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Happ to throw bullpen session Thursday

Happ to throw bullpen session Thursday

ATLANTA -- Left-hander J.A. Happ, who the Phillies skipped in the rotation because of a strained flexor pronator tendon in his left arm, will throw a bullpen session Thursday. If it goes well, he could start Saturday.

But if it doesn't go well, Happ could be headed to the disabled list.

"We'll take a real close look at him," pitching coach Rich Dubee said. "[We'll] see what type of effort there is. See if there's any wincing, if any. Facial expressions, if any. [And his] command."