Right-hander Steve Johnson (lat strain) is slated to throw a game in extended spring on Saturday, and he will go either three innings or around 55 pitches. Tsuyoshi Wada, who is coming off Tommy John surgery, has thrown two batting practice sessions could join Johnson on Saturday depending on how he's feeling, said manager Buck Showalter.
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