Murakami wins 8-0 after pitching 7 scoreless innings.
The Japanese professional baseball Hanshin Tigers, who advanced to the Japan Series for the first time in 9 years, defeated the Orix Buffaloes in the first game and succeeded in taking the lead.
Hanshin won 8-0 in the first game of the Japan Series (best of 7) against Orix held at the Kyocera Dome in Osaka, Japan on the 28th.
Hanshin, who won the regular season for the first time in 18 years since 2005 under the guidance of coach Akinobu Okada, defeated Hiroshima Toyo Carp in the final stage of the Central League Climax Series and entered the Japan Series for the first time since 2014.
Hanshin, which has not won since 1985, is attempting to win the championship for the first time in 38 years, and increased its chances of winning by winning the first game.
On the other hand, ‘defending champion’ Orix, who has advanced to the Japan Series for three consecutive years, has lost two consecutive games and a red flag has been turned on.
Sho Murakami, who started as Hanshin’s starting pitcher on this day, became the winning pitcher with 2 hits, 4 strikeouts, 1 walk, and no runs in 7 innings.
The batting line recorded 13 hits, breaking the club’s record of most hits in a Japan Series game (12) set in 1964.
On the other hand, Orix ace Yoshinobu Yamamoto recorded a loss with 10 hits, 7 strikeouts, 1 walk, and 7 runs in 5⅔ innings.
Hanshin continued its streak of 0 at the beginning of the game, but increased its firepower from the 5th inning. Leadoff hitter Teruaki Sato hit a heavy hit and then succeeded in stealing second base, and Ryo Watanabe scored the first run with a timely hit.
Then, with 2 outs and runners on 1st and 2nd base, Koji Chikamoto hit a 2-RBI triple, followed by Takumu Nakano’s timely hit to left, making it 4-0.
Hanshin pounded the opponent’s mound in the 6th inning as well. With 2 outs and 1st and 3rd bases, they ran away with a 6-0 lead thanks to consecutive timely hits by Seiya Kinami and Seishiro Sakamoto.
With the bases loaded and two outs, Takumu Nakano hit a timely hit with an RBI.카지노사이트
Hanshin added 1 point to seal the game in the 9th inning and achieved a perfect victory by 8 points.