Athlete health

Cleveland Indians' Josh Donaldson awaits his turn in the batting cage before a baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays, Monday, Sept. 10, 2018, in St. Petersburg, Fla. Donaldson was acquired in a trade with the Toronto Blue Jays. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
September 11, 2018 - 1:58 am
A look at what's happening around the majors today: REMEMBERING Major League Baseball will hold a moment of silence before all games to honor the victims and first responders of 9/11. Players, coaches and umpires will wear caps with a "We Shall Not Forget" ribbon patch. During batting practice...
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Chicago Cubs' Anthony Rizzo, right, celebrates with David Bote after hitting a two-run home run during the first inning of a baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
August 15, 2018 - 4:40 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Anthony Rizzo homered, drove in three runs and stole two bases in his return to the cleanup spot, and the Chicago Cubs restored their three-game lead in the NL Central by topping the Milwaukee Brewers 8-4 on Wednesday. Jason Heyward added three hits and two RBIs as Chicago bounced...
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New York Yankees' Miguel Andujar (41) gestures after hitting an RBI against the Chicago White Sox during the 13th inning of a baseball game Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018, in Chicago. The Yankees won 4-3 in 13 innings. (AP Photo/David Banks)
August 08, 2018 - 12:05 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Miguel Andujar homered and singled in the go-ahead run in the 13th inning, Sonny Gray won in his first relief outing since 2013 and the New York Yankees beat the Chicago White Sox 4-3 on Tuesday night. Andujar had three hits, including a go-ahead single in the 13th, and Giancarlo...
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Milwaukee Brewers starting pitcher Brent Suter throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers Sunday, July 22, 2018, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
July 24, 2018 - 2:13 am
MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers' injury-plagued rotation took another hit Monday when lefty Brent Suter said he would have Tommy John surgery that will end his season. "It was pretty crushing news, but I'm kind of starting to accept it a little bit," Suter said before the Brewers played...
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Tampa Bay Rays' Jake Bauers celebrates after crossing home plate in front of New York Yankees catcher Gary Sanchez following his three-run home run during the fifth inning of a baseball game Monday, July 23, 2018, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Mike Carlson)
July 24, 2018 - 12:13 am
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — About the only thing Gary Sanchez was quick to do Monday night was accept the blame for his lack of effort. Sanchez failed to hustle on a pair of key plays, Jake Bauers hit a three-run homer and scored with some nifty baserunning, and the Tampa Bay Rays beat Luis...
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Pittsburgh Pirates' Josh Harrison, right, celebrates with Gregory Polanco after hitting a three-run home run in the second inning of a baseball game against the Cleveland Indians, Monday, July 23, 2018, in Cleveland. Josh Bell and David Freese scored on the play. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
July 23, 2018 - 11:27 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — Corey Kluber struggled in his return while the Pittsburgh Pirates' hot streak showed no signs of letting up. Josh Harrison hit a three-run homer and Gregory Polanco had a two-run triple off Kluber, and the Pirates beat the Cleveland Indians 7-0 in a six-inning, rain-shortened game...
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New York Mets' Yoenis Cespedes takes batting practice before a baseball game against the New York Yankees, Friday, July 20, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
July 23, 2018 - 11:22 pm
A look at what's happening around the majors Tuesday: YO, YOU GOOD? Yoenis Cespedes and the Mets are awaiting a report and recommendation from doctors after the slugger had an MRI on both feet Monday. Cespedes may need surgery to address calcification on both heels that has bothered him for 15...
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Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Rick Porcello throws to the Baltimore Orioles in the first inning of a baseball game, Monday, July 23, 2018, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
July 23, 2018 - 11:21 pm
BALTIMORE (AP) — The Boston Red Sox are dominating most major league teams this season, so it comes as no surprise that they've had their way against the worst of the bunch. Rick Porcello scattered six hits over six scoreless innings, Mitch Moreland homered and Boston breezed past the Baltimore...
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Philadelphia Phillies' Zach Eflin pitches during the first inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers, Monday, July 23, 2018, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
July 23, 2018 - 9:59 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Max Muncy, Yasmani Grandal, Chris Taylor and Joc Pederson hit solo homers and Alex Verdugo scored the tiebreaking run on a wild pitch in the top of the ninth inning, lifting the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 7-6 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies in a matchup of division leaders...
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St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Daniel Poncedeleon (62) throws against the Cincinnati Reds during the first inning of a baseball game, Monday, July 23, 2018, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Gary Landers)
July 23, 2018 - 9:10 pm
CINCINNATI (AP) — St. Louis starter Daniel Poncedeleon made a sensational debut 14 months after suffering a severe head injury, throwing no-hit ball for seven innings Monday night before Eugenio Suarez led the Cincinnati Reds' two-out rally in the ninth for a 2-1 victory over the Cardinals. Suarez'...
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