Carl Crawford's strain mild concern

Updated: February 27, 2014, 3:13 PM ET
By Mark Saxon | ESPNLosAngeles.com

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Carl Crawford is being held out of action because of a strained right quadriceps, something of a concern given the team's short spring-training schedule and Crawford's recent history of leg injuries.

Crawford told trainers he felt tightness after Wednesday's 4-1 loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks in the teams' Cactus League opener. Crawford misplayed a line drive into a triple, slid awkwardly at second base and scored from first on ...

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