[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 143 88 51 4
Hanshin 143 78 61 4
Yokohama 143 73 65 5
Yomiuri 143 72 68 3
Chunichi 143 59 79 5
Yakult 143 45 96 2
G W L T
Softbank 143 94 49 0
Seibu 143 79 61 3
Rakuten 143 77 63 3
Orix 143 63 79 1
Nippon Ham 143 60 83 0
Lotte 143 54 87 2
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