Posts Tagged Athlete injuries

Cardinals overcome 5-run deficit to beat Cubs 9-6

St. Louis Cardinals' Matt Holliday follows through on a two-run single during the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Chicago Cubs, Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014, in St. Louis. The Cardinals won 9-6. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Matt Holliday doesn’t get too technical about what he tries to do at the plate for the Cardinals.

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Harper homers twice in Nationals’ loss at Seattle

Washington Nationals' Bryce Harper hits a solo home run in the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Seattle Mariners, Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014, in Seattle. Harper also hit a solo home run in the second inning. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

SEATTLE (AP) — Bryce Harper’s progress from his hand injury helped ease the sting of the Washington Nationals’ 5-3 loss to the Seattle Mariners on Sunday.

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Harrison, Pirates start fast, but lose to Reds

Pittsburgh Pirates' Josh Harrison (5) rounds first after hitting a solo home run off Cincinnati Reds starting pitcher Johnny Cueto during the first inning of a baseball game in Pittsburgh, Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Josh Harrison gave the Pittsburgh Pirates a great start against Johnny Cueto. Chris Heisey gave the Cincinnati Reds a win at the end.

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Cardinals recall Siegrist, Kozma; drop 3 pitchers

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis Cardinals recalled left-handed reliever Kevin Siegrist and infielder Pete Kozma from Triple-A Memphis on Sunday and optioned three left-handed pitchers — Marco Gonzales, Nick Greenwood and Tyler Lyons — to Double-A Springfield.

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Mariota leads Oregon past South Dakota 62-13

Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota runs the football during the second quarter of an NCAA college football game against South Dakota in Eugene, Ore., Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014. (AP Photo/Ryan Kang)

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Marcus Mariota wore a T-shirt emblazoned with the word “Success.” It was a fitting wardrobe choice after this victory.

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