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Dodgers pitcher Scott Kazmir erratic in Cactus League debut

Dodgers pitcher Scott Kazmir erratic in Cactus League debut

Five weeks separate the first day of March from the start of the regular season. That leaves 35 days for Dodgers pitcher Scott Kazmir to rediscover the harmony of his delivery and avoid the discordant notes created by his performance in a 7-6 victory against the Giants on Wednesday evening.

In his Cactus League debut, a disjointed performance that lasted 36 pitches, Kazmir left midway through the second inning after his command became erratic. It is unreasonable to place excessive emphasis on one game in this environment, especially for a veteran. As he seeks to solidify his place in the starting rotation and synchronize his mechanics, Kazmir found solace in...

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