[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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G W L T
Hanshin 40 25 15 0
Hiroshima 44 24 19 1
Yomiuri 41 21 20 0
Yakult 42 19 23 0
Yokohama 42 18 22 2
Chunichi 43 16 24 3
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Softbank 43 26 17 0
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Nippon Ham 41 18 23 0
Orix 41 18 23 0
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