[8/28/2016] Masataka Yoshida goes yard in consecutive trips to the plate

Masataka Yoshida hit home runs in back-to-back at bats during a game against the Rakuten Eagles on August 27. He became the first rookie to accomplish the feat since Ryutaro Umeno on July 1, 2014 and the first rookie in franchise history since Yutaka Fukumoto on October 9, 1969.

Source: Nikkan Sports 8/28/2016

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