Found March 15, 2013 on MLB Injury News:
In what can only be described as encouraging news for the Dodgers, Carl Crawford has graduated from batting practice to live at-bats.  He has not joined the team in their Major League spring training games, but he has been taking minor league at-bats. Crawford took six at-bats yesterday on the minor league side says Ken Gurnick of MLB.com.  He is not playing in the outfield yet, but he is throwing from 60 feet.  Crawford is clearly making progress, but it's still a disappointment that his recovery has taken longer than expected.  Crawford is staying optimistic, though. "Everything's good and I hope to do more tomorrow," said Crawford, still intent on being ready for Opening Day. Crawford underwent Tommy John surgery at the end of last season after playing through a torn UCL for quite some time.  The recovery from Tommy John surgery on position players in much quicker than that for pitchers, but Crawford's timetable was optimistic from the start.  Unfortunately, it doesn't seem like his actual recovery will be able to live up to that optimism. Crawford is looking forward to re-starting his career in Los Angeles.  He was unhappy in Boston and he struggled.  After leaving Tampa, Crawford only played in 161 games over two season.  He hit .260/.292/.419 in his time with the Red Sox. Follow @mlbinjurynews !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://www.mlbinjurynews.com//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs"); var _gaq = _gaq || []; _gaq.push(['_setAccount', 'UA-34100676-1']); _gaq.push(['_trackPageview']); (function() { var ga = document.createElement('script'); ga.type = 'text/javascript'; ga.async = true; ga.src = ('https:' == document.location.protocol ? 'https://ssl' : 'http://www') + '.google-analytics.com/ga.js'; var s = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; s.parentNode.insertBefore(ga, s); })(); Looking for fantasy baseball advice?
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