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Tigers hold off league-leading Carp

/ Jul 17, 2017

Tigers hold off league-leading Carp

Randy Messenger allowed one run over six innings to earn his ninth win as the Hanshin Tigers took down the Hiroshima Carp 2-1 on Monday night. As Nippon Professional Baseball resumed play after the weekend's All-Star break, the second-place Tigers moved within seven games of ...

/ Jul 11, 2017

Lions' Genda named to Pacific League All-Star roster

Seibu Lions rookie Sosuke Genda was added to the Pacific League's roster for this weekend's All-Star Series, NPB announced Tuesday. The 24-year-old replaces another shortstop, the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Golden Eagles’ Eigoro Mogi, for Friday’s game at Nagoya Dome and Saturday’s finale at Zozo Marine ...

Batista blasts Carp past BayStars

/ Jul 10, 2017

Batista blasts Carp past BayStars

Xavier Batista's fourth pinch-hit homer of the season overturned a one-run deficit as the Hiroshima Carp beat the Yokohama BayStars 5-1 on Monday night. Before 31,910 at Mazda Stadium, the Carp and BayStars opened their final series before this week's All-Star break. In a tight pitchers' ...