Major League Angels Otani Big hits and throws 80 pitches February 18 11:41
Shohei Otani of Major League Angels fired a big hit on the camp batting practice on the 17th and excited the fans.
On October 6th, Angels' camp in Tempe, Arizona was on the sixth day, with the fielders joining and the entire team together. Otani won Mike Trout of the American League MVP and World Series last season. I practiced with Anthony Lendon and others from the Nationals.
Otani swings 28 times, including five times in the batter's box in free batting, where the players alternate, and seven quarters cross the fence.
Especially in the third batting, after crossing the right middle fence twice in succession, the fans hit the estimated 145 meters across the back screen about 8 meters in height behind the center, and fans cheered. .
In his practice as a pitcher, he entered the camp with a changing ball with a catch ball and threw a maximum of about 80 balls.
Regarding Otani, who is aiming to return to the two-sword style this season, Trout said, "I like the appearance that Otani is throwing, and it is fun just to watch because he can hit the ball far away. If I can play without injury, I am one of the top pitchers in the league I was expecting. "