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Carp rout BayStars to trim magic number to two

/ Sep 13, 2017

Carp rout BayStars to trim magic number to two

The Hiroshima Carp lowered their magic number to clinch the Central League pennant to two on Wednesday with a 12-4 win over the Yokohama BayStars. Leadoff man Kosuke Tanaka provided the spark after rookie pitcher Yuta Nakamura surrendered two runs in the top of the ...

/ Sep 13, 2017

Giants owner wants to retain manager Takahashi

Yomiuri Giants owner Shoichi Oikawa indicated Wednesday that he wants manager Yoshinobu Takahashi to remain in his post next season. "It's something that has already been decided," Oikawa said after a Nippon Professional Baseball's owners' meeting. The 42-year-old Takahashi is currently in the second year of ...