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Henderson's bullpen session goes well

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CHICAGO -- Injured reliever Jim Henderson threw a 25-pitch bullpen session that was by all measures a positive step forward.

"It went well. Pain-free," said Henderson, who was placed on he DL May 2 with shoulder inflammation. "It was awkward just not being on the mound for 12 days or whatever it's been. Mechanically, probably just need to clean up some things. We're still another bullpen and two to three rehab appearances away, so there's still some strengthening that needs to be done in the shoulder. But fix up the mechanics, and it's back to normal."

Henderson said it was a particularly good sign he didn't feel any pain when throwing his slider. He'll throw his next bullpen session on either Tuesday or Wednesday. Depending on how that session goes, the Brewers can plot Henderson's Minor League rehab assignment and determine how many appearances he'll need before rejoining the Brewers.

"We haven't completely set how many, but he's going to need a couple, for sure and then we'll see what he needs," said Brewers manager Ron Roenicke. "Probably depends on where he is, too. You can plan on something, but if he comes out and it's not quite there, you may want him to go longer."

Joe Popely is an associate reporter for MLB.com.

This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

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