Athlete injuries

St. Louis Cardinals' Carlos Martinez, left, is safe at first for a single as the throw gets past the glove of Cincinnati Reds starting pitcher Matt Harvey during the second inning of a baseball game Friday, July 13, 2018, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
July 14, 2018 - 1:11 am
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Matt Harvey is feeling good again and now his name is popping up in trade rumors for good reasons. Harvey tossed five solid innings, Scooter Gennett and Dilson Herrera homered and the Cincinnati Reds beat the St. Louis Cardinals 9-1 on Friday night. Harvey, who was acquired from...
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New York Mets starting pitcher Noah Syndergaard delivers against the Washington Nationals during the first inning of a baseball game Friday, July 13, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
July 14, 2018 - 12:32 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Noah Syndergaard was back on the mound for the New York Mets and made it clear he wants to stay. With his name bandied about in trade talk ahead of the July 31 deadline, Syndergaard pitched out of trouble during a rusty return from the disabled list and helped himself with an RBI...
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Atlanta Braves catcher Kurt Suzuki, left, tags out Arizona Diamondbacks' Jon Jay, center, sliding into home plate during the sixth inning of a baseball game Friday, July 13, 2018, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Amis)
July 13, 2018 - 11:54 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Zack Godley's control was sharp. That usually means good things for the Arizona Diamondbacks. Nick Ahmed hit a tiebreaking single in the seventh after Godley allowed a run over six innings, and the Diamondbacks beat the Atlanta Braves 2-1 on Friday night. Both teams began the week in...
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Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Shane Bieber delivers during the first inning of the team's baseball game against the New York Yankees, Friday, July 13, 2018, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
July 13, 2018 - 11:50 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — Following another strong start from Shane Bieber, Indians closer Cody Allen managed to hit the brakes just in time during yet another tense ninth inning. Allen overcame Giancarlo Stanton's leadoff homer in the ninth and retired pinch-hitter Didi Gregorius with the tying run on...
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Texas Rangers' Ryan Rua, right, and Elvis Andrus gesture after Rua hit a three-run home run in the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles, Friday, July 13, 2018, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
July 13, 2018 - 11:28 pm
BALTIMORE (AP) — Ryan Rua has struggled over his young career as a pinch hitter for the Texas Rangers. However, he made the most of the opportunity against the free-falling Baltimore Orioles. Rua had a tiebreaking, pinch-hit three-run homer in the seventh inning and the Rangers held on to beat the...
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Houston Astros' Alex Bregman (2) hits a two-run home run off Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Mike Fiers during the first inning of a baseball game, Friday, July 13, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)
July 13, 2018 - 11:12 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Dallas Keuchel pitched six strong innings, three relievers completed the seven-hitter and Alex Bregman provided the offense by setting a career high with his 20th homer to give the Houston Astros a 3-0 win over the Detroit Tigers on Friday night. Keuchel (7-8) allowed six hits and...
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Miami Marlins' Cameron Maybin is picked off at first base as Philadelphia Phillies first baseman Carlos Santana makes the tag during the third inning of a baseball game Friday, July 13, 2018, in Miami. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
July 13, 2018 - 10:35 pm
MIAMI (AP) — The biggest play of the night for the Philadelphia Phillies started in the middle of the sixth inning, when manager Gabe Kapler switched things around in the outfield for a little more defense. Minutes later, he looked like a genius. Aaron Altherr drove in his first run of July and —...
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FILE - In this Oct. 11, 2017, file photo, Brooklyn Nets guard Jeremy Lin (7) passes the ball as Philadelphia 76ers guards Ben Simmons, right, and JJ Redick (17) defend during the third quarter of a preseason NBA basketball game in Uniondale, N.Y. A person with knowledge of the details says the Nets have agreed to trade Lin to the Atlanta Hawks. The Nets made the move to ease an overcrowded point guard spot early Friday morning, July 13, 2018, the person told The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the trade had not been announced. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson, File)
July 13, 2018 - 5:32 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Jeremy Lin's injury-plagued stint in Brooklyn is over. The Nets have agreed to trade Lin to Atlanta, the Hawks announced Friday. The move helps clear up the Nets' logjam at point guard and sends Lin to another team that is also pretty crowded at the position. ESPN first reported the...
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July 13, 2018 - 5:10 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — In a July 12 story about the Atlanta Braves, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Anibal Sanchez is among the team's starting pitchers currently on the disabled list. Sanchez missed 37 games with a right hamstring strain earlier in the season and is currently active and was...
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FILE - In this Sept. 11, 2016, file photo, Tennessee Titans running back DeMarco Murray (29) dives over Minnesota Vikings cornerback Terence Newman (23) to score a touchdown on a 6-yard pass reception in the first half of an NFL football game, in Nashville, Tenn. DeMarco Murray is retiring from the NFL. The 2014 Offensive Player of the Year made the announcement on ESPN on Friday, July 13, 2018, four months after being released by the Titans.(AP Photo/Weston Kenney, File)
July 13, 2018 - 3:49 pm
DeMarco Murray is retiring from the NFL. The 2014 Offensive Player of the Year made the announcement on ESPN on Friday, four months after being released by the Tennessee Titans. Murray, 30, lost his job to Derrick Henry last season and was due to make $6.25 million in 2018 when the Titans let him...
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