It was the pitching content of pitching from the 8th inning with a 4-point lead, 5 infield ground balls, and 1 outfield fly ball.
■ R Sox 6-2 Tigers (Japan time 23rd, Boston)
Pitcher Hirokazu Sawamura of the Red Sox pitched from the 8th inning against the Tigers held at his home base on the 22nd (23rd Japan time). He contributed to the victory with a “complete relief” that threw the longest two innings in Thailand this season and rejected with six batters. The ERA was 2.96.
Sawamura pitched in 3rd place in the 8th inning with a 4-point lead. He played eight times with a grounder, a grounder, and a grounder. He closed the game nine times, beating him to the left, two grounders, and one grounder. Sawamura’s record this season is 27 games pitched, 0 wins and 1 loss, and an ERA of 2.96.
(Full-Count editorial department)