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[9/29/2015] Softbank Hawks, Orix Buffaloes, Nippon Ham Fighters

by on Sep.30, 2015 @ 7:59 am, under NPB

Softbank Hawks

  • The Hawks announced that their new Ni-gun facilities will be named Hawks Baseball Park Chikugo. The main stadium will be named Hawks Stadium Chikugo. The secondary field will be named Hawks Stadium Chikugo 2. Source: official announcement

Orix Buffaloes

  • Ni-gun game against Hanshin: Kei Igawa entered the game in the 6th inning and gave up a run on two hits, including a two-out home run to Shinta Hifumi, over an inning of work. He topped out at 143km/h. Source: Nikkan Sports 9/29/2015

Nippon Ham Fighters

  • Hirotoshi Masui picked up his thirty-ninth save of the year on September 28 and tied the franchise record set by Micheal Nakamura in 2006. Source: Nikkan Sports 9/28/2015
  • Shohei Otani notched his tenth double-digit strikeout game of the year on September 27, most for a right-handed pitcher in the year they turned twenty-one. Hideo Nomo set the previous record of ten double-digit strikeout games in the year he turned twenty-two in 1990. Source: Sponichi 9/28/2015