Posts Tagged Athlete health

Ellsbury returns after missing 2 weeks with injury

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — New York Yankees center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury went 2 for 5 and played five flawless innings of defense in his first game since being sidelined two weeks ago by an oblique strain.

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AP Newsbreak: AP study projects average MLB salary tops $4M

In this March 15, 2015, file photo, Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw works against the Seattle Mariners in the first inning of a spring training baseball game in Peoria, Ariz. The average salary when opening-day rosters are finalized Sunday will break the $4 million barrier for the first time, according to a study of all major league contracts by The Associated Press. Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw tops players at $31 million and Los Angeles leads teams at nearly $273 million, easily a record.(AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Even before the first pitch of the 2015 season is thrown, an eye-popping baseball record will be set.

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Red Sox release Paulino, keep Quintero

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. (AP) — Right-hander Felipe Paulino has been released by the Boston Red Sox, who agreed to pay a $100,000 retention bonus to catcher Humberto Quintero.

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Nats’ third baseman Rendon seeks 3rd opinion on knee

VIERA, Fla. (AP) — Washington Nationals third baseman Anthony Rendon was scheduled to meet with Dr. Steven Singleton in Vail, Colorado, for a third opinion on his injured left knee.

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Blazers clinch playoff spot with 109-86 win over Phoenix

Phoenix Suns guard Gerald Green dunks against the Portland Trail Blazers during the second quarter of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Monday, March 30, 2015.  (AP Photo/Craig Mitchelldyer)

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A playoff spot secured, next up for the Portland Trail Blazers is the Northwest Division title.

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