Shohei Ohtani of the Major League Baseball Angels started in the 2nd pitcher in the open game on the 29th, and was hit by 3 home runs and scored 7 goals in the middle of the 3rd inning. When getting off the mound, he showed that he was concerned about the fingertips of his right hand, and according to the team, it was due to the blister of his hand.
On the 29th, Otani started as the second pitcher in the open game with the Dodgers as the last pitcher in the open game, and participated in the batter and pitcher at the same time following the open game on the 21st.
Otani lost one point in his own wild pitch when he made a bases loaded with two outs with three walks.
In this game, the control was not stable, and in the second inning, a slider that was sweetly entered from the runner’s first base to the 8th batter was carried and made a two-run home run, and in addition, he lost 3 points in this time in a solo home run.
Otani was replaced when he was hit by a three-run home run in the third inning and scored seven goals.
Otani threw two innings and one-third innings, four hits including three home runs, seven runs, and gave five foreballs.
As a batter, he overlooked the first turn at bat and struck out, and was a no-hitter in one at bat.
Also, in this match, when Otani got off the mound, he showed a gesture of worrying about the fingertips of his right hand, and there was a scene where leaders such as Director Maddon gathered on the mound.
According to the team, it was due to the blister of the hand, but after the match, Otani emphasized that it would not affect the first pitching of the season scheduled for the 4th of next month.
Otani “I’m not worried about the next pitch”
“I’m not worried about the next pitch, and I’m glad I got to the pitch today. I think throwing will make the skin stronger, so it’s important to pitch,” he said on the first pitch of the season on the 4th of next month. He emphasized that there would be no impact.
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