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Dice-K leaves outing early due to cramp in leg
ESPN.com Updated Mar 11, 2013
Daisuke Matsuzaka left his outing Monday because of a cramp in his right calf, overshadowing a fine performance by Scott Kazmir as the Cleveland Indians played to a 0-0 tie with Jered Weaver and the Los Angeles Angels.Share Tweet
Demand for Trout off the field a balancing actIn 33 years with the Angels, 29 of which have been spent in the public-relations department, Tim Mead has never witnessed anything like the rush of public attention and outside demands that now engulf 21-year-old outfielder Mike Trout.Share TweetMadison Bumgarner recorded what was easily his best outing of the spring Monday, working four shutout innings as the Giants outlasted the Texas Rangers, 2-1.Share Tweet
Posey brings out best in Darvish, NathanRangers pitcher Yu Darvish admitted the confrontation against Buster Posey meant something. In Joe Nathan's case, it wasn't the Giants All-Star catcher as much as just being irritated by back-to-back triples.Share TweetThe Angels released left-hander Scott Kazmir two seasons ago. On Monday afternoon, they got to see how much progress the pitcher has made in his comeback attempt with the Indians in a scoreless tie at Goodyear Ballpark.Share TweetESPN.com Mar 11, 2013Texas Rangers left-hander Matt Harrison has recovered from a toe issue that flared up on Saturday and will start the 'B' game against the Kansas City Royals on Tuesday.Share Tweetyahoo.com Mar 11, 2013With reports swirling that he has one foot out the door, Texas Rangers CEO/Hall of Fame pitcher Nolan Ryan issued a statement Sunday about his status with the club. In short: Nothing has been resolved, but the two sides are talking about his role. Talk …Share Tweet
Q&A: Angels Pitcher C.J. Wilson on Steroids, Screenplays, and Star Warsgrantland.com Mar 11, 2013"He's a guy who likes to communicate, Nolan Ryan once said of C.J. Wilson. That's reason no. 1 why Wilson, the Angels lefty, is my favorite working b...Share Tweet