Posts Tagged Athlete injuries

Pirates jump on Haren early, top Dodgers 6-1

Pittsburgh Pirates' Travis Snider rounds third after hitting a solo home run off Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Dan Haren during the second inning of a baseball game in Pittsburgh, Wednesday, July 23, 2014. (AP Photo)

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Clint Hurdle isn’t sure the Pittsburgh Pirates need an ace to make it to the postseason for the second straight year.

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Astros place Springer on DL, recall Krauss

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Houston Astros outfielder George Springer has been dealing with more than just soreness in his right leg.

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Royals beat White Sox 2-1 with run in 9th

Chicago White Sox catcher Tyler Flowers, left, attempts to tag out Kansas City Royals' Mike Moustakas at the plate during the ninth inning of a baseball game on Wednesday, July 23, 2014, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Stacy Thacker)

CHICAGO (AP) — It took a hard slide for the Kansas City Royals to end their skid.

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Nats’ late rally falls short in 6-4 to Rockies

Colorado Rockies starting pitcher Jorge De La Rosa works against the Washington Nationals in the eighth inning of the Rockies' 6-4 victory in a baseball game in Denver on Wednesday, July 23, 2014. (AP Photo)

DENVER (AP) — Early on, Stephen Strasburg didn’t have his best stuff and yet the powerful right-hander tried to bear down to keep his team close.

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Rockies snap 7-game skid, beat Nationals 6-4

Colorado Rockies starting pitcher Jorge De La Rosa works against the Washington Nationals in the eighth inning of the Rockies' 6-4 victory in a baseball game in Denver on Wednesday, July 23, 2014. (AP Photo)

DENVER (AP) — The Colorado Rockies tried a little bit of everything to break out of their funk. They wore their socks high and even engaged in a pregame staring contest.

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