Players who have been nominated for the Japan National Baseball Team at the Tokyo Olympics will be announced on the 16th, and pitchers Masahiro Tanaka of Rakuten, Tomoyuki Sugano of giants, and Yuki Yanagita of Softbank are expected to be selected.
On the 16th, the Japan National Baseball Team will announce 24 players who have been nominated as representative members of the Tokyo Olympics at a press conference in Tokyo by coach Atsunori Inaba and others.
Pitchers such as Tanaka, who returned to Rakuten from the Great League Yankees, giant Sugano, and Orix's Yoshinobu Yamamoto are expected to join the pitchers.
In addition, Seibu's 21-year-old pitcher, Kaima Taira, Hiroshima's second year, Masato Morishita, and rookie pitcher Ryosuke Kuribayashi, who have continued to score no goals in 33 consecutive games since the opening, are young pitchers with remarkable growth. Is also expected to be pulled out.
In the field, Yanagita of Softbank, Hayato Sakamoto of giant, Hideto Asamura of Rakuten, Seiya Suzuki of Hiroshima, etc., as well as Yakult's 21-year-old Munetaka Murakami who has hit the top 20 home runs of both leagues Is also expected to be selected.
Six teams, including Japan, the United States, South Korea, Mexico, and Israel, who won the final qualifying round this month, will participate in the Tokyo Olympics, and Japan's first match will be held on July 28 at Fukushima Prefectural Azuma Stadium. I will.