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BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Oct 17, 2013
Sugano delivers as Giants move closer to Japan Series
Tomoyuki Sugano grew up wanting to pitch in an important game for the Yomiuri Giants.
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BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Oct 16, 2013
Giants atone for early miscues, capitalize on late opportunities to edge Carp in Game 1
The Yomiuri Giants overcame the mistake that put them in an early hole against the Hiroshima Carp.
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BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Oct 16, 2013
Maeda says 'fearless' Carp have momentum against Giants
Knowing how big an achievement it is for the club to still be playing this time of year, ace hurler Kenta Maeda had a proverbial huge monkey on his back while on the mound at Koshien Stadium last Saturday, when the Hiroshima Carp faced the Hanshin Tigers.
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BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Oct 15, 2013
Carp embrace opportunity to face CL powerhouse Giants
It's been 22 years since the Hiroshima Carp have played this deep into a season. A long enough period that most of the team is experiencing postseason baseball for the very first time.
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BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Oct 13, 2013
Carp sweep Tigers, advance to face Giants
Bryan Bullington won a pitching duel against Randy Messenger and Brad Eldred had the big hit and made a stellar catch in left field as the Hiroshima Carp advanced to the final stage of the Central League's Climax Series with a 7-4 win over the Hanshin Tigers on Sunday.
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BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Oct 12, 2013
Ka'aihue ignites Carp in Game 1 triumph
Kila Ka'aihue came through big time with a tiebreaking three-run homer and Kenta Maeda went seven innings on one-run ball as the Hiroshima Carp pounded the Hanshin Tigers 8-1 in Game 1 of the Central League Climax Series First Stage on Saturday.
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JAPAN
Oct 11, 2013
Oyster-harvesting season starts in Hiroshima
The oyster harvest began Friday in Hiroshima Prefecture, the country's largest region for the mollusks. This year, the season began 10 days later than normal.
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JAPAN
Oct 6, 2013
Bakery Andersen may demolish building that survived A-bomb
The Andersen Group, a Hiroshima-based bakery, is thinking of fully renovating — with the option of demolishing — a historic building that survived the 1945 atomic bombing of the city, company officials said Sunday.
BASEBALL / BASEBALL BULLET-IN
Oct 5, 2013
Playoff drought finally ends for Hiroshima after 22 years
Every once in a while, it's nice to see a team that does not usually qualify for postseason play make it into the playoffs.
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BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Oct 3, 2013
Carp lock up third-place spot for playoffs
The Hiroshima Carp will have the Central League's toughest road to the Japan Series after Thursday's 5-3 defeat at the hands of the Chunichi Dragons ensured the Carp will play all of their Climax Series games on the road.
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BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Sep 29, 2013
Otake improves to 10-10 in strong outing against Giants
Kan Otake threw seven shutout innings en route to notching double-digit wins for the second year in a row in the Hiroshima Carp's 4-0 blanking of the Yomiuri Giants on Sunday.
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SOCCER / J. League
Sep 28, 2013
Sato stunner helps Sanfrecce close gap on Marinos
Hisato Sato scored a stunning first-half strike and reigning J. League champions Sanfrecce Hiroshima closed the gap on leaders Yokohama F. Marinos to two points with a 2-0 win away to Sagan Tosu on Saturday.
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Sep 27, 2013
Carp veteran Maeda to retire
Veteran Hiroshima Carp outfielder Tomonori Maeda on Friday said he will retire at the end of this season, his 24th with the Central League club.
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BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Sep 25, 2013
Carp reach first Climax Series
The Hiroshima Carp will head to their first Climax Series after beating the Chunichi Dragons 2-0 Wednesday.
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BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Sep 21, 2013
Carp make Giants put celebration on hold
Hiroshima Carp ace Kenta Maeda allowed a hit in six scoreless innings in a 7-4 win over the Yomiuri Giants on Saturday, denying the defending Japan Series champs a chance to clinch the Central League pennant for at least another day.
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BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Sep 17, 2013
Surging Carp win seventh straight on sayonara homer
Right-hander Kan Otake went the distance and Yoshiyuki Ishihara belted a sayonara home run to lift the streaking Hiroshima Carp to a 2-1 victory over the Hanshin Tigers on Tuesday evening.
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JAPAN
Sep 17, 2013
Singer brings peace message to U.N.
As pop star turned activist Shinji Harada performs around the world, including at a special United Nations concert this month in New York, he is reminded of the importance his hometown of Hiroshima plays as the nexus of a global peace movement 68 years after an atomic bomb destroyed the city.
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BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Sep 16, 2013
Carp beat Giants to boost playoff hopes
The Hiroshima Carp capitalized on a bullpen meltdown by the Yomiuri Giants on Monday in a 5-4 victory that was the sixth straight win for the Central League's third-place club.
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BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Sep 12, 2013
Carp double up Swallows; Balentien remains at 55 homers
There were plenty of balls flying out of Jingu Stadium on Thursday night.
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BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Sep 11, 2013
Balentien ties single-season home run record
Before facing the Hiroshima Carp, Wladimir Balentien and teammate Ryoji Aikawa decided they were going to go with a high-sock look, or as Balentien put it, "old-school, Sadaharu Oh-style."

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