Blake Hawksworth strains groin

Updated: May 10, 2011, 11:10 PM ET
By Tony Jackson | ESPNLosAngeles.com

PITTSBURGH -- Los Angeles Dodgers reliever Blake Hawksworth will undergo an MRI exam on his right groin on Wednesday morning after straining it while throwing a pitch in the eighth inning of Tuesday night's 10-3 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates. Hawksworth said he is hopeful of avoiding a trip to the 15-day disabled list.

"That would be nice," he said. "I am a quick healer, so we'll see. It's one of those things where once it settles down, I will know, after I wake up in the morning and move ...

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