All posts by: Bryan Zarpentine

About Bryan Zarpentine

Bryan Zarpentine is a freelance writer and editor who has covered sports for a variety of sites all over the Internet for the better part of a decade. He is a graduate of Syracuse University who has a great passion for both writing and sports. Contact: bzarp2@gmail.com Twitter: @BZarp

Posted on December 13, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The Cincinnati Reds have been a little more active than usual at this year’s MLB Winter Meetings. On Wednesday, they pulled the trigger on a notable trade, acquiring starting pitcher Tanner Roark from the Washington Nationals. In exchange, Washington has received pitching prospect Tanner Rainey. The 32-year […]

Posted on December 13, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine While some teams are seeking a big splash at the MLB Winter Meetings, the Tampa Bay Rays have made a smaller but significant one. On Wednesday, the Rays agreed to terms with free agent pitcher Charlie Morton. The deal is reportedly worth $30 million over two years. […]

Posted on December 11, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine For most teams, the MLB Winter Meetings are all about adding pieces. However, the Toronto Blue Jays made waves at the meetings on Tuesday by subtracting a player. The club announced that they have released shortstop Troy Tulowitzki. The move was not a total shock, but it […]

Posted on December 11, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine After stopovers in San Francisco and New York, Andrew McCutchen is heading back to the state of Pennsylvania. The longtime face of the Pittsburgh Pirates has reached an agreement to sign with the Philadelphia Phillies. According to reports, McCutchen will join the Phillies on a three-year deal […]

Posted on December 9, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine With the MLB Winter Meetings about to get underway, the chatter surrounding free agent Bryce Harper is bound to heat up. There have already been a few teams that have seemingly taken themselves out of the race. However, there are still several competitors that figure to make […]

Posted on December 6, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The Minnesota Twins have made their first notable free agent signing of the winter. On Thursday, they agreed to a deal with second baseman Jonathan Schoop. According to reports, the sides agreed on a one-year deal worth $7.5 million. Schoop has now landed on his feet after being […]

Posted on December 6, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine For the Boston Red Sox, it only took 12 regular season and six postseason appearances from Nathan Eovaldi to convince them to bring him back to Boston long-term. For Eovaldi, winning a World Series ring was all that was needed to convince him to stay in Boston. […]

Posted on December 5, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The hot stove is officially lit, as baseball trades are coming in fast and furious. On Wednesday, the St. Louis Cardinals made a big move, acquiring first baseman Paul Goldschmidt from the Arizona Diamondbacks. In exchange, the Diamondbacks will receive pitcher Luke Weaver, young catcher Carson Kelly, […]

Posted on December 4, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The Washington Nationals are poised to make the first major free agent signing of the offseason. According to reports, the Nationals have agreed to a deal with left-handed ace Patrick Corbin worth $140 million over six years. As of Tuesday evening, the deal is pending a physical. […]

Posted on December 3, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The Mike McCarthy era in Green Bay came to an unceremonious end Sunday evening. Almost immediately after the Packers lost to the Cardinals 20-17, McCarthy was informed that he was being let go. Offensive coordinator Joe Philbin will be the interim head coach for the remainder of the […]

Posted on December 2, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine After a week of well-publicized discussions, the New York Mets and Seattle Mariners are a few dotted I’s and crossed t’s away from completing a blockbuster trade. The Mets are set to receive Robinson Cano and closer Edwin Diaz. The Mariners will also pay $20 million of the […]

Posted on December 1, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine For the second time this offseason, the Washington Nationals have added a catcher to their roster. One of their first moves this winter was signing veteran Kurt Suzuki to a two-year deal. On Friday, Washington acquired Yan Gomes from the Cleveland Indians. As part of the deal, […]

Posted on November 30, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine Well, the Seattle Mariners are back at it again. On Friday, the Mariners traded relief pitcher Alex Colome to the Chicago White Sox in exchange for catcher Omar Narvaez. It’s already the third trade the Mariners have made in November. The move leaves no doubt that Seattle […]

Posted on November 30, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine As the MLB hot stove hits up moving into December, one name that will grow more and more prominent in the rumor mill is Miami Marlins catcher J.T. Realmuto. The Marlins spent last offseason trading away most of their notable stars. Now it seems like it’s Realmuto’s […]

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