...Chris Bootcheck threw 46 pitches (including his two-seamer and cutter) during BP on Saturday and faced Takehiro Ishikawa , Toshiki Kurobane, and Kazuya Fujita. Have gave up 6 could-be hits; 19 of his 46 pitches were balls.
...Notes from Saturday's intra-squad practice games:
Hayato Terahara gave up a run on 3 hits over 2 innings. He also hit 145km/h on the radar gun.
Tatsuhiko Kinjo started in center and batted lead-off. He went 2-for-4. Kinjo was promoted from Ni-gun camp on the 18th.
...Shuichi Murata spent about an hour in the batting cages on his day off on Friday.