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 […]

14Sep 2017
Cleveland Indians Andrew Miller

Posted on September 14, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine For the second time in less than a month, the Cleveland Indians are welcoming reliever Andrew Miller back from the DL. The Indians activated Miller from the 10-day DL prior to Thursday’s game against the Royals, as the team tries to win its 22nd straight game. Cleveland […]

14Sep 2017
Boston Red Sox David Price

Posted on September 14, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine Despite a season that’s been plagued by elbow trouble, David Price is returning to the Boston Red Sox for the stretch run. The Red Sox activated Price from the DL on Thursday. However, his role with the team for the rest of the season and in the […]

13Sep 2017
Shohei Otani

Posted on September 13, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine One of the best players in the history of Japanese baseball is coming to the majors. According to reports coming out of Japan, Shohei Otani will be posted by his team, the¬†Nippon Ham Fighters, so that he can join a Major League Baseball team prior to the […]

13Sep 2017
Houston Astros Lance McCullers

Posted on September 13, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine After making just one start following his return from the DL, Houston Astros starter Lance McCullers Jr. is back on the shelf. The Astros have scratched McCullers from his scheduled start on Wednesday because of what manager A.J. Hinch calls “arm fatigue.” Mike Fiers will start in […]

12Sep 2017
Cleveland Indians Jason Kipnis

Posted on September 12, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine The Cleveland Indians may soon have a new face in center field. Well, an old face in a new position. The Indians are contemplating moving second baseman Jason Kipnis to center field when he returns from injury. The Indians are in need of a new center fielder […]

11Sep 2017
Cleveland Indians Bradley Zimmer

Posted on September 11, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine The Cleveland Indians won their 18th straight game Sunday night, giving them the best record in the American League. Unfortunately, the win comes with a caveat, as the Indians lost rookie center fielder Bradley Zimmer to injury. Zimmer broke a bone in his left hand in the […]

11Sep 2017
Washington Nationals Win NL east

Posted on September 11, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine There are 10 spots in the MLB playoffs, and one of them belongs to the Washington Nationals. The Nationals clinched the NL East division title on Sunday by virtue of their win over the Phillies and the Braves beating the Marlins. Washington wrapped up its win over […]

10Sep 2017
Chicago Cubs Willson Contreras

Posted on September 10, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine As they look to close out another NL Central division title, the Chicago Cubs are welcoming back an important piece of the puzzle. The Cubs activated catcher Willson Contreras off the DL prior to Sunday’s series finale against the Milwaukee Brewers. Contreras was not in the starting […]

09Sep 2017
Seattle Mariners James Paxton

Posted on September 9, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine The Seattle Mariners are scratching and clawing every day to stay relevant in the American League wild-card race. Finally, help appears to be on the way just in the nick of time. Injured starters James Paxton and Felix Hernandez both threw a simulated game on Friday. Afterward, […]

09Sep 2017
Kansas City Royals Kelvin Herrera

Posted on September 9, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine With time running out in the season and their postseason hopes slipping away, the Kansas City Royals are shaking up their bullpen. Royals manager Ned Yost announced Friday that closer Kelvin Herrera has been removed from the closer’s role, at least for now. Yost says that some […]

08Sep 2017
Los Angeles Dodgers Justin Turner

Posted on September 8, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine For most of the season, the Los Angeles Dodgers could do no wrong. They were an unstoppable force with the best record in baseball and the confidence that they would parlay their regular season success into a long-awaited trip to the World Series. To be fair, the […]

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