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Hanshin Tigers: May 28, 2010

by on May.28, 2010 @ 6:16 pm, under NPB

...Matt Murton has hit safely in 8 straight games.

...Kenji Jojima and the Tigers allowed the Seibu Lions to steal four bases in last night's game.  The last time a team stole four bases with Jojima catching was back in 4/21/2001 (Jojima was on Daei and they were playing Seibu).  Incidentally, Casey Fossum was on the mound for three of those stolen bases (two in the first inning).

...Takahiro Arai has been in a slump this month.  He's 15-for-79 (.190) with 21 strikeouts and a .607 OPS.  Arai has also grounded into three double plays this month.