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Oakland's Duchscherer hurt again, unsure of return

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Justin Duchscherer came off the disabled list, then was scratched from his scheduled start. Now, the oft-injured pitcher isn't sure when his aching hip might allow him to get back on the mound.A two-time All-Star, Duchscherer was activated from the 15-day DL on Saturday and lined up to start against the Los Angeles Angels . But the A's made a last-minute change and sent Tyson Ross to the mound for his first major league start due to a recurrence of the inflammation in Duchscherer's troublesome left hip that has sidelined him since his most recent outing April 29."For my warmup, I usually run to center field and back just to jog, and I felt something in my hip," said Duchscherer, who has had two operations on his other hip. "I came in and told Curtis (pitching coach Curt Young) that something didn't feel quite right. I let him know early just in case he needed to get somebody going."As I was throwing (on flat ground), my hip felt OK, but it just got kind of achy,"...

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