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Giants Spring Training: Brian Wilson Ramps Up Bullpen Sessions

After some early concern over the status of San Francisco Giants closer Brian Wilson and his troublesome elbow, those are beginning to slowly disappear after he threw a more intense bullpen session on Thursday, looking more like his normal self that earlier in camp.

Wilson threw a 27-pitch bullpen session with manager Bruce Bochy, pitching coach Dave Righetti and head medical trainer Dave Groeschner watching his every move, and did very well in the process. Wilson was mixing it up, even putting a couple of hard fastballs right down the pipe, a far cry from his session on Monday when he was throwing only 80 percent or so.

CSN Bay Area's Giants insider Andrew Baggarly tweeted this about Wilson's status earlier Thursday, a very good sign indeed.

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