Posts Tagged Athlete health

Marte, Hill lift Diamondbacks past Pirates, 7-4

Arizona Diamondbacks' Andy Marte celebrates his two run home run against the Pittsburgh Pirates during the sixth inning of a baseball game, Thursday, July 31, 2014, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Matt York)

PHOENIX (AP) — Andy Marte had not been in the major leagues since 2010, nearly a four-year span that included one year out of the game and time in the independent leagues.

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Correia pitches well before Twins bullpen falters

Minnesota Twins starting pitcher Kevin Correia throws in the first inning during a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals Thursday, July 31, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo.  (AP Photo/Ed Zurga)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kevin Correia gave the Minnesota Twins a quality start after pitching poorly in his previous two outings.

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Astros blow late lead in 6-5 loss to Blue Jays

Houston Astros relief pitcher Chad Qualls rests his head on the dugout rail after giving up a home run to Toronto Blue Jays' Nolan Reimold during the ninth inning of a baseball game Thursday, July 31, 2014, in Houston. The Blue Jays won 6-5. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

HOUSTON (AP) — Playing with a trade-depleted roster, Houston had a chance to cool off streaking Toronto. The bullpen just couldn’t shut the door on the powerful Blue Jays.

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Nationals fall 10-4 to Phillies as ‘pen struggles

Washington Nationals' Bryce Harper tosses his bat after striking out during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies at Nationals Park Thursday, July 31, 2014, in Washington. The Phillies won 10-4. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

WASHINGTON (AP) — The usually reliable Washington Nationals bullpen is suddenly in a funk.

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Julio Jones says right foot completely healed

Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones (11) makes a catch during an NFL football training camp practice in Flowery Branch, Ga., Thursday, July 31 2014. Jones is on the field and practicing with the Falcons but he's still mindful of the second screw that a surgeon placed in his right foot last fall. It's a tricky return for Jones, the former Pro Bowl selection who's trying to return to star form without suffering a setback with his right foot.  (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — Julio Jones describes his second return from right foot surgery as “a work in progress.”

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