[7/8/2016] Toshiki Sakurai and Toshiya Sugiuchi face live hitters

Toshiki Sakurai (right elbow) pitched in a Ni-gun batting practice scrimmage at Giants Stadium on July 8. He faced twelve hitters, threw forty-four pitches, allowed two could-be hits, and topped out at 146km/h. Assuming no setback, he could be ready to pitch in a rehab game at San-gun some time between July 15 and 17.

Toshiya Sugiuchi (right hip) faced nine hitters, threw thirty pitches, and allowed one could-be hit.

Source: Sanspo 7/8/2016, Sponichi 7/9/2016

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