Carp announce Shinji Sasaoka as new manager

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Oct 7, 2019

Carp announce Shinji Sasaoka as new manager

The Hiroshima Carp promoted pitching coach Shinji Sasaoka and named him the club's new manager for the 2020 season on Monday. The 52-year-old replaces Koichi Ogata, who stepped down after the Central League team finished the regular season in fourth and missed out on a ...

Carp's Yusuke Nomura handcuffs BayStars

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Aug 8, 2019

Carp's Yusuke Nomura handcuffs BayStars

Yusuke Nomura allowed just one single over eight scoreless innings as the Hiroshima Carp tightened up the Central League pennant race with a 4-1 win over the second-place Yokohama BayStars on Thursday night. Nomura (6-3) struck out six without issuing a walk, and was gifted ...