Adrian Gonzalez slipped a compression sleeve over his right elbow as he finished up his first day this spring at Camelback Ranch. From a few lockers away, Dodgers shortstop Corey Seager pondered his teammate’s outfit. The garb screamed golf.
“Where you going to play?” Seager asked.
“No, no,” Gonzalez said. “I can’t play.”
Gonzalez does not intend to swing a club, or, more importantly for his employers, swing a bat for the next two weeks. He has been sidelined for the past 10 days due to inflammation in his non-throwing elbow, which cropped up during his offseason workouts. He referred to the injury as a case of “tennis elbow,” even though he does not own a...