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TOKYO, JAPAN - MARCH 07: Ryosuke Kikuchi #4 of Japan throws in the second inning of the World Baseball Classic Pool B Game One between Cuba and Japan at Tokyo Dome on March 7, 2017 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Atsushi Tomura/Getty Images)

TOKYO, JAPAN - MARCH 07:  Ryosuke Kikuchi #4 of Japan throws in the second inning of the World Baseball Classic Pool B Game One between Cuba and Japan at Tokyo Dome on March 7, 2017 in Tokyo, Japan.  (Photo by Atsushi Tomura/Getty Images)