‘Maximum 164km’ perfect pitcher, 3⅔innings 8K visa book 1 run…International debut in the name of father

 Loki Sasaki, the ‘perfect pitcher’ of the Japanese national team, climbed the mound in honor of ‘the name of his father’.

Sasaki pitched as a starting pitcher in the Group B match against the Czech Republic in the first round of the 2023 World Baseball Classic (WBC) held at the Tokyo Dome in Tokyo, Japan on the 11th. He gave up 2 hits, 8 strikeouts and 1 run in 3⅔ innings (visa book). 

It was a meaningful occasion and day for Sasaki in many ways. It was Sasaki’s first adult national team and his international competition debut. Also, this day was the 12th anniversary of the Great East Japan Earthquake. Sasaki hails from an area hit hard by the Great East Japan Earthquake on March 11, 2011, and has the pain of losing his father at the time. It was his father’s anniversary. 

Sasaki had a bad start in the first inning. He threw a 162 km fastball against the first batsman, Voi Tekh Menshik. Afterwards, he caught a flyout out in right field, struck out Eric Soe guard, and was hit by a double to the left side by Hloop.

He guided Chervenka to a ground ball from second out and second base, but the shortstop’s throw error on first base allowed the runner on second base to come all the way home and concede a run. Loss of visa book. His one-time highest speed was 164 km. 카지노

In the 2nd inning, he mixed a break ball such as a forkball and struck out Matei Mencik and Musik in a row. After two outs, he gave up a walk, but finished with an infield ground ball without conceding.

In the 3rd inning, he struck out Voiteh Menshik on a swing, and then gave Sogard a right-handed hit and a walk to Hloop. In the crisis of 1st, 1st and 2nd base, he struck out Chervenka with a 161km fastball and struck out with a miss, and Matei Menshik overcame the crisis with a 162km fastball with a floating ball in right field. 

Sasaki, who threw 49 pitches up to the third inning, struck out Muzik on a swing in the fourth inning. He threw Escala a 100-mile fastball and then got on base with a ball that hit him.

Then, he struck out Smallar and made 66 pitches. He was replaced by exceeding the limit of pitches (65) in the first round.

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