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[7/10/2014] Yomiuri Giants, Hanshin Tigers, Yokohama Bay Stars

by on Jul.11, 2014 @ 5:30 am, under NPB

Yomiuri Giants

  • The Giants were shutout by the Yokohama Bay Stars on Wednesday for the first time since July 26, 2011.  In between Yokohama shutouts, the Giants were shutout thirty-four times by other teams: eleven times by Hanshin, nine times by Hiroshima, seven times by Chunichi, five times by Yakult, and one time by Softbank and Rakuten. Source: Sanspo 7/10/2014

Hanshin Tigers

  • Seung Hwan Oh saved his twentieth game of the year on Wednesday and became the first Hanshin pitcher to reach twenty saves in a season since Kyuji Fujikawa in 2012 and the first foreign Hanshin pitcher since Jeff Williams in 2003. Source: Daily Sports 7/10/2014
  • Mauro Gomez and Matt Murton homered in the same game on Wednesday.  It marked the first time a pair of foreign Hanshin players homered in the same game since Craig Brazell and Murton on August 20, 2011. Source: Sanspo 7/10/2014

Yokohama Bay Stars

  • The Bay Stars recorded a shutout against the Yomiuri Giants on Wednesday.  It was their first shutout against the Giants since July 26, 2011. Source: Sanspo 7/10/2014