• Kyodo


Right-hander Kenta Maeda was the top vote-getter among Central League starters as eight Hiroshima Carp players were selected in fan balloting for the upcoming All-Star series after the final results were announced on Friday.

Hiroshima’s eight matched a tie for the second most named in fan balloting since nine were selected for the All-Star series from the Hanshin Tigers in 2003.

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