Ohtani Shohei fired the first cannon of the WBC.
On the 12th, Ohtani started as the designated hitter in the 2023 World Baseball Classic (WBC) 1st round Group B final game against Australia held at Tokyo Dome, Japan.
Ohtani had 5 hits and 4 RBIs in 10 at-bats before the game, but had yet to hit a home run. However, he adjusted his hitting feeling by hitting a home run in the final game of the group stage. 저금통 토토
Ohtani, who entered the bat from 1st and 2nd base safely, lifted the Australian starter Sheriff’s curve and crossed the right wall. It was a super-large home run with an exit speed of 182 km and a flight distance of 120 m. As soon as it was hit, everyone in Tokyo Dome intuitively felt that it was a home run.
Japan, which is aiming for a complete victory in Group B, overcame Australia’s lead with Ohtani’s 3 points. They are leading 3-0.