Posts Tagged Accidents

Perez delivers for Giants, fallen friend Taveras

San Francisco Giants Juan Perez, right, is congratulated after hitting two-run RBI double during the eighth inning of Game 5 of baseball's World Series Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014, in San Francisco. The Giants defeated the Royals 5-0 to lead the series 3-2 games. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Juan Perez heard an upsetting rumor from a baseball official in the dugout during Game 5 of the World Series then hurried up the steps to the San Francisco Giants’ clubhouse to listen to the television broadcast for the news.

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Cardinals OF Taveras dies in car accident in DR

FILE  - This May 31, 2014 file photo shows St. Louis Cardinals' Oscar Taveras smiling after the Cardinals' 2-0 victory over the San Francisco Giants in St. Louis. Authorities say, Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014, Taveras has died in a car accident in the Dominican Republic. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, file)

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Oscar Taveras, a 22-year-old slugger who was regarded as one of the majors’ top prospects, died Sunday in a car accident in his native Dominican Republic.

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Earnhardt wins at Martinsville Speedway

Dale Earnhardt Jr. celebrates after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at Martinsville Speedway in Martinsville, Va., Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

MARTINSVILLE, Va. (AP) — Dale Earnhardt Jr. recognized the emotional impact his win at Martinsville Speedway had on Rick Hendrick when he met his boss in Victory Lane.

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