• Kyodo


Akihiro Higashide hit a solo homer to snap a scoreless deadlock in the 10th inning as the Hiroshima Carp shut out the Hanshin Tigers 1-0 to end their five-game losing skid in the Central League on Sunday.

Higashide connected for a shot to right-center off Yuya Ando (4-5), who allowed four hits with seven strikeouts in 10 innings before taking the loss at Koshien Stadium.

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