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Dodgers exhale as Brett Anderson's back OK after scare
Dodgers exhale as Brett Anderson's back OK after scare

And then everyone let out a long, slow breath and relaxed. For today, anyway, and that’s something. The Dodgers are a team that has already lost two starting pitchers to injury and then Monday night left-hander Brett Anderson -- who underwent back surgery last summer -- felt something bite in his back when he fielded a swinging bunt by Andrelton Simmons in the fourth inning, spun and fired to first. The next inning, Manager Don Mattingly and trainer Stan Conte were summoned to the mound by catcher A.J. Ellis. Anderson’s back was pinching him and his mechanics were suddenly off. Anderson, however, remained in the game and pitched through the seventh. Then he woke up...

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