Scott Mathieson: Did You Know

2017

Mathieson finished his sixth season and will become the sixth Yomiuri Giant to spend seven or more seasons with the team in 2018. The other five: Wally Kaname Yonamine (ten), Andy Toshio Miyamoto (eight), Yi-Hao Lin (eight), Seong-Min Jo (seven), and Warren Cromartie (seven).

Source: Sponichi 12/6/2017

The Yomiuri Giants are planning to make Mathieson a pitcher captain next season.

Source: Sponichi 12/6/2017


Milestones

August 31, 2017 vs Hiroshima at Tokyo Dome – Mathieson recorded the 150th hold of his career and became the fifth player in NPB history (first foreign player) to reach the milestone.

Source: Sports Hochi 9/1/2017

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NPB Standings [Full]
G W L T
Hiroshima 143 88 51 4
Hanshin 143 78 61 4
Yokohama 143 73 65 5
Yomiuri 143 72 68 3
Chunichi 143 59 79 5
Yakult 143 45 96 2
G W L T
Softbank 143 94 49 0
Seibu 143 79 61 3
Rakuten 143 77 63 3
Orix 143 63 79 1
Nippon Ham 143 60 83 0
Lotte 143 54 87 2
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