19Jun 2018
Kansas City Royals Kelvin Herrera

Posted on June 19, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The Washington Nationals aren’t wasting any time when it comes to improving their team via trades. Monday night, the Nationals acquired closer Kelvin Herrera from the Kansas City Royals. As part of the deal, the Royals will receive three prospects: infielder Kelvin Gutierrez, outfielder Blake Perkins, and […]

18Jun 2018
Philadelphia Phillies Hector Neris

Posted on June 18, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine A month after Hector Neris lost his job as the team’s closer, the Philadelphia Phillies have dropped him from the roster completely. On Monday, the Phillies optioned the 29-year old Neris to triple-A. On the season, Neris is 1-3 with a 6.00 ERA. The move comes one […]

16Jun 2018
Los Angeles Angels

Posted on June 16, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine In recent years, the Los Angeles Angels have been devastated by injuries, perhaps more than any other team. Unfortunately, that trend appears to be continuing in 2018. On Friday, the Angels added four players to the DL. Infielder Zack Cozart and pitchers Garrett Richards, Jim Johnson, and Nick […]

15Jun 2018
Pittsburgh Pirates Jung Ho Kang

Posted on June 15, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The long saga involving Pittsburgh Pirates infielder Jung Ho Kang is all but complete. On Friday, the Pirates formally removed from Kang from the restricted list, placing him back on the 40-man roster. However, he will not be rejoining the team right away. Pittsburgh has optioned him […]

15Jun 2018

Posted on June 15, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The San Francisco Giants have suffered another setback on the injury front. On Thursday, third baseman Evan Longoria suffered a broken left hand after being hit by Marlins pitcher Dan Straily. At this point, it’s unclear what treatment will be appropriate or how much time Longoria will miss. […]

14Jun 2018
Minnesota Twins Miguel Sano

Posted on June 14, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine Minnesota Twins slugger Miguel Sano appears to have hit rock bottom. The club announced Thursday that Sano has been demoted to Advanced-A ball. For the time being, he will play for the Fort Myers Miracle in hopes of turning his season around. The move will allow the […]

13Jun 2018
Washington Nationals Daniel Murphy

Posted on June 13, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine Things have not gone according to plan for the Washington Nationals this season. But they finally have a big piece of the puzzle back in place. The Nationals activated second baseman Daniel Murphy from the DL on Tuesday for his long-awaited season debut. Murphy endured an eight-month […]

13Jun 2018
Detroit Tigers Miguel Cabrera

Posted on June 13, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine Any lingering hope the Detroit Tigers had of competing for a playoff spot this season may have just gone out the window. The Tigers have lost first baseman Miguel Cabrera for the rest of the season. Cabrera left Tuesday’s game against the Twins with what the team […]

11Jun 2018
New York Mets Adrian Gonzalez

Posted on June 11, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine On the heels of finally breaking their eight-game losing streak, the New York Mets have decided to part ways with veteran first baseman Adrian Gonzalez. The club announced after Sunday’s win over the Yankees that Gonzalez was being released. Dominic Smith will be called up and become […]

08Jun 2018
Los Angeles Angels Shohei Ohtani

Posted on June 8, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine When the Los Angeles Angels removed Shohei Ohtani from his start Wednesday after just four innings, they thought they were being cautious because of a blister. However, the problem turned out to be much more serious. On Friday, the Angels placed Ohtani on the 10-day DL because […]

07Jun 2018
Jon Jay

Posted on June 7, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The Arizona Diamondbacks are not waiting until the trade deadline to address one of their most pressing needs. Late Wednesday night, Arizona acquired outfielder Jon Jay in a trade with the Kansas City Royals. The Royals received pitching prospects Gabe Spier and Elvis Luciano in return. With […]

07Jun 2018
St. Louis Cardinals Alex Reyes

Posted on June 7, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine After four innings and one start, the 2018 season is over for St. Louis Cardinals prospect Alex Reyes. The team announced Wednesday night that Reyes has undergone surgery to reattach a tendon in his right lat. Recovery time for the surgery is six months, effectively ending his […]

06Jun 2018
New York Yankees Jordan Montgomery

Posted on June 6, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine A temporary vacancy in the New York Yankees rotation is now a permanent one. A month after going on the DL with an elbow problem, Jordan Montgomery’s season is official over. The Yankees announced Tuesday night that Montgomery will undergo Tommy John surgery. The young lefty will miss […]

05Jun 2018
St. Louis Cardinals

Posted on June 5, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine As they fight for the top spot in the uber-competitive NL Central, the St. Louis Cardinals are about to add two all-stars to their roster. On Tuesday, the Cardinals activated both ace Carlos Martinez and catcher Yadier Molina from the DL. The St. Louis roster continues to […]

04Jun 2018
Philadelphia Phillies Jake Arrieta

Posted on June 4, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The Philadelphia Phillies have surpassed most outside expectations to this point in the season. But the team is still falling short of new ace Jake Arrieta’s expectations. After the Phillies were swept in a three-game series over the weekend by the San Francisco Giants, Arrieta went on a […]

02Jun 2018
Boston Red Sox Mookie Betts

Posted on June 2, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The best player in baseball is officially sidelined with an injury. The Boston Red Sox placed outfielder Mookie Betts on the 10-day DL Friday night because of an abdominal strain on his left side. The move comes after Betts has missed the team’s last five games. However, the […]

02Jun 2018
Los Angeles Dodgers Clayton Kershaw

Posted on June 2, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine Clayton Kershaw’s time back on the active roster turned out to be brief. The Los Angeles Dodgers placed Kershaw on the 10-day DL Friday night, one day after the lefty was activated from the DL to start against the Phillies. This time, it was a lower back […]

01Jun 2018
Milwaukee Brewers Zach Davies

Posted on June 1, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The Milwaukee Brewers may sit atop the NL Central, but they continue to battle injuries to their pitching staff. Zach Davies is once again being sidelined with an injury. Davies was placed on the 10-day DL Friday because of an inflamed rotator cuff It’s his second trip […]

31May 2018
Los Angeles Dodgers Clayton Kershaw NLDS

Posted on May 31, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine Things are finally starting to look up for the Los Angeles Dodgers. They enter the final day of May as winners of 10 of their last 13 games. That run has them within 3.5 games of first place in the NL West. More importantly, they will close […]

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