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 ...

Yokohama's Gurriel breaks loose in Japan debut

Jun 8, 2014

Yokohama's Gurriel breaks loose in Japan debut

Cuba’s Yulieski Gurriel went 3-for-4 with two runs scored in his Japan debut as the Yokohama BayStars rallied to beat the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles 5-1 on Sunday afternoon. Shun Yamaguchi (2-1) tossed one-run ball and yielded four hits over eight innings to win ...

Gourriel to make debut with BayStars Friday

Jun 2, 2014

Gourriel to make debut with BayStars Friday

Newly acquired Cuban infielder Yulieski Gourriel will make his debut with the Yokohama BayStars this week, manager Kiyoshi Nakahata revealed on Monday. Nakahata appears set to start Gourriel at third base and have him bat third in the starting lineup on Friday in the ...

Eagles' Norimoto throws two-hit shutout

May 22, 2014

Eagles' Norimoto throws two-hit shutout

Takahiro Norimoto threw a two-hitter for his second shutout of the season, Kazuya Fujita delivered a two-run single and the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles blanked the Yokohama BayStars 4-0 in a rain makeup game on Thursday night in Sendai. Norimoto (5-3), the 2013 Pacific ...

Carp batters prop up Maeda in win over BayStars

May 4, 2014

Carp batters prop up Maeda in win over BayStars

Shogo Kimura hit a tiebreaking single and Ryuhei Matsuyama had a two-run homer to help make a winner of Kenta Maeda as the Hiroshima Carp beat the Yokohama BayStars 5-2 on Sunday afternoon. It was the 20th victory of the year for the Central ...

Giants slugger Lopez belts winning HR in 10th

Apr 1, 2014

Giants slugger Lopez belts winning HR in 10th

Jose Lopez continued his spring power surge with a 10th-inning solo homer as the Yomiuri Giants spoiled the Yokohama BayStars’ home opener on Tuesday with a 2-1, 10-inning victory at Yokohama Stadium. The homer was Lopez’s third of the new season and gave him ...