Batista blasts Carp past BayStars

/ Jul 10, 2017

Batista blasts Carp past BayStars

Xavier Batista's fourth pinch-hit homer of the season overturned a one-run deficit as the Hiroshima Carp beat the Yokohama BayStars 5-1 on Monday night. Before 31,910 at Mazda Stadium, the Carp and BayStars opened their final series before this week's All-Star break. In a tight pitchers' ...

Carp debutant Batista blasts his way into history

/ Jun 5, 2017

Carp debutant Batista blasts his way into history

After months of beating minor league pitching into submission, Xavier Batista was thrust into the limelight and rose to the occasion. On Saturday, a day after the Carp signed him to a standard contract, the 25-year-old from the Dominican Republic rocked Hiroshima's Mazda Stadium with ...