[5/7/2016] Hanshin ties franchise record with three shutouts in a row

The Hanshin Tigers tied a franchise record with its third straight shutout victory on May 6.

  • 9-0 against Chunichi on May 4
  • 1-0 against Chunichi on May 5
  • 2-0 against Yakult on May 6

It was the first time the Tigers recorded three consecutive shutout victories since 1970 (1-0 against Hiroshima on October 5, 3-0 against Taiyo on October 6, 1-0 against Taiyo on October 7).

The Chunichi Dragons (2010) and Nippon Ham Fighters (2011) hold the NPB record with five.

Source: Nikkan Sports 5/7/2016, Sponichi 5/7/2016

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NPB Standings [Full]
G W L T
Hanshin 45 27 18 0
Hiroshima 48 28 19 1
Yomiuri 46 23 23 0
Yokohama 47 21 24 2
Chunichi 48 19 26 3
Yakult 46 19 27 0
G W L T
Rakuten 41 29 12 0
Softbank 48 29 19 0
Seibu 44 25 18 1
Nippon Ham 45 19 26 0
Orix 45 18 27 0
Lotte 47 14 32 1
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