Sep 22, 2016

BayStars manager Ramirez to remain at helm

Yokohama BayStars first-year manager Alex Ramirez will continue on with the Central League ballclub next season, team owner Tomoko Namba said Thursday. Namba said she formally asked Ramirez to remain in the post for the next year of his two-year contract with the team ...

Rookie Yabuta helps Carp move closer to pennant

Aug 31, 2016

Rookie Yabuta helps Carp move closer to pennant

Rookie Kazuki Yabuta made the most of his emergency start, pitching six scoreless innings for the Hiroshima Carp in a 3-0 win over the Yokohama BayStars on Wednesday. The Carp, who are chasing their first Central League pennant since 1991, moved 12 games clear ...

Carp clobber BayStars to clinch postseason berth

Aug 30, 2016

Carp clobber BayStars to clinch postseason berth

Kris Johnson took over the Central League lead in wins, allowing two runs in six innings before the Hiroshima Carp battered the Yokohama BayStars bullpen in an 8-2 win on Tuesday night. The Carp, who are chasing their first CL pennant since 1991, remain ...