Athlete injuries

Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Shane Bieber delivers in the first inning of a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals, Tuesday, June 25, 2019, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
July 05, 2019 - 5:48 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — Shane Bieber, Liam Hendriks and Max Muncy have been added to rosters for next week's All-Star Game. Major League Baseball announced the changes Friday. Bieber and Hendriks will replace injured Rays right-hander Charlie Morton and Rangers left-hander Mike Minor on the AL roster...
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FILE - In this May 29, 2019, file photo, Texas Rangers' Hunter Pence is greeted in the dugout after he scored on an RBI single hit by Asdrubal Cabrera during the first inning of a baseball game in Seattle. Pence was being wished well in retirement last year. Next week, he'll be at the All-Star Game representing the Rangers. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)
July 05, 2019 - 4:01 pm
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Hunter Pence was being wished well in retirement last year, even by the manager for whom the outfielder played in two World Series. Mike Minor didn't pitch in the majors for two seasons and then was a full-time reliever before the chance to start again. Pence and Minor are...
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July 04, 2019 - 8:16 am
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Australian tennis player Bernard Tomic was fined his full prize money of 45,000 pounds ($56,500) at Wimbledon on Thursday for not meeting "the required professional standards" in his first-round loss. Tomic, a quarterfinalist in 2011, lost to Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 6-2, 6-1, 6...
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Texas Rangers' Joey Gallo steals second ahead of the attempted tag by Los Angeles Angels second baseman Tommy La Stella (9) in the first inning of a baseball game in Arlington, Texas, Tuesday, July 2, 2019. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
July 04, 2019 - 1:47 am
A look at what's happening around the majors today: THE REPLACEMENTS José Berríos will fill in for fellow Minnesota right-hander Jake Odorizzi in the All-Star Game. Odorizzi left Tuesday's game in Oakland with a blister on his right middle finger and was headed for the injured list. Hunter Pence...
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Tampa Bay Rays' Brandon Lowe falls to the dirt after hitting a foul tip off his right leg on a pitch from Baltimore Orioles starter Asher Wojciechowski during the sixth inning of a baseball game Tuesday, July 2, 2019, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Steve Nesius)
July 03, 2019 - 4:57 pm
Los Angeles Angels second baseman Tommy La Stella has been replaced on the American League All-Star team, a day after fouling a 97 mph fastball off his right shin and leaving a game against the Texas Rangers. A first-time All-Star named as a reserve, La Stella will be replaced by Tampa Bay's...
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United States' Cori "Coco" Gauff celebrates after beating Slovakia's Magdalena Rybaikova in a Women's singles match during day three of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Wednesday, July 3, 2019. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
July 03, 2019 - 3:30 pm
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — The Latest at Wimbledon (all times local): 9:20 p.m. American teenager Coco Gauff just keeps winning at Wimbledon. After coming through qualifying and then upsetting five-time champion Venus Williams in the first round, the 15-year-old Gauff extended her stay at the All...
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Toronto Blue Jays' Vladimir Guerrero Jr. throws down his bat after flying out against the Boston Red Sox during the second inning of a baseball game Tuesday, July 2, 2019, in Toronto. (Fred Thornhill/The Canadian Press via AP)
July 03, 2019 - 2:12 am
A look at what's happening around the majors today: SWING KINGS Major League Baseball is set to announce the participants for next week's Home Run Derby. Six of the eight players are already known — Vladimir Guerrero Jr., Christian Yelich, Ronald Acuña Jr., Pete Alonso, Josh Bell and Carlos Santana...
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Los Angeles Angels manager Brad Ausmus sits on the bench in front of the jersey of Tyler Skaggs during a baseball game against the Texas Rangers in Arlington, Texas, Tuesday, July 2, 2019. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
July 03, 2019 - 12:46 am
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Kole Calhoun circled the bases after a punctuating home run for the grieving Los Angeles Angels in their first game since 27-year-old pitcher Tyler Skaggs died. As the stocky outfielder approached home plate, he raised both arms above his head, pointed upward while looking...
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Los Angeles Angels' Mike Trout fights back tears as he answers questions about Tyler Skaggs, who died Monday, during a news conference after the Angels' baseball game against the Texas Rangers in Arlington, Texas, Tuesday, July 2, 2019. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
July 03, 2019 - 12:23 am
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Tyler Skaggs weighed heavy on the minds of Mike Trout and all of the Los Angeles Angels in their first game since death of the much-loved 27-year-old pitcher. "I can't explain it man. Lost a teammate, lost a friend, a brother. Just got to get through it," a visibly shaken...
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Toronto Blue Jays' Vladimir Guerrero Jr. throws down his bat after flying out against the Boston Red Sox during the second inning of a baseball game Tuesday, July 2, 2019, in Toronto. (Fred Thornhill/The Canadian Press via AP)
July 02, 2019 - 9:42 pm
A look at what's happening around the majors Wednesday: SWING KINGS Major League Baseball is set to announce the participants for next week's Home Run Derby. Six of the eight players are already known — Vladimir Guerrero Jr., Christian Yelich, Ronald Acuña Jr., Pete Alonso, Josh Bell and Carlos...
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