Gregg and Uehara pitch at Twins Lakes

SARASOTA, Fla. - Kevin Gregg faced five batters today in a minor league game at Twin Lakes Park. He allowed two hits struck out two and hit a batter. He threw 23 pitches, 16 for strikes.

"I felt good today," Gregg said. "I got my mechanics back to where they need to be."

Koji Uehara, pitching in his first game since the Feb. 28 opener in Bradenton, threw 11 of his 12 pitches for strikes and fanned one in one inning.

"Physically, I felt real good. The elbow felt good," he said through interpreter Jiwon Bang.

"I threw fastballs and splitters only. I expect to be facing better hitters in the future"

Back at Ed Smith Stadium, Brian Roberts led off the bottom of the first with a single to right field.

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