KISHU RANGERS PITCHER NARAHIKO SHIMIZU THROWS A NO HITTER VS YOKOHAMA BAYSTARS Narahiko Shimizu pitches a NO-HITTER against the Yokohama BayStars with 7 strikeouts and 2 BB allowed! His catcher said to reporters after the game, "He started off slow. He didn't have command of anything in the first three innings, but lucked his way through them. The BayStars really helped him out by not being patient... they hit a lot of first pitches. Then it all came together in the fourth. From there on, the BayStars never had a chance. He dominated them." This season-to-date, Shimizu has fashioned a 5-7 mark and 3.52 ERA in 84.1 innings. Opposing clubs are batting .190 against him and he has logged 84 strikeouts.