You can’t pitch perfectly every game.
The Orix Buffaloes’ strongest ‘one-two punch’ struggled against the Rakuten Eagles’ batting lineup for two days in a row. On the 16th, ace Yoshinobu Yamamoto (25) allowed 3 runs in 7 innings and became the losing pitcher, and left-handed ace Miyagi (22) also had a break in his scoreless streak.
Rakuten exhibition held at Kyocera Dome in Osaka on the 17th. Miyagi, who started as a starter, allowed one run in the top of the first inning. With 1 out and 2 outs, Yuya gave up a heavy hit, followed by 2 outs and runners on first base. The 146km/h fastball thrown to No. 4 Hideto Asamura in 1S went into the middle of the strike zone. Asamura turned this miss into a 2-run home run to left-center.
Miyagi has recorded 24 scoreless innings in the last three games, from the Seibu Lions game (9 innings) on August 24, to the Softbank Hawks game (7 innings) on August 31, and the Chiba Lotte Marines game (8 innings) on September 10. . Since giving up a score in the first inning against Softbank on August 17, he has recorded 29 consecutive scoreless innings.
Miyagi, who struck out three batters in a row in the top of the second inning, finished the top of the third inning with three batters.
In the top of the 4th inning, when the score was tied 2-2, the opponent’s central batting line was hit hard.
No. 4 Asamura hit a double to right field, and No. 5 Takero Okajima hit a hit to left. With no outs on first and third base, No. 6 Toshiki Abe hit a timely hit to left. There was a crisis with no outs on first and second base, but the follow-up batter was hit by a pitcher’s ground ball and a double play, and the game went over without allowing any additional runs.카지노사이트
After sending out the leadoff batter in the top of the 5th inning, he hit three batters in a row. After allowing no runs in the 6th and 7th innings, Miyagi gave up 1 run in the top of the 8th inning with a 4-3 lead and left the mound. He finished the game without a win or loss, allowing 7 hits, 7 strikeouts, and 4 runs in 7⅓ innings. Orix, who came out late in the game, won 6-4.
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Last week, Orix’s ‘one-two punch’ had the best pitching against the Chiba Lotte Marines. Yamamoto achieved his second career no-hitter and no-run against Chiba Lotte on the 9th. He has posted visa books for 42 consecutive innings.
The next day, on the 10th, Miyagi pitched a perfect pitch with 1 hit and no runs in 8 innings. He posted his 10th win of the season and achieved 10 wins for the third consecutive year.
Coincidentally, following Yamamoto, Miyamoto also faltered slightly in the next game after pitching the best.
Yamamoto has 14 wins, 6 losses, and an ERA of 1.32, and Miyagi has 10 wins, 4 losses, and 2.21. The two are ranked first and second in Pacific League wins and ERA.