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Hisashi Iwakuma wins 100th career game

by on Sep.01, 2010 @ 1:51 am, under NPB

Hisashi Iwakuma (RAK) beat the Chiba Lotte Marines 8-2 last night for the 100th victory of his career.

Some other interesting numbers:

first victory came on 5/29/2001 when he was a member of Kintetsu.

is the 127th player in NPB history to win 100 games.

picked up 100th win his 205 game -- tied for 9th quickest.

204 consecutive starts is second only to Shinichi Yamauchi's 286 straight starts.