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Yomiuri Giants: April 18, 2010

by on Apr.18, 2010 @ 10:16 pm, under NPB

...Marc Kroon pitched as a member of Sirius on Sunday.  He tossed two inning and gave up just one hit.  He did not walk any batters and struck out three.  Kroon also topped out at 153km/h.

Wirfin Obispo started the game and threw two scoreless innings.  He did not walk any batters, but did give up one hit.

...The Giants were riding an 11-game winning streak (since 8/2008) at countryside stadiums, including a 4-0 record at Botchan Stadium.  On Sunday, both those streaks came to an end as they lost to the Yakult Swallows.

One record did remain intact: Hayato Sakamoto extended his hitting streak to 19 games.