• Kyodo


Kenjiro Nomura delivered his 2,000th career hit and the Hiroshima Carp celebrated the feat with a 5-2 victory over the Yakult Swallows in the Central League on Thursday.

Hiroshima tied the game at 1-1 in the second inning with a Greg LaRocca solo homer and took the lead for good in the third on an RBI single by Shigenobu Shima and LaRocca’s run-scoring grounder.

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