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Diamondbacks | Takashi Saito nearing return

Arizona Diamondbacks RP Takashi Saito (calf, illness) was able to throw perfect innings in rehab appearances in Arizona League games Friday, July 13, and Sunday, July 15. He is scheduled to take off Monday, July 16, before making more appearances Tuesday, July 17, and Thursday, July 19. "We've just got to get him on a streak of good," manager Kirk Gibson said. "He threw more aggressive (Sunday), throwing more of his secondary pitches as well as his fastball." His velocity was clocked around 90-91 mph.

2012-07-16 19:09:00 | Source: - Mark Clements

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