[9/13/2016] Shohei Otani tops 164km/h

Shohei Otani set a new velocity record in Japan by hitting 164km/h on the stadium radar gun during tonight’s game against the Orix Buffaloes at Sapporo Dome.

With runners on second and third and one out in the third inning, Otani threw a 164km/h fastball to Yoshio Itoi (first pitch of the at bat, thirty-ninth pitch of the game).

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