Saturday, April 01, 2006

Tom 'Flash' Gordon's Discomfort Has Passed

When 38-year-old closer Tom 'Flash' Gordon skipped a few appearances early in camp, it was attributed to mild discomfort in his throwing arm and frame. But coaches say the former Yankees setup man has no injuries, that he was merely overeager to show his stuff and impress his new teammates, and excessively exerted himself before he was ready. With a little rest, Gordon is now described as being 100 percent healthy and fully ready to begin the new season.