My concern has little to do with this team's recent performance, and more to do with this team's health entering the postseason. Hiroki Kuroda originally was scheduled to pitch Saturday, but a stiff neck has led to his being scratched from his last start of the season.
"Probably from turning my head around so often the last time I pitched," Kuroda said, jokingly referring to his start in Pittsburgh on Sunday when he gave up seven runs in four innings. "Maybe it was the last home run."
Kuroda guessed that the cross-country flight from Pittsburgh to San Diego soon after pitching might be the source of his neck pain.
"I feel my age," said Kuroda, who turned 34 in February.
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