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[7/13/2015] Softbank Hawks, Orix Buffaloes, Chiba Lotte Marines, Seibu Lions

by on Jul.14, 2015 @ 2:31 am, under NPB

Softbank Hawks

  • Edison Barrios and Shinya Tsuruoka joined Ichi-gun workouts on July 13. Barrios threw about thirty pitches in the bullpen. Source: Daily Sports 7/13/2015

Orix Buffaloes

Chiba Lotte Marines

  • Kazuya Fukuura struck out for the 1,000th time in his career on July 13. He started the day with 997 strikeouts and struck out in three consecutive at bats against the Orix Buffaloes. Source: Nikkan Sports 7/13/2015

Seibu Lions

  • Shogo Akiyama notched his twentieth modasho of the year in his team's eighty-fourth game of the season. He became the thirty-fourth player in NPB history to record at least twenty modashos in one season. He also became the quickest to reach twenty. The previous record of eighty-seven games was set by Isao Harimoto in 1972. Kazuo Matsui holds the franchise record for most modashos in a season with twenty-one, set in 1998. Source: Nikkan Sports 7/13/2015