Trevor Bauer of the Yokohama DeNA BayStars has pitched a no-hitter for the second straight game.

Bauer started the game against Chunichi at Yokohama Stadium in Yokohama, Japan, on 9 September and pitched seven innings of four-hit ball, striking out 10 to earn the win. Yokohama used a five-run fourth inning to win 8-2.

Bauer is now 8-3 with a 2.75 ERA in 15 games. He is tied for third in wins, seventh in ERA and second in strikeouts (110).

Bauer took the mound on five days’ rest after throwing a no-hitter in 10 innings and 123 pitches against Hiroshima on 3 March.

He retired the side in order on five pitches in the first and five in the second. In the third, he continued his dominance with a strikeout-strikeout-pitcher’s interference grounder. In the fourth inning, he retired 11 straight batters and was perfect.

Two batters later, a hit by pitch and a walk put runners on first and second, but he got out of the jam with a swinging strikeout of No. 5 hitter Shingo Usami.

In the bottom of the fifth, a pitcher’s infield single and a wild pitch put runners on first and second. An infield single by the shortstop put runners at first and third. Catcher grounded out to shortstop to end the inning.

Allowed a fielder’s choice to the leadoff batter in the sixth inning. The highlight was a KKK with the bases loaded. Worked the count with a 150+ mph fastball, then roared back after two strikes to strike out three straight batters with a 129 mph knuckle curve, 131 mph knuckle curve, and 130 mph knuckle curve.카지노사이트

He retired the side in order in the seventh. Threw over 100 pitches but induced a groundout with his 154km fastball. Finished with seven scoreless innings on 108 pitches.

“Everybody worked hard to get the win, the defence played well, and I think it was a good win for the team,” Bauer said after the game. “After a win like this, it’s a great feeling in the locker room,” he said of the two-hit shutout.

Bauer, who threw 108 pitches on the day, was emphatic: “I don’t think 120, 140, 200 is a problem.”

Meanwhile, 33,283 fans attended the Blue Night event at Yokohama Stadium, setting a new attendance record, surpassing the previous record of 32,066 set against Yakult on 20 May.

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