At Sapporo Dome, there was a game of Softbank Hawks vs Nipponham Fighters, May 3.
Starting pitcher of Hawks was Henricus Nicolas van den Hurk, who is 13-game winning streak from the start of the contestants. This is a Japanese record with Tsuneo Horiuchi of 1966（Yomiuri Giants).
Today, he was struck a home run from Daiki Asama（The first home run in professional）, and has hit 2 homers from Brandon J. Laird. Van den Hurk was deprived of four points to up to 7 innings.
But Hawks also fight back with 3 RBI of Seiichi Uchikawa, it became the score of 4：4 to 9innings .
Then, Nobuhiro Matsuda hit a reverse home run to 10 innings, the Hawks won in the 5:4.
Although Van den Hurk did not become a winning pitcher,Defeated not myth has continued.