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Dodgers' Zack Greinke makes a very early exit
Dodgers' Zack Greinke makes a very early exit

PHOENIX — Zack Greinke threw only four pitches before he departed from his first start of the exhibition season because of a strained muscle in his right calf. What appeared to be a minor setback could have major consequences for the early-season plans of the Dodgers, who will be starting the regular season more than a week earlier than they did last year. Their season-opening series in Australia against the Arizona Diamondbacks is only three weeks away, and Greinke might not be ready. "We'll see," Greinke said after Thursday's abbreviated outing. The abnormal schedule explains why the Dodgers are being as cautious as they are with Carl Crawford, who felt...

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