Brandon Laird recorded the third two-homer game of his NPB career during a game against the Softbank Hawks on May 19. The home runs came in consecutive trips to the plate.
Eighth inning, none one, one out, score tied at five, Hayato Terahara on the mound:
Tenth inning, runner on second, no out, score tied at six, Dennis Sarfate on the mound:
And Laird’s post-game hero interview:
The home runs in consecutive trips to the plate was a first for Laird.
FYI: six of his twelve home runs and eleven of his twenty-four RBI have come against the Softbank Hawks this year.