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HIROSHIMA CARP

Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Sep 10, 2016
Hiroshima Carp capture first pennant since 1991
For two days, the Hiroshima Carp and their fans watched as Yomiuri Giants victories over other teams kept them from clinching a long-awaited Central League title.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Sep 9, 2016
Giants prevail over Swallows, prevent idle Carp from clinching pennant
The Yomiuri Giants hit three homers for all their runs to defeat the Tokyo Yakult Swallows 5-2 on Friday, making the Hiroshima Carp wait at least another day to claim the Central League title.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Sep 8, 2016
Carp reduce magic number to one to clinch CL pennant
The Hiroshima Carp moved to the brink of their first Central League pennant since 1991 with a 7-4 win over the Chunichi Dragons.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Sep 8, 2016
Swallows hurler Ogawa, Eagles reliever Matsui honored as August pitching MVPs
Tokyo Yakult Swallows starter Yasuhiro "Ryan" Ogawa and Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles reliever Yuki Matsui were named August pitchers of the month in the Central and Pacific Leagues, respectively, on Thursday.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Sep 7, 2016
Yabuta helps Carp get past Dragons as magic number drops to two
Rookie Kazuki Yabuta pitched out of some tight spots to go six innings, and the Hiroshima Carp moved to within two wins of their first Central League pennant in 25 years on Wednesday.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Sep 7, 2016
Study estimates Carp pennant worth ¥33.1 billion to Hiroshima Prefecture
A Central League pennant for the Hiroshima Carp could be worth ¥33.1 billion (about $326 million) to Hiroshima Prefecture's economy, a study concluded Wednesday.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Sep 6, 2016
Triumphant Carp reduce magic number to three
Kris Johnson earned his 14th win as the Hiroshima Carp beat the Chunichi Dragons 4-1 on Tuesday to inch closer to their first Central League pennant in 25 years.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Sep 2, 2016
Arai slugs three-run homer in fifth inning to carry Carp past Swallows
Takahiro Arai hit a come-from-behind three-run homer and the Hiroshima Carp beat the Tokyo Yakult Swallows 5-2 for their fourth straight win on Friday, cutting the magic number to clinch the Central League to seven.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Aug 31, 2016
Rookie Yabuta helps Carp move closer to pennant
Rookie Kazuki Yabuta made the most of his emergency start, pitching six scoreless innings for the Hiroshima Carp in a 3-0 win over the Yokohama BayStars on Wednesday.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Aug 30, 2016
Carp clobber BayStars to clinch postseason berth
Kris Johnson took over the Central League lead in wins, allowing two runs in six innings before the Hiroshima Carp battered the Yokohama BayStars bullpen in an 8-2 win on Tuesday night.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball / HIT AND RUN
Aug 29, 2016
Finally, Carp looking like real deal
The Hiroshima Carp, it seems, have arrived. After a long stretch of bad years and recent seasons of being a few pieces short of a whole, the Carp are finally in the thick of a pennant race again.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Aug 25, 2016
Kikuchi, Maru ignite pennant-chasing Carp in comeback victory over Giants
If there was any thought the Hiroshima Carp might take their foot off the gas a little after gaining a magic number, the Central League leaders squashed it the first chance they got.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Aug 24, 2016
Hiroshima defeats Yomiuri to see magic number lit at 20
Hiroshima batters erupted for four runs in the sixth inning to power the Carp to a 7-3 win over the Yomiuri Giants on Wednesday. The Carp saw their magic number to win the Central League pennant lit at 20 with the victory.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Aug 23, 2016
Wakiya hits sayonara home run in 10th to lift Giants over Carp
Utility infielder Ryota Wakiya broke up a scoreless tie in the 10th inning with his first career sayonara home run to lift the Yomiuri Giants over the Central League-leading Hiroshima Carp 1-0 on Tuesday.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Aug 16, 2016
Carp lefty Johnson tosses seven scoreless innings in triumph over Tigers
Kris Johnson hurled seven shutout innings to win his 12th game, tying him for the most in NPB, and Takahiro Arai had three RBIs as the Central-League leading Hiroshima Carp beat the Hanshin Tigers 5-0 on Tuesday.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Aug 4, 2016
Swallows' Sato cools off potent Carp offense
Yoshinori Sato held back NPB's top offense for as long as he could. It turned out to be just long enough for one of Japan's top offensive players to put the game away.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Jul 28, 2016
Carp teammates Tanaka, Fukui deliver dynamic performances against Giants
Kosuke Tanaka went deep twice and Yuya Fukui threw seven shutout innings as the Central League-leading Hiroshima Carp defeated the Yomiuri Giants 4-0 on Thursday.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Jul 23, 2016
Hiroshima hurler Kuroda earns 200th career victory
Former big leaguer Hiroki Kuroda picked up his 200th career win in top-flight pro ball after keeping the Hanshin Tigers off the scoreboard through seven innings in the Hiroshima Carp's 7-0 win on Saturday.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Jul 17, 2016
Carp, Hawks aim for continued success in second half
As can be expected, the top two teams of the first half, the Central League's Hiroshima Carp and Pacific League's Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks, were well represented during this year's NPB All-Star Series.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Jul 13, 2016
Carp's Kuroda falls short again in quest for 200th victory
Hiroki Kuroda was forced to wait again for his 200th career win after allowing six runs in 6⅔ innings to the Yomiuri Giants on Wednesday, taking the loss in the Hiroshima Carp's 6-0 defeat in the Central League.

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