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Takuya Asao ties single season NPB Hold Point record

by on Sep.10, 2010 @ 11:24 pm, under NPB

Takuya Asao (CHU) recorded his 55th Hold Point (HP) of the season tonight, tying the NPB record set by Tomoyuki Kubota in 2007.  Asao also extended his consecutive HP record to 23 games.

Hitoki Iwase (CHU) appeared in his 50th game of the season and extended his own NPB record of consecutive seasons of 50 or more appearances to 12 (beginning with his rookie year in 1999).