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2nd day of the selection camp – Lost a close game against JR East by one point in the practice game

March 17, 2018

 The player selection camp second day of SAMURAI JAPAN Amateur participating in "the 18th Asian Games" held in Jakarta of Indonesia for from August to September in this year. Practice game with JR East was held in JR East baseball club Kashiwano Stadium of Chiba following the first day.

We are defeated by narrow margin with one point

 The batting order which gave 15 points gave score by tactful attack the day before from the early stages. When first inning made chance with consecutive hits of top Jin Minakawa outfielder (Nippon Life Insurance Company) and Sho Aoyagi infielder (Osaka Gas), we succeeded in two points of initiative by continuation sacrifice fly of infielder third, Michiori Okabe (JX-ENEOS) and outfielder Kohei Sasagawa (Tokyo Gas). Furthermore, is hit and 3 walk of Wakumi Komuro infielder (JR East) in second inning, and raise by one point between infield grounders of 3 walk of partner and timely of outfielder Yuya Fujimoto (NIPPON STEEL & SUMITOMO METAL CORPORATION), catcher Ryo Kinami (NIPPON EXPRESS) and infielder Jyunpei Horimai (TOSHIBA) in one point, third inning; and three points. We gave six points by third inning.

 As for the hill staff, Ryosuke Abe pitcher (NIPPON EXPRESS), Ryota Kusaba pitcher (Nippon Life Insurance Company), kokyo*yametoshu (Nippon Life Insurance Company), Shumpei Yoshikawa pitcher (Panasonic), Keita Hirao pitcher (Honda Suzuka) pitched after Yoshiki Yamada pitcher (SAIBU GAS), the second person the forerunner. However, it was only Yoshikawa that it controlled in no Run somehow that a lot of pitcher of contents which were not hot by 2 innings entrusted following the day before to 1 inning controlled in no Run while bathing in two hits.
 In addition, all the winning shots record person of 5 continuation strikeout in fastballs from there though the third person Takahashi is 4 consecutive hits and loses one point. From Toin Univ. of Yokohama Era with reputation went berserk, and fastballs which no was good for measured fastest 147km/h on that day, and showed evolution of the Amateur second year.
 After four times of batting orders could not take score, and JR East defeated game in close competition with seven to six.

 We practice in JR East baseball club Kashiwano Stadium in the morning on 18th and are to leave off selection camp.

Comments by manager and players

Manager Akio Ishii

"Function as team had not yet come, but two games person was able to see movement of player individual. As pitcher is problem, we think that better material comes out. On seeing JABA meeting, possibility to choose anyone other than these 42 people will not be zero in future"

Shumpei Yoshikawa pitcher (Panasonic)

"We threw with fastballs and curve of inside pitches as problem. We are surprised that it was chosen at that time (elected at time for Kansai University four years by Collegiate National Team) and it was form that was over with being surprised, but becomes able to challenge to confidence more then by putting in Amateur last year for one year, and having thrown"

The 18th Asian Games

List of overview Players

Meeting Schedule

From August 26, 2018 to September 1

Preliminary round (Group A)

Sunday, August 26 11:00 Japan 15-0 Pakistan
Monday, August 27 16:00 Japan 17-2 China
Tuesday, August 28 11:00 Thailand 0-24 Japan
※The start time Japan time (Jakarta: at time difference -2 time)

Super Round

Thursday, August 30 14:00 Japan 1-5 Korea
Friday, August 31 20:30 Chinese Taipei 0-5 Japan
※The start time Japan time (Jakarta: at time difference -2 time)

Final

Saturday, September 1 18:00 Korea 3-0 Japan
※The start time Japan time (Jakarta: at time difference -2 time)

Location

Indonesia (Jakarta)

Meeting official site

Asian Games 2018 Jakarta Palembang

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