Japan defeated Italy in the quarterfinals of the WBC World Baseball Classic to advance to the semifinals for the fifth time in a row.
As a pitcher, Ohtani, a Japanese pitcher who doubled as a pitcher, threw a light speed ball at 164 km/h and hit a bunt as a hitter to start the attack.
This is reporter Ha Moo-rim’s report.
Ohtani, who started as the starting pitcher for the quarterfinals, struck out the first batter with a fastball twice in the second inning.
The speed is 102 miles per hour, which is 164 kilometers per hour.
Ohtani succeeded in overpowering the Italian lineup with a tremendous fastball, and after striking out the last batter in the second inning with a falling breaking ball, he roared with clenched fists.
He showed a witty side at bat.
In the 3rd inning, with 1 out and 1st base토토사이트, he attempted a surprise bunt, which caught the Italian defense off guard and led to a hit.
Afterwards, Yoshida’s ground ball led Japan to a 4-0 lead with Okamoto’s three-run home run.
Ohtani, who continued to fight well, shook greatly in the top of the 5th inning.
He hit a big hit with 2 outs on 1st and 3rd base.
It did not become a home run as the batted ball fell outside the right pole, but was later hit with two RBIs and was beaten.
The fierce game tilted sharply towards Japan, which added 3 points with consecutive timely hits at the end of the 5th inning.
In the end, Japan defeated Italy 9-3 and advanced to the semifinals for the fifth time in a row.
Japan will face off against the winner of the Puerto Rico-Mexico match to advance to the finals.