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[9/26/2015] Softbank Hawks, Nippon Ham Fighters, Seibu Lions

by on Sep.27, 2015 @ 11:44 am, under NPB

Softbank Hawks

  • On September 26, the Hawks became the fifth team in the NPB to reach 5,000 victories, behind Yomiuri, Hanshin, Chunichi, and Orix. The Hawks are 5,000-4,530-359 overall. Source: Sports Hochi 9/26/2015, Sanspo 9/26/2015
  • Dae-Ho Lee blasted his thirtieth home run of the season on September 26. The Hawks now have three players with thirty or more home runs: Yuki Yanagita (thirty-four), Nobuhiro Matsuda (thirty-four), and Lee. The Hawks carried three or more players with at least thirty home runs in 2001, 2004, and 2015. Source: Sponichi 9/26/2015

Nippon Ham Fighters

  • Sho Nakata pushed across his 100th RBI of the season on September 25. Nakata and Katsuo Osugi (1970-1972) are the only players in franchise history to record at least 100 RBI in two or more consecutive seasons.. Source: Sponichi 9/26/2015, Nikkan Sports 9/26/2015

Seibu Lions

  • The Lions are planning to add Fumiya Nishiguchi to the active roster for the team's last home game on September 28. Source: Nikkan Sports 9/26/2015