25 years later: Jose Canseco and the head-assisted home run
Jose Canseco is known for a few things, but arguably his most memorable baseball moment was the time he really kept his head in the game. That was May 26, 1993 — 25 years ago today — the time the Rangers outfielder took a ball off the noggin and helped the Indians' Carlos Martinez boost his home run total.MORE: SN's latest MLB Power RankingsHere's the video, which you've seen 1,000 times, because it never really gets old.The whole thing still doesn't make much sense.
Angels ' Shohei Ohtani placed on DL with elbow strain , out at least a month . Shohei Ohtani , who has been bothered by a blister, was placed on the disabled list with a grade 2 sprain of the UCL .
Shohei Ohtani will be placed on the disabled list with a grade 2 sprain of the UCL . It's worth noting that Ohtani was revealed to have a Grade 1 strain back after the Angels signed him. If Ohtani misses significant time -- and he's expected to be out until at least July -- then you can bet on those
Los Angeles Angels' Shohei Ohtani was placed on the disabled list with a grade 2 sprain of the UCL and is expected to miss at least a month, the Angels announced on Monday.
He underwent a PRP and stem cell injection on his elbow on Thursday with Dr. Steve Yoon in Los Angeles and will be re-evaluated in 3 weeks.
Ohtani, who was scheduled to pitch Wednesday against the Seattle Mariners, had been bothered by a recurring blister problem on his finger that has forced him to be pulled from two starts earlier this season. He was pulled from aafter four innings and during an April 17 start against the Boston Red Sox.
Tanaka strikes out Ohtani twice as Yankees beat Angels, 3-1
With all of Japan watching, Masahiro Tanaka delivered a gem. The righthander allowed just one run on three hits over six innings Sunday afternoon to lead the Yankees to a 3-1 series-clinching victory over fellow countryman Shohei Ohtani and the Angels at the Stadium.BOX SCORE: YANKEES 3, ANGELS 1Tanaka finished with eight strikeouts, two of which came against Ohtani — one in the first inning and one in the sixth. Heading into this series in the Bronx, there was immense anticipation over a potential starting-pitching matchup between Ohtani and Tanaka.
Angels two-way phenom Shohei Ohtani was placed on the disabled list on Friday with what the team called a grade 2 sprain of his ulnar collateral ligament. He will be re-evaluated in three weeks, and most likely will miss a significant portion of the rest of the season, at least . It is the second time this
Angels place Ohtani on DL with sprained UCL . MLB manager watch: Who's out and latest on potential replacements. The Angels have tried to keep Ohtani fresh by giving him at least a week of mound rest between his pitching starts, adhering to a disciplined plan drawn up by Eppler.
Ohtani is 4-1 with a 3.10 ERA and 61 strikeouts over nine starts this season. He is batting .289 with six home runs and a .907 OPS over 129 plate appearances as a designated hitter.
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Cardinals place Michael Wacha on the disabled list .
Wacha figures to miss at least a monthIt sounds like it was a severe strain, with Wacha saying yesterday that he had trouble breathing it hurt so bad. That suggests an extended time on the disabled list. As it is, most guys who suffer strained obliques miss at least a month.