Found March 06, 2013 on ChadMoriyama.com:
Zack Greinke missed a bullpen session on Sunday due to forearm tightness. Greinke had “a little forearm tightness and thought it best to give it a day to let it rest,” pitching coach Rick Honeycutt said. “It’s nothing to be alarmed about. He’s had it before and he’s still expected to make his next start [Wednesday].” Fortunately, it’s not anything to be concerned with at this point, especially considering Greinke was still participating in baseball activities prior to the game. Greinke didn’t miss the pre-game workout, shagging in the outfield but making very few overhand throws. Team is just being extra cautious with their new signing. —– The last time we mentioned Carl Crawford he was dealing with elbow soreness and was held out of drills as a precaution. The Dodgers soon thereafter updated us with further precautionary measures, namely seven days off from throwing and hitting due to nerve irritation in his surgically-repaired left elbow. To be honest, I wasn’t expecting a whole lot
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