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[9/26/2015] Yomiuri Giants, Hanshin Tigers, Hiroshima Carp

by on Sep.27, 2015 @ 11:48 am, under NPB

Yomiuri Giants

  • On September 26, Tetsuya Yamaguchi became the first player in NPB history to reach the 250 hold milestone. Source: Nikkan Sports 9/26/2015
  • The Giants secured a spot to Climax Series on September 26 with a 4-3 victory over Yakult. Source: Daily Sports 9/26/2015

Hanshin Tigers

  • Atsushi Nomi most likely made his last start of the season on September 25. He will now head to the bullpen. Source: Daily Sports 9/26/2015
  • Takashi Toritani committed two errors against Hiroshima on September 25. It was the fifth two-error game of his career, first since May 31, 2007. Source: Sanspo 9/26/2015, Sponichi 9/26/2015
  • On September 25, Kosuke Fukudome became the first Japanese player in franchise history to hit at least twenty home runs in a season since Kenji Jojima hit twenty-eight in 2010 and the first left-handed Japanese player since Tomoaki Kanemoto hit twenty-one and Toritani twenty in 2009. Source: Sanspo 9/26/2015

Hiroshima Carp

  • Shota Dobayashi's wife gave birth to the couple's first child, a boy weighing 3,420 grams, at a hospital in Hiroshima on September 25. Source: Daily Sports 9/26/2015