Posts Tagged Athlete health

Cabrera, Sanchez carry Tigers to 6-4 victory over Royals

Detroit Tigers' Miguel Cabrera (24) is congratulated by teammate Victor Martinez (41) after his two-run home run off Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Jeremy Guthrie during the fifth inning of a baseball game at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Sunday, May 3, 2015. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Miguel Cabrera hit a two-run homer, Anibal Sanchez carried a perfect game into the sixth inning and the Detroit Tigers held on to beat the Kansas City Royals 6-4 Sunday to salvage a split of their four-game series.

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Jones has 4 hits, Orioles beat Rays 4-2

Baltimore Orioles' Adam Jones (10) follows through on a two-RBI single in front of Tampa Bay Rays catcher Rene Rivera during the seventh inning of a baseball game Sunday, May 3, 2015, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Mike Carlson)

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Adam Jones got four hits, including a tiebreaking single in the seventh inning, and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Tampa Bay Rays 4-2 to win a series shifted from Camden Yards.

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Darvish out of brace, feeling ‘positive’ after elbow surgery

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Yu Darvish is out of a brace and says he is maintaining a positive mindset during his season-long recovery from elbow reconstruction surgery.

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Texas the front line on high school ECG debate

Scott Stephens poses for a photo Wednesday, April 29, 2015, in Houston. Stephens founded the Go Big or Go Home Cody Stephens Foundation, that awards grants to pay for heart screening,  after his son Cody's death by sudden cardiac arrest. Several organizations are pushing Texas lawmakers to require electrocardiogram tests before public high school students are allowed to participate in athletics. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Cody Stephens was trying to shed some of the 290 pounds from his 6-foot-9 frame before graduating high school and attending his first college football training camp three summers ago when he took a nap and didn’t wake up. The autopsy showed he had an enlarged heart, which gave out.

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Grizzlies point guard Mike Conley out for Game 1 vs Warriors

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Memphis Grizzlies point guard Mike Conley is sitting out Game 1 of the Western Conference semifinals against the Golden State Warriors as he continues to recover from surgery to repair broken bones in his face.

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