Simultaneous participation in pitching with “No. 1 pitcher” against Brewers
■ Brewers-Angels (Open match, 1st Japan time, Phoenix)
Angels pitcher Shohei Ohtani participated in the open game against the enemy land Brewers on March 31 (Japan time 1st) with “No. 1 pitcher and DH”. This season’s first simultaneous throwing participation. He dropped out with 4 strikeouts, 3 walks, 2 hits and 3 runs (2 self-responsibility) in the middle of the 4th inning. The fastest is 99 miles (about 159.3 km). He has 1 hit and 1 RBI in 3 at bats. He was sent a pinch hitter in the fifth inning with a batting average of .294 and an OPS of 1.125.
The last adjustment pitching before the opening. The first time he got 2 points in advance. He got a pinch of 1st and 3rd base with a walk to the right of the lead, Wong, and a walk of Kane. He beat McCutchen in a hurry, but allowed Adames to double to the left wing line. The following Teres was grounded.
Two or three innings and two innings in a row. In the 4th inning, McCutchen walked and his teammates made a mistake, resulting in 1st and 2nd base. He fired 99 miles in a row, but dropped out when he gave Renfroe a walk. He got 2 hits and 3 runs in 1/3 of the 3rd inning (self-responsibility 2). He had 4 strikeouts and 3 walks. He had an earned run average of 4.76.
The bat gave results. 2 deaths 4 times, reacting to the curve of his left arm Lauer. He was a hit to the front right. At the beginning of the first time, he was beaten by a grounder, and he won in the second inning between the first and third bases. The number of consecutive hits in the open game was extended to “3”.
In the match against Royals, the home base on the 21st (22nd), which was the first pitching in the open game in the previous pitching, 5 strikeouts, 3 hits and 1 run in 1/3 of the 2nd inning. He marked the fastest 99 miles. In the match against the Astros, the home base on April 7th (8th), he will be the opening pitcher for the first time in the fifth year of the major. It is expected that he will be the “No. 1 pitcher”.
(Full-Count editorial department)