Brian Duensing might be worn out from dueling vs. All-Stars C.J. Wilson, Tim Lincecum and David Price in recent starts.

Albert Pujols might be the bearer of healing powers unknown in these parts.

FIVE THINGS has a piece listing seven ways college teams can cheat but avoid getting pinched by NCAA rules violations:

1. Always pay cash (listed three times)

2. Nothing in writing

3. Everyone gets paid

4. Plausible deniability is your greatest ally

5. Use a burner (a disposable prepaid cell phone)

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"I do not want to risk further injury. That's different for me, but I'm being smarter this time."

-- Tiger Woods, on missing the British Open