There are 3 left until ‘40 home runs’.
Kazuma Okamoto (27), the Yomiuri Giants’ fourth hitter, hit his 37th home run of the season. He hit a 1-run home run in the top of the 5th inning against the Yokohama BayStars held at Yokohama Stadium in Kanagawa Prefecture on the 3rd. It was a home run that led by one point at 5-7.
My swing has been sharp lately. After taking a break due to COVID-19, he returned and fired his cannons for three consecutive games. On the 1st, he hit a home run in every game from the first day to the last day of the three-game weekend series against Yokohama. This is the third home run in three consecutive games this season.카지노
In the bottom of the 5th inning, he came out as the leadoff hitter. The opposing pitcher is right-hander Daita Miyagi. At a ball count of 2B1S, a 147 km/h fastball came into the middle of the strike zone. He caught the ball without missing it and threw it into the stands on the left side of Yokohama Stadium.
I hit 12 home runs in August, but I hit 3 home runs in September.
He said, “I only thought about getting on base as the leadoff hitter, but I was fortunate that it hit a home run.” In the previous two at-bats, he recorded a double to right field and a strikeout on a missed swing. After hitting a home run, the two at-bats were struck out by a fly ball to right field and a missed swing.
Yomiuri followed Okamoto’s home run and tied the score at 7-7 in the top of the eighth inning. In the top of the 9th inning, with 2 outs and runners on 1st and 3rd base, No. 8 Makoto Kadowaki hit a timely hit with 1 RBI, leading to 8 bases.
7, won by 1 point.
With 40 home runs, he is on his way to becoming the third home run champion.
Okamoto recorded 31 home runs in 2020 and 39 home runs in 2021 and ranked first in home runs in the Central League. In 2021, he tied for first place with Yakult Swallows’ ‘monster hitter’ Munetaka Murakami (23).
From 2018, when he became a starter, to this year, he has surpassed 30 home runs for six consecutive years. This year, he set a goal of hitting 40 home runs, surpassing his record of 39 home runs in a single season.
On the 1st, Okamoto became the 114th player in Japanese professional baseball history to hit 200 home runs. On this day, director Tatsunori Hara Yomiuri ordered Okamoto to “aim for 500 or 600.” Yomiuri No. 4