Athlete injuries

Los Angeles Angels' Mike Trout runs to first on single the drove in Justin Bour, off Toronto Blue Jays relief pitcher David Phelps during the ninth inning of a baseball game Wednesday, June 19, 2019, in Toronto. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP)
June 19, 2019 - 9:04 pm
TORONTO (AP) — Getting back to basics at the plate has been paying off for Los Angeles Angels slugger Mike Trout. Trout hit two home runs, including his sixth career grand slam, and had a career-best seven RBIs as the Angels beat the Toronto Blue Jays 11-6 on Wednesday night. "This is the best I've...
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Chicago Cubs' Willson Contreras celebrates while running the bases after hitting a solo home run during the third inning of the team's baseball game against the Chicago White Sox on Wednesday, June 19, 2019, at Wrigley Field in Chicago. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty)
June 19, 2019 - 8:39 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Willson Contreras homered twice and drove in five runs, and the Chicago Cubs handed Lucas Giolito his first loss since April by downing the Chicago White Sox 7-3 on Wednesday night. David Bote also connected to help the Cubs bounce back from a tough loss to their crosstown rivals in...
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A bruise is visible below Washington Nationals starting pitcher Max Scherzer's right eye as he stands in the dugout in the seventh inning of the second baseball game of a doubleheader against the Philadelphia Phillies, Wednesday, June 19, 2019, in Washington. Scherzer broke his nose Tuesday while taking batting practice. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
June 19, 2019 - 8:34 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — With a broken nose, pronounced black eye and seven shutout innings, Max Scherzer provided a striking capper to the Washington Nationals' day-night doubleheader sweep of the Philadelphia Phillies. Scherzer himself? He shrugged off his work in the Nationals' 2-0 victory Wednesday...
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FILE - In this March 23, 2019, file photo, Memphis Grizzlies guard Mike Conley (11) handles the ball against Minnesota Timberwolves guard Josh Okogie (20) in the first half of an NBA basketball game, in Memphis, Tenn. A person with knowledge of the decision says the Memphis Grizzlies have traded veteran point guard Mike Conley, who has played the most games in franchise history, to the Utah Jazz. The person says the Grizzlies swapped Conley for Jae Crowder, Kyle Korver and Grayson Allen. The person spoke to The Associated Press Wednesday, June 19, 2019, on condition of anonymity because neither Memphis nor Utah has announced the trade.(AP Photo/Brandon Dill, File)
June 19, 2019 - 9:59 am
The Memphis Grizzlies traded away the final piece of the franchise's best years on Wednesday, sending veteran point guard Mike Conley to the Utah Jazz for a trio of players, a person familiar with the deal told The Associated Press. The Grizzlies swapped Conley for Jae Crowder, Kyle Korver and...
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Washington Nationals starting pitcher Max Scherzer throws to an Arizona Diamondbacks batter during the first inning of a baseball game Friday, June 14, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
June 19, 2019 - 9:26 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer is scheduled to pitch Wednesday night against the Philadelphia Phillies, a day after breaking his nose during batting practice. Scherzer was injured Tuesday when he took a ball off his face while attempting a bunt. The team says a CT scan...
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Boston Red Sox's Rafael Devers holds up the ball after he picked off Minnesota Twins' catcher Mitch Garver at third base during the sixth inning of a baseball game Tuesday, June 18, 2019, in Minneapolis. Devers caught the ball from catcher Christian Vazquez. (AP Photo/Stacy Bengs)
June 19, 2019 - 12:06 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Max Kepler was supposed to have the night off. Instead, the Twins outfielder wound up playing 12 innings and delivered three huge hits. Kepler's single with one out in the 17th gave Minnesota a 4-3 victory over the Boston Red Sox early Wednesday in the longest game by innings in...
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United States' Paul Arriola (7) celebrates with teammates Gyasi Zardes, left, Tyler Boyd, center, and Weston Mckennie, right, after scoring a goal on Guyana during the first half of a CONCACAF Gold Cup soccer match Tuesday, June 18, 2019, in St. Paul, Minn. (AP Photo/Andy Clayton-King)
June 18, 2019 - 11:00 pm
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — After newcomer Tyler Boyd scored early in the second half to give the United States a two-goal lead, the sure sign this was going to be a good night for the Americans was visible on Gyasi Zardes' face. A shot by Paul Arriola from just outside the box was headed by Guyana...
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New York Yankees' Cameron Maybin (38) beats the throw to first base for a single as Tampa Bay Rays' Travis d'Arnaud reaches for the throw during the eighth inning of a baseball game Tuesday, June 18, 2019, in New York. The Yankees won 6-3. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
June 18, 2019 - 10:18 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Cameron Maybin realizes his time in pinstripes may be running out. As Aaron Judge nears his return from the injured list, Maybin is making it difficult for the Yankees to think about cutting ties. Maybin homered again with his roster spot in doubt, Edwin Encarnación went deep for...
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Miami Marlins starting pitcher Jordan Yamamoto throws during the first inning of the team's baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals, Tuesday, June 18, 2019, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/L.G. Patterson)
June 18, 2019 - 9:09 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — In his first two starts, Jordan Yamamoto has done things that have been accomplished once, or not at all, in the past century. It's been a dream debut for the 23-year-old rookie, who was acquired by the Marlins in the Christian Yelich trade and summoned from Double-A to the majors...
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FILE - In this Monday, June 10, 2019, file photo, Emergency personal keep a towel on the face of a person who was struck by a line drive by Chicago White Sox's Eloy Jimenez during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Washington Nationals in Chicago. The Chicago White Sox plan to extend the protective netting all the way to the foul poles at Guaranteed Rate Field, becoming the first major league team to take such a step in the wake of a couple of high-profile fan injuries. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File)
June 18, 2019 - 5:49 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago White Sox plan to extend the protective netting to the foul poles at Guaranteed Rate Field, becoming the first major league team to take that step since a couple of high-profile injuries this spring increased the focus on fan safety at ballparks. The White Sox and...
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