Alexi Ogando

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Injury Breakdown: Groin Injuries Continue To Make Pitchers Groan

The flexibility, strength and power required of the adductors in pitching, as well as the very repetitive nature of the work, places them at risk of strain.


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Injury Breakdown: Groin Strains Hit Pitchers

Two pitchers left games in the midst of no-hit performances in the last week, and both did so with a groin strain. Kevin Millwood and Alexi Ogando remind us that this injury can occur at any time, to any athlete.


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Rangers Ready To Realize Neftali Feliz’s Potential With Rotation Spot

If Neftali Feliz can stay healthy, he has upside as a true ace for the Rangers’ rotation.


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White Sox Hope Chris Sale Can Transition From Bullpen To Back End Of Rotation

Even without being a 200-inning starter, Chris Sale has a chance to make a great impact on the White Sox this season.


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Kallas Remarks: The Reality Of “Hit-And-Rungate” And “Phonegate”

The absurdity of Game 5 of the World Series will probably dwarf “Errorgate” of Game 2 of the World Series if the Cardinals, now down 3-2 to Texas in the 2011 World Series, do not come back to win it all. Let’s take a look at the issues.


Curtis Granderson

Yankees Respond To Jeter Injury By Blasting Rangers’ Best Pitcher

Curtis Granderson homered and drove in four runs, Eduardo Nunez — filling in for an injured Derek Jeter — sparked a six-run second inning with an RBI single and the New York Yankees beat the Texas Rangers 12-4 on Tuesday night.