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[8/6/2015] Yomiuri Giants, Hanshin Tigers, Chunichi Dragons, Yakult Swallows

by on Aug.07, 2015 @ 2:07 am, under NPB

Yomiuri Giants

Hanshin Tigers

  • Through August 5, Matt Murton recorded four hits against Hiroshima on August 5. It was the seventeenth four-hit game of his NPB career, first since August 5, 2014. Source: Chunichi Sports 8/6/2015, Daily Sports 8/6/2015
  • Through August 5, Atsushi Nomi is 22-9 with a 2.38 ERA against the Hiroshima Carp and 11-4 with a 1.59 ERA at Mazda Stadium. Source: Nikkan Sports 8/6/2015

Chunichi Dragons

  • Shuhei Takahashi was named a Kofu City ambassador on July 24 (one of three professional athletes). He was presented with a letter of appointment on August 6. Source: Sanspo 8/6/2015, official announcement

Yakult Swallows

  • Tony Barnette recorded a save in his twelfth straight appearance on August 6 and tied a franchise record set by Shingo Takatsu in 2000 and 2003. Source: Sponichi 8/6/2015