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Hiroshima Toyo Carp 4 – Yokohama Bay Stars 10 (July 31, 2015)

by on Jul.31, 2015 @ 5:44 am, under Game Summaries, NPB
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Hiroshima Carp vs Yokohama Bay Stars @ Yokohama Stadium - 18:00
Starters: Maeda, Kenta (HIR) 8-6, 2.03 - Ino, Shoichi (YOK) 4-7, 2.95

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Hiroshima 0 1 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 4 13 1
Yokohama 4 2 0 2 0 0 2 0 X 10 8 1

Attendance: 27928 | Time: 3h29m | Yokohama leads series, 10-4-0

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Hiroshima Toyo Carp 11 – Tokyo Yakult Swallows 2 (July 28, 2015)

by on Jul.28, 2015 @ 7:24 am, under Game Summaries, NPB
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Hiroshima Carp vs Yakult Swallows @ Jingu Stadium - 18:00
Starters: Kuroda, Hiroki (HIR) 6-4, 2.68 - Arakaki, Nagisa (YAK) 3-8, 4.28

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Hiroshima 0 1 1 0 0 5 0 0 4 11 14 0
Yakult 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 11 1

Attendance: 30868 | Time: 3h24m | Hiroshima leads series, 7-6-0

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[7/25/2015] Yomiuri Giants, Hanshin Tigers, Hiroshima Carp, Chunichi Dragons

by on Jul.26, 2015 @ 9:26 am, under NPB
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Yomiuri Giants

  • Yasuyuki Kataoka recorded the 200th sac hit of his career during his at bat in the 1st inning of a game against the Hiroshima Carp on July 25 and became the thirty-seventh player in NPB history to reach the milestone. Source: Sponichi 7/25/2015

Hanshin Tigers

  • Shintaro Fujinami set a new career high by throwing 152 pitches for his shutout victory over the Yokohama Bay Stars on July 24. His previous high of 143 was set against Chunichi on July 15, 2014. Source: Sponichi 7/25/2015 ... Fujinami recorded his second shutout victory on July 24 and became the first Japanese Hanshin pitcher to accomplish the feat since Atsushi Nomi in 2013 and the first right-handed Japanese Hanshin pitcher since Shinobu Fukuhara in 2005. Source: Chunichi Sports 7/25/2015 ... Fujinami recorded the first 150-plus pitch shutout victory in the NPB since Tetsuya Utsumi on May 28, 2011 (against Lotte, 152 pitches) and the first 150-plus pitch shutout victory in franchise history since Kei Igawa on June 25, 2003 (against Hiroshima, 150 pitches). Source: Sanspo 7/25/2015

Hiroshima Carp

  • Brad Eldred's wife gave birth to the couple's third child, a girl weighing 3,119 grams, on July 25 (US time). Eldred is currently scheduled to return to Japan on the July 28. Source: Daily Sports 7/25/2015, Sports Hochi 7/25/2015

Chunichi Dragons

  • Motonobu Tanishige played in his 3,017th game on July 25 and tied Katsuya Nomura's all-time NPB record for most games played. Source: Sponichi 7/25/2015

[7/24/2015] Hanshin Tigers, Hiroshima Carp, Yokohama Bay Stars

by on Jul.25, 2015 @ 5:41 am, under NPB
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Hanshin Tigers

  • Taiga Egoshi homered in his second straight game on July 24 and became the first rookie in franchise history to accomplish the feat since Akinobu Okada in 1980 (against Chunichi on August 6 and 7). Source: Daily Sports 7/24/2015, Sponichi 7/25/2015
  • A foul ball Shintaro Fujinami hit during indoor batting practice on July 23 struck hitting coach assistant Thomas O'Malley on the left side of the head. O'Malley told reporters he was fine, other than some pain. He also blamed himself for not paying attention (he was chatting with an interpreter). Source: Sanspo 7/24/2015

Hiroshima Carp

  • Keisuke Imai could get a start during the Yakult series that begins on July 28. If he does, it will be his first start since 2013. Source: Sports Hochi 7/24/2015
  • Hiroki Kuroda tossed a bullpen session on July 23. Instead of his usual thirty-five or so pitches, he threw eighty-five. Kuroda could make his next start on July 28 against Yakult. Source: Sponichi 7/24/2015

Yokohama Bay Stars

  • Starters for the Hanshin series that began on July 24: Shoichi Ino, Yoshiki Sunada, Shun Yamaguchi. Source: Sports Hochi 7/24/2015
  • Shun Yamaguchi could be sent down to Ni-gun for an adjustment if he continues to struggle. He has not won a game since April 25. Source: Sports Hochi 7/24/2015