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The Hiroshima Carp were forced to wait out a lengthy video decision, but were declared 3-2 winners over the Seibu Lions on Tuesday, after catcher Tatsuyuki Uemoto left his leg in the base line before a play at the plate in which the runner was called out to apparently end the ninth inning.

The Central League-leading Carp appeared headed for a 2-1 victory after Pacific League home run leader Ernesto Mejia hit into a ninth-inning double play. But with two outs, Tomoya Mori homered to tie it before 26,316 at Mazda Stadium.

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