I think 1 or 2 errors committed by an infielder (3rd baseman) is enough for a single game, but more than 3 errors made at the span of just 6 innings? That is a pretty huge eye surprise right there, and, possibly… we might not see that happen for a LONG time… until now, remember former Major Leaguer, Hector Luna (36 years old), who played for more than 5 years there at the Major League level? He’s been playing in Japan’s Central League since 2013 now, and has currently owned a career batting average of above .300 playing in the Central league… But, let’s cut to the chase and witness history being made on its own unique way here… yesterday, the Hiroshima Carp (Luna’s new team this year) are playing against the Chunichi Dragons in that evening, playing as the team’s 3rd baseman… Hector Luna made 4 ERRORS in that game, an error in the 1st, 3rd, 4th and 6 innings… making him now the lone 3rd baseman and infielder in Central League history to commit that many errors in a single game, tying the NPB Pacific league record set by infielder (SS and 3B) Hozan Shoji by 4 errors made in a single game back in year 1951, playing for the Osaka Kintetsu Pearls (now the Orix Buffaloes) in 1950-1953. Which is certainly, somewhat, pretty cool for me knowing he just made some history that night.
(See all Hector Luna’s 4 errors committed in a single game here below in the video…)
The 4 errors made by Luna that night were the only errors made by Hiroshima, although the errors didn’t cost them the game, as Luna’s team won by a margin of 10-1 against Chunichi (one heck of a performance made by ace starter Kris Johnson that night), Luna finished the game 1 for 4 with a single… it still made the news for breaking the errors made in a single game in the Central League with 3, so yeah, that’s one for the NPB “Yakyu“ history books for Luna.