Bryan Zarpentine

10Aug 2016
Cleveland Indians Michael Brantley

Posted on August 10, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine Much of the 2016 season has been nothing but a series of setbacks for Cleveland Indians outfielder Michael Brantley, and it appears there has been another one. This time, the setback could make it impossible for him to return to the field this season to help out […]

10Aug 2016
Miami Marlins A.J. Ramos

Posted on August 10, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine There’s no good time to send your closer to the DL, but to do so when trying to hold onto a slim lead for the second wild card spot is particularly bad timing. Such is the case with the Miami Marlins, who placed closer A.J. Ramos on […]

09Aug 2016
St. Louis Cardinals Alex Reyes

Posted on August 9, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine The St. Louis Cardinals have placed starting pitcher Michael Wacha on the 15-day DL with shoulder inflammation. The move comes one day after Wacha allowed four runs in five innings of work against the Cincinnati Reds, a game St. Louis came back to win after scoring five […]

09Aug 2016
Tim Tebow Baseball

Posted on August 9, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine After his career in pro football didn’t work out exactly as he hoped, former NFL quarterback and Heisman Trophy winner Tim Tebow plans to pursue a career in professional baseball. Tebow’s agents Jimmy Sexton and Nick Khan say he is attempting to pursue a career in Major League […]

09Aug 2016
San Francisco Giants Brandon Crawford

Posted on August 9, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine The San Francisco Giants and Miami Marlins combined for 31 hits Monday, as the Giants squeaked past the Marlins 8-7 in a 14-inning game, and seven of those hits came off the bat of San Francisco shortstop Brandon Crawford, trying a National League record. Crawford was 7 […]

07Aug 2016
New York Yankees Alex Rodriguez

Posted on August 7, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine The New York Yankees announced Sunday that they have reached an agreement with designated hitter Alex Rodriguez in which Rodriguez will be given his unconditional release from the team and effectively retire from baseball. Rodriguez will play the final game of his career this Friday when the […]

07Aug 2016
Tim Lincecum

Posted on August 7, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine The major league comeback for two-time Cy Young winner Tim Lincecum has had a set back. The Los Angeles Angels announced Saturday that Lincecum has been designated for assignment. The decision comes on the heels of Lincecum allowing six runs over 3.1 innings in his start Friday […]

07Aug 2016
Detroit Tigers Jordan Zimmermann

Posted on August 7, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine After one start back in the rotation, Jordan Zimmermann is going right back on the DL. The Detroit Tigers placed Zimmermann on the 15-DL Saturday night with lat tightness that forced him to leave his start Thursday against the Chicago White Sox. It was his first start […]

06Aug 2016
Washington Nationals Ryan Zimmerman

Posted on August 6, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine Less than two weeks after Washington Nationals first baseman Ryan Zimmerman returned from the DL after recovering from a strained rib cage, the 31-year old finds himself back on the DL. The Nationals placed Zimmerman on the 15-day DL on Saturday with a left wrist contusion retroactive […]

06Aug 2016
San Diego Padres Colin Rea

Posted on August 6, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine One of the more controversial issues involving the myriad of trades made over the past few weeks was the Miami Marlins returning pitcher Colin Rea to the San Diego Padres after Rea was removed in the 4th inning of his Marlins debut with an elbow injury. That […]

06Aug 2016
Boston Red Sox David Ortiz

Posted on August 6, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine Boston Red Sox DH David Ortiz is in the final months of his farewell tour before he retires following the season. It now appears that part of that farewell tour will include a start at first base on Saturday when the team faces the Los Angeles Dodgers […]

05Aug 2016
New York Yankees Mark Teixeira

Posted on August 5, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira announced Friday that he will be retiring at the end of the season. The switch-hitting first baseman fought back tears as he announced that his career will only last until season’s end, but he said he knows that the timing […]

05Aug 2016
Milwaukee Brewers Jonathan Lucroy

Posted on August 5, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine One of the biggest storylines leading up to the non-waiver trade deadline was former Milwaukee Brewers catcher Jonathan Lucroy exercising his no-trade clause to block a trade that would have sent him to the Cleveland Indians before ultimately being traded to the Texas Rangers. There was a […]

05Aug 2016
Toronto Blue Jays Aaron Sanchez

Posted on August 5, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine The Toronto Blue Jays have had a change of heart with regard to pitcher Aaron Sanchez. The team previously announced plans to transition Sanchez to the bullpen to curb his innings, but Thursday GM Ross Atkins told reporters that the team had changed its mind and that […]

04Aug 2016
Texas Rangers Shin-Soo Choo

Posted on August 4, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine Fresh off several notable additions right before the non-waiver trade deadline on Monday, the Texas Rangers have added another piece to the puzzle, activating outfielder Shin-Soo Choo from the DL. Choo will be active and in the starting lineup for Thursday’s game against the Baltimore Orioles. This […]

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