After lifting the third championship trophy in the 2023 World Baseball Classic (WBC), which was held six years after 2017, voices are emerging within the Japanese team to delay the start of the regular season from the next WBC. . It seems possible because he has won three championships.
Multiple media outlets such as Japan’s ‘Chunichi Sports’ and ‘Sankei Sports’ said on the 26th (hereinafter Korean time), “The Japan Professional Baseball Players Association and the Japan Baseball Organization (NPB) negotiated affairs online, looking back at this year’s WBC.” There have been many voices that the Athletes Association wants to postpone the start of the season for the next tournament, which is scheduled for three years later.”
Japan has won a total of three championship trophies in the WBC history. After winning the first tournament in 2006, he once again ascended to the ‘throne’ at the WBC in 2009. After that, Japan stayed in third place in the 2013 and 2017 WBC, respectively, but succeeded in rising to the top once again in this year’s WBC.
Japan constituted the best force this year. Active big leaguers, including “signboard star” Shohei Ohtani (LA Angels), Yu Darvish (San Diego Padres), Masataka Yoshida (Boston Red Sox), as well as Lars Nuthba (St. A total of players representing the league and country, such as Munetaka (Yakult Swallows), ‘Perfect Game’ Roki Sasaki (Chiba Lotte Marines), and ‘Ace’ Yoshinobu Yamamoto (Orix Buffaloes), were gathered.
The best power and grades followed. Japan, which secured a ticket to the quarterfinals with 4 wins and no defeats in the Group B league, won 9-3 against Italy and even secured a ticket to the quarterfinals to step on the American soil. Japan advanced to the finals with a 6-5 win over Mexico, and won the ‘Dream Team’ USA 3-2, winning the ‘all-time’ championship.
After winning her third championship in her career, voices are emerging in Japan that the opening game should be postponed during the WBC season. According to ‘Chunichi Sports’, the regular season of Japan Professional Baseball this year will start on the 30th for Rakuten Golden Eagles and Nippon-Ham Fighters, and for the other teams on the 31st. The Japanese national team returned home on the 23rd after the final match on the 22nd, but there was no time to rest as well as prepare for the season. 토스카지노
According to the Japanese media, Tadahito Mori, the secretary general of the Athletes Association, said, “There was a request to discuss the opening date. Considering the burden, they say it will take a little more time until the opening. I think it would be good to postpone the entire schedule, just as the Seibu Lions delayed their spring camp (February 6) this year.”
In addition, requests related to the selection of players were also received. Director-General Tadahito Mori said, “There was also a request from the players to elect a WBC representative. Pitchers have different balls. If the selection decision is delayed, adaptation to the Japanese official ball will be delayed.”
A requirement that is possible because he won the championship. It remains to be seen whether the voices of the players can be reflected as Japan has been achieving excellent results in the WBC every time.