‘Geek pitcher’ Trevor Bauer (32), who won the Cy Young Award in the major leagues in the past, was ripped out early during a game. It was a big disappointment because he was showing good form by winning 10 games this season already.

On the 30th (Korean time), 온라인카지노 Bauer started pitching in the 2023 Japan Professional Baseball away match against the Hanshin Tigers at Hanshin Koshien Stadium in Nishinomiya, Hyogo Prefecture, Japan, and suddenly finished his pitching after finishing the third inning. According to Japanese local media, he seems to have suffered an unexpected injury during the defense process.

On this day, Bauer got off to a clean start with a three-way strike by inducing all Hanshin batters to a grounder at the end of the first inning. However, Bauer was beaten with a solo shot in the second inning. Sheldon Noyce, who played for the Oakland Athletics until last year, entered the at-bat in a situation where there was no runner in the second company. Here, Noyce attacked Bauer’s 154km fastball on the 3rd pitch with a 2-0 advantage, and exploded a solo gun that went over the left-middle fence.

And in the bottom of the 3rd inning the team still trailed 0-1. 1 out 1 base situation. The ball hit by Koji Chakamoto against Bauer rolled slowly between Bauer and the third baseman. At this time, Bauer ran and slid his knee and caught it. He then twisted and threw to first base, but fell back. During this time, runners advanced to second and third bases. However, he induced the next two batters to strike out with a fly ball in left field and a swinging miss, respectively, and finished pitching without conceding. and the bottom of the 4th inning. The pitcher on the mound was Taiga Kamichatani, not Bauer.

Japanese media all covered the news of Bauer’s early steel plate. Japanese media Nikkan Sports reported, “Bauer was thrown out in an emergency in the third inning. After the sliding catch, he jumped up and threw the ball to first base, but it ended up being a bad throw. In the process, his body was shocked.” Another media Sponichi Annex introduced, “Bauer threw only 3 innings and went down the mound. This is the least innings since the match against Hiroshima on May 16 (7 runs in 2 innings at the time).” Another media Full Count said, “Is Bauer injured while throwing in a difficult position?” “Afterwards, the trainer ran to check Bauer’s condition, but resumed pitching without a replacement. However, from the 4th inning, Bauer went down and Kamichatani climbed the mound,” he said.

Although he was knocked out early on this day due to unexpected circumstances, Bauer is doing well on the Japanese stage. This season, Bauer started 19 games and posted a good record of 10-4 with a 2.76 ERA. He also won two complete games. He has 119 hits (14 homers), 130 strikeouts, 31 walks, 44 runs (44 earned) in 130⅔ innings with a batting average of 0.243. Even last May, it seemed that he was having difficulty adapting to the Japanese stage with 1 win, 2 losses and an average ERA of 6.86, but after achieving a record of 4 wins and undefeated ERA of 2.08 in June, he found a sense of stability. Eventually, on the 25th, he succeeded in winning his 10th season against Chunichi and firmly established himself. Yokohama fans are cheering, saying, “The splendor of a Cy Young pitcher.” With this level of skill, the possibility of returning to the major leagues next season cannot be ruled out.

After making his major league debut in 2011, Bauer played in 222 games, posting a record of 83 wins, 69 losses, and an ERA of 3.79. In 2020, which was played in a shortened season, he won the National League Cy Young Award for his best performance with a 5-4 record and 1.73 earned run average. Ahead of the 2021 season, he signed a contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers for up to 3 years and 102 million dollars (about 128.5 billion won at the time), but at the end of June of that year, he disappeared without appearing in the game after being accused of assault. Although legal punishment was avoided with the prosecution’s decision not to prosecute due to insufficient evidence, the Los Angeles Dodgers eventually released Bauer without conditions in January. Since joining Yokohama, he has been playing well so far.

Meanwhile, Bauer struck out Ha-seong Kim during an exhibition game with San Diego in March 2021, and then pointed to his right eye with his right index finger and was engulfed in controversy over racial discrimination. At the time, Bauer explained through an interview with the local media, “I closed my eyes and threw it to test myself. I like to find a solution after making me uncomfortable.” Reporter Blake Harris of True Blue, a media that covers the news of the Los Angeles Dodgers at the time, wrote on his personal SNS (social network service), “Fox Sports San Diego hastily deleted the post, which implies that it intentionally made a racist gesture.”

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