At professional baseball DeNA, pitcher Yasuaki Yamasaki, who remained without exercising the rights of FA = free agent acquired this season, signed a one-year contract with an estimated annual salary of 280 million yen to maintain the status quo.

In his seventh year, pitcher Yamazaki pitched in 60 games, mainly as a middleman, with 3 wins, 2 losses, 1 save, 27 holds, an earned run average of 3.27, and a gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics. He was also selected as the representative of Japan.



Also, in September, I acquired the FA rights only in Japan, but pitcher Yamazaki remained without exercising.



On the 17th, pitcher Yamazaki negotiated with the baseball team at the baseball stadium and signed a one-year contract with an estimated annual salary of 280 million yen to maintain the status quo.

Pitcher Yamazaki said, "I was worried until the final day, but the deciding factor was the support of my family. The team said,'I want you to start over,' in light of the disappointing season of the last two years." I got it, so I want to do my best at the BayStars next year. "



Regarding this season, "I was able to play at the local stadium in Yokohama at the Olympics, and winning a gold medal was a big event in my life. On the other hand, I did not get the results I expected in the second half. I have disappointed my expectations. "



After that, he said about next season, "I would like to make good adjustments in the off-season and aim for the championship so that I can finish 9 times next year."

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