• The Associated Press


Kenjiro Nomura hit a grand slam Saturday and Yasuhiro Oyamada tossed a two-hitter over the distance as the Hiroshima Carp downed the Yokohama BayStars 5-3.

Nomura’s homer off Seibu starter Yoshihiro Doi in the bottom of the sixth inning at Hiroshima Municipal Stadium gave the Carp a 5-0 lead.

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