Rakuten Hiroki Matsui Volunteer training open to the starting turn `` Preparation firm '' January 26 15:10
Hiroki Matsui, the best saver in the professional baseball league last season, released his voluntary training in Sendai City, and `` I want to make sure I can get good results '' for this season to turn to the starter. He said enthusiasm.
Matsui won his most saves last season with 38 saves, his most numerous saves last season, but in his seventh year of professional career, he has turned to his starting hope for a long time.
On the 26th, he presented his voluntary training at the indoor practice area of Rakuten Seikatsu Park Miyagi, warmed himself with a catch ball, etc., entered the bullpen, sat down the catcher and threw 33 balls straight.
Last season I always pitched in a `` set position '', but this season I am looking for a pitch form that can throw a longer inning as a starter, and on the 26th I tried a `` no windup '' that does not swing greatly I was
To help reduce the number of pitches, I was watching the pitching practice of Takahiro Shiomi, a pitcher of the same pitcher who has a reputation for control, and pitcher Hiroshi Karashima.
Matsui said, "The goal is to increase the average pitching pitch. I want to relax in the camp so as not to get injured." About the Tokyo Olympics, "Of course, I want to be selected as a representative, so it is good in the season I think it is necessary to leave a grade, so I want to prepare well. "