Last year, home run king Munetaka Murakami (Yakult Swallows), who set a new Japanese record for most home runs in a single season (56 home runs), hit home runs in three consecutive games.
In the match against the Hiroshima Toyo Carp held on the 10th at Meiji Jingu Stadium in Tokyo, Japan, Murakami started as a third baseman on number 4 and made a big success with 3 hits in 5 at-bats, 1 home run, 5 RBIs and 3 runs. He led Yakult to a 13-3 victory.토토사이트
Murakami entered the first at-bat in the first inning with a chance to safely load the bases. Yakult loaded the bases on a hit streak and an error by shortstop. Murakami hit a 145km fastball from Hiroshima starting pitcher Hiroki Tokoda and scored a superior 2 RBI double.
After the game, Murakami said, “I wanted to get the first run somehow, and yesterday Kitamura hit a home run with the bases loaded and scored 6 RBIs and said it was 90. I also hit the bases homer and thought I wanted to say 90 runs, so I entered the plate.”
After Murakami’s timely hit, Santana’s three-run homer took the lead by scoring 6 points.
Murakami, who withdrew with a fly ball in left field in the 2nd inning and a strikeout on a swing in the 4th inning, took a 7-1 lead with 2 outs and 1st base in the 6th inning . He connected the chance with a right-handed hit. After that, two outs were loaded with a walk, and Yakult escaped to 9-1 with Yuhei Nakamura’s two RBIs and a timely hit. In the 8th inning, 2 outs, 1st and 2nd base, leading 10-1, the
outside He pushed a fastball and hit a three-run home run that went over the left fence, his 22nd home run of the season, his first three home runs in a row this season.
In an interview with the best player after the game, Murakami laughed and said, “Yesterday Kitamura scored 6 RBIs and said 90, so it’s about 30.” His debut hit and home run with bases is the 4th record in Nippon Professional Baseball history.
Murakami, who won three batting crowns (home run, batting average, RBI) last year, suffered a slump this season. As the summer progressed, the sense of hitting gradually increased.
Monthly batting average was 30.12 in July and 3.13 in August as well. Murakami scored 9 hits in 22 at-bats in the last 6 games. (batting average of 409) 3 homers, 10 RBIs and 7 runs scored.Murakami
participated in 100 games this season and recorded a batting average of .255 (90 hits in 353), 22 homers, 64 RBIs, 55 runs, and an OPS of .863. In the home run category, he is 2nd, 9 behind Okamoto Kazuma (Yomiuri, 31 homers), 1st.