Director Park Tae-ha, Disappointed in his Pohang Debut

Director Park Tae-ha, Who was Disappointed in his Pohang Debut, Said, “I Still saw Hope”

Coach Park Tae-ha of Pohang Steelers in K-League 1, a professional soccer team that had a disappointing debut, also gave a positive evaluation, saying, “I saw hope” despite the complete loss.

Pohang was defeated 0-2 by Jeonbuk in the first leg of the round of 16 of the 2023-2024 Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Champions League (ACL) held at Jeonju World Cup Stadium in Jeonbuk on the 14th.

This game is the first official match of Korean professional soccer in 2024.

It was also the Pohang debut game for ‘Pohang legend’ coach Park, who was appointed as the successor coach after coach Kim Ki-dong left for FC Seoul. 카지노사이트

Coach Park left professional soccer at the end of the 2018 season, when he spent the 2018 season as head coach of China’s second division Yanbian, but returned to the field this time taking charge of Pohang.

Coach Park, who expressed his feelings at a press conference held the day before, saying, “half anticipation, half excitement,” could not smile during his return game.

Pohang, where many of the key players who led the team to last season’s league runner-up and Korea Football Association (FA) Cup victory, including Zeka (Shandong) and Ko Young-jun (Partizan), left the team, were unable to take the lead against Jeonbuk, which had steadily strengthened its strength.

According to AFC, Pohang’s ball possession rate was less than 40%.

They were slightly ahead in the number of shots fired, 16-14, but unlike Jeonbuk, they were unable to create threatening scenes.

Nevertheless, Coach Park evaluated the team’s performance in the second half as sufficiently positive at the post-game press conference.

Coach Park said, “The young players showed good performances for a brief moment in the second half,” and added, “I want to focus on a game focused on players running in the midfield, but my assessment is that that was the case in the second half.”

Coach Park, who said, “I saw hope,” said, “In the second half, the offense seemed to be active in its own way,” and “I think the performances of the new foreign players, Giorgi and Aspro, in particular, will be of great help to the team.” I looked back.

In order for Pohang to advance to the ACL quarterfinals, they must overcome the two-goal deficit in the second game held at home on the 20th.

Coach Park said, “I was determined to take a point from the away game, but the result is a bit disappointing,” but added, “If we score two goals, it is a score that can be easily overturned at home.

I will prepare well for the next home game and make sure to get a good result.” said.


Its Men’s Volleyball Korean Air Beats OK Financial Group

Men’s Volleyball Korean Air Beats OK Financial Group and Takes the Lead Again

In men’s professional volleyball, Korean Air, which is challenging for the first combined championship in four consecutive seasons (conquering the regular league and championship game), has risen to the lead again.

Korean Air defeated OK Financial Group with a set score of 3-1 (25-18 25-13 21-25 25-23) in the Dodram 2023-2024 V League home game held at Gyeyang Gymnasium in Incheon on the 14th.

Korean Air, which added 3 points to reach 56 points, jumped back to first place, pushing Woori Card, which had played one less game, by 1 point. 바카라사이트

OK Financial Group, ranked 3rd, was tied with 44 points and could not escape the pursuit of Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance, Korea Electric Power Corporation, and Hyundai Capital.

Korean Air, which had been on a 3-game winning streak without giving up a set to OK Financial Group this season and then lost 0-3 in the fourth round match last December, broke down OK Financial Group’s receiving with an effective serving strategy that mixed strength and weakness on this day. We won early.

Korean Air overwhelmed OK Financial Group in every aspect, including solid defense, setter Han’s skillful ball distribution, and Lim Dong-hyuk’s one shot, which has as much destructive power as foreign players.

Lim Dong-hyuk, who played as an aposite spiker, was in full swing, scoring 25 points, more than OK Financial Group’s main gun Leonardo Leyva Martinez (registered name Leo, 22 points).

Korean Air easily took the lead in the first set when OK Financial Group collapsed with 9 errors.

He then produced a series of impressive scenes in the second set, securing victory.

When Lim Dong-hyuk roared with a cannonball serve ace at 8-3, middle blocker Kim Gyu-min immediately smiled brightly as he blocked Leo’s open slam.

At 11-5, when Kwak Seung-seok revived Leo’s quick open attack with a dig, Jeong Ji-seok scored, and Kwak Seung-seok followed up with clean serve aces to increase the score to 8 points.

Korean Air lost the 3rd set due to Leo’s counterattack, which scored 11 points, including 3 blocking points, but in the tense 4th set 21-20, Lim Dong-hyuk’s clean back attack score and OK Financial Group’s Cha Ji-hwan’s mistake tied the game up by 2 points, winning the game. Divided.

At Korean Air, four people, including Lim Dong-hyuk, Jeong Ji-seok (16 points), Kwak Seung-seok, and Kim Min-jae (10 points), scored double-digit scores.


Its SSG Landers Future Steam, Vision Seminar

“What Kind of Person do you Want to be Remembered as?” SSG Landers Future Steam, Vision Seminar

Professional baseball SSG Landers held a ‘Vision Seminar’ for Futures (2nd team) players.

SSG said on the 14th, “Yesterday, we held a vision seminar at Ganghwa SSG Futures Field.

The vision seminar was part of a mental coaching program in which all 36 SSG Futures fielders and pitchers participated, and the Korea NLP Coaching Center (Sports Mental Coaching) course.

“It was conducted by Coach Iseul Kim, who completed the course,” he said.

The theme of this seminar was ‘Dreams’. 카지노

The players shared their life values ​​and beliefs and took the time to answer the question, ‘What kind of person and player do you want to be remembered as?’

We discussed the sense of accomplishment that can be gained by setting up a ‘Dream List’ of 10 things you want to achieve, including monthly and annual goals, and achieving them.

Pitching Coach Kim I-seul said, “Rather than setting a goal of numerical baseball records, I hope that young players will think about their own ‘life vision’ through a broad perspective, as the standards for happiness in life are diverse.”

He added, “Reflect on their talents and strengths.”

“Looking at it can increase your self-esteem, and positive thoughts will have a positive impact on baseball as well,” he said.

Futures coach Son Si-heon dissuaded front office staff and coaches from attending the seminar so that the players could communicate in a free atmosphere.

Pitcher Joo-on Kim said, “Every year, I set a short-term record goal at the beginning of the season, so I was disappointed when I couldn’t achieve it.

Rather than being buried in baseball, I was able to increase my self-esteem by spending time thinking about the future I ultimately want.

“I was able to set new goals,” he said.

SSG Futures Team will leave for Chiayi, Taiwan on the 15th to train overseas.


Its Hong Jun-pyo Calls for Klinsmann’s Dismissal

“It’s a Matter of National Pride”… Hong Jun-pyo Calls for Klinsmann’s Dismissal

Daegu Mayor Hong Jun-pyo has repeatedly called for the dismissal of national soccer team coach Jurgen Klissmann.

Mayor Hong posted on his Facebook page on the 13th, “If you keep crying over an incompetent coach and leave him alone because of the penalty, how are you going to deal with the public anger that arises every time you play soccer?” He added, “The loss of national energy will far exceed the penalty.” He said.

Mayor Hong directly criticized Korea Football Association President Chung Mong-gyu, saying, “Klinsmann’s behavior is a matter of national prestige and national pride. 온라인카지노

If such an incompetent manager was appointed due to a personal relationship with the president of the Korea Football Association, the president of the Korea Football Association is not qualified to be the president of the Korea Football Association.”

He pressed, “Looking at the reports, it appears that he was appointed as a personal friend, so instead of holding the people hostage, the president of the Football Association should take personal responsibility for the dismissal.”

Mayor Hong said, “The concern that if (Klinsmann) is fired, there will be no more foreign coaches coming, which is typical behavior of a country underdeveloped in soccer that belittles itself.”

Since the 7th, when the Korean national soccer team was eliminated in the semifinals of the 2023 Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Asian Cup, Mayor Hong has posted a total of six posts calling for Klinsmann’s dismissal.

Meanwhile, executives from the Korea Football Association held a meeting that day and discussed Coach Klinsmann’s future.

While Chairman Chung Mong-gyu was absent, full-time Vice-Chairman Kim Jeong-bae, former Vice Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism who took office in May of last year, presided over the event, with Vice Chairman Jang Oe-ryong, Lee Seok-jae and Choi Young-il, Power Strengthening Committee Chairman Michael Müller, Competition Committee Chairman Jeong Hae-seong, Jury Chairman Lee Jeong-min, Technical Committee Chairman Lee Im-saeng and Hwang Bo-kwan.

The head of the technology division and Jeon Han-jin, the head of the management division, attended.

National team led by Coach Klinsmann was defeated 0-2 by Jordan in the semifinals of the Asian Cup, failing to regain the throne for the first time in 64 years.

The national team was criticized by fans for its disappointing performance, which did not allow it to overwhelm its opponents throughout the tournament.

After the team was eliminated in the semifinals, public opinion boiled over, criticizing Coach Klinsmann for not letting star players active in Europe demonstrate their skills properly and for showing a smiling face even after failing to achieve his goal.

As public opinion grew stronger over the dismissal of Coach Klinsmann after the Asian Cup, the Football Association held a meeting the day before with Hwang Bo-kwan, head of the technical headquarters, and Müller, head of the power strengthening committee, and then held a meeting of former players to look back on the Asian Cup.


Robert Duggar has signed a minor league contract

Right-handed pitcher Robert Duggar (29), the KBO’s first foreign player to be released, has signed a minor league contract with the Oakland Athletics.

According to Major League Baseball Trade Rumors (MLBTR), Dugger signed a minor league contract with the Oakland Athletics on June 18 (KST). He will be assigned to the rookie team ACL Athletics, where he is expected to build up his body and join the next level team in time for actual games.

MLBTR reports,

‘Dugger returns to North American baseball after a brief, unsuccessful stint in the KBO. After signing a one-year, $750,000 deal with the SSG Landers in the offseason, Dugger pitched 22⅔ innings in six starts with a 12.71 ERA before being released in late April.

“Despite this rough track record, Duggar’s recent performance in the Pacific Coast League (PCL) suggests he could provide depth to Oakland’s starting rotation. 안전놀이터 추천 He posted a 4.31 ERA in 146 1/3 innings at Triple-A Texas Rangers last year, which stood out in a very hitter-friendly league.

“Duggar, who posted a 7.17 ERA in 86⅔ innings with the Miami Marlins, Seattle Mariners, Tampa Bay Rays, and Boston Red Sox from 2019 to 2022, is a veteran of four major league seasons. “He’s not a hard-throwing pitcher or a strikeout pitcher, but he’s had a fairly low walk rate over the last three seasons in the minors,” he said.

Duggar has struggled mightily in six appearances (22⅔ innings) for SSG in the KBO this year, going 0-3 with a 12.71 ERA and 18 strikeouts in six games. He had a 2.07 WHIP and a 3-for-6 K/BB ratio. He went 2-2 with a 5.68 ERA in two exhibition games and became the first foreign player to be released this season.

Duggar, came to SSG as a pitcher with interest from several domestic teams

Duggar, who led the Triple-A PCL in ERA and strikeouts (143) last year, came to SSG as a pitcher with interest from several domestic teams. He was considered a reliable, if not spectacular, pitcher, but he failed spectacularly. His main weapon, a two-seam fastball, was not in the ABS zone, and hitters were targeting it up the middle.

On March 6 against the Changwon NC, he was hit hard with 14 runs (13 earned) on 12 hits, four walks, three wild pitches, and four strikeouts in 3 innings. He gave up nine runs in the first inning, then three more in the second and two more in the third, tying the KBO record for most runs allowed in a single game. Duggar was seen in tears in the dugout on the broadcast, causing a lot of heartache.

Unable to rebound after that, Duggar’s farewell game against Sajik Lotte on March 24 became his farewell game. He was pulled early after giving up seven runs on nine hits with two walks and two strikeouts in 2⅔ innings, sparking an attitude controversy.

Oakland, meanwhile, is short-handed with three starting pitchers – Joe Boyle (back), Paul Blackburn (metatarsal) and Alex Wood (shoulder) – on the disabled list. Aaron Brooks, formerly of the Kia Tigers in the 2020-2021 KBO, was called up and made a start against the Houston Astros on April 16, 토토사이트 모음 giving up three runs on seven hits with one walk and five strikeouts in seven innings. Duggar is also expected to remain in the minors as an insurance start.


Bae Ji-hwan leads the league in batting average

Bae Ji-hwan (25), who plays for the Triple-A Indianapolis Indians of the Pittsburgh Pirates organization, leads the league in batting average and slugging percentage.

Bae started in center field and went 4-for-6 with a leadoff home run, three RBIs, and two runs scored in the Triple-A Indians’ 16-10 win over the Toledo MudHens (Detroit Tigers) at Victory Field in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA, on April 19th.

In his first at-bat of the game, he took a 93.6 mph (150.6 km/h) four-seam fastball right down the middle of the plate from Toledo right-hander Ty Maddon for a solo shot to center field. It was his fourth home run of the season, measuring 107 mph (172.2 km/h), 441 feet (134.4 meters) and 25 degrees of launch.

Bae, who drew a full-count walk with Maddon in the second inning, followed with a two-run single to right in the fourth, then drove a three-pitch slider from left-hander Andrew Vazquez to left field. 스포츠토토 In the eighth inning, he took a 51.7-mile-per-hour (83.2-kilometer-per-hour) fastball from pitcher Riley Unroh and smashed a two-run double to center field.

Through 25 games of the Triple-A season,

Bae is batting .478 with four home runs, 14 RBIs, 22 runs scored, 19 walks, 32 strikeouts, seven stolen bases, a .559 slugging percentage and a 1.037 OPS in 93 at-bats. First in the International League (IL) in batting average, first in slugging percentage, and sixth in OPS.

With stats like that, he should be getting a major league call-up, but Pittsburgh hasn’t called him yet. The Pirates are 21-26 (.447 winning percentage) and in third place in the NL Central, but their weaknesses are their offense, which ranks 26th in team batting average (.225) and 28th in OPS (.651). They are also 23rd in stolen bases (22).

Bae’s main positions, second base and center field, are also very weak. This year, second baseman Jared Triolo is batting 2-for-4 (30-for-147) with two home runs, 15 RBIs, and a .550 OPS in 42 games, while center fielder Michael A. Taylor is batting 2-for-6 (24-for-111) with one home run and a .544 OPS in 38 games.

With such a weak outfield, Pittsburgh continues to look away from Bae Ji-hwan. The Pirates called up Nick Gonzalez and Alica Williams on Nov. 11 and 12, leaving Bae in the lineup. Williams (20 games, .232 with two homers and an OPS of .580) and Gonzalez (nine games, .233 with two homers and six RBIs and an OPS of .717), who have been serving as backup infielders, have not been competitive.

It’s time for a change for Pittsburgh, which is 4-7 in its last 11 games.

While the Pirates have been revitalizing on the mound with the recent call-up of Paul Skins, the No. 1 overall pick in last year’s draft, they need someone to spark the offense. The club’s conservative organization has slowed down the call-ups, but with his current performance, it’s hard to imagine Bae being overlooked any longer.

Bae, a right-handed hitter from Gyeongbuk High School, signed with Pittsburgh in March 2018 for a $1.25 million signing bonus. Bae, who became the 26th Korean-American major leaguer in history in September 2022, made the Opening Day roster last year and batted .296 (77-for-334) with two home runs, 32 RBIs, 54 runs scored, 30 walks, 92 strikeouts, 24 stolen bases, a .311 slugging percentage and a .607 OPS in 111 games. He was a utility player, splitting time between three infield positions: second base (56 starts in 64 games, 465⅓ innings), center field (33 starts in 62 games, 336⅔ innings), and shortstop (3 starts, 24 innings).

This year, he was hoping to make the jump to the full-time roster but was hampered by injuries. He was on pace to go 7-for-11 (2.7 RBI, 3 HR, 1 RBI) with four walks, four strikeouts, 온라인 슬롯 a 5 percent walk rate, and two stolen bases in seven exhibition games before suffering a left hip flexor strain in his final appearance on March 6 against the Toronto Blue Jays. After starting the season on the disabled list, Bae rehabbed the injury and returned to action at Single-A on March 8, and has been playing at Triple-A for over a month.


Why he turned down a seven years contract?

New York Mets slugging first baseman Pete Alonso (30) rejected a seven-year, $158 million (approx. 214.2 billion won) extension contract in June last year, it was revealed.

The New York Post reported on June 19 (KST) that the Mets offered Alonso a seven-year, $158 million contract extension through his then-agency, Apex Baseball. He was a year and a half away from free agency.

The Mets, then under general manager Billy Eppler, used Matt Olson, who signed an eight-year, $168 million extension with the Atlanta Braves before the 2022 season, as a benchmark. Olson was two years away from free agency. The Mets offered Alonso less total money than Olson, but with a higher average annualized value.

However, Alonso’s refusal to accept the offer led to a breakdown in negotiations, and the Mets even sat down with the Chicago Cubs at the July trade deadline. 안전놀이터 But the deal never materialized, and Alonso was off the trade block under new president of baseball operations David Stearns, who took over after the season. Rumor has it that Stearns didn’t want to start his tenure by trading away the team’s most popular player.

Both Stearns and Mets owner Steve Cohen are open to signing Alonso to an extension, but there’s a major twist.

Late last year, Alonso hired “super agent” Scott Boras. Alonso entered this season as a free agent with more enthusiasm than ever, but through 19 games, he is batting just .308 with 10 home runs, 23 RBI, 17 walks, 37 strikeouts, a .454 on-base percentage and a .762 OPS in 45 games (174 at-bats).

He’s still hitting for power with 10 home runs, but his slugging percentage, on-base percentage, and OPS are all at career lows. In 16 games in May, he’s 2-for-14 (63 at-bats) with two home runs, eight RBIs, and a .692 OPS. At this rate, he won’t get the seven-year, $158 million-plus contract he rejected last year.

“A center fielder who can consistently hit 40 homers, is durable, and can also play center field defense will not be available in free agency for the next few years,” Boras said. A player with his elite level of production and durability at his prime age is not available to most teams. He’s a proven player in New York.”

Boras is not exaggerating. Alonso, a 6-foot-3, 200-pound right-handed slugger, burst onto the scene in 2019, leading the National League (NL) in home runs (53) in his rookie year. In six seasons through this year, he’s batted .275 (675-for-275) with 202 home runs, 521 RBIs, a .340 OBP, .523 slugging percentage, and an .863 OPS in 729 games, and has been named an All-Star three times.

He has been a consistent home run producer since 2019, with 37 in 2021, 40 in 2022, and 46 in 2023.

He’s also healthy, having missed only 24 games since his rookie year, with a 96.8% fielding percentage. However, despite his 46 home runs last year, his batting production dipped to a .821 batting average (123-for-568) and .821 OPS, and this year has been even worse. He’s becoming more and more of a free agent, and it’s doubtful any team will be willing to give him a long-term deal.

Even with super-agent Boras by his side, teams aren’t so easily swayed anymore. Last winter, Cody Bellinger (Chicago Cubs – 3 years, $80 million), Blake Snell (San Francisco Giants – 2 years, $62 million), Matt Chapman (San Francisco – 3 years, $54 million), 에볼루션 바카라사이트 Jordan Montgomery (Arizona Diamondbacks – 1 year, $25 million), and other big free agents were treated like dirt and had to settle for deals that fell short of their expectations. Alonso is likely to follow the same path if he doesn’t rebound significantly over the rest of the season.


Ohtani hit a walk-off single to lift the LA Dodgers

Shohei Ohtani (30) hit a walk-off single to lift the Los Angeles Dodgers to their third straight win.

Ohtani started in the No. 2 spot in the lineup and went 2-for-4 with two doubles, one RBI, one walk and three runs batted in, including the game-winning hit in the 10th inning of an extra-inning game against the Cincinnati Reds at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, California, USA, on Tuesday.

After going 0-for-4 with a walk in his first at-bat of the season the day before, Ohtani bounced back with a multi-hit performance. He raised his season batting average from 3-for-5 to 3-for-5.3 (66-for-187) and reclaimed the top spot from Milwaukee Brewers catcher William Contreras (.341), who had led the league the previous day. Contreras went 0-for-5 against the Houston Astros on Sunday, dropping his batting average by nine points. Ohtani leads both leagues not only in batting average, but also in hits, slugging percentage (.657) and OPS (1.081).

In his first at-bat against Cincinnati right-hander Hunter Greene, Ohtani struck out swinging in the first inning. 카지노사이트 He swung at a 98.8 mph (159.0 km/h) four-seam fastball high and away from the plate.

In the fourth inning,

With two on and one out, he pushed Green’s three-seam 86.1 mph (138.6 km/h) splitter high and away from the plate, but it flew out of the left-field corner.

In the fifth inning, he walked on a pitch to second base. Grazed his left foot on an 88.3 mph (142.1 km/h) slider in the third inning. His first walk of the season.

In the eighth inning, batting leadoff, he hit an infield single off left-hander Sam Moll. He pulled an 81.7-mile-per-hour (131.5-kilometer-per-hour) sweeper five pitches outside and hit a grounder toward first base, then beat Moll to the bag for the infield hit.

With the score tied 2-2 in the 10th inning of extra innings, Ohtani ended the game. With runners on first and second, Mookie Betts singled straight up the middle, but Ohtani came through with the game-winning hit off Cincinnati closer Alex Diaz. He pulled a 94-mile-per-hour (151.3 km/h) four-seam fastball low and away from the body on the sixth pitch, sending it into the gap in right field to bring home Will Smith from second base for a 3-2 Dodgers victory.

It was Ohtani’s first walk-off hit as a Dodger.

His second career walk-off hit in four years and first since Sept. 5, 2020, against the Houston Astros while with the Los Angeles Angels. After being doused with water by his teammates, Ohtani told the local media, “It was nice to be able to hit in the clutch. It was a great moment and a special weekend. 파워볼실시간 I wanted to make sure I hit shots rather than long shots, so I’m happy it worked out.”

“If you don’t hit the ball for strikes in every at-bat, and you hit the ball for strikes, and you hit in the right situations, then inevitably your batting average will be good,” he said.

Ohtani’s walk-off win gave the Dodgers a three-game winning streak and a 32-17 record (.653 winning percentage), good for first place in the National League West. Cincinnati, which lost its third straight, dropped to 19-28 (.404 winning percentage) and remained in fifth place in the NL Central.


Woo-seok was shut down again after giving up four hits

Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp pitcher Woo-seok Ko, 26, of the Miami Marlins’ affiliate Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp, was shut down again after giving up four hits in two games at Triple-A.

Ko was shaken up in the eighth inning of a Triple-A game against the Nashville Sounds (affiliated with the Milwaukee Brewers) at 121 Financial Ballpark in Jacksonville, Florida, on Tuesday (Feb. 20), allowing two runs on four hits in one inning of relief. His Triple-A season ERA jumped from 1.80 to 4.50.

Entering the game as the third pitcher in the eighth inning with his team leading 6-1, Koo worked leadoff hitter Yoenis Hernandez with a two-strike count, but allowed a 130.2-mile-per-hour (80.9 mph) curveball low down the middle for a single to right.

The next batter, Chavez Young, 바카라사이트 induced a grounder to second base on a 92.8 mph (149.3 km/h) four-seam fastball two pitches outside the zone for a 4-6-3 double play.

He got two outs, but then gave up three straight hits and two runs. His second pitch, an 86.1 mph (138.6 km/h) changeup to Oliver Dunn, was high and away, and he gave up a two-run double to Tyler Black in left. Five pitches later, he threw a 92-mph (148.1-kilometer) fastball up and away, but it was caught.

The next batter, Isaac Collins, hit a triple.

He had a 1-2 pitch count, but was hit by an 84-mph (135.2-kilometer) slider on the fourth pitch for an RBI triple to left field. He ended the inning by getting Wes Clark to fly out to center field on a three-pitch 88.8 mph (142.9 km/h) cutter.

Totaled 19 pitches, 14 strikes and five balls. He used a mix of cutter (4), slider (3), changeup, and curve (1+) with a four-seam fastball (10) that topped out at 93.6 mph (150.6 km/h) and averaged 92.7 mph (149.2 km/h).

After signing a two-year, $4.5 million guaranteed deal with the San Diego Padres in January, 메이저 토토사이트 Gausman was cut from the opening day roster after struggling mightily in exhibition play, going 2-2 with a 12.60 ERA in six games (five innings).

He started the season with the Double-A San Antonio Missions to avoid the hitter-friendly Triple-A Pacific Coast League (PCL), where he went 2-1 with a 4.38 ERA and 15 strikeouts in 10 games (12⅓ innings).

He was traded to Miami for three prospects in exchange for slugger Luis Araez.

Gausman was assigned to Triple-A Miami immediately after the trade, and his 1.80 ERA in his first four starts (five innings) before the Nashville game on Aug. 18 has raised his chances of being promoted to the majors.

He was shaky in a multi-inning outing against Nashville on April 15, allowing one run on four hits with one walk and one strikeout in 1⅔ innings, but settled down in Nashville on April 18, allowing one run on one hit with one walk and one strikeout in one inning of scoreless relief. However, he was again hit by four hits, including two long balls, and allowed a career-high two runs. 바카라사이트 The road to the major leagues is not easy.


Darvish became the third player in history to win 200 career

San Diego Padres’ Darvish Yu Darvish (38) became the third player in history to win 200 career U.S.-Japan games.

Darvish pitched seven innings of two-hit ball, walking one and striking out nine in a no-decision against the Atlanta Braves on Tuesday (Feb. 20) at Tristate Park in Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

After getting leadoff hitter Ronald Acuña Jr. to ground out to third base in the top of the first inning with San Diego up 3-0, Darvish got Aji Alvis to fly out to right field. Marcell Osuna followed with a double, but Darvish struck out Matt Olson to end the inning. In the second, he gave up a leadoff single to Orlando Arcia, but induced a 5-6-3 double play to Michael Harris II and struck out Zach Short.

Darvish walked Acuña Jr. in the top of the third, but got Albies to fly out to center field. In the fourth inning, he struck out the side with two strikeouts to end the inning. He then retired the Atlanta batters in order in the fifth, sixth, and seventh innings. 토토사이트 Darvish was relieved by Adrian Morejon in the eighth inning with San Diego up 9-0. The Padres cruised to a 9-1 victory and their second straight win.

Darvish threw 99 pitches, including a slider (32), four-seam (20), sinker (13), knuckleball (12), sweeper (8), curve (6), splitter (5), and cutter (3). His fastball topped out at 94.8 miles per hour (152.6 kilometers per hour), and his knuckleball, sweeper, and curveball generated more than a 40 percent swinging strike rate.

Darvish picked up his fourth win of the season with the outing.

He is now 4-1 with a 2.08 ERA in nine games (47⅔ innings). According to, “Darvish extended his consecutive scoreless innings streak to 25 innings. It’s the first time in his major league career that he’s gone four straight games without allowing an earned run. It is the first time in Padres history that Darvish has pitched at least five innings in four consecutive games without allowing an earned run. He also joins Kenny Rogers and Darvish (2005) as the only pitchers 37 years old or older to throw four consecutive scoreless starts since 1901.”

Darvish, who is 107-86 with a 3.55 ERA in 275 career major league games (1,672 innings), became the third Japanese-American pitcher in history to reach the 200-win plateau (107 wins in the major leagues and 78 in Nippon Professional Baseball), joining Hideo Nomo (123 wins in the major leagues and 78 in Nippon Professional Baseball) and Hiroki Kuroda (79 wins in the major leagues and 124 in Nippon Professional Baseball).

“Darvish was originally scheduled to pitch on the 19th, but his start was pushed back a day due to rain cancellation,” said Japanese media outlet SporNichi Annex. However, 사설 토토사이트 the veteran pitcher remained unaffected and shut down the powerful Atlanta batting lineup,” and congratulated Darvish on his 200th career win in Japan and the United States.

“It doesn’t feel particularly real,” Darvish said. I pitched well against Atlanta, though. We have a doubleheader tomorrow, and it was good that I was able to pitch seven innings. The (Nippon Ham) Fighters, the Fighters fans, and the whole country of Japan have helped me since I joined the professional organization. I will continue to play baseball without forgetting my gratitude,” he said after reaching the 200-win mark in his U.S.-Japan career.