Japan, the baseball at the Tokyo Olympics, will face the United States in the quarterfinals at Yokohama Stadium from 7:00 pm.


The starting pitcher in Japan is Masahiro Tanaka.

It will be interesting to see how pitcher Tanaka, who has a track record in the major leagues, will suppress the powerful hitting of the United States.


We will keep you updated on the progress of the match.

Japan's starting member [second attack]

1 [Finger] Tetsuto Yamada (Yakult)


2 [Yu] Hayato Sakamoto (Giant)


3 [Left] Masanao Yoshida (Orix)


4 [Right] Seiya Suzuki (Hiroshima)


5 [1] Eito Asamura (Rakuten)


6 [Middle] Yuki Yanagita (Softbank)


7 [2] Ryosuke Kikuchi (Hiroshima)


8 [3] Munetaka Murakami (Yakult)


9 [Capture] Ryutaro Umeno (Hanshin)


Starting pitcher Masahiro Tanaka (Rakuten)



Catcher changed from Kai to Umeno ..

Other than that, they are the same members from the first match.

The starting pitcher is Masahiro Tanaka.

After returning to the Japanese baseball world from the Major League Baseball Yankees, he has pitched for the first time in eight years since the 2013 WBC = World Baseball Classic.

American starting member [first]

1 [Left] Jamie Westbrook


2 [2] Eddie Alvarez


3 [Finger] Tyler Austin


4 [1] Triston Casas


5 [3] Todd Frazier


6 [Right] Eric Philia


7 [Capture] Mark Colesbury


8 [Middle] Baba Sterling


9 [Yu] Nick Allen


Starting pitcher Shane Baz



America is headed by Mike Scioscia.

He led the Major League Baseball Angels for 19 years until 2018, and was the director when Shohei Ohtani joined the team.


Some players play in Japanese professional baseball, and DeNA's Tyler Austin is doing well with 4 hits and 4 RBIs, including one home run, and a batting average of 40%, 4 minutes and 4 minutes in two qualifying league games.

Yakult pitcher Scott McGough and former Orix pitcher Brandon Dickson may also pitch in relief.

Tokyo Olympic baseball rules

▼ Designated hitter system


▼ No limit on the number of pitches


▼ Advance notice available


▼ Tie break after 10 times extension (from no-out first base and second base)


▼ Replay verification is

limited

to

once.

If the decision is overturned, it can be requested again.

If you enter the extension, you will be given one new right.


▼ Rules for shortening the match time: The pitcher's pitching interval is 20 seconds or less when there is no runner. ・ 30 seconds or less when the manager or pitcher coach takes time to go to the mound. ・ Pitcher change and offense and defense change between innings


If you violate the rules

within 90 seconds, the

first time will be a warning, and after the second time, one ball count will be added to the batter of the opponent team


▼ Cold game 15 points difference after 5 times 10 points difference after 7 times (final and 3rd place decided Not applicable in battle)

If Japan wins, the next semi-final will be against Japan-Korea

If you win, you will face Korea in the semi-final on the night of the 4th.


On the other hand, if you lose, you will advance to the second round of the repechage on the 4th, and although the possibility of a gold medal remains, it will be a match in the severe heat of the day and the number of matches will increase.

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