Japan wins in a shoot out, or whatever they call it in soccer. I hope it really is a lift for Japanese spirits 'cuz I'm sure they could use one.
Don't try to strike everybody out. Strikeouts are boring! Besides that, they're fascist. Throw some ground balls - it's more democratic.
“First sinker I ever threw was to Jason Varitek in my first start in the big leagues. … He said, ‘Here, throw a two-seam.’ I guess he thought I threw one. So I just gripped it and threw it,” Buchholz recalled. “I wasn’t going to tell Jason Varitek I didn’t throw a two-seam fastball. It was pretty funny.”