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 ...

Aizawa drives in winning run for Carp in 11th

/ Sep 6, 2017

Aizawa drives in winning run for Carp in 11th

Tsubasa Aizawa's 11th-inning RBI single lifted the Hiroshima Carp to a 4-3 win over the second-place Hanshin Tigers on Wednesday, leaving the Carp with a magic number of 10 to clinch their second straight pennant. Aizawa, who entered the game as a defensive substitute, came ...

Carp edge Tigers behind Nomura

/ Aug 1, 2017

Carp edge Tigers behind Nomura

Yusuke Nomura allowed two runs over six innings on Tuesday as the Central League-leading Hiroshima Carp held off the second-place Hanshin Tigers 4-3. Nomura (7-4) got a three-run first inning lead as he cruised through the early innings before 31,269 at Mazda Stadium. "The Tigers beat ...

Carp's Kuri holds Swallows in check

/ Jul 28, 2017

Carp's Kuri holds Swallows in check

Aren Kuri allowed a run in six innings to earn his first win as a starter in two months as the Hiroshima Carp beat the Tokyo Yakult Swallows 7-1 on Friday night. Kuri (6-5), making his first start since June 2, served up some fat ...