Jeremy Hefner cleared to throw
New York Mets
"Super short," Hefner said about the distance.
Hefner has yet to receive a precise throwing program.
Because Tommy John surgery has a typical 12-month recovery time, Hefner may be able to return to the majors in Sept. 1.
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