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Kazmir latest Angels pitcher to struggle

In his season debut, the left-hander can't find his slider to continue troubling trend

Updated: April 16, 2010, 10:15 AM ET
By Mark Saxon | ESPNLosAngeles.com

NEW YORK -- The worst place to miss for a major league pitcher isn't in the dirt or over the catcher's head or 2 feet outside or all the way to the backstop.

The worst thing you can do is throw the ball right down the middle.

For a lot of Thursday night, it looked as if Scott Kazmir was trying to hit the bull's-eye in the heart of the strike zone. And if you're going to do that, don't do it to the New York Yankees. Kazmir had a miserable four innings Thursday in which he gave up three ...

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