• Kyodo


Hiroshima Carp right-hander Kenta Maeda, who has had a bout with elbow stiffness, is slated to start a game on Sunday, manager Kenjiro Nomura revealed on Thursday.

That day, the Carp will be at Yokohama Stadium to play the Yokohama BayStars. Maeda, who is 2-0 this season with a 0.95 ERA in three starts, participated in long toss on Thursday for the second straight day.

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