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Softbank Hawks set new NPB record for strikeouts

by on Sep.20, 2010 @ 3:17 pm, under NPB

Softbank Hawks pitchers recorded 10 strikeouts in yesterday's game against the Seibu Lions.  That gave them a total 1,208 strikeouts for the year, tying the NPB record set by the Hanshin Tigers in 2005.

With Dennis Houlton (SOF) on the mound today, the Hawks recorded their 1,209th team strikeout in the top of the 2nd inning (Takuya Hara was the strikeout victim).  As of this post, Hawks' pitchers have recorded 6 strikeouts, giving them a season total of 1,214.