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Friday, July 4, 2014
Hefner faces first batters since surgery

By Adam Rubin

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NEW YORK -- Jeremy Hefner threw 20 batting-practice pitches Friday in Port St. Lucie, Fla. The activity marked his first time facing batters since undergoing Tommy John surgery on Aug. 28.

Hefner aims to return to the majors this season.

"A lot of fun to compete again," Hefner tweeted afterward.