JapanOn the 11th, in a classic game against the Czech team, team “Riva Monster” Sasaki Langsi missed a pitch and hit Czech hitter Escala’s left knee, causing him to fall to the ground in pain on the spot. According to Sasaki Langsi’s IG, he personally took two bags of snacks to apologize to the other party.
Japanese media “Nikkan Sports” reported that Rosie Sasaki posted a smiling photo with William Escala (William Escala) on Instagram today, along with an emoji of “Japan, handshake, Czech Republic”. Big bag of snacks.
Escala also left a message at the bottom saying, “Thank you, Lang Xi! I wish the Japanese team the best of luck for the rest of the competition”, and an emoji of “Czech Republic, handshake, Japan”.
On the 11th day when he played against the Czech team in the World Baseball Classic, Sasaki Langchi threw a straight ball at a speed of 162 kilometers per hour and went to Escala’s left knee. He fell on the ground in pain for a long time. Time. The Japanese team eventually defeated the Czech team 10–2 that day and secured their third win in the first round.
After the match, Sasaki Rauchi, who plays for Lotte Group’s Chiba Lord Ocean, took two bags of snacks, including “Lotte Beer Cake” manufactured by Lotte, and went to apologize to Escala in person.
The official IG account of the Japanese team also posted a group photo of the two, writing, “To apologize to Escala who was hit by a touchdown in the battle with the Czech Republic, I brought Lotte snacks.”
Fans commented and praised, “This is the spirit of sportsmanship”, and some people said, “It’s all Lotte’s snacks, it’s you.”
Some fans said that Sasaki Longxi had already taken off his hat to pay tribute to Escala before he stepped on the mound that day, and now he made a special trip to apologize, showing his sincere personality.
Czech head coach Pavel Chadim also said: “Wow, what a gentleman. Japanese culture and spectators are still amazing. It proves why he is a superstar. He took the time to come, I sent Escala a signed ball.” It’s a show of respect for the other side.”
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