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• Pitcher Casey Kelly, working his way back from Tommy John surgery in 2013, is still at the team's facility in Arizona dealing with general soreness in his right elbow. The good news is that Kelly's ligament is sound, according to the organization. Kelly appeared in two Minor League rehab games, the last coming on May 19, before being shut down for a time.

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