[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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