03Jul 2018
Baltimore Orioles Manny Machado

Posted on July 3, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine July is here, and that means it’s officially trading season in Major League Baseball. Without a doubt, the best player available is Baltimore Orioles shortstop Manny Machado. For most of the season, it’s been a foregone conclusion that Machado would be dealt this summer. But the time […]

03Jul 2018
Arizona Diamondbacks A.J. Pollock

Posted on July 3, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The Arizona Diamondbacks finally got some good news on the injury front. The team activated center fielder A.J. Pollock from the DL Monday night. Pollock’s return was a little earlier than expected after breaking his thumb seven weeks ago. While he went 0 for 4 in a […]

29Jun 2018
Steve Pearce

Posted on June 29, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The surprising June trade season continued Thursday night. This time, it was the Boston Red Sox getting in on the action. The Red Sox acquired versatile veteran Steve Pearce from the Toronto Blue Jays in exchange for shortstop prospect Santiago Espinal. The trade comes in time for Pearce […]

29Jun 2018
Houston Astros Carlos Correa

Posted on June 29, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine Sometimes it feels like the only thing that can stop the Houston Astros from scoring runs is an injury. Well, they have one. Thursday, the Astros announced all-star shortstop Carlos Correa is heading to the 10-day DL because of a sore back. The 23-year old last played […]

28Jun 2018
Los Angeles Angels Zack Cozart

Posted on June 28, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The injury situation for the Los Angeles Angels only seems to be getting worse. The club announced Wednesday night that third baseman Zack Cozart will undergo surgery to repair a torn labrum in his left shoulder. The Angels didn’t give a timetable for his return. However, the […]

27Jun 2018
Chicago Cubs Kris Bryant

Posted on June 27, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine As they chase another division title, the Chicago Cubs have been struck with another injury to a key player. Tuesday night, the Cubs placed third baseman Kris Bryant on the 10-day DL with shoulder inflammation. Bryant insists the issue is a minor one. Nevertheless, the Cubs are […]

26Jun 2018
Arizona Diamondbacks Shelby Miller

Posted on June 26, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The Arizona Diamondbacks were excited to welcome back Shelby Miller from the DL Monday night. It’s been a long road back for Miller since undergoing Tommy John surgery last May. The Diamondbacks could also use a boost to their starting rotation. Unfortunately, his return didn’t go the […]

24Jun 2018
Texas Rangers Adrian Beltre

Posted on June 24, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The Kansas City Royals have already started a summer fire sale, making multiple trades, and the Texas Rangers may soon join them in unloading impact players. According to reports, the Rangers are making several players available to contending teams. The biggest name who the Rangers are willing […]

23Jun 2018
Toronto Blue Jays Roberto Osuna

Posted on June 23, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine Major League Baseball has suspended Toronto Blue Jays closer Roberto Osuna 75 games for violating the league’s domestic violence policy. Osuna was arrested and charged with assault on May 8. He was almost immediately placed on administrative leave while the league investigated the incident. Despite the issue […]

22Jun 2018
Los Angeles Dodgers Clayton Kershaw

Posted on June 22, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine Los Angeles Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw is getting his way. Rather than making a minor league rehab against his wishes, the Dodgers will activate Kershaw from the DL. The lefty will start the team’s game Saturday night against the Mets. It will be Kershaw’s second start since […]

21Jun 2018
St. Louis Cardinals Michael Wacha

Posted on June 21, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine In what has become a recurring theme this season, the St. Louis Cardinals have placed another pitcher on the DL. Michael Wacha is the latest to hit the injured list. The Cardinals placed Wacha on the 10-day DL Thursday because of a strained oblique. The move comes […]

20Jun 2018
San Francisco Giants Hunter Strickland

Posted on June 20, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The San Francisco Giants just can’t seem to avoid injuries. Of course, they only have themselves to blame for their latest one. Closer Hunter Strickland was placed on the 10-day DL Tuesday night with a broken finger. He suffered the injury Monday night when he punched a […]

19Jun 2018
Washington Nationals Matt Adams

Posted on June 19, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The Washington Nationals just can’t seem to stay healthy. Tuesday, first baseman Matt Adams became the latest player the Nationals were forced to put on the 10-day DL. Adams suffered a broken left index finger on Friday when he was struck by a pitch from Blue Jays […]

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 for a possible playoff run. Monday night, the Nationals acquired closer Kelvin Herrera from the Kansas City Royals. The Royals will receive three prospects: infielder Kelvin Gutierrez, outfielder Blake Perkins, and pitcher Yohanse […]

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 […]

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