[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
Hiroshima 143 88 51 4
Hanshin 143 78 61 4
Yokohama 143 73 65 5
Yomiuri 143 72 68 3
Chunichi 143 59 79 5
Yakult 143 45 96 2
G W L T
Softbank 143 94 49 0
Seibu 143 79 61 3
Rakuten 143 77 63 3
Orix 143 63 79 1
Nippon Ham 143 60 83 0
Lotte 143 54 87 2
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