Webb may start MLB season on DL

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - Arizona manager A.J. Hinch says there's an
increasing chance that Brandon Webb will start the season on the
disabled list.
Webb reached what Hinch called a "plateau" in his comeback
from shoulder surgery. He has not thrown a bullpen session for a
week after saying he felt "stagnant" and was not making the
progress he expected.
Since then, the 2006 NL Cy Young Award winner has only been
playing catch. Hinch said Thursday that Webb felt better after
Wednesday's throwing session than he had in some time, and a
bullpen outing could be scheduled soon.
Webb tentatively had been penciled in as the team's No. 3
starter with his first outing on April 7.

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