[5/1/2016] Chihiro Kaneko recorded twentieth career shutout on April 30

Chihiro Kaneko notched the twentieth shutout of his career on April 30 against Rakuten at Kyocera Dome. Among active pitchers, only Daisuke Miura (twenty-three) and Toshiya Sugiuchi (twenty-one) have more shutouts.

Kaneko improved his career record against Rakuten to 24-4. Of the twenty-four victories, ten are shutouts.

Source: Nikkan Sports 4/30/2016

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