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Rauch recovers from forearm stiffness

Rauch recovers from forearm stiffness

PHOENIX -- After suffering some stiffness in his right forearm, reliever Jon Rauch threw a good bullpen session Sunday and was available for duty on Monday.

Rauch has not appeared in a game since Aug. 26 in San Diego.

"I'm good," he said Monday.

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While Rauch was ready to go, it was not known whether Juan Cruz would be available on Monday.

Cruz was unavailable Sunday after suffering flulike symptoms.

Steve Gilbert is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

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