Kikuchi’s 156-kilometer fastball over his former team Japan and the U.S. won 90 games
Japanese pitcher Yusei Kikuchi (31) of the Toronto Blue Jays became the winning pitcher after blocking his former team Seattle Mariners batters without losing a point.
Kikuchi started the home game against the Seattle Mariners in the 2022 Major League Baseball (MLB) at Rogers Center in Toronto, Ontario, Canada on the 17th (Korea Standard Time), showing good pitching with one hit, three walks, and six strikeouts.
Kikuchi, who pitched well without losing a point for the first time this year, harvested his second win (one loss) of the season, and lowered his ERA from 4.15 to 3.38.
On the same day, Kikuchi did not get a single hit until the fourth inning with a fastball of up to 97.1 miles (156 kilometers) and a slider and change-up.
Kikuchi has reached the top of 90 wins (73 wins for the Seibu Lions and 17 wins for the Major League) 안전놀이터
Kikuchi finished the sixth inning with a 3-0 lead, and Toronto won 6–2.
Toronto (19-17) is third in the American League East