[5/12/2016] Softbank has so far recorded two 8-game winning streaks

The Softbank Hawks extended their current winning streak to eight (8-0-1) with their 9-5 victory over Lotte on May 11. They have recorded two eight-game winning streaks in their first thirty-four games of the season.

The Hawks are the only team to accomplish the feat since 1950. Hanshin once recorded an eight-game winning streak and an eleven-game winning streak during the one-league ERA in 1947.

Source: Sponichi 5/12/2016

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NPB Standings [Full]
G W L T
Hiroshima 140 86 50 4
Hanshin 135 73 59 3
Yokohama 135 68 63 4
Yomiuri 137 68 66 3
Chunichi 136 58 73 5
Yakult 137 44 91 2
G W L T
Softbank 136 91 45 0
Seibu 137 77 57 3
Rakuten 130 71 57 2
Orix 133 61 71 1
Nippon Ham 133 52 81 0
Lotte 135 49 85 1
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