Worth noting

Worth noting

• Right-handed pitcher Mark Appel, taken with the No. 1 overall pick out of Stanford earlier this month, threw a bullpen session earlier this week in Kissimmee, Fla., and looked good, Luhnow said. He's expected to remain in Florida a couple of more weeks before reporting to Tri-City.

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