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Updated: February 25th, 2014 3:30pm
Johan Santana throws bullpen in Fort Myers, Twins in attendance

Johan Santana throws bullpen in Fort Myers, Twins in attendance

by Derek Wetmore
1500ESPN.com
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Former Twins ace Johan Santana is attempting a comeback from multiple arm surgeries. 

Santana threw a bullpen Tuesday at a Fort Myers high school, and the Twins had multiple scouts in attendance, according to 1500 ESPN contributor Darren Wolfson. 

Santana's changeup was decent, according to a Twins official, but the mph on his fastball peaked in the low 80s. Seven teams attended the workout, according to the New York Post.

Santana tweeted a picture and an update in English and in Spanish on his verified Twitter account.




Santana likely won't be ready to pitch until midsummer, perhaps late May or early June. So the low velocity may not be a big concern at this stage of his rehab. The odds are stacked against the 35-year-old, however, at regaining anywhere near the form that made him a two-time Cy Young winner for the Twins.

Derek Wetmore is the senior editor for 1500ESPN.com. His previous stops include MLB.com and the Minnesota Daily.
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