Coach: Sked might have hurt players

Updated: April 2, 2014, 11:44 PM ET
By Mark Saxon | ESPNLosAngeles.com

SAN DIEGO -- The Los Angeles Dodgers have stopped short of blaming injuries to star pitchers Clayton Kershaw and Brian Wilson on the team's season-opening trip to Australia, but they're certainly not ruling it out.

Pitching coach Rick Honeycutt said Wednesday that the team's shortened spring training and a long string of days with no games before and after the trip could have exposed pitchers to injuries.

Kershaw is out until at least May with inflammation in his upper back, and ...

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