Yu Darvish tossed his second straight complete game shutout tonight and extended his scoreless innings streak to 35. He also topped out at 156km/h, which ties his personal domestic high.
Darvish's last 4 starts
The 35 consecutive scoreless innings streak ties a franchise record set by Yasuo Yonekawa in 1954.
The Fighters are also making headlines as a team. The pitching staff has tossed 4 consecutive shutout victories and have not allowed a run to score in 41 consecutive innings. The 4 consecutive shutouts ties a Pacific League record originally set in 1953. The 41 consecutive scoreless innings breaks a the Pacific League record of 40 scoreless innings set by the Seibu Lions in 1993.