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Rakuten Eagles: June 5, 2010

by on Jun.05, 2010 @ 3:12 pm, under NPB

6:06pm JST

...Hisashi Iwakuma struck out his 1,000th career batter earlier today and became the 128th pitcher in NPB history to accomplish the feat.  His 1,000th strikeout: Daisuke Miura (YOK) in the 2nd inning.

3:12pm JST

...Motohiro Shima went 4-for-4 with a homer, a run scored, and two RBI last night.  For Shima, it was just his second 4-hit game of his career (the first came on 9/30/2008 vs Softbank).