Tsuyoshi Nishioka (LOT) went 3-for-6 last night for his 26th modasho of the year. That ties the NPB record originally set by Ichiro Suzuki in 1996.
The 3 hits last night also gives Nishioka 197 hits on the year.
Nishioka also scored three runs last night to give him 118 runs on the year, which is actually ties the franchise mark set by Hiromitsu Ochiai in 1985.
On a side note: Sponichi mentions that Ichiro had 34 infield hits in 1996. Nishioka currently has 21.