‘161km’ Sasaki, 12K no hit in 5 innings… Replaced after 89 pitches

 Nippon Professional Baseball ‘perfect pitcher’ Sasaki Loki (Chiba Lotte) was replaced after 5 no-hits.

Sasaki took the mound as a starting pitcher in the match against Softbank held at Jojo Marine Stadium in Japan on the 5th.

He displayed the power of no hits, 1 walk, 12 strikeouts and no runs in 5 innings. Even with strong winds on this day, the fastball restraint came out up to 161 km.

In the first inning,토토사이트 Akira Nakamura, the first hitter, was sent out on a walk after a close match on the 10th pitch. However, he ended the inning with consecutive strikeouts following a fly ball to left field.

The first two batters in the second inning also struck out and struck out four consecutive batters, ending with a tripartite with a ground ball to the second baseman.

After taking two outs with a grounder and strikeout in the third inning, Nakamura struck out three pitches with a forkball. However, the ball fell back as it was one-bound, and Nakamura was safe at first base with a strikeout knock-out. He finished the inning cleanly with a strikeout with two outs on first base.

Sasaki struck out all three batters in the fourth inning and struck out five batters in a row. He ended the inning with consecutive strikeouts following a fly ball to left field in the fifth.

Sasaki recorded his 11th career double-digit strikeout game. It is the 8th place in Chiba Lotte’s all-time rankings.

Sasaki had an average ERA of 1.00 with 3 wins and 3 wins in 4 games before the match. On this day, he lowered his earned run average to 0.84 with 5 scoreless innings. No decision after being substituted in a 0-0 tie. He is striking out 50 in 32 innings on the season.

Sasakiro recorded 165km, the highest Japanese speed tie, at the Orix match (Kyocera Dome) on April 28th.

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