Fumiya Nishiguchi notched his 170th career victory last night and extended his NPB record of starts without a complete game to 99.
Takeya Nakamura hit another homer against the Orix Buffaloes last night and now has 11 round-trippers in 12 games. He's also 19-for-46 with 54 TB, 19 RBI, and a slash line of .413/.472/1.174 against the Buffaloes.
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Yoshifumi Okada and Shota Ishimine combined to go 6-for-9 with 5 runs and 2 RBI at the top of the line-up last night against the Rakuten Eagles.
Senichi Hoshino hinted to reporters last night that Kelvin Jimenez may have pitched himself into a bullpen role.