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Yogi Berra taken to hospital as precaution after fall in Yankees' clubhouse

New York Yankees Hall of Famer Yogi Berra was taken to a Clearwater, Fla., hospital today after falling in the team's clubhouse at Bright House Field. Berra, 85, stumbled and fell backward after catching his shoe in the carpet as...

By Cindy Boren  | March 10, 2011; 1:18 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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Luis Salazar has surgery to repair facial fractures after being struck by liner

Luis Salazar, a manager in the Atlanta Braves' farm system, underwent surgery Wednesday night and is scheduled for more today after suffering multiple facial fractures when he was struck by a line drive in Wednesday's game between the Braves and...

By Cindy Boren  | March 10, 2011; 1:01 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Atlanta Braves' minor-league manager injured by line drive, airlifted to hospital

Luis Salazar, a minor-league manager for the Atlanta Braves, was airlifted to a hospital after he was hit in the face by a foul ball today during an exhibition game in Kissimmee, Fla. Salazar, 54, was struck by a liner...

By Cindy Boren  | March 9, 2011; 2:57 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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Adam Wainwright will have Tommy John surgery

St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Adam Wainwright will require Tommy John surgery for the "significant" elbow injury he suffered at spring training. Cardinals General Manager John Mozeliak initially revealed the severity of the injury and announced this morning that Wainwright, who...

By Cindy Boren  | February 24, 2011; 11:02 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
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Justine Siegal makes baseball history by throwing batting practice

There were a number of touching things about Justine Siegal throwing batting practice to the Cleveland Indians at spring training Monday in Goodyear, Ariz. Siegal, a 36-year-old advocate of "Baseball for All," is believed to be the first woman...

By Cindy Boren  | February 22, 2011; 9:42 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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Miguel Cabrera arrested for DUI in Florida

It's been a weird week. Twice now, athletes have sprung the "Do you know who I am?" line. And twice now it hasn't really worked out as they might have hoped. Miguel Cabrera is the latest, joining Legedu Naanee. The...

By Cindy Boren  | February 17, 2011; 9:48 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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