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Carp rally to beat Swallows

/ Aug 22, 2018

Carp rally to beat Swallows

Ryoma Nishikawa's tie-breaking, three-run home run led the Central League-leading Hiroshima Carp to a 7-4 come-from-behind win over the Tokyo Yakult Swallows on Wednesday. One night after a heartbreaking loss in a game the Carp were on the verge of winning, Nishikawa came up in ...

Swallows' Tetsuto Yamada wins sixth monthly MVP award

/ Aug 8, 2018

Swallows' Tetsuto Yamada wins sixth monthly MVP award

Tokyo Yakult Swallows second baseman Tetsuto Yamada has won his sixth monthly MVP award after leading Japan in batting average, runs scored, stolen bases and on-base percentage in July, Nippon Professional Baseball announced Wednesday. The 26-year-old posted a .425 batting average and set a team ...