BRADENTON, Fla. - The 2016 season wasn't a typical year for Chad Kuhl. The right-hander made the jump to the majors around the middle of the season, and finished the year in the rotation. He's not exactly a fixture with a guaranteed spot like Jameson Taillon, but Kuhl will enter the 2017 season with an inside track for one of the remaining spots behind Gerrit Cole, Ivan Nova, and Taillon.
Despite all of this, Kuhl went about his offseason in normal fashion. He took two weeks off from lifting and running after the season ended, worked out at the University of Delaware, and started throwing off the mound this week.
Even with the normal routine, Kuhl realizes that things are different this offseason, and all it takes is a review of the 2016 season to provide a reminder for him.
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