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[8/2/2015] Softbank Hawks, Rakuten Eagles

by on Aug.03, 2015 @ 3:54 am, under NPB

Softbank Hawks

  • Dennis Sarfate struck out two against Seibu on August 2 and set a new Pacific League record with strikeouts in twenty-nine consecutive innings (between May 8 and August 2). The previous record of twenty-eight innings was set by Chih-Chia Chang in 2002, between July 21 and August 12. Source: Sponichi 8/2/2015 ... On August 1, Sarfate moved into a fourth place tie on the all-time list for foreign pitchers with 117 career saves. Source: Sponichi 8/2/205

Rakuten Eagles

  • Yuki Matsui tied the franchise record for saves on August 2 with his twenty-second year of the year. Koji Aoyama set the record in 2012. Source: Daily Sports 8/2/2015
  • Kazuo Matsui picked up the 175th modasho of his career on August 1 and moved into a fourth place tie with Kazuyoshi Tatsunami on the all-time list. He also collected thirty-two modashos while playing in the Majors. Source: Sponichi 8/2/2015