Kris Johnson: Did You Know

Milestones

2018

July 5 vs Yakult at Mazda Stadium – Johnson picked up the win and notched the fortieth victory of his Carp career. His forty wins tied Bryan Bullington’s Carp record for wins by a foreign player.

Source: Sponichi 7/5/2018, Nikkan Sports 7/5/2018, Sports Hochi 7/4/2018

August 28 vs Hiroshima at Tokyo Dome – Johnson extended his winning streak to eight and set a new Carp record for foreign pitchers. The previous record was set by Bryan Bullington in 2013. Johnson also set a new Carp record for foreign pitchers with the third double-digit win of his NPB career (fourteen in 2015, fifteen in 2016, and ten so far in 2018).

Source: Nikkan Sports 8/29/2018, Sponichi 8/29/2018

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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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