Baseball

19Jul 2019
Drew Smyly

Posted on July 19, 2019, by Bryan Zarpentine In need of rotation help heading down the stretch, the Philadelphia Phillies are looking for help on the scrap heap rather than the trade market. The Phillies have agreed to a deal with left-handed starter Drew Smyly. If his physical goes according to plan, Smyly could start […]

17Jul 2019
Philadelphia Phillies Jay Bruce

Posted on July 17, 2019, by Bryan Zarpentine As they continue to slip in the standings, the Philadelphia Phillies have been hit with another blow to their playoff hopes. The team placed outfielder Jay Bruce on the 10-day Injured List Wednesday. Bruce hurt himself on a check-swing during Tuesday’s win over the Dodgers. After getting […]

14Jul 2019
Cincinnati Reds Homer Bailey

Posted on July 14, 2019, by Bryan Zarpentine The Oakland Athletics aren’t going to wait around until the trade deadline to improve their starting rotation. On Sunday, they swung a deal with the Kansas City Royals for starting pitcher Homer Bailey. In exchange for Bailey, the Royals will receive infield prospect Kevin Merrell. The 33-year-old […]

14Jul 2019
Andrew Cashner

Posted on July 13, 2019, by Bryan Zarpentine The post-all-star-break trade season is officially underway, and it’s the defending champion Boston Red Sox who broke the ice. Saturday night, the Red Sox finalized a trade with the Baltimore Orioles for starting pitcher Andrew Cashner. In exchange for Cashner, the Orioles will receive minor leaguers Noelberth […]

13Jul 2019
Los Angeles Angels Tyler Skaggs

Posted on July 13, 2019, by Bryan Zarpentine The Los Angeles Angels are a team in mourning following the sudden death of pitcher Tyler Skaggs earlier this month. But Friday night they found the perfect way to honor their fallen teammate. Pitchers Taylor Cole and Felix Pena combined to throw a no-hitter in a 13-0 […]

11Jul 2019
Colorado Rockies Kyle Freeland

Posted on July 11, 2019, by Bryan Zarpentine When the Colorado Rockies resume play after the all-star break this weekend, they will do so with a familiar face returning to the team. Left-handed starter Kyle Freeland is expected to be recalled from triple-A in time to start against the Reds on Saturday. Freeland has been […]

09Jul 2019
Boston Red Sox

Posted on July 9, 2019, by Bryan Zarpentine With the all-star break upon us and the trade front still quiet, now seems like the perfect time to re-examine each team’s 2019 World Series odds. For some teams, the first half of the season hasn’t exactly gone according to play while other teams have far exceeded […]

08Jul 2019
San Francisco Giants Madison Bumgarner

Posted on July 8, 2019, by Bryan Zarpentine With the first half of the MLB season officially in the books, it’s time to start looking ahead toward trade season. One of the top players who appears to be on the trade block is San Francisco Giants lefty Madison Bumgarner. While he’s not having his best […]

07Jul 2019
Philadelphia Phillies Jake Arrieta

Posted on July 7, 2019, by Bryan Zarpentine As the first half of the season comes to an end, the Philadelphia Phillies are facing questions about the state of their starting rotation. The team confirmed on Sunday that starter Jake Arrieta is dealing with bone spurs in his pitching elbow. The announcement comes one day […]

06Jul 2019
Cleveland Indians Carlos Carrasco

Posted on July 6, 2019, by Bryan Zarpentine Cleveland Indians pitcher Carlos Carrasco has revealed that he’s currently in a battle with leukemia, a type of cancer. The Indians placed Carrasco on the Injured List in early June with a non-baseball illness, only sharing that it was a blood condition. But Carrasco has told a […]

06Jul 2019
Philadelphia Phillies Odubel Herrera

Posted on July 6, 2019, by Bryan Zarpentine The Philadelphia Phillies will be going through the rest of the 2019 season without center fielder Odubel Herrera. On Friday, Major League Baseball issued a suspension for 85 games, retroactive to June 24, covering the rest of the season, for violating MLB’s joint domestic violence, sexual assault […]

04Jul 2019
Los Angeles Angels Tommy La Stella

Posted on July 3, 2019, by Bryan Zarpentine Wherever the Los Angeles Angels go, it seems injuries are sure to follow them. The club announced Wednesday that infielder Tommy La Stella has been diagnosed with a broken tibia and is likely to miss eight to 10 weeks. Such a timeline will likely keep him sideliend […]

02Jul 2019
St. Louis Cardinals Matt Carpenter

Posted on July 2, 2019, by Bryan Zarpentine For the second time in less than a week, the St. Louis Cardinals have lost an everyday player to the 10-day Injured List. Over the weekend, it was Marcell Ozuna, the team’s best hitter this season, being sidelined by a broken finger. On Tuesday, it was veteran […]

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