October 5 vs Rakuten at ZOZO Marine – The score tied at two with runners on second and third and two out in the bottom of the ninth. Inoue recorded a walk-off infield hit against Yuri Furukawa. He slid head-first in first base. It was the first walk-off hit of his career.
Source: Sanspo 10/5/2017
August 25 vs Orix at ZOZO Marine – Inoue recorded the second walk-off hit of his career (ninth inning, runners on first and second, two out, off Hirotoshi Masui).
Source: Sponichi 8/26/2018
September 8 vs Seibu at MetLife Dome – Inoue hit hit twentieth home run of the season and became the first Japanese Marine to hit twenty home runs since Tadahito Iguchi recorded twenty-three in 2013.