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Blake Treinen, Brusdar Graterol among players training at union-sponsored camp

About two dozen players are training together in Phoenix,

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With team-sponsored spring training venues closed, the MLB Players’ Association has opened up its own training camp in Arizona. Brusdar Graterol and Blake Treinen are among the roughly two dozen players currently taking advantage of the space.

Graterol threw to live hitters in his recent visit, while Treinen threw a bullpen session.

League officials have determined that spring training must last at least four weeks before any regular-season games can be played. Treinen would accept a three-week program, similar to the timeline players had to prepare for the shortened 2020 season.

“I just saw a teammate over there throwing 100,” Treinen said of Graterol’s progress, “so I feel like we’re going to be OK.”

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