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Let's watch Shohei Ohtani smash a baseball into the Tokyo Dome roof

TOKYO, JAPAN - NOVEMBER 13: Pinch hitter Shohei Ohtani #16 of Japan hits a double, which is stuck on ceiling of the stadium, in the seventh inning during the international friendly match between Netherlands and Japan at the Tokyo Dome on November 13, 2016 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Masterpress/Getty Images) (Masterpress/Getty Images)

It's no surprise when a Home Run Derby winner hits balls hard. If someone told you that the reason Giancarlo Stantonwent to Egypt on vacation was to retrieve a dinger he hit over there in BP, you'd probably believe it. So it's probably not shocking to you that the winner of the NPB Home Run Derby, Shohei Ohtani, hit a baseball into the ceiling at Tokyo Dome on Sunday during a pre-World Baseball Classic exhibition game against the Netherlands:

Now, here's the surprising part: In case you're not already a member of the Shohei Ohtani fan club, you may not know that Ohtani is a pitcher … a pitcher who consistently throws between 98-101 mph, and who recorded a 1.86 ERA and 0.96 WHIP over 21 games with the Nippon Ham Fighters this season. He also batted .322/.416/.588, in case you were wondering. And he might be coming stateside one day -- just like the ball in the video above probably would have, if that silly roof hadn't been in the way. 
h/t: Kazuto Yamazaki