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Brandon McCarthy's conditioning is tested in Dodgers' spring game
Brandon McCarthy's conditioning is tested in Dodgers' spring game

Brandon McCarthy watched from the bench Sunday as the Dodgers scored five runs in one inning and two in another. The more his team scored, the more he would have to wait to return to the mound. The long innings, combined with temperatures in the mid-to-high-90s, created a set of circumstances that were less than ideal for a pitcher. That's also why McCarthy thought the conditions were perfect. "It felt like a long six innings to get through, but it was good that I got to find out where I'm at conditioning-wise," McCarthy said. In his penultimate start of the exhibition season, McCarthy pitched 5 2/3 innings in the Dodgers' 10-5 victory over the Texas Rangers at...

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