Posts Tagged Athlete health

Harvey, banged-up Mets hold off Marlins 7-6 for 8th straight

New York Mets starter Matt Harvey (33) pitches against the Miami Marlins in the first inning of a baseball game at Citi Field on Sunday, April 19, 2015, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek)

NEW YORK (AP) — Matt Harvey won his third straight start to begin his comeback season and the banged-up New York Mets, despite losing two important players to injuries, held off the Miami Marlins 7-6 Sunday for their eighth consecutive victory.

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Pelicans’ Tyreke Evans questionable for Game 2 vs. Warriors

New Orleans Pelicans' Tyreke Evans (1) and Alexis Ajinca shoot during NBA basketball practice in Oakland, Calif., Friday, April 17, 2015. The Pelicans play the Golden State Warriors in Game 1 in the first round of the NBA playoffs on Saturday. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — New Orleans Pelicans point guard Tyreke Evans says an MRI on his left knee showed a deep bone bruise and he is questionable for Game 2 of their first-round playoff series against the Golden State Warriors.

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Blue Jays second baseman Devon Travis leaves with sore ribs

TORONTO (AP) — Blue Jays infielder Devon Travis left Sunday’s game against Atlanta in the first inning after being hit in the left ribs by a pitch, then aggravating the injury when he went back to first base on a pickoff attempt.

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Nationals’ Span returns from DL, bats leadoff vs. Phillies

WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington Nationals center fielder Denard Span has been activated from the 15-day disabled list prior to Sunday’s game against the Philadelphia Phillies.

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Capitals goalie Holtby healthy, ready for Game 3 at Isles

Washington Capitals left wing Jason Chimera (25) celebrates with left wing Alex Ovechkin (8), from Russia, and center Brooks Laich (21) after Chimera's goal during the third period against the New York Islanders in Game 2 of a first-round NHL hockey playoff series, Friday, April 17, 2015, in Washington. The Capitals won 4-3. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Capitals goalie Braden Holtby wasn’t sure what felt worse: Sitting out a playoff game because of an illness, or watching the Capitals fall behind the New York Islanders by two goals before rallying for a victory.

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