Hong-Chih Kuo not ready for prime time

Updated: May 1, 2011, 10:24 PM ET
By Tony Jackson | ESPNLosAngeles.com

LOS ANGELES -- When he arrived at Dodger Stadium on Sunday following a two-week stint on the disabled list and a three-game rehabilitation gig in the California League, Los Angeles Dodgers reliever Hong-Chih Kuo looked different. Gone was the wild hairdo he had previously sported -- the Kuo-hawk, as some had called it, or the Kuo's Nest as others had called it -- replaced by a no-nonsense, military-style crew cut.

Once he got on the mound in the ninth inning, though, Kuo looked pretty ...

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