Originally posted on NESN.com  |  Last updated 9/4/12
Pitchers have to take care of their shoulders. The comfort -- or discomfort -- in the area could make the difference between a fantastic outing on the mound or a mediocre appearance. Back in June, Franklin Morales credited his early success in his transition from reliever to starter to his shoulder's health. "I work for that and I work hard everyday to do my thing and every inning when I pitch," Morales said. "I try to do the best that I can and I feel very good and very excited because my shoulder is healthy and what I do is...

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