Triumphant Carp reduce magic number to three

Sep 6, 2016

Triumphant Carp reduce magic number to three

Kris Johnson earned his 14th win as the Hiroshima Carp beat the Chunichi Dragons 4-1 on Tuesday to inch closer to their first Central League pennant in 25 years. Before 31,465 at Mazda Stadium, Johnson (14-6) capitalized on a hustling team effort as the ...

Giants' Taguchi tosses first shutout of career

Aug 3, 2016

Giants' Taguchi tosses first shutout of career

Kazuto Taguchi threw a two-hitter for his first career shutout on Wednesday as the Yomiuri Giants eased to a 5-0 win over the Chunichi Dragons, extending their winning streak to five. Taguchi (7-6), who has won four straight decisions, held the Dragons to two ...

Dragons beat Carp to deny Kuroda win No. 200

Jul 6, 2016

Dragons beat Carp to deny Kuroda win No. 200

Ryosuke Hirata broke a 1-1 tie with a sixth-inning RBI double as the Chunichi Dragons prevented Hiroki Kuroda from recording his 200th career victory in top-flight pro ball with a 4-1 win over the Hiroshima Carp in the Central League on Wednesday. “We didn’t ...