What kind of monsters are these? The day after the no-hit, no-run, 8 scoreless innings, after Yamamoto’s 42 innings, Miyagi’s 29 consecutive scoreless innings, Orix’s strongest ‘one-two punch’

The day after the no-hitter, there were 8 scoreless innings.

Orix Buffaloes’ left-handed pitcher Hiroya Miyagi (22) posted his 10th win of the season. He started as a starter in the game against Chiba Lotte Marines held at Chiba Marine Stadium on the 10th and allowed 1 hit and no runs in 8 innings. He faced 28 batters on 115 pitches, allowed three walks, and struck out six.

After giving up his first hit with 2 outs in the bottom of the 5th inning, he held the rest of the inning to no hits and led the team to a 2-0 victory. Orix, who won 4-0 the previous day, won two games in a row without conceding a goal.안전놀이터

10 wins for 3 consecutive years with a ‘no hit, no run’ pitching. Seniors Shohei Otani (LA Angels) and Shintaro Fujinami (Baltimore Orioles) were called. Miyagi is the first player since Otani and Fujinami from 2014 to 2016 to have double-digit wins for three consecutive years starting from his second year of high school.

Miyagi, who was drafted first overall, appeared in three games and won one game in his debut season in 2020. He established himself as a full-time starter starting in his second year, posting 13 wins (4 losses) in 2021, 11 wins (8 losses) in 2022, and 10 wins (4 losses) in 2023.

Miyagi is the 2021 Pacific League Rookie of the Year.

Senior Yoshinobu Yamamoto (25), who threw a no-hitter and no-run against Chiba Lotte the previous day (9th), said in a hero interview, “We will be able to see a no-hitter and no-run tomorrow when Miyagi starts.” He said he watched this scene broadcast from his dorm and thought it was a one-hit shutout.Miyagi recorded three shutouts this season.

He got 12 outs on 55 pitches in the 1st through 4th innings. With one out in the fifth inning, he walked opponent No. 7 Hisanori Yasuda. With a ball count of 2B2S, left-handed hitter Yasuda’s two sliders thrown to a low, outside course one after another slightly missed the strike zone.

A sacrifice hit led to 2 outs and runners on second base. He was hit to the left by No. 9 Hiromi Oka. The first pitch forkball dropped into the low center course resulted in a hit. Then, Oka, the runner on second base, was hit with a base hit, ending the inning without allowing a run.

He closed the 6th inning with a three-way error, and gave up his third walk in the 7th inning with two outs. Yasuda, number 7, was returned to shortstop with a ground ball. In the 8th inning, he hit three batters with 13 pitches.

Major League officials, including New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman, watched the game from the stands at Marine Stadium. On this day, Chiba Lotte’s ‘monster’ Loki Sasaki (22) made his first appearance after suffering a right side injury. He pitched 3 innings, allowing 2 hits, 1 walk, 2 strikeouts, and 1 run and became the losing pitcher.

Sasaki (left) and Miyagi played together as WBC Japan representatives last March. In the starting matchup on the 10th, Miyagi allowed 8 scoreless innings, and Sasaki, making his first appearance since returning from injury, allowed 1 run in 3 innings. Sports Nippon Headquarters Partnership
Sasaki Miyagi, a fellow member of the team, played with the Japanese national team in the WBC (World Baseball Classic) last March. Sasaki won the previous three matches. Miyagi won his first match against Sasaki after losing two times.

Orix, last year’s Japan Series champion, is on the verge of winning the Pacific League for the third consecutive year. With 21 games remaining, they are in first place, 10 games ahead of second place Chiba Lotte.

Ace Yamamoto threw his second career no-hitter on the 9th. After achieving his first no-hit no-run against the Seibu Lions in June of last year, he set a record for two consecutive seasons for the first time in 82 years. Yamamoto has recorded no earned runs in 6 consecutive games and 42 innings. He is first in wins (14 wins), earned run average (1.26), strikeouts (145), and winning percentage (0.737).

Miyagi recorded 4 games and 29 consecutive scoreless innings starting from the second inning against the Softbank Hawks on August 17. Following Yamamoto, he ranks second in most wins (10 wins), winning percentage (0.714), and third in ERA (2.21). Orix ranks first in the league with a team ERA of 2.66.

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