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 ...

Carp hurler Kuroda maintains mastery of Tigers

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Apr 23, 2016

Carp hurler Kuroda maintains mastery of Tigers

Hiroki Kuroda threw seven scoreless innings and the Hiroshima Carp bullpen barely held on in a 3-2 Central League win on Saturday over the Hanshin Tigers. Before 31,748 at Mazda Stadium, Kuroda (3-1) allowed four hits but no walks over seven innings, while striking out ...