Shogo Akiyama recorded his first four-hit game of his Ichi-gun career tonight. He also batted fifth for the first time in his life.
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Shunsuke Watanabe became the 166th player in NPB history to notch 1,500 innings today (with two out in the 5th inning). Watanabe made his first appearance on April 25, 2001.