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Osera pitches Carp past Swallows

Baseball / Japanese Baseball May 24, 2017

Osera pitches Carp past Swallows

Daichi Osera threw six shutout innings to lead the Hiroshima Carp to a 6-1 victory over the Tokyo Yakult Swallows on Wednesday. Before 30,469 at rainy Mazda Stadium, Osera (2-0) allowed three hits and a walk, while striking out six against a Swallows lineup that ...

Carp rookies fuel rout of Swallows

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Apr 24, 2014

Carp rookies fuel rout of Swallows

Kosuke Tanaka hit his first career home run and fellow rookie Daichi Osera (2-1) allowed two runs in eight innings on Thursday as the Central League-leading Hiroshima Carp defeated the injury-plagued Tokyo Yakult Swallows 9-2. Tanaka, Hiroshima's third-round draft pick last autumn, overturned a 1-0 ...