Dallas Braden

Currently on the disabled list, designated hitter David Ortiz #34 of the Boston Red Sox tests his injured heel with team trainers. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Sims: Injured Baseball Players Continue To Return To Action Prematurely

Of the many current injuries in Major League Baseball, a number of them might have been avoided with a slower progression back to the field. Others appear to be exacerbations waiting to happen.

09/05/2012

Yoenis Cespedes hits a solo home run against the New York Yankees at O.co Coliseum. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Yankees Drop First Three Games In Oakland, Looking To Avoid Sweep

The Yankees have lost three in a row to the Athletics. They lost 2-1 on Saturday night and are facing the prospect of a four-game sweep on Sunday.

07/21/2012

Seattle Mariners v New York Yankees

Sabathia, Granderson Give Yankees 4-Game Sweep

CC Sabathia pitched one-hit ball for eight innings to earn his major league-leading 19th win, fill-in Curtis Granderson homered twice and the New York Yankees beat the Oakland Athletics 5-0 Thursday for a four-game sweep.

WFAN–09/02/2010

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A’s Braden Returns To Face Yankees & Bronx Boo-Birds

Before Dallas Braden pitched a perfect game, he gained notoriety for a memorable feud with Alex Rodriguez.

WFAN–09/02/2010