Pitcher Roki Sasaki, the first-ranked rookie in the draft of professional baseball Lotte, renewed his contract with an estimated annual salary of 16 million yen to maintain the status quo.
Pitcher Sasaki, who has the fastest speed of 163km, joined Lotte in 1st place in the draft after competing with 4 teams, but due to poor conditions, he finished the season without experiencing the actual mound.
On the 14th, we negotiated a contract at the baseball team office in Chiba City and renewed the contract with an estimated annual salary of 16 million yen to maintain the status quo.
Pitcher Sasaki looked back on this season at the press conference and said, "I was tired of playing baseball every day for the whole year, but I also learned. I learned to throw in the game next year."
Also, about having accompanied the 1st army throughout the season, "I learned because I don't know the overall flow and how to start in the 1st army. I thought I could do it when I throw it for the first time. I felt that I was doing it professionally from my life. "
He said, "I want to be able to control my mind and body," and wrote "Hatsu" on Shikishi about the goals for next season. "It's my second year, but I wrote it as a new departure." I want to start in the 1st army and show my strength. "