Athlete injuries

St. Louis Cardinals' Matt Carpenter, upper left, hits a solo home run as Los Angeles Dodgers relief pitcher Kenley Jansen, below, watches along with catcher Yasmani Grandal, right, and home plate umpire Sam Holbrook during the ninth inning of a baseball game Monday, Aug. 20, 2018, in Los Angeles. The Cardinals won 5-3. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
August 21, 2018 - 3:28 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Since the calendar turned to August, the St. Louis Cardinals have been on a tear. They kept it up against Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen, who allowed ninth-inning homers to Jedd Gyorko and Matt Carpenter in his return from the disabled list in a 5-3 loss to the Cardinals on Monday...
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In this Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018, photo, Dallas Cowboys assistant coach Kris Richard walks on the field before an preseason NFL Football game in Arlington, Texas. Richard wears cleats to practice just in case the new secondary coach of the Dallas Cowboys decides to jump in on a play, which he did in training camp. (AP Photo/Ron Jenkins)
August 21, 2018 - 2:40 am
OXNARD, Calif. (AP) — Kris Richard wears cleats to practice just in case the new secondary coach of the Dallas Cowboys decides to jump in on a play, which he did in training camp. The former defensive coordinator for the Legion of Boom in Seattle was the highest-ranking hire in an overhaul of Jason...
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Houston Astros second baseman Yuli Gurriel, left, and Seattle Mariners' Robinson Cano eye the ball after Cano arrived at second base on his double in the sixth inning of a baseball game, Monday, Aug. 20, 2018, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
August 21, 2018 - 2:23 am
SEATTLE (AP) — Robinson Cano is searching for any way to help the Seattle Mariners stay in the playoff race and try to make up for the 80 games he was gone while being suspended. On Monday night, it was hitting a game-winning home run — his first long ball in more than three months. "It was a good...
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Oakland Athletics' Khris Davis swings on a pitch from Texas Rangers' Bartolo Colon in the fifth inning of a baseball game, Monday, Aug. 20, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. Davis' jersey is signed by Anthony Slocumb, a child from the Make A Wish Foundation, seen on Davis' left shoulder. Davis hit his 37th home run of the season wearing the signed jersey. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
August 21, 2018 - 2:17 am
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — On a night they both homered — and Ramon Laureano for the first two times in his career — the rookie learned far more about teammate Khris Davis than just his ability to clear fences. Davis' heart shined through as far as that 438-foot home run he hit sandwiched between...
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New York Mets' Amed Rosario, left, and Dominic Smith collide while trying to catch a ball hit by San Francisco Giants' Brandon Crawford during the 13th inning of a baseball game, Monday, Aug. 20, 2018, in New York. Andrew McCutchen scored on the error by Smith. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
August 21, 2018 - 1:16 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Mets left fielder Dominic Smith readily took the blame for plowing into shortstop Amed Rosario on the potential inning-ending play in the 13th inning that ended up costing his team the game. Smith, a highly touted prospect who has been envisioned as the Mets' first-baseman of the...
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Chicago White Sox's Yolmer Sanchez, right, is greeted by Daniel Palka after scoring on a two-run double by Jose Abreu off Minnesota Twins pitcher Stephen Gonsalves in the second inning of a baseball game Monday, Aug. 20, 2018, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)
August 21, 2018 - 12:44 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Lucas Giolito and the Chicago White Sox were thinking about Rick Renteria all night long. They banded together to get their hospitalized manager one of his favorite presents: another win. Giolito struck out six in six innings, Matt Davidson homered and the White Sox spoiled...
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Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco warms up before an NFL preseason football game against the Indianapolis Colts in Indianapolis, Monday, Aug. 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
August 21, 2018 - 12:30 am
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Baltimore Ravens spoiled Andrew Luck's Indianapolis homecoming. They picked him off before allowing a completion, and Terrell Suggs nearly chopped the ball out of Luck's hands on a sack. The Ravens then secured a 20-19 preseason win over the Colts by stopping a late 2-point...
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Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Corey Kluber delivers during the first inning of a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park in Boston, Monday, Aug. 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
August 20, 2018 - 11:38 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Boston pitcher Rick Porcello had the wind knocked out of him after taking a hard liner to the stomach. Two pitches later, Cleveland's Greg Allen knocked the energy right out of Fenway Park. Allen hit a go-ahead home run in the seventh inning right after Porcello was struck, Corey...
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Atlanta Braves starter Bryse Wilson pitches against the Pittsburgh Pirates in the fifth inning of a baseball game, Monday, Aug. 20, 2018, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
August 20, 2018 - 11:29 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Bryse Wilson was pitching for his high school team in Hillsborough, North Carolina, barely two years ago. Now, he's 1-0 in the major leagues. Wilson worked five solid innings, becoming the third 20-year-old pitcher to start in his big league debut for Atlanta this season in the...
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Milwaukee Brewers' Travis Shaw hits a two-run home run during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds Monday, Aug. 20, 2018, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
August 20, 2018 - 11:03 pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Travis Shaw and Christian Yelich homered, Chase Anderson settled in after giving up two solo homers and the Milwaukee Brewers rallied for a 5-2 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Monday night. Shaw's two-run homer off Homer Bailey put the Brewers up 3-2 in the sixth. Jesus Aguilar...
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