[5/29/2016] Brandon Laird records second straight two homer game

Brandon Laird hit two home runs against the Rakuten Eagles at kobo Stadium today. The blasts came in the second and third innings.

First Home Run

Second Home Run

Laird has hit twelve home runs this month with one game left to play. Only two other players in franchise history have hit more home runs in one month: Tony Solaita with thirteen in September 1980 and Katsuo Osugi with fifteen in May 1972.

Source: Sports Hochi 5/29/2016, Daily Sports 5/29/2016, Nikkan Sports 5/29/2016

Laird also hit two home runs on May 28.

First Home Run

Second Home Run

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