Dodgers play it safe with Clayton Kershaw's back stiffness
The reigning National League Cy Young winner first felt discomfort a few days earlier, but isn't expected to undergo any exams.
Kershaw's first start in the exhibition is scheduled for March 9.
-- Dylan Hernandez in Phoenix
Photo: Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw throws at spring training on Wednesday. Credit: Jae C. Hong / Associated Press