[5/20/2016] Seiya Inoue hits for cycle in Ni-gun game

Seiya Inoue hit for the cycle during a Ni-gun game against the Nippon Ham Fighters at Lotte Urawa Stadium earlier today. He got the start at first and batted fourth.

  • First inning: strikeout swinging
  • Third inning: home run to left
  • Fifth inning: double to center
  • Seventh inning: single to left
  • Ninth inning: triple to right
  • Eleventh inning: single to center

Inoue is the eighth player in Eastern League history to record a cycle, first since Masayuki Kuwahara in 2014, and the third player in franchise history, first since Takashi Kita in 2004.

Source: Sanspo 5/20/2016, Sponichi 5/20/2016, Sports Hochi 5/20/2016

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