[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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NPB Standings [Full]
G W L T
Hiroshima 86 54 30 2
Hanshin 82 44 38 0
Yokohama 85 44 39 2
Yomiuri 85 40 45 0
Chunichi 87 38 46 3
Yakult 85 28 55 2
G W L T
Rakuten 78 52 25 1
Softbank 86 56 30 0
Seibu 82 43 37 2
Orix 82 38 43 1
Nippon Ham 85 32 53 0
Lotte 83 27 55 1
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