Wladimir Balentien (coming back from right elbow pain) rejoined the team today for practices at Koshien. After workouts, which included batting practice and playing catch, an upbeat Balentien told reporters he was fine.
Balentien was on with the team on their road trip to Sapporo.
Nikkan Sports mentions that Lastings Milledge was seen taking notes after hitting a homer in the 4th inning of Sunday's game against the Nippon Ham Fighters.
Yoshinori Sato's next outing will likely be against Hiroshima on March 11.