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Dan Haren Blames Back Spasms

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May 8, 2012; Minneapolis, MN, USA: Los Angeles Angels starting pitcher Dan Haren (24) looks on before delivering a pitch in the fourth inning against the Minnesota Twins at Target Field. The Twins won 5-0. Mandatory Credit: Jesse Johnson-US PRESSWIRE
May 8, 2012; Minneapolis, MN, USA: Los Angeles Angels starting pitcher Dan Haren (24) looks on before delivering a pitch in the fourth inning against the Minnesota Twins at Target Field. The Twins won 5-0. Mandatory Credit: Jesse Johnson-US PRESSWIRE

Pitcher Dan Haren blamed back spasms for his poor performance Tuesday night in Minnesota and he sounded confident that some treatment would work out the trouble. The Angels had a man warming up as early as the third inning, so hopefully it is just one of those things. Here is a report and some analysis.