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Kuo scratched from Taiwan series with sore elbow

Mar 13, 2010, 10:33 AM EDT

Kuo headshot.jpgHong-Chih Kuo was scheduled to start for the Dodgers in his native Taiwan on Saturday night, however he has been scratched because of a sore left elbow.

Kuo’s injury was disclosed following a rainout of Friday’s game and though his elbow was barking earlier this week, manager Joe Torre told reporters he “had just found out.” Sounds like Kuo’s pride is what kept him from telling his manager sooner.

“It’s nothing major — he wants to pitch,” Torre said of Kuo, whose
elbow, operated on four times already, has no margin for error. “But if
something happened in front of his home crowd … We think it’s normal
Spring Training stuff, but can’t take a chance.

While the 28-year-old Kuo was on the disabled list last season, he said that he would opt for retirement rather than undergo another procedure on his elbow.
 

  1. peteinfla - Mar 13, 2010 at 2:12 PM

    Hey DJ, I hate to be petty, but isn’t Kuo an lefty, not a righty?

  2. D.J. Short - Mar 13, 2010 at 2:22 PM

    No worries. Thanks for the correction.

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