By James A. Lyons
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Independent voices from the TWT Communities
A bunch of big leaguers became marathon men on Saturday.
J.A. Happ isn't sure how he'll react when gets on a mound again. One thing he does know is that he's going to try to forget what happened Tuesday night.
Toronto Blue Jays pitcher J.A. Happ is responsive after being hit in the head by a line drive and could be released from a Florida hospital on Wednesday.
Happ's frightening injury Tuesday night at Tropicana Field left players on both teams shaken and revived questions about whether Major League Baseball is doing enough to protect pitchers who often find themselves in harm's way on the mound.
Toronto Blue Jays pitcher J.A. Happ was released Wednesday from a Florida hospital, just a day after he was hit on the head by a line drive, and hopes for a quick return to the mound.
J.A. Happ feels fortunate.
The Toronto Blue Jays expect right-hander Josh Johnson to return to the rotation late next week.
The banged-up New York Yankees put pitcher Ivan Nova and catcher Francisco Cervelli on the 15-day disabled list Saturday, the latest setbacks in an injury-riddled season.
Yankees catcher Francisco Cervellli broke his right hand on Ivan Nova's fifth pitch the game against Toronto on Friday night, and two innings later New York's starter walked off the mound with pain in his right elbow.
All-Star shortstop Jose Reyes likely will be sidelined until the All-Star break because of a severely sprained left ankle.
Boston Red Sox pitcher John Lackey, making his first major league start since elbow surgery, left Saturday's game against the Toronto Blue Jays with a strained right biceps.
There's something different about spring training this year. It came early because of the World Baseball Classic, and Tim Lincecum came without his long locks.
R.A. Dickey said the pictures and literature couldn't have prepared him for the young boy who approached him last week on one of the squalid streets of Mumbai's red-light district.
The Chicago Cubs have agreed to a four-year, $52 million contract with right-hander Edwin Jackson, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press on Thursday.
Cy ya later.