‘Perfect Man’ Sasaki has already shot 160 km… faster than last year’s camp

NPB fastball pitcher Rocky Sasaki (22. Chiba Lotte Marines), selected by the WBC Japan national team, threw a 160 km pitch in his first live pitching.

On the 9th, Sasaki took the mound as a live pitching pitcher at Chiba Lotte’s Okinawa Ishikaki spring camp. He faced 6 batters and threw 30 pitches.

‘Sports Hochi’ reported that he had two hit balls and the highest speed was 160 km. He was hit by the first and second batters, but after that, he took 3 strikeouts without a hit, adding that the adaptation to the WBC official ball was smooth.

In addition, Sasaki climbed the first mound on February 7 at last year’s spring camp and recorded 157 km, but on this day, it was compared that 160 km came out higher than that. 온라인바카라

Sasaki is scheduled to make his first actual appearance on the 15th in a practice match against Yakult. The newspaper reported that he will definitely improve his pitching for the WBC starting with his first appearance.

Sasaki had a perfect game last year, throwing the ball for 164 km, his best. In the WBC tournament, along with Ryu Darvish of the San Diego Padres, Shohei Ohtani of the Los Angeles Angels, and Yoshinobu Yamamoto of the Orix Buffaloes, he is expected to play an active part in the starting lineup.

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