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Hiroshima Carp: May 16, 2010

by on May.16, 2010 @ 1:54 pm, under NPB

8:42pm JST

...Mike Schultz was taken off the active roster today with pain in his lower back.  With Katsuhiro Nagakawa out with a bad right leg, the Carp had been relying on Schultz to be their closer.

1:54pm JST

...Kenta Maeda picked up his third shutout victory (and first 1-0 victory) of his career on Saturday.  The last Hiroshima pitcher to win a 1-0 game was Kan Otake against Yomiuri on 10/10/2009.  The last Hiroshima pitcher to toss a 1-0 walk-off victory was Shinji Sasaoka against Chunichi on 9/4/1999.

...Masato Akamatsu picked up his first pro walk-off hit on Saturday.