Kondo Gensuke of the Japanese professional baseball Softbank Hawks hit a home run in his last at-bat of the regular season, tying for first in the home run. 스포츠토토 The batting title was canceled, but he finished the regular season with first place in RBIs and first place in home runs.
Kondo, who challenged for the three-time batting champion, started as the fourth designated hitter in a game against the Orix at Kyocera Dome in Osaka, Japan, on the 9th. Kondo, who challenged the Triple Crown strike, home run, RBI, had to record at least one home run and three hits in three at-bats to rank No. 1 in batting and No. 1 in home runs. The RBI was first by two runs from the second.
Kondo came out as a leadoff hitter in the second inning and walked to get on base, and in the fourth inning, he was pulled out with a fly ball to left field with two outs and a runner on first base. He struck out swinging in the seventh inning with one out and one on the first base. He didn’t get a hit, let alone a home run.
Kondo, who entered the batter’s box after one out in the ninth inning, struck Yamaoka’s first fastball 146 kilometers and fired a solo home run over the left fence. It was a home run at a dramatic moment.
With his 26th home run of the season, he tied for first place in the Pacific League with Aito Asamura Rakuten and Polanco Ciba Lotte. After the game, Kondo said of his last at-bat home run, I was aiming for some extent. It was good to have the best results, he said.
Kondo finished the final game of the season with one hit, one homer and one RBI in three at-bats. He played in all 143 games this season and recorded a batting average of .33 with 26 home runs, 87 RBIs, 75 points, and OPS.959.
He is in second place, four miles behind the first-place Orix Tonggu Yuma 307 miles. He tied for first in home runs and has 87 RBIs, beating his teammate Yanagita 85 RBIs. Asamura is third with 78 RBIs and Polanco fourth with 75 RBIs. The RBI king is a strong candidate.
The home run king depends on the result of Asamura and Polanco in the Rakuten-Chiba Lotte game, the final game of the league on the 10th. Japanese media Sponichi Annex said on the 9th, Kondo finished his regular season schedule with the possibility of winning two gold medals. It was the first time in 19 years since Novuhiko Matsunaka Daie in 2004, but if he wins two gold medals after moving to the FA, it will be the first great achievement in history, he said.
The media added, Atsuki Inaba, who moved to Nippon Ham in 2005, won the title of batting average and two most hits in 2007, but it is the first time that he wins two gold medals in the three batting categories.
Kondo said, I’ve always been thinking about winning since I moved. I’m sorry I couldn’t win. I think we will definitely have a good number after next year, he said.
Softbank lost to Orix 1-4 on the day, confirming its entry to the Climax Series, but the ranking was not determined. If Chiba Lotte wins the Rakuten-Chiba Lotte match on the 10th, Softbank will rank third, and if Rakuten wins, it will rank second.