Athlete injuries

April 04, 2018 - 8:56 am
NBA-SCHEDULE Cavaliers win battle of division leaders UNDATED (AP) — The Cleveland Cavaliers continue to shake their midseason malaise and demonstrate they are capable of making their fourth straight trip to the NBA Finals. LeBron James delivered 27 points, nine rebounds and six assists as the Cavs...
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Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) gestures during the second half of Game 6 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals against the Houston Rockets in Oakland, Calif., Saturday, May 26, 2018. The Warriors won 115-86. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
May 27, 2018 - 8:30 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — When the Golden State Warriors lost Game 5 of the Western Conference finals to the Rockets on Thursday night to send them to the brink of elimination they vowed to be back in Houston for Game 7. After a resounding win in Game 6 that's exactly where the defending champions are,...
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Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Walker Buehler throws to the plate against the San Diego Padres during the first inning of a baseball game in Los Angeles, Sunday, May 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)
May 27, 2018 - 8:30 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers plan to be careful with talented rookie right-hander Walker Buehler, but his performances thus far will tempt the team to give him more work. Buehler tied a career high with eight strikeouts, Max Muncy and Cody Bellinger homered and the Los Angeles Dodgers...
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Seattle Mariners closing pitcher Alex Colome reacts on the mound after the final out of the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Minnesota Twins, Sunday, May 27, 2018, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
May 27, 2018 - 8:14 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Before speaking to reporters after a 3-1 victory over the Twins, Seattle manager Scott Servais sat down, smiled and turned his cap slightly to the side. Just a little sign of the respect for the fashion style of his new reliever Alex Colome, who pitched a perfect ninth to earn a save...
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Oakland Athletics catcher Jonathan Lucroy, left, celebrates with pitcher Blake Treinen after they defeated the Arizona Diamondbacks in a baseball game in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, May 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
May 27, 2018 - 7:13 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Matt Chapman hit a tiebreaking RBI single off Zack Greinke with two out in the sixth inning, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 2-1 on Sunday. Jonathan Lucroy homered for the first time this season and rookie Frankie Montas pitched three-hit ball over six...
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Milwaukee Brewers' Jesus Aguilar, right, celebrates with Lorenzo Cain, center, and Christian Yelich, left, after hitting a three-run home run against New York Met starting pitcher Zach Wheeler during the s third inning of a baseball game Sunday, May 27, 2018, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Jeffrey Phelps)
May 27, 2018 - 6:57 pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers' lineup offered no relief to the New York Mets' battered bullpen. Domingo Santana's two-run double off Paul Sewald highlighted a four-run seventh inning for the Brewers, who shelled Mets relievers again before holding on for an 8-7 win on Sunday. The NL...
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Colorado Rockies' Carlos Gonzalez follows the flight of his two-run home run off Cincinnati Reds starting pitcher Matt Harvey in the first inning of a baseball game Sunday, May 27, 2018, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
May 27, 2018 - 6:23 pm
DENVER (AP) — Carlos Gonzalez had a season-high four hits, including a third-deck homer off Matt Harvey, and the Colorado Rockies beat the Cincinnati Reds 8-2 on Sunday. It was Gonzalez's first four-hit game since Sept. 12, 2016, at Arizona. David Dahl, Nolan Arenado and Ian Desmond also homered...
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Team personnel help Atlanta Braves' Ronald Acuna Jr. after he was injured while running out a single during the seventh inning of an interleague baseball game against the Boston Red Sox, Sunday, May 27, 2018, in Boston. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
May 27, 2018 - 6:08 pm
BOSTON (AP) — High-flying rookie Ronald Acuna Jr. took quite a tumble. Acuna went sprawling after beating out an infield hit in the seventh inning, exiting with knee and lower back pain Sunday as the Atlanta Braves beat the Boston Red Sox 7-1. "We haven't really gotten any reports except just that...
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Washington Nationals shortstop Trea Turner (7) and right fielder Bryce Harper (34) high five after beating the Miami Marlins 5-2 in a baseball game, Sunday, May 27, 2018, in Miami. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
May 27, 2018 - 5:58 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Bryce Harper's recent hitting funk will come as news to the folks at the Metro Grill, located on the right field concourse at Marlins Park. Harper sent customers scurrying when he deposited a majestic drive near the cashier's counter for his NL-leading 16th home run Sunday, and the...
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Tampa Bay Rays infielders Christian Arroyo, from left to right, Brad Miller, Daniel Robertson and Joey Wendle celebrate a 8-3 win over the Baltimore Orioles during a baseball game Sunday, May 27, 2018, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Steve Nesius)
May 27, 2018 - 5:39 pm
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays' latest bullpen day had a rocky beginning and a strong finish. Relievers Vidal Nuno and Austin Pruitt combined to throw 8 2/3 scoreless innings, Brad Miller had three RBIs and the Rays beat the Baltimore Orioles 8-3 on Sunday. Nuno (1-0) and Pruitt...
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