Posts Tagged Athlete health

Giants lose 5th straight, 5-0 to Pirates

San Francisco Giants' Madison Bumgarner wipes his face in the first inning of a baseball against the Pittsburgh Pirates Monday, July 28, 2014, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — After getting swept in a three-game home series to the Los Angeles Dodgers to fall out of first place in the NL West, the San Francisco Giants turned to their hottest pitcher to help wash away their woes.

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Worley tosses 4-hitter, Pirates beat Giants 5-0

Pittsburgh Pirates' Vance Worley works against the San Francisco Giants in the first inning of a baseball game Monday, July 28, 2014, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Except for about 30 friends and family in the stands, Sacramento native Vance Worley silenced the announced crowd of 41,794 at AT&T Park with the best performance of his career.

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Carter leads Astros homer-happy win over Athletics

Houston Astros' Chris Carter hits a three-run home run during the third inning of a baseball game Monday, July 28, 2014, in Houston. The Astros' Jose Altuve and Enrique Hernandez scored on Carter's homer. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

HOUSTON (AP) — It all fell apart for Oakland starter Jesse Chavez in a very brief span.

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Ahmed sends Dbacks over Reds 2-1 in 15 innings

Arizona Diamondbacks left fielder David Peralta rolls on the ground after catching a fly ball hit by Cincinnati Reds' Brayan Pena in the fourth inning of a baseball game, Monday, July 28, 2014, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Al Behrman)

CINCINNATI (AP) — As the game went one with no hint that either team was capable of scoring, Arizona catcher Miguel Montero became philosophical.

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Travis d’Arnaud homers, Mets crush Phillies 7-1

New York Mets Travis d'Arnaud (15) reacts as he is greeted by teammates in the dugout after  hitting a fifth-inning, three-run, home run off Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher A.J. Burnett in a baseball game in New York, Monday, July 28, 2014. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

NEW YORK (AP) — Travis d’Arnaud went 3 for 4 with a three-run homer, Bartolo Colon made his second straight strong start, and the New York Mets crushed the Philadelphia Phillies 7-1 on Monday night.

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