"Duensing threw a side today of about 30 pitches and felt good," Twins manager Paul Molitor said. "He'll face live hitters before the game on Thursday in the afternoon."
May, who was struck near his right elbow on a comebacker in Saturday's game against the Mariners, played long toss on Monday, and said he felt fine. The Twins remain optimistic he'll make his next start on Thursday against the White Sox, and is scheduled to throw a bullpen session on Tuesday.
"It feels good -- 100 percent," May said. "Right now, my plan is to continue on like I'm throwing a bullpen tomorrow, the same as always. I don't expect anything to get worse. I'll just keep treating it today and see if I can completely get it gone in the next couple days."
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