[4/19/2016] Rick van den Hurk extends winning streak to twelve games

Rick van den Hurk extended his winning streak to twelve games with seven solid innings in 2-1 victory over the Chiba Lotte Marines on April 19. He is now one victory away from joining Tsuneo Horiuchi as the only pitchers since 1950 to start their careers with a thirteen-game winning streak.

Interesting note: hitters are 1-for-14 with runners in scoring position against van den Hurk this season.

Source: Daily Sports 4/19/2016, Sponichi 4/19/2016, Nikkan Sports 4/20/2016

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