Hanshin Edwards wins in open game February 24 18:53
A new foreign pitcher, John Edwards, expected to be a repeater this season in Hanshin, a professional baseball team, pitched for the first time in the open game with Yakult in Urasoe City, Okinawa, and has made a good run with one inning I showed the finish.
A 32-year-old pitcher from the United States, Edwards has played in major league Rangers and Indians, a fast pitcher with over 150km and a sharp slider.
It is expected to be a replacement for the pitchers who left the team last season, and has entered the open game against Yakult from six times on the 24th.
First, Yakult's No. 4 Yuhei was hit into the left fly, and No. 5 Escobar struck out with a sharp bend.
Yasutaka Shiomi, the sixth player, also took a striking straight shot with a sharp straight, and finished the first round of the open game without a run.
Edwards said, "I'm glad I got the pitch I wanted. I want to do a lot of innings and work hard to contribute to the team's victory."