Carp's Yusuke Nomura handcuffs BayStars

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Aug 8, 2019

Carp's Yusuke Nomura handcuffs BayStars

Yusuke Nomura allowed just one single over eight scoreless innings as the Hiroshima Carp tightened up the Central League pennant race with a 4-1 win over the second-place Yokohama BayStars on Thursday night. Nomura (6-3) struck out six without issuing a walk, and was gifted ...

Carp edge Tigers behind Nomura

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Aug 1, 2017

Carp edge Tigers behind Nomura

Yusuke Nomura allowed two runs over six innings on Tuesday as the Central League-leading Hiroshima Carp held off the second-place Hanshin Tigers 4-3. Nomura (7-4) got a three-run first inning lead as he cruised through the early innings before 31,269 at Mazda Stadium. "The Tigers beat ...

Tigers hold off league-leading Carp

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Jul 17, 2017

Tigers hold off league-leading Carp

Randy Messenger allowed one run over six innings to earn his ninth win as the Hanshin Tigers took down the Hiroshima Carp 2-1 on Monday night. As Nippon Professional Baseball resumed play after the weekend's All-Star break, the second-place Tigers moved within seven games of ...