Yu Darvish (San Diego Padres), 온라인바카라 who was called up to the Japanese baseball team, threw a powerful ball from the first bullpen pitching. Junior pitchers who watched Darvish’s pitch raised their thumbs.

According to Japanese media such as Daily Sports on the 18th, Darvish digested bullpen pitching at the training camp in Miyazaki that day. He threw a total of 35 pitches against catcher Takuya Guy (Softbank Hawks) and checked his fastball, slider, and two-seam.

Gai poured out praise, saying, “All of them were great balls. It was a ball I had never received before,” and “I was really happy and impressed to receive that great ball.”

Darvish, who joined the Japanese national team on the 17th, pitched for the first time, drawing attention from other pitchers.

Eight pitchers, including Yoshinobu Yamamoto (Orix Buffaloes) and Rocky Sasaki (Chiba Lotte Marines) gathered behind the catcher and watched Darvish’s balls one by one. Sasaki, who achieved the youngest perfect game in Japanese professional baseball last year, was also surprised by Darvish’s ball. Sasaki said, “All the balls were really great.”

Yoshii Masato, who is in charge of the pitching coach of the Japan national team, expressed satisfaction with Darvish’s preparation process, saying, “It went smoothly.”

Darvish, who has been active in the Major League (MLB) since 2012, appeared in 242 games in his career and recorded 95 wins and 75 losses, an average ERA of 3.50, and 1788 strikeouts. He recently signed a six-year, $108 million contract extension with the San Diego Padres.

Darvish, who plays one of the starting pitchers in the 2023 World Baseball Classic (WBC), is likely to start as a starting pitcher in the first round of Group B Korea-Japan match to be held at the Tokyo Dome on March 10th.

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