Angels bank on durable Dan Haren

Updated: February 22, 2011, 12:44 AM ET
By Mark Saxon | ESPNLosAngeles.com

TEMPE, Ariz. -- It could be a nasty virus, with an aching body and the chills. It could be a stiff neck or a tight hamstring.

More often than not, it's a throbbing sensation up and down his right arm. Rarely has Los Angeles Angels pitcher Dan Haren walked on a mound in the past six years when his body felt wonderful, his arm fresh and he couldn't wait to start abusing his ligaments, tendons and muscles all over again.

But he does it. anyway.

Haren is starting to build ...

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