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[6/22/2014] Chiba Lotte Marines, Softbank Hawks

by on Jun.23, 2014 @ 12:17 am, under NPB

Chiba Lotte Marines

  • 1st round draft pick Ayumu Ishikawa gave up sixteen hits against Chunichi on Sunday and tied the franchise record set by Fumio Narita in 1966. Source: Sponichi 6/23/2014
  • Hideaki Wakui recorded his twenty-second career Inter-league victory on Saturday and tied Tsuyoshi Wada for second on the all-time list.  Toshiya Sugiuchi is in first with twenty-six. Source: Sports Hochi 6/22/2014

Softbank Hawks

  • Of the ninety-seven pitches Kazuyuki Hoashi threw against Yomiuri on Saturday, forty-three were palm balls. Source: Sponichi 6/22/2014 ... Since signing with the Hawks, Hoashi is 6-0 in his last eight Inter-league starts. Source: Nikkan Sports 6/22/2014
  • Dae-Ho Lee has a lucky gold necklace he started wearing again.  He forgot it at the team hotel on Saturday and had someone from the Hawks get it for him.  "It doesn't really agree with my skin, but when I started wearing again, I started to hit.  That's why I had someone get it for me," said Lee. Source: Sanspo 6/22/2014, Sports Hochi 6/22/2014