[5/26/2016] Kenta Ishida notches fourth win of the month

Kenta Ishida picked up his fourth win of the month on May 25 against Chunichi. He is the first pitcher in franchise history to win four games in  one month since Yasutomo Kubo in July 2014 and the first left-hander since Hiroki Nomura since October 1993.

Source: Sponichi 5/26/2016

Some more:

  • Ishida is in the middle of a five-game winning streak. He is the first Yokohama pitcher to put together a five-game winning streak during one season since Daisuke Miura in 2014 (five-game, between July 13 and August 21) and first left-hander since Shugo Fujii in 2012 (six-game, between June 20 and August 15).
  • Ishida notched his fifth win of the season. He is the first Yokohama pitcher to win at least five games before the end of May since Shoichi Ino won seven in 2014 and the first left-hander since Yoshihiro Doi won five in 2007.

Source: Sanspo 5/26/2016

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