"The arm screamed" Hanshin Messenger, tears retirement interview September 18, 16:18
Randy messenger pitcher who has been active in professional baseball, Hanshin for 10 years and retires only for this season said in a press conference in Nishinomiya City, Hyogo Prefecture `` I still wanted to play, but my arms are screaming now "I thought it was at that time," he explained why he decided to retire.
38-year-old messenger pitcher joined Hanshin from the Major Leaguers Mariners in 2010 and won 13 titles in the 5th year, winning the title with the most wins and the most strikeouts, as well as 7 double-digit wins And supported the Hanshin pitchers.
However, in this season of the 10th year, he decided to retire from active duty without going up to 3 wins and 7 losses.
The total result was 98 wins and 84 losses.
The messenger pitcher held a press conference at a hotel near Koshien Stadium today and said, “I really wanted to play, but my arms were screaming and I thought it was the time.” I revealed it.
In addition, for the 10 years in Japan, I looked back with a joke, saying, “I didn't reach the 100 wins I had been aiming for, and I feel regrettable.
And he responded with tears about the Koshien mound, "It was a place that really meant a lot for me."
Messenger pitcher will climb the Chunichi game to be held at Koshien Stadium on the 29th of this month and plan to show the last pitching in front of the fans.