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Tatsuro Iwasaki’s first pro homer a walk-off

by on Sep.02, 2010 @ 3:23 pm, under NPB

Tatsuro Iwasaki (CHU) nailed his first pro homer last night in a game against the Hiroshima Carp.  Iwasaki's homer came in the bottom of the 10th with a runner on second and one out and Takayuki Oshima on the mound for Hiroshima.  The home run ended up being a walk-off and made Iwasaki the 30th player in NPB history to hit a walk-off for his first pro homer of his career.  Iwasaki was also the 6th player to hit a walk-off homer for the Dragons this year.

As a team, the Dragons have recorded 11 walk-off games this season.  That ties the franchise high that was set by the 1988 Dragons.