Trevor Bauer (32), right-hander for the Yokohama BayStars. Every game in which he takes the mound, his every move becomes a hot topic. He is very competitive, so he gets angry at his teammates’ defensive mistakes. A former star who won the Cy Young Award while playing as the best pitcher in the Major League. Bauer, who was unable to play in the Major League due to privacy issues such as allegations of sexual assault, turned to Japanese professional baseball and settled down smoothly.
At the beginning of the season, he gave up home runs in every game, but he finished four of the last five games without a home run. On June 14, he won his first complete game against the Nippon Ham Fighters, and on July 6, he won his second complete game against the Yakult Swallows.
The Hiroshima Carp match was held at Yokohama Stadium in Kanagawa Prefecture on the 17th. Yokohama took the mound in the last game of the first half with consecutive losses. Bauer, who started as the 12th starter of the season, pitched seven innings and allowed two runs, but became a losing pitcher.
The team’s batters were silent and 메이저놀이터 scored only one point. “I missed the game that I had to win,” Bauer said in an interview after the match. Bauer recorded one win and two losses and a 5.06 ERA in three games against Hiroshima. It was the slowest among the five Central League opponents.
Bauer even suffered the humiliation of getting two hits from the opposing starting pitcher and giving up the winning goal.
Hiroshima left-hander Tokoda Hiroki (28) allowed two hits and one run in 6⅔ innings against Yokohama on the same day and won his eighth victory of the season. He continued his good pitching by allowing one run in the bottom of the first inning and finishing five consecutive innings with three outs.
Tokoda was involved in both of the team’s points.
In the top of the fifth inning, trailing 0-1. Tokoda, who was the leadoff hitter, did not retreat easily. He hit a fastball (151 kilometers per hour) from a full count to a right-handed hit. He even scored a tie when the follow-up hitter hit a base hit.
A similar situation occurred in the top of the seventh inning when the score was 1-1. He missed a fast ball on the low course of the first pitch. He then targeted the outer changeup thrown by Bauer in 1S. a heavy hit that led to a reversal. Tokoda, who went to second base due to an opponent’s defensive error, stepped home during a follow-up hit. The winning goal that led to a 2-1 victory.
Bauer gave up a total of seven hits in this game. 2 hits by the opposing starter who came out as the leadoff hitter