Dan Haren expected to miss start

Updated: July 31, 2012, 1:27 AM ET
ESPN.com news services

ARLINGTON, Texas -- Dan Haren is expected to miss his next start for the Los Angeles Angels because of back stiffness.

The right-hander went on the disabled list earlier this month for the same problem, which has apparently hampered him all year. He was set to pitch Wednesday against Texas.

Haren said the discomfort is not in the same place as his pain when he was placed on the DL. Haren described it being on his side around his lower rib cage.

"Talking to the ...

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