[8/28/2016] Masanori Ishikawa reaches 150 victories

Masanori Ishikawa picked up his 150th career victory during a game against the Hanshin Tigers at Koshien Stadium on August 27. He is the forty-eighth player in NPB history to reach the milestone. Only two other pitchers in franchise history have more victories: Masaichi Kaneda with 353 and Hiromu Matsuoka with 191. He is the twelfth left-handed pitcher in NPB history to record 150 wins and the first left-handed pitcher out of college. At 167 centimeters, Ishikawa and Ryohei Hasegawa (197 victories) are the shortest players to record at least 150 victories.

Source: Sponichi 8/28/2016

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NPB Standings [Full]
G W L T
Hiroshima 91 58 31 2
Yokohama 90 47 40 3
Hanshin 87 46 41 0
Yomiuri 90 41 48 1
Chunichi 92 39 50 3
Yakult 90 31 57 2
G W L T
Rakuten 83 56 26 1
Softbank 91 59 32 0
Seibu 88 49 37 2
Orix 88 38 49 1
Nippon Ham 90 33 57 0
Lotte 88 29 58 1
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