Haruhiro Hamaguchi: Did You Know


October 4, 2017 vs Chunichi at Yokohama Stadium РHamaguchi notched his tenth victory of the year and became the sixth Yokohama rookie pitcher to reach double-digits in wins, first since Takeo Kawamura in 1997; and the first Yokohama left-handed rookie to reach double-digits in wins since Takashi Suzuki in 1958.

Source: Daily Sports 10/4/2017, Nikkan Sports 10/5/2017, Daily Sports 10/5/2017

October 19, 2017 vs Hiroshima at Mazda Stadium – Hamaguchi recorded the win and became the ninth rookie (accomplished eleven times) in Playoff/Climax Series history to notch a win. He is the first rookie in Yokohama Bay Stars history to record a post-season victory.

Hamaguchi recorded two wild pitches in the game (first and second inning) and became the fifth player (accomplished five times) to throw two wild pitches in one Player/Climax Series game. He joined Kenichi Nakata (2007, Final Stage, Game 3) as the only players to record two wild pitches in one game and get the win.

Source: Sponichi 10/20/2017

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