A 150km fastball hit the right wrist in the Padres game on the 29th.
It has been decided that pitcher Shohei Ohtani will avoid the game against the Yankees on September 31 (Japanese time), when he would next pitch. Joe Maddon told the Yankees before the game on the 30th (31st), “He’s fine. He’s just in pain. He’ll play as a batter until he’s ready to pitch again.” I will not cast. “
On the 28th (29th of the same day), Otani hit the 150-mile fastball off his right wrist in the first at bat of the first game against the Padres. No abnormalities were seen on the X-ray. After the game, Maddon said, “As far as I know, he’s fine. I expect him to throw, but I don’t know the answer yet,” but the pain in the affected area didn’t seem to have abated. . Jaime Barria will be the first major starter on September 31 (September 1) and Packy Naughton will be the first major starter on September 1 (September 1).
In the game against the Yankees, home on the 30th (31st of the same day), he will start as “No. 2 Designated Hitter”. Play against Corey Kluber, who has won two Cy Young Awards.