Lotte Newcomer Joint Voluntary Training Draft 1st Place Sasaki et al. Participation on January 11 at 19:16
The joint voluntary training for rookie players from professional baseball and Lotte has begun, and pitcher Aki Sasaki, the first drafter, practiced for about 5 hours before signing for the first time.
Joint voluntary training is held every year at Lotte Urawa Stadium in Saitama City, but this is the fastest 163 km and it is joined by a remarkable pitcher Sasaki, and many fans are expected to visit, so the first half of the period is Chiba City The ZOZO Marine Stadium in the hometown in Japan became the venue.
On the 11th of the first day, all seven newcomers participated and were encouraged by Manager Iguchi, "I want you to be able to fight for one year without getting hurt."
While about 1,000 fans watched from the open outfield stand, Sasaki pitched loosely up to a distance of about 40 meters and threw about 50 balls in a catch ball, pretending to be supple arms.
In the 12-minute run, I was at the back of the early stage, but after the middle stage I skipped four people without slowing down and squatted down in a painful expression when I finished running.
After about 5 hours of practice, the first autograph session was held for about 30 minutes, responding to the words of support from fans.
Sasaki said, "I'm tired of many things, but I realized that I was supported by the fans and thought I had to do my best. I want to increase my physical strength." Was.
Lotte rookie players will continue their training by entering the campsite Ishigaki Island on the 26th of this month to prepare for the camp from the 1st of next month.