Posts Tagged Athlete injuries

Cespedes hits 2 HRs, A’s hold off Astros 9-7

Oakland Athletics' Yoenis Cespedes hits a two-run home run against the Houston Astros during the fourth inning of a baseball game on Wednesday, July 23, 2014, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo)

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Yoenis Cespedes homered twice and tied a career high with five RBIs before leaving with an apparent right thumb injury, and the Oakland Athletics held off the Houston Astros 9-7 on Wednesday night.

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Cobb outduels Lynn, Tampa Bay beats St. Louis 3-0

Tampa Bay Rays' Alex Cobb (53) is checked on by third base coach Tom Foley and manager Joe Maddon, top, after being hit on the right arm by a pitch during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals, Wednesday, July 23, 2014, in St. Louis. Cobb was able to stay in the game. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis right-hander Lance Lynn was at the top of his game on Wednesday night.

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Tampa Bay beats St. Louis 3-0 behind Cobb

Tampa Bay Rays' Alex Cobb (53) is checked on by third base coach Tom Foley and manager Joe Maddon, top, after being hit on the right arm by a pitch during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals, Wednesday, July 23, 2014, in St. Louis. Cobb was able to stay in the game. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Tampa Bay pitcher Alex Cobb threw 10 pitches off the mound on Tuesday and was unhappy.

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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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