Maeda started in the home game against the Baltimore Orioles held at Hammond Stadium in Fort Myers, Florida, USA on the 8th (hereinafter Korean time), recording 2⅔ innings, 3 hits, 5 walks, 1 strikeout and 1 run. Out of 57 total pitches, only 27 were strikes.
Maeda, who overcame the crisis with 1 out and 1st and 2nd bases in the 1st inning, contributed 1 point with a balk in the situation with 1 out and bases loaded in the 2nd inning. After two outs in the third inning, he was driven to the bases loaded crisis with a double, a hit ball, and a walk. He handed over the mound to Roch St. John and finished his mission for the day.
On the 26th of last month, his first appearance in the exhibition game, against the Tampa Bay Rays, Maeda cut the first tape well with 1 hit, 1 strikeout and no run in 1 inning, and cleared 2 innings cleanly in the match against Tampa Bay on the 3rd. He allowed two hits and one walk, but did not connect for a run and struck out two.
According to the report of Japanese sports media ‘Sankei Sports’, Maeda said after the game, “It seems that it was not good. In regards to allowing 5 runs, he said, “It has nothing to do with the pitch clock. What I wanted to try didn’t work out the way I wanted. 메이저놀이터,
He was on the verge of conceding three consecutive innings and said, “I couldn’t control all pitches properly. I think it is. I will revise it again for the next time.”
Current condition is good. Maeda explained, “The condition of the elbow is not a problem at all. I endured the pain before I went on the operating table, but now I am not stressed. I plan to gradually increase the number of pitches and innings.”
Yu Darvish (San Diego Padres) and Shohei Ohtani (LA Angels), who had undergone elbow ligament joint surgery in the past, responded, “It doesn’t seem like my elbow after surgery.” In response, Maeda expressed satisfaction, saying, “On the contrary, before the surgery, I felt as if my elbow wasn’t there. I feel happy just by not being in pain.” /firstname.lastname@example.org