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Rookie Ko Shimozuru hit a game-tying, two-run, pinch-hit homer, and Seiya Suzuki drove in the winning run with a home run for the third straight day as the Hiroshima Carp beat the Orix Buffaloes 5-4 on Sunday in interleague.

The win was the sixth straight for the Central League-leading Carp, who wrapped up interleague play with an 11-6 record.

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