Fujita tips balance as Eagles edge Carp

/ Jun 11, 2017

Fujita tips balance as Eagles edge Carp

Kazuya Fujita went 3-for-4 and his RBI single broke an eighth-inning tie as the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles beat the Hiroshima Carp 4-3 on Sunday. With the score tied 3-3 in the bottom of the eighth, Ginji Akaminai easily beat out an infield single to ...

Carp debutant Batista blasts his way into history

/ Jun 5, 2017

Carp debutant Batista blasts his way into history

After months of beating minor league pitching into submission, Xavier Batista was thrust into the limelight and rose to the occasion. On Saturday, a day after the Carp signed him to a standard contract, the 25-year-old from the Dominican Republic rocked Hiroshima's Mazda Stadium with ...

Rookie Nakamura keeps Carp riding high

/ Jun 4, 2017

Rookie Nakamura keeps Carp riding high

Rookie right-hander Yuta Nakamura worked six innings to pace the Central League-leading Hiroshima Carp to a 7-1 interleague win over the Chiba Lotte Marines on Sunday. Before 31,321 at Mazda Stadium, the 21-year-old Nakamura located his fastball and a nasty slider to improve to 3-0 ...

Osera pitches Carp past Swallows

/ May 24, 2017

Osera pitches Carp past Swallows

Daichi Osera threw six shutout innings to lead the Hiroshima Carp to a 6-1 victory over the Tokyo Yakult Swallows on Wednesday. Before 30,469 at rainy Mazda Stadium, Osera (2-0) allowed three hits and a walk, while striking out six against a Swallows lineup that ...