Posts Tagged Athlete injuries

Arizona loses, Goldschmidt hurt when hit by pitch

Arizona Diamondbacks' Paul Goldschmidt, left, shows first base coach Dave McKay (39) where he was hit by a pitch during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates, Friday, Aug. 1, 2014, in Phoenix. The Pirates defeated the Diamondbacks 9-4. (AP Photo/ Ralph Freso)

PHOENIX (AP) — Blowing a lead is one thing, losing Paul Goldschmidt would be quite another for the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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Pirates erupt in final 2 innings, beat Arizona 9-4

Pittsburgh Pirates' Andrew McCutchen (22) is congratulated by third base coach Nick Levya following a 9-4 victory against the Arizona Diamondbacks during a baseball game, Friday, Aug. 1, 2014, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/ Ralph Freso)

PHOENIX (AP) — The Pittsburgh Pirates didn’t just rally, they routed the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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Raul Ibanez homers to carry Royals past A’s 1-0

Kansas City Royals' Raul Ibanez hits a home run against the Oakland Athletics during the fifth inning of a baseball game, Friday, Aug. 1, 2014, in Oakland, Calif.  (AP Photo/George Nikitin)

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Sonny Gray has been so good over the past two months the Oakland Athletics haven’t needed to score runs in bunches.

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George suffers serious leg injury in US exhibition

Indiana Pacers' Paul George is taken off the court after he was injured during the USA Basketball Showcase game Friday, Aug. 1, 2014, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Indiana Pacers All-Star Paul George suffered a gruesome right leg injury late in the U.S. national team’s intrasquad scrimmage Friday night.

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Soliai, Jackson bring ‘girth’ to defensive line

Atlanta Falcons defensive end Tyson Jackson (99) greets fans as he walks onto the field for Friday Night Lights, at Archer High School on Friday, Aug. 1, 2014, in Lawrenceville, Ga. The Falcons continued their tradition of staging NFL football practice at an area high school each year. (AP Photo/Jason Getz)

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (AP) — The new wide bodies on the Atlanta Falcons’ defensive line are difficult to overlook.

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