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Monday, February 17, 2014
Hefner throws for 1st time since surgery

By Adam Rubin

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- For the first time since undergoing Tommy John surgery on Aug. 28, Jeremy Hefner tossed a baseball Monday.

Hefner made 20 throws at 60 feet and afterward said he felt "great."

I threw a baseball 173 days post-surgery.A lot of fun feeling those laces again. Looking forward to many more positive days. #mets #blessed

— Jeremy Hefner (@jeremy_hefner53) February 17, 2014