Tomotaka Sakaguchi: Did You Know

Milestones

2018

May 7 vs Hiroshima at Jingu Stadium – Sakaguchi recorded the first walk-off hit of his career. With a runner on first and two out, he hit a double to right off Ryuji Ichioka.

Source: Sports Hochi 5/6/2018, Sponichi 5/6/2018


Sakaguchi informed the media on Janaury 13, 2017 that he signed an advisory staff contract with Rawlings Japan. He is just the third player in the NPB to sign an advisory staff contract with Rawlings Japan. The other two: Minoru Iwata and Randy Messenger.

Source: Daily Sports 1/13/2017

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NPB Standings [Full]
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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
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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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