Athlete injuries

August 25, 2018 - 1:10 am
A look at what's happening around the majors today: GROWING BOTE OF WORK Cubs rookie David Bote tries to keep his sensational rookie season rolling in a game against Cincinnati. Bote walked off Chicago with a 10th-inning homer Friday, his second game-ending shot this month. The 25-year-old didn't...
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Kansas City Royals' Salvador Perez (13) celebrates with Alex Gordon after hitting a three-run home run during the first inning of a baseball game against the Cleveland Indians on Friday, Aug. 24, 2018, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
August 25, 2018 - 12:23 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Salvador Perez made a young fan's night by coming through on his promise to hit a home run. A few hours later, a couple kids on the Kansas City Royals hit their own memorable shots. Ryan O'Hearn and Hunter Dozier became the first rookies ever to hit back-to-back home runs to...
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Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher Ryan Borucki throws to a Philadelphia Phillies batter during the first inning of a baseball game Friday, Aug. 24, 2018, in Toronto. (Fred Thornhill/The Canadian Press via AP)
August 24, 2018 - 10:00 pm
TORONTO (AP) — Jake Arrieta wasn't too happy with the effort his Philadelphia Phillies produced against the Toronto Blue Jays. Kendrys Morales homered for the fifth straight game, Billy McKinney hit a two-run shot and Toronto beat Philadelphia 4-2 on Friday night, handing the slumping Phillies...
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Tampa Bay Rays' Willy Adames, left, celebrates his two-run home run in front Boston Red Sox catcher Blake Swihart during the fourth inning of a baseball game on Friday, Aug. 24, 2018, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Scott Audette)
August 24, 2018 - 9:36 pm
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Willy Adames homered, Michael Perez drove in four runs and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Boston Red Sox 10-3 Friday night for their sixth straight win. Perez had a two-run double in the second, and a two-run single in Tampa Bay's five-run third. His four RBIs matched his...
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Los Angeles Angels' Mike Trout walks out of the batting cage during practice for a baseball game against the Houston Astros, Friday, Aug. 24, 2018, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
August 24, 2018 - 8:12 pm
ANAHEIM (AP) — Los Angeles Angels star Mike Trout is back in the lineup for the first time since the death of his brother-in-law. Trout was starting Friday night at home against Houston. The two-time AL MVP is hitting .309 with 30 home runs and 60 RBIs, and leads the majors with a .459 on-base...
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Texas Rangers' Bartolo Colon, center, walks off the mound after being relieved by manager Jeff Banister, right, in the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Oakland Athletics, Monday, Aug. 20, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
August 24, 2018 - 5:38 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Texas Rangers pitcher Bartolo Colon has been put on the 10-day disabled list because of a strained lower back. The 45-year-old Colon is 7-11 with a 5.45 ERA. The Rangers made the move before Friday night's game at San Francisco. Colon was scratched from a start last Sunday...
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FILE - In this Aug. 19, 2018, file photo, track workers repair a section of fence after a wreck during an IndyCar auto race at Pocono Raceway in Long Pond, Pa. IndyCar driver Robert Wickens car sailed into the fence when he and Ryan Hunter-Reay made contact. Wickens had titanium rods and screws placed in his spine to stabilize a fracture associated with a spinal cord injury. He remains hospitalized in Pennsylvania. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)
August 24, 2018 - 12:56 pm
MADISON, Ill. (AP) — The head of competition for IndyCar said Friday that Robert Wickens' car performed exactly as it was designed when it tore to pieces during a frightening wreck at Pocono, leaving the Canadian driver hospitalized with serious injuries to his spinal cord and extremities. Jay Frye...
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FILE - In this Aug. 18, 2018, file photo, Robert Wickens prepares to qualify for an IndyCar series auto race in Long Pond, Pa. Wickens underwent surgery this week on his right arm and lower extremities and tests showed the Canadian does not have injuries that have not already been detected. Wickens previously had titanium rods and screws placed in his spine to stabilize a fracture associated with a spinal cord injury suffered in a weekend crash at Pocono Raceway. IndyCar said in a statement Friday, Aug. 24, 2018, the severity of the spinal cord injury is still unknown.(AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)
August 24, 2018 - 11:50 am
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — IndyCar said Friday that Canadian driver Robert Wickens underwent surgery this week on his right arm and lower extremities and tests found no additional injuries from his crash at Pocono last weekend. Wickens has had titanium rods and screws placed in his spine to stabilize a...
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Cleveland Browns quarterback Tyrod Taylor walks to the locker room during the first half of an NFL preseason football game against the Philadelphia Eagles, Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane)
August 24, 2018 - 12:23 am
CLEVELAND (AP) — Browns starting quarterback Tyrod Taylor will undergo more tests on a bruised left hand the team hopes isn't seriously injured. Taylor got hurt in the first quarter Thursday night when he fell out of bounds after throwing an incomplete pass. He left the game for two series to be...
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Oakland Athletics' Marcus Semien, right, advances to second on a hit by Ramon Laureano as Minnesota Twins second baseman Logan Forsythe tries to maintain his balance in the fourth inning of a baseball game Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)
August 23, 2018 - 10:38 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — With a two-run double by pinch-hitter Mitch Garver, the Minnesota Twins overtook Oakland starter Trevor Cahill in the fourth inning on their way to a 6-4 victory Thursday night that gave the Athletics consecutive losses for only the second time in more than two months. The A's,...
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