Professional baseball has begun, and Orix and Yakult, who won the league last year, have made a white star start.

Rakuten 0-4 Lotte

In Rakuten vs. Lotte, Lotte won 4-0.

Lotte took the lead in the 6th inning with Shogo Nakamura's 2-point timely hit and scored 3 points in the 8th inning with Laird's timely 2 base.

Starting pitcher Ishikawa threw 7 innings with 3 hits and no runs.

A high school rookie and masked catcher Matsukawa supported a shutout relay by three pitchers.

Rakuten's starting pitcher, Norimoto, collapsed to 6 innings, with no hits up to 5 innings.

Softbank 4-1 Nippon-Ham

In Softbank vs. Nippon-Ham, Softbank won 4 to 1.

Nippon-Ham took the lead in the middle of the game with Ishii's No. 1 solo in the 6th year, but Softbank made a comeback in the 8th inning with a full-base home run by former big leaguer Galvis.

Softbank's starting pitcher, Senga, scored one goal in the 7th inning, and the second pitcher, Tsumori, became the winning pitcher.

Nippon-Ham was a rookie in 8th place in the draft, and pitcher Kitayama scored no goals in the second inning.

After that, I connected six pitchers, but I couldn't escape.

Seibu 0-6 Orix

Seibu vs. Orix, Orix won 6-0.

In the 6th inning, Orix took the lead with a timely 2 base by Mune and a timely hit by Masataka Yoshida.

In the 9th inning, Adachi expanded his lead with 2 points, timely and 3 bases.

Starting pitcher Yamamoto, the starting pitcher of the Pacific League MVP last season, threw eight innings and pitched well with no runs, and the team won the opening round for the first time in 12 seasons.

Seibu pitched well with starting pitcher Takahashi scoring 2 goals in the 7th inning, but there was no support from the batting line.

Hanshin 8-10 Yakult

In Hanshin vs. Yakult, Yakult won 10-8.

Yakult had a big lead of 1 to 8 by the 4th inning, but was able to catch up to 1 point with 7 pinch hitters, Hamada's 1st solo and 8th Santana's 1st and 2nd run.

In the 9th inning, Yamada's No. 1 solo tied the score, and Santana won the batter's battle with two consecutive at-bats.

Hanshin couldn't keep the mass lead in the early stages due to the lack of relief pitchers.

Giants 4-2 Chunichi

In Giants vs. Chunichi, the Giants won 4-2.

The Giants tied the score in the 5th inning, chasing 1 point, based on Hirooka's timely 2 base, and won in a continuous timely manner with Polanco and Kazuma Okamoto, who are new forces.

Starting pitcher Sugano threw six times and was hit by seven hits, but he managed to get through with two goals and scored his fifth win in the opening round.

In addition, many rookie pitchers marked their first save on their first professional pitch.

Yudai Ohno, the starting pitcher of Chunichi, lacked vividness with 4 runs in the 6th inning.

DeNA 3-11 Hiroshima

In DeNA vs. Hiroshima, Hiroshima won 11-3.

In the 2nd inning, Hiroshima scored 3 points with a timely hit by Rookie Suekane, who was 6th in the draft, and a timely hit by pitcher Daichi Ohsera.

In the 6th inning, Aizawa's 2-point timely scored 5 points to widen the lead.

Starting pitcher Daichi Ohsera scored his first victory of the season with three runs in the middle of the seventh inning.

In DeNA, Katsuki Azuma, who was the opening pitcher for the first time, could not make it to 4 goals in the middle of the 6th inning.