Major League Baseball has a problem. Let’s call it the “Some-Star” Game. On Sunday, MLB announced that 16 All-Stars won’t be playing in Tuesday’s game, including 13 of the 68 originally chosen.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel is training for a triathlon by running and cycling up to 25 miles on weekends — in addition to his one-mile-a-day swimming regimen.
Carlos Zambrano left Thursday’s game in the second inning with lower back soreness.
After his second stint on the disabled list this season, Jake Peavy came back with a solid performance against the Cubs and earned a win. But a solid performance is hardly what the White Sox and their fans expected when they traded for the former Cy Young winner.
The Philadelphia Phillies have placed right-hander Roy Oswalt on the 15-day disabled list with a back injury.
St. Louis Cardinals first baseman Albert Pujols will be out for 4-6 weeks with a fractured left forearm.
There doesn’t seem to be many positive things coming from the current NFL work stoppage that has now gone into its fourth month. But for some players rehabbing injuries, the lack of practices means there isn’t a reason to rush back.
After admittedly making “the wrong read” on a Carlos Pena double on Monday night, Chicago Cubs second baseman Darwin Barney suffered a knee injury while sliding into third.
When the New York Yankees make the trip to Wrigley Field on Friday, Derek Jeter may be watching the games from the dugout instead of playing.
On Tuesday, Tiger Woods announced that he wouldn’t be participating in the 2011 U.S. Open. Injuries to his left knee and Achilles’ will keep him out of the tournament for the first time since 1994.
Chicago White Sox starting pitcher Jake Peavy left Sunday’s 7-3 loss to the Detroit Tigers with a strained right groin. This most recent injury came after Peavy had made four consecutive starts after returning from another injury.
On May 21, Chicago Cubs outfielder Marlon Byrd was hit in the face with a pitch from Boston’s Alfredo Aceves. The scary incident saw Byrd suffer facial fractures and be placed on the disabled list.
The Chicago Cubs have placed left fielder Alfonso Soriano on the disabled list and called up Tyler Colvin from Triple-A Iowa, the team announced on Tuesday.
Cubs left fielder Alfonso Soriano left Monday’s game against the Houston Astros after straining his left quadriceps after trying to beat out a grounder in the first inning.
At 23-28, the Cubs are in fifth place, 7.5 games back, in the NL Central. The team’s had a rash of injuries, sending two starting pitchers and their centerfielder to the disabled list.
Every time a batter steps to the plate there’s a chance that they’ll get hit with a pitch. And by the time they reach the the majors, players have been hit countless times. But very few every get hit like Cubs outfielder Marlon Byrd did at Fenway Park.
Chicago Bulls center Omer Asik will miss the rest of the team’s 2011 playoff run, the team announced on Wednesday.
In the second inning of Saturday night’s game at Fenway park, Chicago Cubs outfielder Marlon Byrd was hit by a pitch under his left eye. It was a scary situation for Byrd and his teammates, but looking back on it, Byrd may actually be lucky.
Not even a Cubs’ come from behind win late could take the team’s focus on the status of Marlon Byrd who was hit in the face with a pitch in the 2nd inning tonight in Boston.
Cubs starting pitcher Matt Garza has some elbow tightness and will not start in Sunday night’s series wrapup in Boston.