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A-Rod, Smoltz to the DL

Updated: April 30, 2008, 3:27 PM ET
By Stephania Bell, ESPN.com

Well, well, well. It's spring, and all that's old is new again. The names that we've seen go on the disabled list in the past few days are not, for the most part, unfamiliar. Nor are the injuries unfamiliar. John Smoltz's shoulder is showing the effects of his years (and maybe causing him to consider transitioning to another role?); Alex Rodriguez's quad was not quite ready for prime time; and Nationals reliever Chad Cordero did not get enough relief from his first disabled-list stint.

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