The Japan National Team that will be competing at the Asian Baseball Championships later this month played two practice games against Meiji University at the JX-ENEOS grounds in Kawasaki today. The National Team won the first game, 2-0, and the second game ended in a 0-0 tie.
Kazumasa Yoshida started the first game and tossed four shutout innings while allowing just one hit. Daichi Osera closed out the game with one shutout inning of work.
Kentaro Yoshinaga started the second game and tossed three perfect innings. He also struck out three and topped out at 142km/h.
The National Team's practice game against JFE Higashi Nihon on Friday was canceled due to rain.