Posts Tagged Athlete injuries

Rockies drop 6th straight, 7-2 to Nationals

Washington Nationals starting pitcher Doug Fister throws to the plate against the Colorado Rockies during the first inning of a baseball game on Monday, July 21, 2014, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

DENVER (AP) — Ben Paulsen had quite a major league debut with two hits and an RBI.

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Desmond lifts Nationals to 7-2 win over Rockies

Washington Nationals starting pitcher Doug Fister throws to the plate against the Colorado Rockies during the first inning of a baseball game on Monday, July 21, 2014, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

DENVER (AP) — The Washington Nationals turned their clubhouse into a postgame rave scene, complete with blaring music, fog machine and dancing lights.

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Greene, sloppy Yankees lose 4-2 to Rangers

New York Yankees starting pitcher Shane Greene overthrows to first, committing his third error trying to put out Texas Rangers Rougned Odor in the fourth inning of a baseball game at Yankee Stadium in New York, Monday, July 21, 2014.  (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

NEW YORK (AP) — Shane Greene had little trouble finding the plate. Throwing to first was his problem.

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Volquez rusty, Pirates lose to Dodgers 5-2

Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitcher Edinson Volquez (36) collects himself on the mound during the second inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers in Pittsburgh Monday, July 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ten days of rest was the last thing Edinson Volquez needed before trying to extend his winning streak.

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Ortiz homers twice, Red Sox rout Blue Jays 14-1

Boston Red Sox's David Ortiz hits his second two-run home run of the game during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Toronto Blue Jays in Toronto on Monday, July 21, 2014. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Darren Calabrese)

TORONTO (AP) — David Ortiz hit the 452nd and 453rd home runs of his career, moving past Boston great Carl Yastrzemski into 36th place on the all-time list, and the Red Sox won their fifth straight game Monday night, routing the Toronto Blue Jays 14-1.

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