Interesting couple of days for the
Chad Gaudin started against the Rockies and had thrown two scoreless innings -- giving him six on the spring with nine strikeouts and no walks -- when he felt a "tweak" in his right biceps in the third inning.
He faced two batters, both reached base and later scored, and he left the game. All claimed they were simply going the cautionary route, which you can only hope.
The Dodgers' split-squad went on to fall, 6-4, in Scottsdale to the Rockies.
The Dodgers took an early lead on
Gaudin appeared to be pitching his way onto the staff, at least as a possible swing man. Gaudin did not pitch last season after failing his physical with a neck injury. The Dodgers open the season April 6.
The rest of the Dodgers pitchers had mixed results.