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Around the NPB Horn: Takeshi Yamasaki collects his 1,500th hit

by on Jul.08, 2009 @ 2:11 pm, under NPB


...Takeshi Yamasaki collected his career 1,500th hit while playing the Chiba Lotte Marines. The hit was a 2-run homer off Tadahito Ogino in the bottom of the 8th.

...The Eagles lost their 8th straight game last night. Here are a couple of interesting facts about their losing streak:

  • The Eagles led in 4 of the 8 games they've lost.
  • From the 7th inning on, the Eagles have given up a total of 33 runs


...Shuhei Fukuda will be going under the knife on Thursday. Fukuda fractured the 5th metatarsal in his left foot.


...Marc Kroon appeared in a Ni-gun game on the 8th against Shonan and tossed 1 inning while giving up a run on 3 hits. Kroon also managed to touch 156km/h on the radar gun.