Sunday, April 14, 2013

Hanrahan's Hammy Hampering His Handiwork

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After an impressive Spring Training, it seemed odd that new closer Joel Hanrahan was performing so poorly in the regular season. Now, there might be a reason. Hanrahan reported a hamstring problem—that first cropped up when throwing a slider in New York—that is hampering his mechanics on the mound. Accordingly, he will sit for a while and Andrew Bailey will close in his absence.