[5/1/2016] Ernesto Mejia first to ten home runs this season

Ernesto Mejia blasted his tenth home run of the season on April 30 against Softbank at YafuOku Dome. He joined Futoshi Nakanishi (1953, 1955), Carl Boles (1970), Terry Whitfield (1983), Koji Akiyama (1988), Alex Cabrera (2001), and Craig Brazell (2008) as the only Seibu players to hit ten home runs in a season before anyone else. Mejia is the first Seibu player to hit ten home runs before end of April since Brazell hit eleven in 2008.

Source: Sanspo 5/1/2016

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