Athlete injuries

April 04, 2018 - 8:56 am
NBA-SCHEDULE Cavaliers win battle of division leaders UNDATED (AP) — The Cleveland Cavaliers continue to shake their midseason malaise and demonstrate they are capable of making their fourth straight trip to the NBA Finals. LeBron James delivered 27 points, nine rebounds and six assists as the Cavs...
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Colorado Rockies center fielder Charlie Blackmon, left, fields a single off the bat of Chicago Cubs' Albert Almora Jr. as Rockies second baseman DJ LeMahieu pursues the ball in the first inning of a baseball game Saturday, April 21, 2018, in Denver.(AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
April 22, 2018 - 12:31 am
DENVER (AP) — Tyler Anderson has had plenty of success on the mound in his young career, so he was happy to contribute at the plate. And he didn't need to swing to help the Colorado Rockies rebound against the Chicago Cubs. Anderson pitched six strong innings and drew a key walk in a five-run fifth...
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Houston Astros starting pitcher Dallas Keuchel throws against the Chicago White Sox during the first inning of a baseball game Saturday, April 21, 2018, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
April 22, 2018 - 12:16 am
CHICAGO (AP) — The Houston Astros and Josh Reddick just keep climbing — and pouring frustration on the Chicago White Sox. Reddick hit a grand slam and a solo homer, and the Astros pounded the reeling White Sox 10-1 on Saturday night for their fifth straight win. Already struggling on the field —...
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Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Sean Manaea, right, celebrates with catcher Jonathan Lucroy after pitching a no-hitter against the Boston Red Sox during a baseball game in Oakland, Calif., Saturday, April 21, 2018. The A's won 3-0. (AP Photo/John Hefti)
April 22, 2018 - 12:10 am
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A's lefty Sean Manaea pitched the first no-hitter against Boston in almost exactly 25 years, with an overturned call preserving the gem Saturday night in Oakland's 3-0 win over the sizzling Red Sox. Manaea struck out 10, walked two and threw 108 pitches to finish off Oakland'...
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Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu, of South Korea, throws against the Washington Nationals during the fourth inning of a baseball game Saturday, April 21, 2018, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
April 21, 2018 - 11:57 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Joc Pederson, Kike Hernandez and Cody Bellinger all homered, and Hyun-Jin Ryu pitched seven innings of two-hit ball as the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Washington Nationals 4-0 Saturday night. Ryu (3-0) struck out eight and walked two, Tony Cingrani pitched the eighth and Kenley...
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Boston Bruins' Patrice Bergeron (37) tries to shoot against Toronto Maple Leafs' Frederik Andersen (31), of Denmark, during the first period of Game 5 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series in Boston, Saturday, April 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
April 21, 2018 - 11:56 pm
BOSTON (AP) — The Toronto Maple Leafs opened another 4-1 lead in Boston, and this time they held on. Just barely. Five years after blowing a three-goal lead in a playoff elimination game against the Bruins, Toronto killed off a 5-on-3 and three more penalties to beat the Bruins 4-3 in Game 5 on...
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Atlanta Braves' Johan Camargo dives across home plate for the winning run as New York Mets catcher Jose Lobaton, left, reaches for him during the ninth inning of a baseball game Saturday, April 21, 2018, in Atlanta. The Braves won 4-3. (AP Photo/John Amis)
April 21, 2018 - 11:47 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — A pair of perfectly placed ground balls helped the Atlanta Braves pull off an unexpected win over the New York Mets. Johan Camargo tripled home the tying run, then scored on Ender Inciarte's bunt single as the Atlanta Braves scored twice in the ninth inning off Mets closer Jeurys...
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Milwaukee Brewers' Jesus Aguilar hits a walk-off home run during the ninth inning of the team's baseball game against the Miami Marlins on Saturday, April 21, 2018, in Milwaukee. The Brewers won 6-5. (AP Photo/Aaron Gash)
April 21, 2018 - 11:36 pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Jesus Aguilar certainly has made the most of his opportunities this season. A late-inning replacement, Aguilar homered on the 13th pitch leading off the bottom of the ninth inning as the Milwaukee Brewers rallied past the Miami Marlins 6-5 on Saturday night for their fifth...
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Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Marcus Stroman (6) reacts after giving up a two-run home run to New York Yankees' Aaron Judge during the third inning of a baseball game, Saturday, April 21, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
April 21, 2018 - 11:18 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Judge's home runs are becoming the thing of legend to opposing pitchers. He can beat them in other ways, too. Judge hit an early homer off respected Twitter rival Marcus Stroman, then scored on a disputed play during a seven-run burst in the sixth inning that sent the New York...
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Tampa Bay Rays' Denard Span, center, congratulates C.J. Cron, right, after scoring on Cron's two-run home run off Minnesota Twins reliever Gabriel Moya during the seventh inning of a baseball game Saturday, April 21, 2018, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Steve Nesius)
April 21, 2018 - 10:45 pm
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays traded for C.J. Cron in February to help compensate for the loss of most of the power that produced a club-record 228 home runs last season. Cron delivered Saturday night in a 10-1 win over the Minnesota Twins, hitting a pair of two-run homers for the...
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