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Kevin Kramer rounds the bases after his home run broke up Ryan Cruz's no hitter. (Shotgun Spratling)


Kramer, Keck Revive UCLA Offense

The UCLA Bruins were on the road at Utah last season, getting in a light Thursday practice in preparation for the series with the Utes. UCLA head coach John Savage walked into Utah’s hitting facility and saw his junior third baseman Chris Keck.

Something was wrong.

Keck’s arm was discolored. His shoulder was black and blue and the blemish went all the way down his arm.

“It did not look right,” Savage said. “He couldn’t move his arm. It was pretty visible that something was seriously wrong, so we rushed him to the hospital. They identified it as a blood[…]