‘Maximum 163 km’ batter broke bat, but monster pitching season worst 4 runs steel plate… First home run of the season
Nippon Professional Baseball’s monster pitcher Sasaki Rocky (22) collapsed with the most runs this season with his first home run. 토토사이트
Sasaki pitched as a starting pitcher in a game against the Yokohama Dena Baystars held at Yokohama Stadium in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan on the 18th.
He was sluggish with 6 hits (1 home run), 7 strikeouts and 4 runs while throwing 96 pitches in 6 innings. Substituted in the 7th inning, trailing 1-4, is in danger of becoming a losing pitcher. Daily Sports, a Japanese media, said, “Sasaki allowed the worst four runs this season.”
In the first inning, Yokohama’s top batter, Sekine Taiki, tried to bunt the first pitch, but it was a miss. Even on the second pitch, he got into a bunt stance and withdrew the bat as the ball came in. Eventually, the first baseman grounded out. After that, Sasaki struck out in a row and ended with a three-way strikeout. He grabbed the count with a fastball of up to 163km, threw a forkball with a deciding ball, and turned it into a false swing.
In the second inning, he threw a 160km fastball to lead batter Shuko Maki, and allowed a double that hit the left fence. With a ground ball from second baseman, he became 1 out and 3 base. 2 outs with 1st baseman grounding out, at this time the 3rd base runner jumped into the home and blocked the run with a tag out. The 3rd inning ended neatly with a strikeout, a fly ball in left field, and a strikeout.
In the 4th inning, lead batter Sekine walked on the 10th pitch. With a sacrifice bunt by the third baseman, he became 1st and 2nd, and with a ground ball from the 2nd baseman, he became 2nd and 3rd. Afterwards, Maki allowed a hit to the left to tie the score 1-1.
In the 5th inning, the leading hitter hit and a sacrifice bunt made him 1 out and 2 base. As the bat broke with a 160km fastball against Yuta Gyoda, the pitcher took two outs with a straight hit. In the 2nd base and 2nd base, he set up a pinch-hitter Austin with a 144km forkball and a looking strikeout.
It was the 6th crisis. He was hit by lead batter Sekine. The follow-up hitter, Taishi Kusumoto, swung the first pitch, and the runner on first base succeeded in stealing second base. I tried to bunt, but it was a foul. He caught a looking strikeout with a 161km fastball. The next batter also struck out with a 160km fastball, swinging and missing.
However, after throwing a first pitch slider (144km) against Maki at 2 out 2 base, he hit a left triple and allowed 2 points. He threw a 159km first pitch to Toshiro Miyazaki, but allowed a two-run home run that went over the right fence. It was the first home run allowed in nine games this season.안전사이트
The score was 1-4. He was replaced by a bullpen pitcher in the 7th inning.