Jesus Luzardo Broke His Hand 'Bumping' a Table While Playing Video Games
Jesus Luzardo broke his hand playing video games.Jesús Luzardo has a hairline fracture, Melvin says. He hurt it hitting his hand on the table while playing a video game yesterday before the game.
The Oakland Athletics put left-hander Jesus Luzardo on the injured list Sunday with a hairline fracture in his finger, an injury he suffered while playing a video game.
A's manager Bob Melvin said Luzardo hit his left hand on a table while playing the game before Saturday's start against the Baltimore Orioles.
After getting his hand checked out by the team's training staff and testing it out during warmups, Luzardo was able to start the game as planned. However, he left after giving up six runs (three earned) in three innings and throwing a pair of wild pitches in an 8-4 loss.
A's extend win streak to 13 with 7-2 victory over Orioles
BALTIMORE (AP) — The Oakland Athletics were not deterred by a six-game losing streak to open the season. They were simply going to “Ride the Wave,” a mantra the team embraced to get past the adversity. Jed Lowrie hit a three-run homer and the Athletics won their 13th straight game, building a big lead early and beating the Baltimore Orioles 7-2 on a rainy Saturday night. “You just go out there and grind on it," Oakland manager Bob Melvin said about the challenging conditions. “Play as long as you can until someone says it's no longer playable.”This is the third-longest winning streak in Oakland history.
April 26: Houston Astros second baseman Jose Altuve forces the Seattle Mariners' Dylan Moore out at second base as he fumbles the throw to first base at in the second inning at Minute Maid Park. The Astros won the game, 5-2.
April 24: San Diego Padres shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr. flips his bat after hitting his second home run of the game off Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Trevor Bauer at Dodger Stadium. But the Dodgers overcame Tatis' power display to win 5-4.
April 23: New York Mets pitcher Jacob deGrom and catcher Tomas Nido celebrate after defeating the Washington Nationals 6-0 at Citi Field. DeGrom struck out a career-high 15 in the complete game victory.
April 20: The Chicago Cubs' Jason Heyward slides to steal second base as New York Mets shortstop Francisco Lindor waits for the ball during the fourth inning at Wrigley Field. The Cubs won the game, 3-1.
April 13: Minnesota Twins center fielder Byron Buxton jumps up and attempts to catch a home run from the Boston Red Sox's Hunter Renfroe in the fifth inning at Target Field. The Red Sox won the game 4-2.
April 11: Boston Red Sox pitcher Nick Pivetta slides to tag the Baltimore Orioles' Freddy Galvis (2) as home plate umpire Nick Mahrley (48) looks on during the third inning at Oriole Park at Camden Yards. The Red Sox won the game, 14-9.
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