Posts Tagged Athlete injuries

Ducks send LaBarbera back to minors with Andersen returning

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Anaheim Ducks have reassigned backup goalie Jason LaBarbera to their AHL affiliate in Norfolk.

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Braves OF Melvin Upton to miss rest of spring with injury

Atlanta Braves' Melvin Upton Jr., walks off the field following a spring training baseball workout, Monday, Feb. 23, 2015, in Kissimmee, Fla. The center fielder known as B.J. Upton through his first 11 major league seasons with Tampa Bay and Atlanta is now listed as Melvin Upton Jr. on the Braves' roster. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — Atlanta Braves outfielder Melvin Upton is expected to miss the rest of spring training because of inflammation in his left foot.

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Harvey throws to batters for 1st time since elbow surgery

New York Mets pitcher Matt Harvey reaches for a ball during spring training baseball practice Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015, in Port St. Lucie, Fla. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) — Matt Harvey drew an ovation from the crowd of 100-150 fans and high-fives from teammates after stepping off the mound Friday.

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Kyle Busch released from hospital following foot surgery

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Kyle Busch has been released from the hospital following surgery on his left foot after breaking it during a crash at Daytona International Speedway.

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Van Gaal: Van Persie set for long absence with ankle injury

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester United could be without its first-choice striker for a critical stage of the season after Robin van Persie was ruled out for a “long time” by manager Louis van Gaal on Friday.

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