Athlete injuries

FILE - In this March 1, 2019, file photo, Washington Nationals pitcher Trevor Rosenthal throws during the third inning of an exhibition spring training baseball game against the Miami Marlins, in Jupiter, Fla. Rosenthal has been released by the Nationals, who ran out patience waiting for the reliever to return to form. Rosenthal ends his three-month stint in Washington with a 0-1 record and an unsightly 22.74 ERA. The Nationals made the move Sunday, June 23, 2019 less than 24 hours after he walked all three batters he faced in a 13-9 loss to Atlanta. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)
June 23, 2019 - 12:52 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Nationals finally ran out of patience waiting for Trevor Rosenthal to throw strikes following his return from Tommy John surgery. Rosenthal was released by the Nationals on Sunday, less than 24 hours after the 29-year-old reliever walked all three batters he faced...
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New York Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius (18) celebrates with right fielder Aaron Judge, center, and second baseman Gleyber Torres after the Yankees defeated the Houston Astros 4-1 in a baseball game Friday, June 21, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
June 22, 2019 - 2:36 am
A look at what's happening around the majors today: UP AND DOWN Gary Sánchez, Gleyber Torres and the Yankees have won seven in row with a lineup that added Aaron Judge, Giancarlo Stanton and Edwin Encarnación in the last week. New York also has homered in 24 straight games, one shy of the franchise...
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Michigan's Jimmy Kerr, left, is greeted by Jack Blomgren (2) and Jesse Franklin (7) at the dugout after scoring a run against Texas Tech on an RBI double by Blake Nelson in the first inning of an NCAA College World Series baseball game in Omaha, Neb., Friday, June 21, 2019. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
June 21, 2019 - 7:22 pm
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Michigan has gone from being an anxious team playing not to lose the Big Ten regular-season championship a month ago to one that is carefree and just two wins away from the national championship. The Wolverines ended up letting that conference title slip away, and it was a lesson...
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Texas Rangers' Asdrubal Cabrera hits an RBI single off Cincinnati Reds starting pitcher Tanner Roark during the first inning of a baseball game Saturday, June 15, 2019, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
June 21, 2019 - 7:11 pm
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Texas Rangers third baseman Asdrúbal Cabrera never left the dugout and says he wasn't trying to hit an umpire with the equipment he threw onto the field after being ejected from a game. Cabrera is appealing a four-game suspension and undisclosed fine from Major League...
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Los Angeles Angels' Albert Pujols watches his two-run home run off Tampa Bay Rays' Ryan Yarbrough during the fifth inning of a baseball game Thursday, June 13, 2019, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
June 21, 2019 - 3:43 am
A look at what's happening around the majors today: BACK WHERE IT BEGAN Albert Pujols returns for his first game in St. Louis since leaving the Cardinals to sign a $240 million contract with the Angels before the 2012 season. The slugger won three NL MVP awards and made nine All-Star teams with the...
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Los Angeles Dodgers' Joc Pederson hits a two-run home run off San Francisco Giants relief pitcher Sam Dyson, front, during the seventh inning of a baseball game Thursday, June 20, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
June 21, 2019 - 2:17 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kyle Garlick, Austin Barnes and Joc Pederson each hit a two-run homer to help the Los Angeles Dodgers hold off the San Francisco Giants 9-8 on Thursday night. Pederson's insurance homer ended up saving the Dodgers, who had a 9-4 lead going into the ninth before the Giants rallied...
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New York Yankees' Gary Sanchez watches his solo home run during the fourth inning of the team's baseball game against the Houston Astros on Thursday, June 20, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)
June 20, 2019 - 11:32 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Gary Sánchez, Gleyber Torres and DJ LeMahieu homered in a hurry, connecting in a six-run fourth inning that powered the New York Yankees past the Houston Astros 10-6 Thursday night for their sixth straight win. Edwin Encarnación hit his AL-leading 23rd home run as the Yankees handed...
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FILE - In this July 26, 2017, file photo, Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert answers a question during a news conference at the Cavaliers training facility in Independence, Ohio. Gilbert has been released from a Detroit-area hospital nearly a month after suffering a stroke. Quicken Loans president CEO Jay Farner says Gilbert was discharged Wednesday, June 19, 2019, from Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, Michigan.(AP Photo/Phil Long, File)
June 20, 2019 - 11:43 am
CLEVELAND (AP) — Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert was released from a Detroit-area hospital nearly a month after suffering a stroke and will recover at an in-patient rehabilitation center. Quicken Loans CEO Jay Farner said Gilbert was discharged Wednesday from Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, Michigan...
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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 20, 2019 - 1:16 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Willson Contreras celebrated a very special anniversary with an impressive all-around show. 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...
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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 - 11:34 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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