Takumi Oshiro: Did You Know



June 10 vs Seibu – Oshiro notched the first walk-off hit of his career. With the game tied at two and the bases loaded and one out in the ninth, Oshiro entered the game as a pinch-hitter for Seiji Kobayashi. He recorded a walk-off hit to right.

Oshiro is the ninth Yomiuri rookie (accomplished eleven times) to record a walk-off hit, first since Ryuichi Kajimae hit a walk-off home run against Lotte on June 6, 2008. He is the first Yomiuri rookie to record a pinch-hit, walk-off hit and the first Yomiuri rookie catcher to record a walk-off.

Source: Nikkan Sports 6/10/2018, Nikkan Sports 6/11/2018, Daily Sports 6/10/2018, Sanspo 6/10/2018, Sponichi 6/11/2018

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