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Alfredo Aceves earns a lecture from John Farrell

FORT MYERS, Fla. — Alfredo Aceves took the mound on Field 4 Sunday afternoon to throw live batting practice to Jarrod Saltalamacchia. The drill is designed to simulate game conditions for the pitcher and hitter.

It should have been a routine few minutes of spring training. But with Aceves, few matters are routine.

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