[8/6/2016] Hayato Sakamoto records eighth straight multi-hit game

Hayato Sakamoto recorded his eighth straight multi-hit game on August 6 against the Hiroshima Carp at Mazda Stadium. The eight consecutive multi-hit games tied a Yomiuri franchise record set by Wally Yonamine in 1954 and Kiyoshi Nakahata in 1985.

The NPB record of ten was set by Tsuguo Goto in 1952, Charlie Lewis in 1954, and Michihiro Ogasawara in 2001.

Source: Nikkan Sports 8/6/2016, Sponichi 8/7/2016

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