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Japan, WBC final entry revealed…’Average 27.1 years old + 5 big leaguers joined’

Japan announced on the 26th that it has confirmed 30 baseball representatives to participate in the 5th World Baseball Classic (WBC) to be held in March.

Japanese baseball team coach Hideki Kuriyama first announced 12 of the final entry (30 players) on the 6th of this month, followed by an additional 18 players on the same day.

Japan: 5 major leaguers including Yu Darvish (San Diego), Shohei Ohtani (LA Angels, ideal pitcher) Seiya Suzuki (Chicago Cubs), Lars Nutba (St. Louis Cardinals), Masataka Yoshida (Boston Red Sox, ideal pitcher), and 12 Nippon Professional Baseball teams 30 people were filled with 25 people who were evenly selected from

The number of pitchers is 15, half that of the Korean national team. The field team selected a rather large number of three catchers, as well as seven infielders and five outfielders.

Japanese media Nikkan Sports introduced that the average age of the Japanese national team is 27.3 years old, which is the youngest compared to the previous four WBC national teams. The youngest player is Hiroto Takahashi (21), a right-handed pitcher for the Chunichi Dragons. There is a 16-year age gap with Darvish (37), the eldest.

The Japanese national team has announced that four right-handed pitchers, Darvish, Ohtani, Yamamoto Yoshinobu (Orix Buffaloes) and Sasaki Rocky (Chiba Lotte Marines), will be starting pitchers.

Japan is the original champion. 토토사이트 They won the first tournament in 2006 and the second in 2009 in a row. In 2013 and 2017, he advanced to the semifinals and continued his strong appearance.

Japan, which won the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) in 2019 by defeating Korea, and toasted the victory at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, will challenge the WBC this year for the first time in 14 years.

Japan will meet Korea from the first round. It was organized in the same Group B and played the WBC Korea-Japan match for the first time in 14 years. On February 17th, the Japanese national team will begin preparations in earnest with joint training in Miyazaki Prefecture. Then, warming up with six rounds of evaluation matches against Japanese professional teams, including Softbank Hawks (February 25-26), Chunichi (March 3-4), and Hanshin Tigers and Orix (March 6-7), prepare for the real battle. plan to finish.

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