Rookies spell relief as Carp get past Giants

Japanese Baseball Apr 11, 2021

Rookies spell relief as Carp get past Giants

Rookie relievers Haruki Omichi and Ryoji Kuribayashi each worked a scoreless inning on Saturday to preserve the Hiroshima Carp's 4-2 Central League win over the Yomiuri Giants. Starting pitcher Aren Kuri (3-0) allowed two runs, one earned, over seven innings, while leadoff man Ryosuke Kikuchi ...

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, ...

Takumi Oshiro, Giants beat up on Carp

Japanese Baseball Jul 17, 2020

Takumi Oshiro, Giants beat up on Carp

Takumi Oshiro homered to cap a three-run first inning as the Yomiuri Giants took advantage of tentative pitching from the Hiroshima Carp and never looked back in a 9-4 Central League win on Thursday. Carp right-hander Kazuki Yabuta (0-1) surrendered a leadoff double to Yoshiyuki ...