Posts Tagged Athlete injuries

Oberholtzer pitches well as Astros lose to Indians

Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Carlos Carrasco throws against the Houston Astros during the eighth inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

HOUSTON (AP) — With his team facing one of the hottest pitchers in baseball, Astros left-hander Brett Oberholtzer was up for the task Wednesday night.

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Jeter ends long skid, Yankees beat Rays 3-2

New York Yankees' Derek Jeter tags up from third base and scores on a sacrifice fly by Brett Gardner off Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Alex Cobb during the sixth inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Derek Jeter managed to get a hit that had been most elusive.

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Alvarez pitches Marlins to 4-3 win over Mets

Miami Marlins' Henderson Alvarez delivers a pitch during the first inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets, Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

NEW YORK (AP) — Henderson Alvarez ended a three-start winless streak, and the Miami Marlins beat the New York Mets 4-3 Wednesday night to finish a trying 10-game trip in which they lost All-Star slugger Giancarlo Stanton to a season-ending injury when he was hit in the face by a pitch.

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Texas QB David Ash ends playing career

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas quarterback David Ash has given up playing football after suffering at least one concussion and lingering symptoms over the last year.

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Giants snap tie in 9th, beat Arizona to narrow gap

San Francisco Giants' Matt Duffy follows through on a two RBI base hit against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the ninth inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Matt York)

PHOENIX (AP) — Someone had been to the costume shop, and Matt Duffy was about to put on faux leather boots, chaps and a pink cowboy hat to complete his travel ensemble.

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