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Masato Morishita goes distance as Carp blank Swallows

Japanese Baseball Apr 7, 2021

Masato Morishita goes distance as Carp blank Swallows

Right-hander Masato Morishita was in command for the Hiroshima Carp on Tuesday, throwing the first complete-game shutout of the Central League season in a 2-0 win over the Tokyo Yakult Swallows. Last year's CL Rookie of the Year improved to 2-0 after striking out five, ...

Swallows overcome coronavirus hit to beat BayStars

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Apr 1, 2021

Swallows overcome coronavirus hit to beat BayStars

Yasutaka Shiomi and Munetaka Murakami combined to drive in five runs as the Tokyo Yakult Swallows beat the DeNA BayStars 5-3 on Wednesday after the Central League club deactivated six players due to coronavirus issues. Star second baseman Tetsuto Yamada, two-time batting champion Seiichi Uchikawa ...