Shintaro Fujinami, a professional baseball pitcher from Hanshin, responded to an interview with the press on the 28th and expressed his intention to use the posting system to challenge the major league.
He has already made his intentions known to the team, and a discussion will be held after the season.
On the 28th, pitcher Fujinami responded to the press coverage before the Yakult match at Jingu Stadium and expressed his intention to use the posting system to challenge the major leagues.
In this, Fujinami revealed that he had offered the team his intention to challenge the major leagues in the offseason last season.
After that, he said, "The major league is the top level world that I want to challenge as a baseball player. I am 28 years old, and I want to challenge while I am young."
There will be another meeting after the season.
Koji Hyakukita, president of the Hanshin baseball team, said, "The strong feelings and admiration of the transfer to the major leagues have fully reached the team, but they are still an important force for the team, so going forward, while talking with him, I will continue to work with the team. I want to decide what to do as a person," he said.
Pitcher Fujinami is 28 years old and has been a professional for 10 years.
In 2013, he joined the Hanshin Tigers in 1st place in the draft and won double digits for three consecutive years from his first year. .
So far this season, he has pitched in 16 games as a starter and a middleman, recording 3 wins and 5 losses with a 3.38 ERA.