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Whelan Building Up His Arm

Kevin Whelan is closing in on returning

Reliever Kevin Whelan lasted just three games into the Arizona Fall League before exiting early with soreness in his forearm. Spending the majority of the remaining offseason resting and rehabbing the injury put him behind schedule once he reported to Spring Training, and he has been building up his arm strength since that time.

"I'm just trying to get my arm back in shape," said Kevin Whelan. "I should be out of here in the next couple of weeks. They just kind of wanted to take it slow from my injury last year. They didn't really want to rush me through it. They didn't want me to have to go up in that cold weather not one-hundred percent. "My arm's feeling good. Really they wanted to be more cautious than... Recommended Stories

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