Maeda leads way as Carp snap four-game skid

Jul 12, 2014

Maeda leads way as Carp snap four-game skid

Kenta Maeda kept the damage to a minimum by yielding one run over eight strong innings as the Hiroshima Carp staved off the Chunichi Dragons 3-1 to snap a four-game losing streak on Saturday. The Carp, who dropped into third place a day earlier ...

Tigers stretch winning streak to six

Jul 8, 2014

Tigers stretch winning streak to six

Minoru Iwata allowed one unearned run over seven solid innings, leading the surging Hanshin Tigers to their sixth straight win in a 3-1 victory over the Hiroshima Carp on Tuesday night. The third-place Tigers moved within one game of second-place Hiroshima. Iwata (6-3) yielded ...

Kokubo sacrifice fly lifts Carp over Giants

Jul 2, 2014

Kokubo sacrifice fly lifts Carp over Giants

The Hiroshima Carp outlasted the Central League-leading Yomiuri Giants in a tense 4-3 win on Wednesday evening, with Tetsuya Kokubo coming off the bench to drive in the winning run with a sacrifice fly. With the score tied 3-3 in the bottom of the ...

Aizawa homers in ninth as Carp storm past BayStars

Jun 29, 2014

Aizawa homers in ninth as Carp storm past BayStars

Tsubasa Aizawa hit a tiebreaking home run with one out in the ninth inning, Brad Eldred went deep twice, and the second-place Hiroshima Carp rallied once to beat the Yokohama BayStars 7-5 on Sunday afternoon. Yoshihiro Maru opened the scoring in the first with ...

Hurler Maeda guides Carp to sixth straight victory

Jun 27, 2014

Hurler Maeda guides Carp to sixth straight victory

The Hiroshima Carp resumed the regular season with a bang on Friday, cruising to their sixth straight victory in a 6-0 whitewash of the Yokohama BayStars. Kenta Maeda (7-4), who allowed three hits, struck out nine and walked two, led the way over seven ...

Lowly Lions hammer Carp

Jun 13, 2014

Lowly Lions hammer Carp

Seibu newcomer Ernesto Mejia homered for the second straight game, while Takeya Nakamura belted his 250th career home run as the Pacific League cellar-dwelling Lions hammered the Hiroshima Carp 7-0 on Friday evening. Before a crowd of 26,737 at Seibu Dome, Mejia opened the ...

Matsuda, Hawks clobber Carp

Jun 7, 2014

Matsuda, Hawks clobber Carp

Nobuhiro Matsuda came a homer shy of the cycle and drove in four runs, Kenichi Nakata allowed just two runs over 7-1/3 quality innings and the Fukuoka Softbank Hawks walloped the Hiroshima Carp 16-5 on Saturday afternoon. The Central League-leading Carp lost their fourth ...

May 26, 2014

Carp beat Lions on misty night

Yoshihiro Maru drilled a tiebreaking three-run home run off reliever Randy Williams in the sixth inning and the Hiroshima Carp beat the Seibu Lions 6-2 on a misty night in Hiroshima Prefecture on Monday. The Central League-leading Carp won their second straight after losing ...