[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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NPB Standings [Full]
G W L T
Hiroshima 86 54 30 2
Hanshin 82 44 38 0
Yokohama 85 44 39 2
Yomiuri 85 40 45 0
Chunichi 87 38 46 3
Yakult 85 28 55 2
G W L T
Rakuten 78 52 25 1
Softbank 86 56 30 0
Seibu 82 43 37 2
Orix 82 38 43 1
Nippon Ham 85 32 53 0
Lotte 83 27 55 1
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