Pitcher Kaima Taira of professional baseball Seibu managed to score no goals in nine innings in the Softbank game held on the night of the 1st, achieving a new record for professional baseball in 39 games in a row.

Pitcher Taira managed to score no goals in nine innings in the game on the 28th of last month, and was in line with the professional baseball record marked by Kyuji Fujikawa of the Hanshin Tigers in 2006, 15 years ago. Achieved.

Then, on the night of the 1st, at the Softbank game held at the PayPay Dome in Fukuoka City, he went up to the mound as the second pitcher in the 9th inning of 1-0.

After hitting the lead batter with a strikeout, Taira was hit by the second player, Yuki Yanagita, and then went on to 2 outs and 2nd base. Achieved consecutive no runs.

Pitcher Taira is 21 years old from Okinawa prefecture.

With a straight of 160km at the fastest and a sharp changing ball, he won the rookie of the year with 33 holds in 2nd place in the league last season.

This season, the fourth year, he has won 1 win and 11 saves and has 21 holds at the top of the league, and has been appointed as a member of the Japan National Baseball Team for the Tokyo Olympics.

Taira "I'm really happy"

In a post-match hero interview, pitcher Taira said, "I went to the mound with the same feelings as usual so that I could come back without any goals. It was pretty dangerous, but I'm glad. I'm really happy."

He stated that he was "lucky" about the factors that set the record, and expressed his enthusiasm, saying, "I want to thank all the people who supported me. I will do my best step by step."