The results of fan voting for professional baseball and all-star games, which will be held for the first time in two years due to the influence of the new coronavirus, were announced, and Orix's Masataka Yoshida was selected with the most votes in both leagues.

In addition, Hanshin's draft 1st place rookie Teruaki Sato was elected with the most votes in the Central League.

The first round of this year's All-Star Game will be held at MetLife Dome in Tokorozawa City, Saitama Prefecture on the 16th of next month, and the second round will be held at Rakuten Seimei Park Miyagi in Sendai City on the following 17th.

The result of the fan vote was announced on the 28th, and Yoshida of Orix, an outfielder of the Pacific League, was selected for the third time by collecting more than 440,000 votes, which was the largest number in both leagues.

This season, Yoshida has a batting average of 30%, 4 minutes and 3 minutes, which is the top of both leagues.

In addition, among the outfielders of the Central League, Sato, who is the first rookie in the draft of the Hanshin Tigers and has hit 19 home runs, which is the third in the league, was selected by collecting more than 430,000 votes, which is the largest number in the league.

In addition, pitcher Nobuhito Morishita, the starting pitcher of the Central League and the second year of Hiroshima.

In the Pacific League, Orix's 19-year-old pitcher Hiroya Miyagi, who has won eight wins in the starting lineup in both leagues.

Seibu's Kaima Taira, who has one more goal in the professional baseball record, was selected for the first time in 37 consecutive games without any runs.

Players who will participate in the All-Star Game will be voted by the players on the 1st of next month, and the director's recommendation will be announced on the 5th of next month.

Orix Yoshida "I'm glad to have a lot of enthusiastic fans"

Orix's Masataka Yoshida, who won the most votes in both leagues, said, "I thought Teruaki Sato had the most votes, but I'm glad that there are many enthusiastic fans. I'm looking forward to it for the first time in two years and hit a home run. I want all the fans to be happy. "

In addition, pitcher Hiroya Miyagi, who was selected as the only teenager in this fan vote, said, "I'm really honored. I'm full of joy, so I'd like to do my best to throw with confidence. I was talking.

Hanshin Sato "I'm glad you chose it."

Teruaki Sato, a rookie from the Hanshin Tigers who collected the most 430,000 votes in the Central League, said, "I'm glad that the star players got together and were selected in a very exciting game. I think it's best to hit a home run, so I'll aim for it. I want to do it, "he said with enthusiasm.

Takumu Nakano, who was also a rookie but was selected over the giant Hayato Sakamoto, said, "I can't believe it. I think he was evaluated for his wide range of defense and the number of stolen bases. I want to play without disappointing the fans' expectations. "

In addition, two catchers, Ryutaro Umeno, who has been nominated to represent the Tokyo Olympics, and Suguru Iwazaki, a pitcher, were selected from Hanshin.

Umeno was selected for the third time by fan voting, and he was enthusiastic that "All-star games can be played in a different atmosphere that brightens the entire stadium. It is a great honor and I want to enjoy it because I can participate in the selected ones." ..

In addition, pitcher Iwasaki, who will be participating in the All-Star Game for the first time, said, "I am very happy to have many fans vote. I have many first-time appearances in the All-Star Game with the Olympics, but I want to not only participate but also get good results." I was talking.