The son of former Major League Baseball player is fighting for his life after he was hit by a baseball. Jason Lockhart broke his nose at a tournament in South Carolina earlier this month. Days later, the 15-year-old started bleeding heavily and doctors discovered his injuries were much more severe than they had thought. Jason is the son of retired Atlanta Braves player Keith Lockhart. According to his sister, Lockhart was placed on life support Friday to keep his movements to a minimum and prevent further bleeding. His planned surgery Monday was postponed because his body was apparently responding slower than expected, reports CBS News correspondent Manuel Bojorquez. Lockhart broke his nose
For baseball fans, the beauty of the All-Star Game is that they have a direct say in a portion of the roster. The occasional bad fan choice, unfortunately, often means players having All-Star caliber seasons don’t even make the roster at all, what with all 30 teams needing representation. As Major League Baseball readies for the final four days of fan voting, we present you a utopian vision of AL and NL rosters, based on merit alone. American League Starting Lineup SP, Chris Sale, Boston Red Sox Sale leads the AL with 146 strikeouts and 107 1/3 innings pitched, and also Fielding Independent Pitching (1.97) and walks and hits per inning (0.90). C, Salvador Perez, Kansas City Royals Perez has 73
The Astros have owned the top spot for a while. Keep in mind they've had rotation injuries and will be getting Dallas Keuchel and maybe even Collin McHugh back after the All-Star break. The Dodgers have been trying their damnedest to do just that. The Dodgers are outstanding at home and only three games over .500 on the road -- and they've played seven more games at home than on the road.