Posts Tagged Athlete health

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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Victor Martinez drives in 3 runs, leads Tigers over Indians

CORRECTS PITCHER TO T.J. HOUSE, NOT TREVOR BAUER - Detroit Tigers designated hitter Victor Martinez follows through with a two-run single off Cleveland Indians starting pitcher T.J. House during the first inning of a baseball game, Saturday, April 25, 2015, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

DETROIT (AP) — Miguel Cabrera didn’t even have to swing the bat to hurt the Cleveland Indians this time.

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Athletics place Ben Zobrist on DL with knee injury

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Athletics placed infielder/outfielder Ben Zobrist on the 15-day disabled list Saturday with torn cartilage in his left knee.

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