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Hits in 9 straight plate appearances for Jose Fernandez

by on Sep.20, 2010 @ 8:48 pm, under NPB

Jose Fernandez (SEI) has collected a hit in 9 straight at bats, tying a Seibu franchise record.  Fernandez is now just 1 hit away from the PL and 2 hits away from the NPB record.

A look at Fernandez's last 9 plate appearances:

homer to left, single to left, single to center, single to right, single to right, homer to left, single to center, single to left, double to left.

Note: The NPB record is held by two players -- R.J. Reynolds in 1991 and Yoshinobu Takahashi in 2003.  Takahashi's record actually includes 3 walks which also allowed him to tie the NPB record for reaching base in 14 consecutive plate appearances.