[4/21/2016] Tsuyoshi Wada notched ninth shutout victory

Tsuyoshi Wada recorded a 5-0 shutout victory against the Chiba Lotte Marines at QVC Marine on April 20. It was the ninth shutout victory of his NPB career, first since September 21, 2011 (Orix at Kyocera Dome). Wada recorded his first career shutout against Lotte at QVC Marine on April 16, 2003. He joined Masanori Murakami (five), Masato Yoshii (one), Kazuhisa Ishii (three), and Hiroki Kuroda (one) as the only pitchers to record a shutout after returning to Japan from the MLB.

Source: Nikkan Sports 4/21/2016

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