Takuya Kuwahara: Did You Know

Milestones

2018

June 26 vs Hiroshima at Mazda Stadium – Kuwahara gave up his second grand slam of the season (June 7 vs Rakuten – Zelous Wheeler; June 26 vs Hiroshima – Ryuhei Matsuyama) and became the first Yomiuri pitcher to allow two grand slams in a season since Hisanori Takahashi in 2007. He joined Kunikazu Ogawa (1973, August 1 and September 15) as the only Yomiuri rookies to accomplish the feat. Kuwahara is the first to allow two grand slams in one month).

Source: Nikkan Sports 6/27/2018

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