Ryosuke Hirata was removed in the 4th inning of today's practice game against the LG Twins because he fouled a baseball off his left knee. Hirata was later taken to the hospital and diagnosed with a contusion on the inner part of his left knee -- no structural damage, but some internal bleeding. He is considered day-to-day.
Jorge Sosa told reporters he threw at about 90% during his situational batting practice outing on Friday.
Through five games, 1st round draft pick Shuhei Takahashi is 6-for-18.
Through four games, Victor Diaz is 6-for-9.