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Heredia Is Back

Heredia is excited to be pitching once again

TAMPA, FL - The depth of the Yankees pitching at the minor league level is about to get a little bit deeper as right-hander Jairo Heredia -- who missed all of 2012 -- is set to make his official return to the mound on Saturday.

He has not pitched in a game since June 28th of 2011 when he was then part of the Tampa Yankees rotation. He went 8-2 with a 3.29 ERA and a strikeout per inning that season before going down with shoulder surgery. It has been a long, arduous rehab since his surgery a year and a half ago but now he says he's ready to begin his full return to the mound. "I feel really great right now," he... Recommended Stories

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