Athlete injuries

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 - 7:12 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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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 - 6:36 pm
CINCINNATI (AP) — Cincinnati's Phillip Ervin singled off St. Louis reliever Jordan Hicks with one out in the eighth inning, ending a no-hit bid started by Daniel Poncedeleon in his major league debut 14 months after he suffered a life-threatening head injury on the mound. Poncedeleon was hit on the...
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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 23, 2018 - 4:07 pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Brewers left-handed starter Brent Suter will have Tommy John surgery and miss the rest of the season. Suter had an MRI on Monday that revealed a torn ulnar collateral ligament. He left Milwaukee's 11-2 loss to the Dodgers on Sunday after three innings when he felt pain — the team...
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FILE - In this March 2, 2018, file photo, New York Mets' Tim Tebow walks back to the dugout after striking out during the second inning of an exhibition spring training baseball game against the Washington Nationals, in Port St. Lucie, Fla. Mets minor leaguer Tim Tebow is set for hand surgery Tuesday, July 24, 2018, and likely done for the season, dashing his hopes of playing in the majors this year. The 30-year-old outfielder will have surgery in New York to remove his broken right hamate bone. He hurt himself last week swinging the bat. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)
July 23, 2018 - 2:31 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Mets minor leaguer Tim Tebow is set for hand surgery Tuesday, dashing his hopes of playing in the majors this year. The 30-year-old outfielder will have surgery in New York to remove his broken right hamate bone, an injury that occurred Thursday while swinging a bat for Binghamton...
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New York Mets starting pitcher Noah Syndergaard delivers against the New York Yankees during the first inning of a baseball game Friday, July 20, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
July 22, 2018 - 8:02 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — In the latest bizarre medical development for the baffling New York Mets, ace pitcher Noah Syndergaard is headed back to the disabled list after contracting hand-foot-and-mouth disease. The team figures it's likely Syndergaard caught the contagious virus when he made an appearance...
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FILE - In this Thursday, July 19, 2018, file photo, Hamilton Tiger-Cats quarterback Johnny Manziel looks on from the sideline during second-half CFL football game action against the Saskatchewan Roughriders in Hamilton, Ontario. Manziel is headed to the Montreal Alouettes. Montreal acquired the former Heisman Trophy winner and offensive linemen Tony Washington and Landon Rice from the Hamilton Tiger-Cats for defensive end Jamaal Westerman, wide receiver Chris Williams and first-round draft picks in 2020 and 2021. (Mark Blinch/The Canadian Press via AP, File)
July 22, 2018 - 7:31 pm
MONTREAL (AP) — Johnny Manziel is headed to the Montreal Alouettes in a reunion with the coach who recruited him to Texas A&M. The Canadian Football League team acquired the former Heisman Trophy from the Hamilton Tiger-Cats in a blockbuster trade Sunday. "I look forward to reuniting with...
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Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Jose Quintana throws against the St. Louis Cardinals during the first inning of a baseball game Sunday, July 22, 2018, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
July 22, 2018 - 3:00 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Jose Quintana pitched seven effective innings, keeping Matt Carpenter in the ballpark and helping the Chicago Cubs beat the St. Louis Cardinals 7-2 on Sunday. Quintana (9-6) allowed two runs and six hits, struck out six and walked four in his first start since July 10. The left-...
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Los Angeles Dodgers' Matt Kemp reacts after hitting a home run during the second inning of a baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers Sunday, July 22, 2018, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
July 22, 2018 - 2:29 pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Matt Kemp hit two solo homers and Manny Machado drove in his first run since joining the Los Angeles Dodgers, who pounded out 15 hits in an 11-2 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Sunday. Chris Taylor had three RBIs for the NL West leaders, who scored five runs in the second and...
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Oakland Athletics' Jonathan Lucroy, second from right, celebrates with Chad Pinder (18) and Stephen Piscotty, second from left, after driving in the winning run against the San Francisco Giants in the 11th inning of a baseball game Saturday, July 21, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
July 21, 2018 - 11:22 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — On a day when they made a trade to strengthen the back of their bullpen, the Oakland Athletics overcame their All-Star closer's fourth blown save and kept their late-inning magic going. In front of the largest crowd to watch a baseball game at the Coliseum, no less. Jonathan...
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Pittsburgh Pirates' Corey Dickerson grounds into a fielder's choice to second to reach first safely off Cincinnati Reds relief pitcher Michael Lorenzen in the sixth inning of a baseball game, Saturday, July 21, 2018, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
July 21, 2018 - 7:53 pm
CINCINNATI (AP) — Corey Dickerson hit two first-pitch home runs, rookie Nick Kingham overcame another Cincinnati rain delay to pitch six shutout innings and drive in two runs, and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Reds 6-2 Saturday for their season-high eighth straight win. Dickerson homered on the...
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