‘KKKKKKK’ 126 pitches, 8 innings, 2 runs, 2nd in wins, 2nd in strikeouts…the most strikeouts by a foreign pitcher in the club’s history.

Playing in Nippon Professional Baseball, Trevor Bauer (Yokohama Dena) picked up his 10th win of the season.메이저사이트

Bauer started the game against the Junichi Dragons at the Banterin Dome in Nagoya, Japan, on May 25 and pitched eight innings, allowing two runs on seven hits with seven strikeouts and three walks.

After throwing 111 pitches through the seventh inning, Bauer went into the eighth inning with a big lead and threw 126 pitches. The Yokohama bats exploded for 20 hits and 18 runs in the win.

Bauer became the second foreign pitcher in Yokohama’s history to record 10 wins and set a new club record for most strikeouts in a season by a foreign pitcher.

He became the second pitcher to reach 10 wins, joining Willand in 2017. His seven strikeouts on the day gave him 128 for the season, surpassing Domingo Guzman’s record of 123 set in 2003.

In 18 games, Bauer is 10-4 with a 2.75 ERA and 128 strikeouts. He is tied for second in the Central League in wins and second in strikeouts. He is one game out of first place in wins.

Bauer started the game with a three-run lead in the top of the first inning, but an outfield single and a foul fly ended the inning.

In the top of the second inning, he suddenly struggled with his pitches. He gave up three straight singles to load the bases. He retired the next two batters, Matsuba and leadoff hitter Okabayashi, on consecutive groundouts to end the inning.

In the third inning with a 4-0 lead, back-to-back singles gave up the first run. He got out of the inning with runners at first and second on a grounder to first base.

In the fourth, a leadoff single followed by a sacrifice bunt put runners on first and second, but a fly ball to center and a grounder to first got out of the jam. The fifth inning ended with a strikeout.

Leading 5-1 in the sixth, he gave up back-to-back singles with one out. The seventh and eighth innings were shut down with back-to-back strikeouts.

The Yokohama offense pounded out four hits in the seventh, including three doubles, to score three runs and take an 8-2 lead, and then used eight hits and five walks in the ninth for a 10-run inning and an 18-2 victory.

“It’s a good number, but it’s not the best number,” Bauer said after the game. I want to get to 15 wins by the end of the season.”

“I’m a little tired, but I feel good,” said Bauer, who threw 126 pitches. The batsmen gave me a very good offense,” he said, thanking his batsmen for their 18-run onslaught.

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