Bonds' Prosecution Could Rest Thursday

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    SAN FRANCISCO, CA - MARCH 29: Former Major League Baseball player Barry Bonds arrives at federal court for his perjury trial on March 29, 2011 in San Francisco, California. Barry Bonds' perjury trial accusing him of lying to a grand jury about his use of performance enhancing drugs when he played for the San Francisco Giants enters its second week. The trial is expected to last two to four weeks. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

    A day after the prosecution rolled out its heavy hitters, literally, Barry Bonds will be treated to a shorter day in court.

    Thursday's proceedings will be cut short at 1:30 p.m. because of the schedule of Judge Susan Illston.

    The prosecution will call as witnesses Dr. Arthur Ting, Kathy Hoskins and Dr. Don Catlin after calling all its professional baseball player witnesses Wednesday.

    The prosecution is also expected to rest once it is able to get through the final group of witnesses.

    If the prosecution rests as early as Thursday, the defense is expected to open its arguments Monday.