‘Complete win → complete win’ Yokohama, chasing lead Hanshin by 0.5 games… Selected Bauer on the 25th, aiming for first place

Nippon Professional Baseball’s Yokohama recorded two consecutive complete victories against leader Hanshin. The gap between the two teams is 0.5 games. Yokohama will challenge for first place on the 25th with foreign pitcher Bauer at the fore. 먹튀검증

Yokohama won 2-0 in the match against Hanshin held at Yokohama Stadium in Japan on the 24th. He continued his 12-game winning streak against Hanshin at Yokohama Stadium. 

Yokohama starting pitcher Azuma Katsuki pitched 116 pitches in 9 innings, giving up 5 hits and 9 strikeouts. It was his second shutout this season. 7th win of the season. 1st in team wins

While Azuma fought well, Yokohama took the lead with Sano’s timely hit in the first inning with one out and third base. In the 6th inning, Maki’s mid-month double from 1 out and 3 base scored an extra point and ran away to 2-0. 

Azuma was hit twice in a row and was on the verge of being on 1st and 2nd base, but managed to block it without scoring with two fly balls and an infield grounder. In the ninth inning, the lead batter was hit, but the third baseman grounder double hit and eliminated the runner. He caught the last batter with a floating ball in center field and ended the game.  

With the loss that day, Hanshin fell into a pit of four consecutive losses. Yokohama, which was ahead by a maximum of 6.5 games, was now chased by a half game difference. Scores have been low lately. They have scored just 1 goal in their last 3 games. In the match the previous day, Hanshin was defeated by Yokohama’s Shota Yamanaga by one run. 

Yokohama announced Bauer as the starting pitcher for the Hanshin War on the 25th. Bauer, who won the Cy Young Award in the Major League National League, is recording 4-2 with an ERA of 4.00 this season. He recently had 3 wins in a row, 2 runs in 8 innings – 2 runs in 7 innings – 1 run in 9 innings, and he seems to have adapted to Japanese baseball.