Yoshitomo Tsutsugo, who joined the Major League Baseball Pirates, said at a press conference, "I'm really looking forward to what kind of play I can play."
29-year-old Tsutsugo has been playing with the Dodgers-affiliated 3A team after he was out of force in May, the second year of the Major League Baseball, and even the transferred Dodgers were out of force in July. I did.
The 3A team also became a free contract on the 14th of this month, but in the minor league, it was evaluated that it marked a batting average of 20% 5 minutes 7 ㎘, 10 home runs and 32 RBIs in 43 games, and on the 16th, National We have signed a new contract with Pirates, who sinks to the bottom of the league in the central district.
Tsutsugo, who had a press conference online, said, "I'm really happy to be in the pirates. I have a little fun and tension, but I'm really looking forward to what kind of play I can do in that." Did.
On top of that, regarding the play of the third team this season after going through the minor league, "I didn't feel any pain because I couldn't get the result. In the minor, I feel that my swing has returned, which is good. I'm very excited to be back with a sense. "
Tsutsugo's uniform number has been decided to be "32".
Pirates coach Shelton said, "I had a chance here because I knew clearly that the minors had a better impact on the ball. I would play first or in the outfield."
Tsutsugo Immediately enter the bench A two-base hit with a pinch hitter
After the meeting, Tsutsugo entered the bench from the game on the 16th in Los Angeles, the home of the Dodgers to which he belonged until last month, and was appointed as a substitute for the team in the 9th inning with a 1 to 2 lead. ..
Tsutsugo hit a two-base hit on the left line at this turn at bat, and his first match at Pirates was one hit per at bat.
Pirates lost 1 to 2 and lost 3 consecutive games.
Reds Shogo Akiyama Participation on the way
Reds player Shogo Akiyama participated in the Cubs match at his home base in Cincinnati on the 16th with Wright's defense from the 8th inning, leading 12-0.
The Reds won the game 14-5, and Akiyama didn't make it to the turn at bat.
Twins Kenta Maeda Pinch runner
Twins pitcher Kenta Maeda participated in the 9th inning against the Indians as a substitute runner for the first base runner.
He remained as a designated hitter, but the turn at bat did not come around.
The Twins won the tiebreaker 10 times, 5-4, goodbye.Keywords: