The Bauer effect is clear!

The Trevor Bauer effect was obvious. Achieved the largest crowd in Yokohama Stadium history. It’s a box office hit.

Bauer started the mound against the Hiroshima Toyo Carp at Yokohama Stadium in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan on the 3rd and came down the mound after recording 7 hits (1 home run), 9 strikeouts, 1 walk and 1 run in 7 innings. 98 pitches. In his debut game, he pitched a quality start plus (3 earned runs over 7 innings) and led the team to a 4-1 victory. Debut win in his debut match.

Bauer is a special ace who recorded 83 wins, 69 losses, and an average ERA of 3.79 in 222 major league games (1297⅔ innings). In 2020, he won the National League Cy Young Award with a 1.73 earned run average in 11 games (73 innings) with Cincinnati. 

In February 2021, Bauer hit the jackpot with the Dodgers for 3 years and 102 million dollars (approximately 136.8 billion won). However, in July of this year, he was sued for sexual assault and disappeared from the mound while being스포츠토토 placed on administrative leave. Afterwards, he was suspended for 324 games by the Major League Secretariat in April of last year, but the suspension was eased to 194 games in December of last year as the district prosecutors acquitted him of sexual assault charges. However, the Dodgers did not accept Bauer back and released him.

Bauer, who lost his place in the major leagues, signed a surprise contract with Yokohama for 4 million dollars for a year and made his debut in Japan Professional Baseball on this day after pitching in the second team.

In addition, he played an active role with a perfect score, including a successful sacrifice bunt in the at-bat with a fastball with a maximum speed of 155 km. He cooked Japanese batters by using four-seam, cutter, slider, knuckle curve, and changeup. His pitch, striking out every inning, was still powerful. 

Japan celebrated Golden Week in the first week of May. The day was also a national holiday as it was the Constitution Day. Yokohama fans spent a day of Golden Week watching Bauer. Japanese media ‘Baseball King’ said, ‘On this day, 33,202 spectators visited Hiroshima at Yokohama Stadium. The highest number of spectators in the previous season was 33,144 in the match against Chunichi on the 9th. Bauer’s first team debut match was crowded at Yokohama Stadium. The popularity of a right-handed pitcher from Cy Young Young played a big role in mobilizing spectators,” he explained. 

“I got a home run from a former teammate, but other than that, it was good pitching,” Bauer said in the post-game Hero interview. The first and only run in the second inning was a solo shot allowed by Matt Davidson. Davidson was also a teammate at Cincinnati in 2020, Bauer’s Cy Young Award season. 

In addition, “the catcher knows the batter well. I didn’t know batters well, so I believe that throwing with the catcher’s sign led to good results,” he said. Thank you,” he said.

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