[6/5/2016] Shinji Tajima ties franchise record with thirty-one consecutive scoreless appearances

Shinji Tajima extended his scoreless games streak to thirty-one on June 5 and tied the franchise record set by Akifumi Takahashi in 2005. Tajima entered the game in the ninth inning against the Rakuten Eagles at Nagoya Dome and retired the side in order on eleven pitches.

The NPB record of thirty-eight consecutive scoreless appearances was set by Kyuji Fujikawa in 2006.

Source: Nikkan Sports 6/5/2016

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NPB Standings [Full]
G W L T
Hiroshima 49 29 19 1
Hanshin 46 27 19 0
Yomiuri 47 23 24 0
Yokohama 48 22 24 2
Yakult 47 20 27 0
Chunichi 49 19 27 3
G W L T
Rakuten 42 30 12 0
Softbank 49 30 19 0
Seibu 45 25 19 1
Nippon Ham 46 19 27 0
Orix 46 19 27 0
Lotte 48 14 33 1
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