Kenjiro Tanaka got an estimated one million yen bonus for his performance during the Climax Series in 2016. One of his more memorable plays: picking Takahiro Suzuki off first base with no out in the ninth inning of Game 3.
Source: Sponichi 12/8/2016
October 28, 2017 vs Softbank at YafuOku Dome – Tanaka walked in two runs in the fifth inning and joined Hiroshi Kobayashi (1996) as the only pitchers to walk in two runs in one Nippon Series game.
Source: Nikkan Sports 10/29/20170 Comments