Pitcher Jeff Karstens threw a bullpen session Tuesday afternoon in his continued rehabilitation back to the Major Leagues. Karstens is scheduled to make another rehab start Thursday or Friday.

Jeff Karstens has made one rehab start in Bradenton and one in Altoona.

In his last start Saturday for Altoona, Karstens gave up two hits and two walks for two unearned runs in the first innings, then settled in to pitch three scoreless frames. He had previously thrown 42 pitches in three innings for Bradenton, and made 62 pitches for the Curve.

"In both my rehab starts, I wish I could just start in the second inning," Karstens said Sunday. "As the game went on, pitches started to get a little crisper, location got better... the last three were really good."

Karstens mentioned Sunday he f...

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