Anderson (elbow) has fired two perfect innings over his last two rehab outings for Triple-A Durham, recording three strikeouts.

The right-hander actually has three consecutive flawless efforts overall with the Bulls dating back to Saturday, his best stretch of pitching yet during his extensive rehab assignment. The team's official site notes manager Kevin Cash received an encouraging report from Durham skipper Brady Williams in recent days regarding Anderson, with the reliever's improving velocity particularly standing out to Williams. Given his recent form, Anderson could well be on the cusp of a long-awaited activation.

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