[6/1/2016] Yokohama Bay Stars finish May with a 16-7-1 record

The Yokohama Bay Stars finished the month of May with a 16-7-1 record. Yokohama has recorded sixteen or more wins in one month only three other times in franchise history: eighteen in August 1957, twenty in August 1997, and sixteen in May 2015. Of the sixteen victories they recorded in May, fourteen were by starting pitchers. Yokohama starters have been responsible for fourteen wins in one month only one other time in franchise history: August 1957.

The Bay Stars won their first Inter-league game of the year on May 31 against Seibu at Seibu Prince Dome for the fourth time in franchise history. The other three times: 2005 against Lotte, 2006 against Rakuten, and 2014 against Rakuten.

Source: Sponichi 6/1/2016

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NPB Standings [Full]
G W L T
Hanshin 40 25 15 0
Hiroshima 44 24 19 1
Yomiuri 41 21 20 0
Yakult 42 19 23 0
Yokohama 42 18 22 2
Chunichi 43 16 24 3
G W L T
Rakuten 37 26 11 0
Softbank 43 26 17 0
Seibu 40 22 17 1
Nippon Ham 41 18 23 0
Orix 41 18 23 0
Lotte 42 11 30 1
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