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Nippon Ham Fighters scoreless innings streak comes to an end

by on Jun.04, 2011 @ 5:35 pm, under NPB

The Nippon Ham Fighters scoreless inning streak came to an end today when the Yakult Swallows managed to push three runs across in the 3rd inning -- Kazuhiro Hatakeyama (YAK) was responsible for ending the streak when he hit an RBI single into center off Mitsuo Yoshikawa with runners on first and second and no out.

The streak ultimately stretched over 52 innings and tied the Pro Yakyu record set by Hanshin in 1942.  The Fighters were just 1 inning away from setting a new record.

The Fighters consecutive shutout victories streak also came to an at 5.

Breakdown of Innings by Pitcher

Date Opp Pitcher IP BF H SO BB HBP
5/26 CHU Ishii, Yuya 1.0 4 0 0 0 0
Tadano, Kazuhito 2.0 6 0 0 0 0
Game Total 3.0 10 0 0 0 0
5/28 HIR Yoshikawa, Mitsuo 6.2 26 5 6 2 0
Sakakibara, Ryo 0.1 2 1 1 0 0
Miyanishi, Naoki 1.0 5 1 0 1 0
Masui, Hirotoshi 1.0 4 0 0 1 0
Takeda, Hisashi 2.0 6 0 0 0 0
Game Total 11.0 43 7 7 4 0
5/29 HIR Takeda, Masaru 7.0 27 5 4 0 1
Masui, Hirotoshi 1.0 5 2 2 0 0
Takeda, Hisashi 1.0 3 1 1 0 0
Game Total 9.0 35 8 7 0 1
5/31 HAN Wolfe, Brian 6.0 22 3 6 1 0
Miyanishi, Naoki 1.0 3 0 1 0 0
Masui, Hirotoshi 1.0 4 0 1 2 0
Takeda, Hisashi 1.0 4 2 0 0 0
Game Total 9.0 33 5 8 3 0
6/1 HAN Darvish, Yu 9.0 30 4 8 0 0
Game Total 9.0 30 4 8 0 0
6/3 YAK Keppel, Bobby 7.0 29 4 3 3 1
Tanimoto, Keisuke 1.0 3 0 2 0 0
Ishii, Yuya 1.0 3 0 1 0 0
Game Total 9.0 35 4 6 3 1
6/4 YAK Yoshikawa, Mitsuo 2.0 10 3 1 1 0
Game Total 2.0 10 3 1 1 0
Grand Total 52.0 196 31 37 11 2