God outfielder Masataka Yoshida The ninth part was to win the Japanese World Baseball Classic latest and now you are ready to launch your career Great leagues at Boston Red Sox.
In an interview with MLB, Yoshida, through interpreter Keiichiro Yakabayshi, He knew that his participation in the Clásico helped him get used to his first campaign as a big league player..
“It was a difficult decision when I decided to go to the Classic, but it was a great decision because I was able to play under a lot of pressure against great players,” Yoshida said. “It was great for me, and I had at-bat 30 in the bearing, so they helped me. I think I’m ready to play Boston“.
Yoshida played in all seven games for Japan and had 22 at bats and four walks. His averages were .409/.531/.727 after hitting nine hits and driving in 13 runs. Then in the box for the tournament’s biggest hit was his three-run home run that tied Japan’s game against Mexico.
Red Sox second height chart; Yoshida will be the starting left fielder for opening day against the Baltimore Orioles at Fenway Park. For this reason, manager Alex Cora needs the Japanese to adapt to the “Green Monster” as soon as possible.
“Physically, playing more innings against the Green Monster will help him,” Cora said. “When you come, he will have to work in front of him, he will have repetitions, I think that is the most important thing.”
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Yoshida in sight of Major League Baseball
The Fukui, Japan native played seven seasons with the NPB Orix Buffaloes. At that time, according to Baseball Reference; .327/.421/.539 averages with 884 hits and drove in 467 runs in 2,703 at bats. 133 He added, moreover, that he fled home.
On defense He showed his prowess by adding 879 points in 909 opportunities. In seven years, he reduced only 10 errors.