- Eishin Soyogi tied a franchise record by hitting his second walk-off home run of the season on Tuesday. Koji Yamamoto (1983), Kiyoyuki Nagashima (1984), Kenjiro Nomura (1995), Hiroki Asai (2000) have all hit two walk-off home runs in a one season. Soyogi is the only one that hit both in extra innings. The NPB record of five was set by Jack Howell in 1993. Source: Sanspo 5/14/2014, Sponichi 5/14/2014
- Brad Eldred tied an NPB record by striking out five times during Tuesday's game against the Hanshin Tigers. Source: Sanspo 5/14/2014, Nikkan Sports 5/14/2014 ... Eldred is hitless in his last thirteen trips to the plate. That includes nine strikeouts, a fly out, and three ground outs (two double plays).
- Four walk-off home runs have been hit in the Central League so far this season. All four have been hit by a Hiroshima player. No other team in NPB history has managed to record their league's first four walk-off home runs. Source: Nikkan Sports 5/14/2014
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