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Brewers have eye on rehabbing Hanrahan

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PITTSBURGH -- The Brewers sent pro scout Cory Melvin to monitor right-hander Joel Hanrahan's showcase at the University of Tampa on Thursday, and Melvin was not alone. Various reports indicate that 18-20 teams had officials on hand for a look at the 32-year-old former Pirates closer.

Hanrahan, 32, is coming off Tommy John and flexor tendon surgeries and is still working into game shape. The New York Daily News cited a source who was at the workout, saying Hanrahan reached 93 mph and "looked great."

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Brewers assistant GM Gord Ash declined to say whether Melvin, who is the son of Brewers GM Doug Melvin, filed a positive report, or whether the Brewers would pursue a deal with Hanrahan. According to Ken Rosenthal of MLB Network and FOXSports.com, Hanrahan will start fielding offers next week.

Adam McCalvy is a reporter for MLB.com. Read his blog, Brew Beat, and follow him on Twitter at @AdamMcCalvy. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

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