Yoshitomo Tsutsugo of the Major League Baseball Pirates started the game against the Reds and contributed to the team's victory with two hits and two RBIs.
Tsutsugo started in the Reds match in Pittsburgh on the 15th with the second light.
The first at-bat in the first inning was a walk, and the second at-bat in the third inning, which chased two points, hit a timely two-base hit with one out and second base.
He also made a timely hit in front of the center from the left pitcher in the third at bat in the 4th inning with 2 outs and 3rd base.
The fourth at bat in the 6th inning was a foul fly to third base, and he was replaced from the 7th inning.
Tsutsugo played an active part in 3 at bats, 2 hits and 2 RBIs, and his batting average was 20%, 1 minute and 6 RBIs.
After transferring to Pirates, it has remained strong at 30% and 9 ㎘.
The team won the goodbye 5-4.
In this match, Reds player Shogo Akiyama also started in the 8th center.
The first at bat was a light fly and the second at bat was a second at bat, but the third at bat was the first hit since the 15th of last month.
The fourth turn at bat was a strikeout.
Akiyama, who had one hit in four at bats in this game, has a batting average of 20%.
All Pirates players participate in Clemente's permanent absence "21"
In this match, the Pirates players to which Tsutsugo belongs are all in honor of former Pirates Roberto Clemente, who died in a philanthropic plane crash in 1972. I went to the match with.
Originally from Puerto Rico, Clemente is a well-known player who won the top hitter four times in the 1960s in the major leagues and achieved a total of 3,000 hits.
In 1972, when he achieved 3,000 hits, he went to the site to help the victims of the Nicaragua earthquake, and the plane he boarded crashed and died at the age of 38.
After that, Mr. Clemente was the first non-American player to be inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame, and the Major League Baseball Organization selected one player who performed charitable activities in honor of Mr. Clemente's activities as the "Roberto Clemente Award" every year. doing.
On the 15th, a match was held as "Roberto Clemente Day", and at the Pirates' home ground, Mr. Clemente's figure was drawn in large size on the lawn of Wright, which he protected during his active career, and he greeted him. The opening ceremony was held by my son.
Also, in the match between the Angels and the White Sox, players from both teams, including Otani, played in uniforms with number 21 on their sleeves, and once again praised Mr. Clemente for his achievements.Keywords: