Chris Zolli

Chris Zolli

NFL, MLB Correspondent
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Articles From Chris

We have reached the end of the daily updates for the 2016 season, as the final weekend of the season is about to start with some playoff spots to earn and fantasy championships to win. This has...

As we approach the end of the 2016 season, the playoff races are the only thing to watch, as there are still very lively races for the AL and NL Wild Card spots. There were some teams that are...

Emotions were high in baseball on Monday, be it tears in Miami for Jose Fernandez or a bench-clearing brawl in Toronto. Dee Gordon's emotional leadoff home run was easily the top moment of the...

There were great contests over the weekend, and best of luck to those that qualified for the finals in their fantasy league, but this daily update needs to open with the loss of one of the best...

Teams fighting for playoff spots struggled across the board on Thursday, with wild card hopefuls losing winnable games when teams with leads had the night off. With less than two weeks left,...

The playoff picture is the key thing to look at for the remainder of the regular season and there were afternoon matchups on Wednesday that were pertinent to the playoff race and important for...

The playoff races are the main focus with less than two weeks left in the MLB season, especially considering that the Cubs are the only team to have clinched a playoff birth. While matchups in...

Monday's schedule included another matchup of AL East playoff hopefuls as there are potential playoff matchups in the East across the board for the remainder of the season. While the division...

Latest News From Chris

Thu, Apr 27th 6:50am EDT |

Aroldis Chapman pitched the ninth inning of the Yankees' 3-1 win against the Red Sox on Wednesday, allowing one run on one hit and earning his fifth save of the season. Chapman walked two batters and struck out two as well, needing 33 pitches to get three outs. He allowed his first run in 7 1/3 innings this season on Wednesday.

Thu, Apr 27th 6:50am EDT |

Dellin Betances pitched a clean 8th inning on Wednesday, forming a bridge between Luis Severino and Aroldis Chapman. Betances struck out two batters without a walk and has multiple strikeouts in four of his last six appearances. He has a 1.29 ERA in seven innings this season.

Thu, Apr 27th 6:50am EDT |

Luis Severino allowed three hits in seven scoreless innings against the Red Sox on Wednesday. Severino walked two batters and struck out six, earning his second win of the season. He has a 3.00 ERA this season and will face the Blue Jays on May 1.

Sun, Apr 23rd 5:00pm EDT |

Jordan Montgomery pitched six innings against the Pirates on Sunday, allowing two runs on seven hits. Montgomery was saddled with the loss, but struck out five batters while walking two. He has a 3.78 ERA on the season and will face the Orioles on April 29 in New York.

Sat, Apr 22nd 8:10pm EDT |

Aroldis Chapman pitched the ninth inning against the Pirates on Saturday, closing out the 11-5 win. Chapman struck out a batter and walked a batter. He has yet to allow a run this season and has only allowed five baserunners in 6 1/3 innings.

Sat, Apr 22nd 8:05pm EDT |

Dellin Betances got the last two outs of the 7th inning, earning a win when Chris Carter pinch hit for him and hit a game-winning three-run home run. Betances induced a fly ball and a ground ball to strand Andrew McCutchen at 3rd base. He has a 1.50 ERA this season.

Sat, Apr 22nd 7:58pm EDT |

Michael Pineda allowed three runs on five hits in five innings against the Pirates on Saturday, earning a no-decision. Pineda walked two batters and struck out six, seeing his K:BB ratio drop to 9.67 on the season. He has a 3.86 ERA this season and will face the Orioles on April 28.

Fri, Apr 21st 9:09pm EDT |

CC Sabathia allowed four runs on seven hits in five innings against the Pirates on Friday night. Sabathia, who was pulled for a pinch hitter in the top of the sixth, walked two batters and struck out three batters. He has a 2.70 ERA this season and will face the Red Sox in Boston in his next start.

Thu, Apr 20th 8:26am EDT |

Masahiro Tanaka allowed one run on six hits in seven innings against the White Sox on Wednesday. Tanaka struck out six batters and walked two, earning his second win of the season. He has a 6.00 ERA and will face the Red Sox in Boston on April 26.

Tue, Apr 18th 8:57pm EDT |

Luis Severino allowed four runs (three earned) on three hits in eight innings on Tuesday, allowing a solo home run to Leury Garcia and a three-run home run to Avisail Garcia. Severino struck out 10 batters without a walk, pitching at least seven innings for the second consecutive start. He has a 4.05 ERA this season and will face the Red Sox in Boston on Tuesday.

Tue, Apr 18th 8:29am EDT |

Aroldis Chapman threw two pitches for the Yankees last night, allowing a single to Leury Garcia and inducing a double play from Tyler Saladino to earn the 8th consecutive win for the Yankees. This is the first appearance where Chapman did not record a strikeout, sixth overall, and the second where he came in the middle of the inning. Chapman has yet to allow a run this season.

Tue, Apr 18th 8:23am EDT |

Jordan Montgomery took a shutout into the seventh inning, allowing three runs on seven hits in six innings to earn his first MLB win against the White Sox. Montgomery, who allowed a three-run home run to Yolmer Sanchez in the seventh, struck out four batters and walked two. He has a 4.22 ERA this season and will face the Pirates on Sunday.

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