Athlete injuries

New York Mets left fielder Rajai Davis (18) celebrates with center fielder Brandon Nimmo (9) as right fielder Juan Lagares (12) heads toward the dugout after the Mets' 9-0 win over Arizona Diamondbacks in a baseball game Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
September 12, 2019 - 2:47 am
A look at what's happening around the majors today: BIG BROOM The Mets will try for a four-game sweep over Arizona amid a crowded NL wild-card race. The Diamondbacks had won 11 of 13 entering the series, but New York has shut them down completely, outscoring them 15-3 through the first three games...
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San Francisco Giants' Corban Joseph hits a grounder that scored a run against the Pittsburgh Pirates during the fifth inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)
September 12, 2019 - 1:32 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Through a long, losing season, the Pittsburgh Pirates have learned to celebrate each other for even the small accomplishments and try to push forward from the times of turmoil — like this week's embarrassing clubhouse fight between a pair of relief pitchers. Felipe Vázquez...
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Milwaukee Brewers' Christian Yelich (22) lies on the ground after an injury during an at-bat, as Miami Marlins catcher Jorge Alfaro, rear, home plate umpire Kerwin Danley and a bat boy stand next to him during the first inning of a baseball game, Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019, in Miami. Yelich broke his right kneecap on a foul ball and will miss the rest of the regular season. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
September 11, 2019 - 2:11 am
MIAMI (AP) — Christian Yelich and the Milwaukee Brewers didn't need this kind of break. Trying to catch up in the wild-card race, the Brewers instead saw the reigning NL MVP foul a ball off himself and go down with a broken right kneecap Tuesday night. "We don't have a definitive time frame other...
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Cleveland Indians' Jordan Luplow runs to first after hitting a two-run home run during the second inning of the team's baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
September 11, 2019 - 2:05 am
A look at what's happening around the majors Wednesday: REMEMBERING Major League Baseball pays tribute to those affected by the 9/11 tragedy with a moment of silence before all games. First responders will be among those honored in pregame ceremonies. Players, managers, coaches and umpires will...
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Milwaukee Brewers' Christian Yelich (22) sits on the ground after an injury while at bat as Miami Marlins catcher Jorge Alfaro, rear, and home plate umpire Kerwin Danley look on during the first inning of a baseball game, Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019, in Miami. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
September 10, 2019 - 7:44 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Milwaukee Brewers star Christian Yelich has been forced to leave the game at Miami after fouling a ball of his leg. Yelich limped off the field in the first inning Tuesday night. There was no immediate report on his injury. Yelich fouled a pitch off the upper area of his right leg. He...
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Team USA captain Juli Inkster during the preview day ahead of the 2019 Solheim Cup at Gleneagles Golf Club, Scotland, Monday Sept. 9, 2019. (Ian Rutherford/PA via AP)
September 10, 2019 - 4:52 pm
The United States had already brought one of its most inexperienced teams in Solheim Cup history to Scotland this week when a back injury nagging Stacy Lewis flared up in practice. Out went one of the Americans' few seasoned players — a major champion and a former world No. 1. In came another...
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Cleveland Browns wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. is introduced as he runs out on the field before an NFL football game against the Tennessee Titans, Sunday, Sept. 8, 2019, in Cleveland. The flashy, fashionable wide receiver sported an expensive watch, worth over $250,000, during his debut Sunday. The NFL plans to speak with Browns star Odell Beckham Jr. about wearing a watch in games. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane)
September 10, 2019 - 2:44 pm
BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Watch it: Odell Beckham Jr.'s taking a stand against the NFL on his lavish wrist wear. Beckham said Tuesday that he intends to keep wearing the expensive watch he had on during Sunday's season opener against the Tennessee Titans. The showy wide receiver believes the league has...
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Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr reacts after running back Josh Jacobs scored a touchdown during the fourth quarter of an NFL football game against the Denver Broncos Monday, Sept. 9, 2019, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/D. Ross Cameron)
September 10, 2019 - 2:23 am
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The night started with Oakland Raiders fans derisively chanting at former disgruntled receiver Antonio Brown and ended with coach Jon Gruden celebrating a victory in the Black Hole. The saga that consumed the football world for days didn't hamper the Raiders a bit. Derek Carr...
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New York Yankees' James Paxton pitches during the first inning of a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox in Boston, Monday, Sept. 9, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
September 09, 2019 - 10:56 pm
BOSTON (AP) — The New York Yankees officially ended Boston's three-year reign as AL East champs, blanking the Red Sox 5-0 Monday night behind another big effort by James Paxton. Hours after the Red Sox parted ways with team president Dave Dombrowski, and right after former star David Ortiz returned...
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Chicago Cubs' Javier Baez reacts after being forced out at first base during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers, Sunday, Sept. 1, 2019, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty)
September 09, 2019 - 9:49 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — All-Star shortstop Javier Báez could return to the Chicago Cubs if they reach the playoffs. Báez saw a hand specialist in Chicago who confirmed the slugger has a hairline fracture of his left thumb. He is expected to miss the rest of this month, but the team said Monday he will...
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