[7/27/2016] Hanshin Tigers collect hits in ten official consecutive at bats

The Hanshin Tigers tied a franchise record by collecting hits in ten consecutive official at bats (first time on April 30, 1936). They fell one short of tying the NPB record of eleven, set by Yakult on June 14, 2009.

  • Egoshi, Taiga – 1B9
  • Fukudome, Kosuke – 1B7
  • Haraguchi, Fumihito – HR7 three RBI
  • Gomez, Mauro – 1B7
  • Arai, Ryota – 1B8
  • Araki, Fumiya – 1B9 one RBI
  • Nomi, Atsushi – SH1
  • Takayama, Shun – 1B9 two RBI
  • Hojo, Fumiya – BB
  • Egoshi, Taiga – 1B9
  • Fukudome, Kosuke – BB one RBI
  • Haraguchi, Fumihito – 1B7 two RBI
  • Gomez, Mauro – 1B7

The Tigers sent fourteen players to the plate in the inning and scored nine runs on ten hits. Haraguchi went 2-for-2 with a home run and five RBI in the inning.

Source: Daily Sports 7/27/2016, Sponichi 7/27/2016, Sponichi 7/28/2016

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G W L T
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Hiroshima 48 28 19 1
Yomiuri 46 23 23 0
Yokohama 47 21 24 2
Chunichi 48 19 26 3
Yakult 46 19 27 0
G W L T
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Softbank 48 29 19 0
Seibu 44 25 18 1
Nippon Ham 45 19 26 0
Orix 45 18 27 0
Lotte 47 14 32 1
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