Tag Archives: Javier Baez

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 […]

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 […]

Posted on October 19, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine The Chicago Cubs are still alive. If Game 4 was Jake Arrieta’s last start in front of the Wrigley Field faithful, he certainly went out in style, striking out nine while allowing just one run over 6.2 innings. He managed to cool down a Dodgers lineup that […]

Posted on October 14, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine Well, this looks familiar. In a repeat of last year’s NLCS, the Chicago Cubs and Los Angeles Dodgers will battle it out for the right to represent the National League in the World Series. The only difference will be that this time around the Dodgers will have […]

Posted on September 1, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine The Chicago Cubs have been without shortstop Addison Russell for nearly a month because of a foot injury. Unfortunately for the Cubs, they will continue to be without their opening day shortstop for at least another three weeks. The Cubs announced Thursday night that Russell re-aggravated his plantar […]

Posted on August 4, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine As the defending world champions find themselves fighting just to return to the postseason in 2017, they will prepare for a stretch without their regular shortstop. The Chicago Cubs placed shortstop Addison Russell on the 10-day DL Friday with a sprained foot. It’s the first time the […]

Posted on June 8, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine Chicago Cubs shortstop Addison Russell will not be in uniform as his team begins a series with the Colorado Rockies on Thursday. The Cubs have made it clear that Russell is not being suspended. However, he’s being given Thursday night off to sort out issues in his […]

Posted on April 5, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine The St. Louis Cardinals are breathing a sigh of relief after outfielder Stephen Piscotty was cleared to return to the field after passing the league’s concussion protocol on Wednesday following a hit to the head Tuesday night. Piscotty appeared to be dazed and was forced to leave […]

The Chicago Cubs made history last season by winning their first World Series title in more than a century. But none of that matters now, as all 30 teams have a clean slate heading into the 2017 season. Nevertheless, the Cubbies are set up to be competitive for many years to come. Can they repeat […]

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