Sunday due […]

20Aug 2017
New York Yankees Aroldis Chapman

Posted on August 20, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine As they struggle to keep pace with the Boston Red Sox atop the AL East standings, the New York Yankees are shaking things up in their bullpen. Yankees manager Joe Girardi announced Saturday that Aroldis Chapman has been removed from the closer’s role. The change comes one […]

19Aug 2017
Curtis Granderson

Posted on August 19, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine The rich are getting richer ahead of baseball’s stretch run. While the Los Angeles Dodgers run away with the NL West and the best record in baseball, they are making moves to get better for the postseason. Early Saturday morning, the Dodgers acquired outfielder Curtis Granderson from […]

19Aug 2017
Washington Nationals Max Scherzer

Posted on August 19, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine For the second time this month, Washington Nationals ace Max Scherzer has been hindered by neck pain. This time, the neck issue is enough to send him to the DL. The Nationals placed Scherzer on the 10-day DL Friday night, hours after he was scratched from his […]

18Aug 2017
Chicago Cubs Jon Lester

Posted on August 18, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine As they fight to keep the top spot of the NL Central, the Chicago Cubs have lost an important member of their starting rotation. The Cubs placed lefty Jon Lester on the 10-day DL Friday. Lester’s trip to the DL, his first since 2011, is related to […]

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