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 ...

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 ...