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Karstens Tosses Three Scoreless in First Rehab Outing

Karstens Tosses Three Scoreless in First Rehab Outing

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Right-hander Jeff Karstens made his first rehab start on Monday for the Double-A Curve in Altoona. Karstens allowed one hit over three scoreless frames. He didn't walk a batter and struck out one while throwing 37 pitches, 25 for strikes.

"I felt good," Karstens said afterwards. "I was able to come out and throw strikes, work on some things. Anytime it’s your first rehab assignment you have some extra adrenaline because you haven’t pitched in a while. For me, to be able to go out there and throw strikes on a consistent basis is definitely a positive for me."

"Just ending my outing healthy," Karstens said on what he worked on. "That’s the biggest thing. Anytime you go on the DL, you don’t know. Sometimes it can be a little bit tentative when you come back. The main thing for me was throwing loose and free. I felt healthy, so it was definitely a good sign for me."

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