MLB

21Jul 2018
Jeurys Familia

Posted on July 21, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The Oakland Athletics have made a bold move to improve their chances of making the postseason. On Saturday, the club completed a trade with the New York Mets for closer Jeurys Familia. In exchange, the Mets will receive pitcher Bobby Wahl, third base prospect William Toffey, and […]

20Jul 2018
Houston Astros World Series

Posted on July 20, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The all-star break has come and gone and now it’s time to get excited about the second half of the MLB season. Five of the six divisions in baseball have five games or less between first and second place, so there is all to play for in the […]

19Jul 2018
Brad Hand

Posted on July 19, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The Cleveland Indians have bolstered their bullpen in a big way for both the present and future. Thursday, the Tribe acquired relievers Brad Hand and Adam Cimber in a trade with the San Diego Padres. In exchange, the Padres have received Cleveland’s prized catching prospect Francisco Mejia. […]

19Jul 2018
Manny Machado

Posted on July 19, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The Manny Machado trade saga is officially over, and the Los Angeles Dodgers are the winners. After many days of speculation, the Dodgers completed a deal with the Baltimore Orioles for the all-star shortstop on Wednesday night. In exchange for Machado, the Orioles will receive five prospects: Yusniel […]

18Jul 2018
2018 MLB All-Star Game

Posted on July 18, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine Monday’s Home Run Derby was so much fun that this year’s crop of all-stars did their best to replicate it Tuesday night during the 2018 MLB All-Star Game. The American League won the game 8-6 in 10 innings. The contest featured 10 home runs, obliterating the record […]

15Jul 2018
St. Louis cardinals Mike Matheny

Posted on July 15, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The St. Louis Cardinals have made sure all-star weekend gets off to an interesting start. Well, unless your manager Mike Matheny. The Cardinals fired Matheny Saturday night following the team’s loss to the Reds. Hitting coach John Mabry and assistant hitting coach Bill Mueller have also been let […]

14Jul 2018
Atlanta Braves Arodys Vizcaino

Posted on July 14, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine If the Atlanta Braves are going to surprise the baseball world and reach the postseason in 2018, they’ll need to stay healthy. Unfortunately, the right shoulder of closer Arodys Vizcaino doesn’t seem to be cooperating. The Braves added Vizcaino to the 10-day DL on Saturday with inflammation […]

14Jul 2018
Chase Utley

Posted on July 14, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The time has come for Los Angeles Dodgers second baseman Chase Utley to walk away from the game. Utley announced Friday night that he plans to retire at the end of the season. The 39-year old has played 16 major league seasons. He signed a two-year deal […]

13Jul 2018
Los Angeles Angels Garrett Richards

Posted on July 13, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The 2018 season is officially over for Los Angeles Angels starter Garrett Richards. The Angels announced Thursday night that Richards will undergo Tommy John surgery to repair a torn UCL in his right elbow. Richards left his start Tuesday after just 2.2 innings with irritation in his […]

12Jul 2018
Boston Red Sox Dustin Pedroia

Posted on July 12, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine If the Boston Red Sox are going to win the World Series in 2018, they may have to do it without their longtime leader, Duston Pedroia. While speaking with reporters on Wednesday, Pedroia cast doubt on his chances of returning from a knee injury that has kept […]

11Jul 2018
Houston Astros Ken Giles

Posted on July 11, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The Houston Astros may have the second-best record in baseball, but they just shook up their bullpen in a major way. On Wednesday, the Astros demoted long-time closer Ken Giles to triple-A. The move comes one day after Giles allowed hits against all three batters he faced […]

10Jul 2018
Los Angeles Dodgers Yasiel Puig

Posted on July 10, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The injury bug has struck the Los Angeles Dodgers once again. The club placed outfielder Yasiel Puig on the 10-day DL on Monday night because of a right oblique strain. Puig suffered the injury during Sunday’s loss to the Angels. The Dodgers aren’t sure of a timeline, but […]

08Jul 2018
Jason Bahr

Posted on July 8, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The Texas Rangers and San Francisco Giants pulled off a rather unusual trade Sunday afternoon. The Rangers received veteran outfielder Austin Jackson, reliever Cory Gearrin, and pitching prospect Jason Bahr from the Giants. In return, San Francisco will receive either a player to be named later or […]

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