Masahiro Araki recorded the 2,000th hit of his career during today’s game against the Rakuten Eagles at Nagoya Dome. The hit came in the fourth inning off Manabu Mima. Araki is the forty-eighth player in NPB history to reach the 2,000-hit milestone. Senichi Hoshino (manager when Araki first entered the organization) presented the thirty-nine-year-old with flowers.
Source: Sponichi 6/4/2017
Road to 2000 hits
|1||1997/06/11||Hiroshima||Takahashi, Ken||Hiroshima Stadium|
|1000||2008/06/21||Lotte||Sikorski, Brian||Nagoya Dome|
|1500||2011/09/11||Yokohama||Fujie, Hitoshi||Nagoya Dome|
|2000||2017/06/03||Rakuten||Mima, Manabu||Nagoya Dome|