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Scouts watch Cuban lefty throw

Updated: December 15, 2009, 6:47 PM ET
By Jorge Arangure Jr. | ESPN The Magazine

Fomer Cuban national team starting pitcher Aroldis Chapman threw a bullpen session on Tuesday in Houston in front of representatives from about half the major league teams.

In the morning at the Baseball USA complex, the left-hander tossed two separate five-minute side sessions, throwing mostly in the 92-93 mph range and topping out at 96 mph. Chapman, 21, also threw his slider and changeup.

Among the team representatives who attended were Houston Astros general manager Ed ...

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