...The Carp banged out 17 hits and 11 runs on Saturday for a victory. But that wasn't enough for Kenjiro Nomura. "No matter how many runs we scored, there was no assurance of a win," complained Nomura.
Incidentally, it was the first time since 8/4/2008 that the Carp collected 17 or more hits in a game and the first time since 8/29/2009 that they scored double-digit runs.
...Kenta Kurihara recorded his 6th consecutive 2+ hit game on Saturday. The last time he did that was back in 2007 (9/8 - 9/14).