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Swallows' David Buchanan shuts down Carp

/ May 4, 2018

Swallows' David Buchanan shuts down Carp

David Buchanan allowed five hits without a walk and drove in a run to help the Tokyo Yakult Swallows to an 8-0 win over the Central League-leading Hiroshima Carp on Friday. Buchanan (3-1), who has yet to pitch less than six innings or allow more ...

'Iron Man' Sachio Kinugasa dies at 71

/ Apr 24, 2018

'Iron Man' Sachio Kinugasa dies at 71

Hall of Famer Sachio Kinugasa, whose 2,215 consecutive games played remain a Japan pro baseball record, died of colon cancer Monday at 71, an informed source said. Nicknamed "Iron Man," Kinugasa played for the Hiroshima Carp from 1965 to 1987 and was the Central League's ...

Perfect Carp complete sweep of Dragons

/ Apr 1, 2018

Perfect Carp complete sweep of Dragons

Kosuke Tanaka's two-run double broke a fifth-inning tie as the Central League champion Hiroshima Carp remained perfect for the season with an 8-3 win over the Chunichi Dragons on Sunday. Before 31,260 at Mazda Stadium, the Carp leadoff man doubled with two outs to break ...