Posts Tagged Athlete health

Cardinals beat Brewers after Wainwright leaves with injury

St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Adam Wainwright (50) is helped off the field after getting injured while batting during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers Saturday, April 25, 2015, in Milwaukee.  (AP Photo/Jeffrey Phelps)

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Adam Wainwright’s ankle injury put a damper on Mitch Harris’ major league debut for St. Louis and took most of the luster off the Cardinals’ 5-3 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Saturday night.

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Cards ace Wainwright hurts ankle while batting, put in boot

St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Adam Wainwright (50) is helped off the field after getting injured while batting during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers Saturday, April 25, 2015, in Milwaukee.  (AP Photo/Jeffrey Phelps)

MILWAUKEE (AP) — St. Louis ace Adam Wainwright injured his left ankle while batting Saturday night, and the Cardinals sounded concerned about how badly he was hurt.

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Mariners’ Iwakuma to miss 2-4 weeks with strained muscle

SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle Mariners pitcher Hisashi Iwakuma has a strained muscle under his right arm and is expected to miss two to four weeks.

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Simmons homer leads rally in Braves’ 5-2 win over Phillies

Atlanta Braves' Shelby Miller pitches during the first inning of a baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies, Saturday, April 25, 2015, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Andrelton Simmons led off the seventh inning with a homer, sparking a rally that helped the Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 5-2 on Saturday night.

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Altuve leads Astros to 9-3 victory over Athletics

Houston Astros' Jose Altuve celebrates after hitting a three run home run off Oakland Athletics' Kendall Graveman in the second inning of a baseball game Saturday, April 25, 2015, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The pitching has been stellar, the lineup much deeper and the progress the Houston Astros showed in spring training has carried over to the opening month of the season.

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