Maru clouts two homers as Carp edge Giants

/ Jul 6, 2017

Maru clouts two homers as Carp edge Giants

Yoshihiro Maru's two home runs tipped a see-saw game the Hiroshima Carp's way in a 6-5 win over the Yomiuri Giants on Thursday night. Before 31,255 at Hiroshima's Mazda Stadum, the Carp scored for the first time in three games to overturn an early two-run ...

Sugano shines as Giants shut out Carp again

/ Jul 5, 2017

Sugano shines as Giants shut out Carp again

The Yomiuri Giants blanked the first-place Hiroshima Carp for the second straight night, this time with ace Tomoyuki Sugano throwing six scoreless innings in a 5-0 win Wednesday. Pitching on four days' rest for the first time since September 2015, Sugano (8-4) picked up his ...

Giants GM Tsutsumi resigns; Katori steps in

/ Jun 13, 2017

Giants GM Tsutsumi resigns; Katori steps in

Tatsuyoshi Tsutsumi stepped down as general manager of the Yomiuri Giants and was replaced by his special assistant Yoshitaka Katori on Tuesday. The 60-year-old Katori, who was a relief pitcher for the Giants and the Seibu Lions and also served as the head coach for ...