[5/12/2016] Shohei Otani homered in fourth straight game

Shohei Otani homered in his fourth straight game on May 11. The last Nippon Ham hitter to homer in four straight was Michel Abreu in 2013 and the last Japanese Nippon Ham hitter was Sho Nakata in 2010.

Only four other players in franchise history have recorded longer home run streaks: Katsuo Osugi with six in 1973 and five in 1969, Tommy Cruz with five in 1980, and Tony Solaita with five in 1981.

Source: Sponichi 5/12/2016

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