KANSAS CITY, Mo. Royals left-hander Danny Duffy is making changes.
Already, Duffy has switched his uniform from No. 23 to No. 41 for this season.
Duffy also has quit his Twitter account, for the second time in a year, though he vows this time it's finally for good.
And Duffy vows he will come back more focused and much stronger physically once his recovery from Tommy John surgery is complete.
"Everything is going great," Duffy said. "I'm throwing and I'm in good shape and I can't wait to get back all the way. I want to get back (to the big-league club) before the All-Star Game."
Duffy switched uniform numbers for a simple reason.
"I just wanted a fresh start," he said.
That reasoning is primarily why Duffy also has given up on Twitter, which is a shame, because Duffy's Tweets were honest and funny.
But Duffy quit last May after getting worn down by the hate often spewed by followers, and that same hate wore him down again last month.
"I actually retired my Twitter account ...