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Hiroshima Toyo Carp 6 – Chunichi Dragons 5 (August 29, 2014)

by on Aug.29, 2014 @ 4:01 am, under Game Summaries, NPB
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Hiroshima Carp vs Chunichi Dragons @ Nagoya Dome - 18:00
Starters: Osera, Daichi (HIR) 7-6, 4.30 - Ono, Yudai (CHU) 6-7, 3.32

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 R H E
Hiroshima 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 6 9 1
Chunichi 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 2 5 14 1

Attendance: 37954 | Time: 4h31m | Hiroshima leads series, 10-8-0

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[8/28/2014] Hanshin Tigers, Hiroshima Carp, Yokohama Bay Stars, Yakult Swallows

by on Aug.29, 2014 @ 2:39 am, under NPB
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Hanshin Tigers

  • Mauro Gomez hit home runs in three consecutive games against the Yomiuri Giants: August 14, 26, and 27.  The last Hanshin foreign player to hit home runs in three consecutive games against the Giants was George Arias in 2003. Source: Nikkan Sports 8/28/2014
  • Masayuki Kakefu will most likely return next season as development coach. Source: Sponichi 8/28/2014
  • Yutaka Wada told reporters on Thursday he had not yet heard from the team about the 2015 season.  He also said that he had not been keeping track of reports about an extension. Source: Sponichi 8/28/2014

Hiroshima Carp

  • The Carp recorded their sixth extra-inning walk-off victory on Wednesday.  They are the first team to pick up six extra-inning walk-off victories since Chunichi notched seven in 2010.  The last time Hiroshima recorded six or more extra-inning walk-off victories was when they racked up six in 1973.  They are 9-2-2 in extra innings this season.  The last time they won nine games in extra innings was in 1996 (9-5-0). Source: Sanspo 8/28/2014
  • Not related to the Carp, but having to do with baseball in Hiroshima: the Koryo High School baseball team, about 140 members, helped landslide victims in Hiroshima clear out mud on Thursday. Source: Nikkan Sports 8/28/2014

Yokohama Bay Stars

  • The Bay Stars moved into sole possession of fourth place on Wednesday after playing in at least 100 games for the first time since 2007.  They also recorded their fiftieth victory in their 108th game of the year, quickest since they reached fifty in 100 games in 2007.  The Bay Stars are playing above .500 ball since May.  Yokohama and Yomiuri are the only teams in the Central League that have winning records since May. Source: Nikkan Sports 8/28/2014

Yakult Swallows

  • Masanori Ishikawa picked up his tenth win of the season on Thursday.  He now has ten seasons with at least ten victories.  That's good for a second place tie with Hiromu Matsuoka.  Masaichi Kaneda holds the franchise record with fourteen. Source: Sponichi 8/28/2014

Tokyo Yakult Swallows 6 – Hiroshima Toyo Carp 3 (August 28, 2014)

by on Aug.28, 2014 @ 4:02 am, under Game Summaries, NPB
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Yakult Swallows vs Hiroshima Carp @ Mazda Stadium - 18:00
Starters: Ishikawa, Masanori (YAK) 9-7, 4.65 - Maeda, Kenta (HIR) 10-6, 2.48

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Yakult 1 0 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 6 10 1
Hiroshima 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 9 1

Attendance: 28736 | Time: 3h5m | Hiroshima leads series, 12-6-0

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[8/27/2014] Injury Report: Tatsuro Hamada (Chunichi), Zach Phillips (Hiroshima)

by on Aug.28, 2014 @ 2:23 am, under NPB
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Hiroshima Carp

  • The Carp announced that Zach Phillips will return to the United States on Thursday for additional testing on his knee.  There is no timetable on his return to Japan. Source: Sponichi 8/27/2014

Chunichi Dragons

  • Hitoki Iwase was examined at a hospital on the 25th and diagnosed with some damaged muscle near his left elbow.  He was able to play some light catch on Wednesday.  No timetable has been set on his return. Source: Sanspo 8/27/2014
  • Tatsuro Hamada went to a hospital in Nagoya on Wednesday and was diagnosed with a medial collateral ligament injury in his left elbow.  He could end up missing the rest of the season. Source: Daily Sports 8/27/2014, Sponichi 8/27/2014, Nikkan Sports 8/27/2014

Chiba Lotte Marines

  • Luis Cruz felt some tightness in his right hamstring while running out a double in the 4th inning of Wednesday's game against the Orix Buffaloes.  He was replaced by a pinch-runner as a pre-caution. Source: Nikkan Sports 8/27/2014
  • Takuya Furuya will be taken off the active roster on Thursday with pain in his left shoulder. Source: Sponichi 8/27/2014 ... Furuya's condition does not appear to be serious, but Lotte does not want to risk making things worse since they were planning to use him in relief. Source: Sports Hochi 8/27/2014

[8/27/2014] Yomiuri Giants, Hanshin Tigers, Hiroshima Carp, Chunichi Dragons

by on Aug.28, 2014 @ 2:19 am, under NPB
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Yomiuri Giants

  • Shuichi Murata became the 117th player in NPB history to reach the 1,500-hit milestone.  The hit, a three-run home run off Minoru Iwata, came in the 1st inning of Wednesday's game against the Hanshin Tigers. Source: Sponichi 8/27/2014
  • Shinnosuke Abe became the fifty-seventh player in NPB history to strike out 1,000 times during Tuesday's game against the Hanshin Tigers.  The milestone strikeout came in the 4th inning against Randy Messenger.  The Giants recorded a walk-off, come-from-behind victory against the Tigers on Tuesday for the first time since April 21, 2006. Source: Nikkan Sports 8/27/2014 ... Three other Yomiuri players have struck out more than Abe: Sadaharu Oh with 1,319; Yoshinobu Takahashi with 1,134, and Isao Shibata with 1,087. Source: Sponichi 8/27/2014
  • Jose Lopez recorded his second walk-off of the month on Tuesday.  The last Yomiuri player to record two walk-offs in one month was Yoshiyuki Kamei in 2009 (August 4 and 8).  Lopez is the first foreign player to accomplish the feat in franchise history. Source: Sponichi 8/27/2014

Hanshin Tigers

Hiroshima Carp

  • Brad Eldred has now struck out at least once in twenty-eight consecutive games. Source: Nikkan Sports 8/27/2014
  • Fourteen players, including Eishin Soyogi, Kenta Maeda, Daichi Osera, Yoshihiro Maru, Ryosuke Kikuchi, and Shota Dobayashi, stood outside Mazda Stadium on Wednesday asking fans to donate money toward landslide relief. Source: Daily Sports 8/27/2014
  • The Carp scored seven runs in the 1st inning of Tuesday's game against the Yakult Swallows.  It was the first time they scored seven in the 1st since August 7, 2004. Source: Sports Hochi 8/27/2014

Chunichi Dragons

  • Motonobu Tanishige surpassed Katsuya Nomura and set the new NPB record for games at catcher with 2,922 on Wednesday. Source: Sponichi 8/27/2014
  • Masahiro Yamamoto could get a start sometime on or after September 2, when the Dragons play three against Yakult and three against Hanshin. Source: Daily Sports 8/27/2014

Tokyo Yakult Swallows 1 – Hiroshima Toyo Carp 2 (August 27, 2014)

by on Aug.27, 2014 @ 4:02 am, under Game Summaries, NPB
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Yakult Swallows vs Hiroshima Carp @ Mazda Stadium - 18:00
Starters: Narveson, Chris (YAK) 4-8, 4.65 - Fukui, Yuya (HIR) 3-2, 4.50

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 R H E
Yakult 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 6 1
Hiroshima 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1X 2 9 1

Attendance: 28106 | Time: 3h52m | Hiroshima leads series, 12-5-0

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[8/26/2014] Yomiuri, Hanshin, Hiroshima, Chunichi, Yokohama, Yakult

by on Aug.27, 2014 @ 3:29 am, under NPB
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Yomiuri Giants

  • Hirokazu Sawamura is slated to start Thursday's game against the Hanshin Tigers. Source: Daily Sports 8/26/2014

Hanshin Tigers

  • Mauro Gomez joined Willie Kirkland (thirty-seven in 1968), Hal Breeden (forty in 1976), Mike Reinbach (twenty-two in 1976), Leroy Stanton (twenty-three in 1979), Randy Bass (thirty-five in 1983), Cecil Fielder (thirty-eight in 1989), Thomas O'Malley (twenty-one in 1991), Scott Coolbaugh (twenty-two in 1995), Glenn Davis (twenty-three in 1995), and Mark Johnson (twenty in 1999) as the only players in franchise history to record twenty or more home runs in their first years. Source: Daily Sports 8/26/2014
  • Kosuke Kato was added to the active roster on Tuesday as a lefty specialist out of the bullpen. Source: Daily Sports 8/26/2014
  • Nikkan Sports is reporting that the Tigers are looking into Hiroyuki Nakajima.  If he decides to return to Japan, they could offer him third base and uniform numbers six and thirty-one. Source: Nikkan Sports 8/26/2014 ... Daily Sports is also carrying an article about Hanshin's interest in Nakajima. Source: Daily Sports 8/26/2014
  • The Tigers are looking into twenty-nine-year-old Naoki Miyanishi (Nippon Ham) and thirty-six-year-old Daisuke Yamai (Chunichi). Both players earned their domestic FA options this year. Source: Sponichi 8/26/2014

Hiroshima Carp

  • Hiroshima is planning to call up Brad Eldred on Wednesday. Kila Ka'aihue will be taken off the active roster to make room for Eldred.  Kenjiro Nomura told reporters he went with Eldred because they were going to face a lot of left-handed pitchers. Source: Sports Hochi 8/26/2014, Sponichi 8/26/2014, Nikkan Sports 8/26/2014
  • If Kenta Maeda gets starts on five days of rest, he could face the Yomiuri Giants three more times before the end of the season. Source: Sports Hochi 8/26/2014 ... Starts on five days of rest should give Maeda at least seven more starts before the end of the season. Source: Daily Sports 8/26/2014
  • The Carp will collect donations for landslide relief in front of Mazda Stadium on Wednesday and Thursday.  The money will be donated to the Japanese Red Cross Society through the Chugoku Shimbun Social Welfare Services Corporation. Source: Daily Sports 8/26/2014

Chunichi Dragons

  • Motonobu Tanishige played in his 2,921st game as a catcher and tied Katsuya Nomura's record for most games at catcher. Source: Sports Hochi 8/26/2014, Daily Sports 8/26/2014
  • Junki Ito could make his next start on the 28th against Yokohama. Source: Nikkan Sports 8/26/2014
  • Masahiro Yamamoto started a Ni-gun game against Orix on Tuesday.  He gave up two runs on five hits over five innings of work.  He threw sixty-nine pitches.  Takuya Asao was also scheduled to pitch, but did not because he was not feeling well. Source: Nikkan Sports 8/26/2014
  • Doala performed the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge at Nagoya Dome on Tuesday. Since he can not get wet, he replaced ice water with baseballs. Doala accepted the challenge from Nagoya Mayor Takashi Kawamura. He did not name any candidates to continue the challenge. Source: Sports Hochi 8/26/2014Sanspo 8/26/2014, Sponichi 8/26/2014

Yokohama Bay Stars

  • Daisuke Miura has committed just nine errors over his Ichi-gun career (twenty-three years, 510 games, 3,132.2 innings pitched). His last error came during a Yakult game on September 17, 2011 -- he misplayed a bunt.  Twenty-seven pitchers have logged 3,000 or more innings of work.  Miura is the only one with errors in the single digits.  He is also the only one that has not recorded more than two errors in any one season.  He has committed four throwing errors to first, three pick-off errors, and two fielding errors. Source: Sponichi 8/26/2014

Yakult Swallows

  • Ryohei Kiya and Masaya Emura will be taken off the active roster on Wednesday.  Kiya gave up seven runs (all earned) over 0.2 innings on Tuesday.  Emura relieved Kiya and gave up two runs (both earned) over 1.1 innings.  Hirofumi Yamanaka and Kenta Abe will take their spots at Ichi-gun. Source: Nikkan Sports 8/26/2014
  • The players' group donated one million yen to landslide relief efforts in Hiroshima through the Chugoku Shimbun Social Welfare Services Corporation. Source: Sports Hochi 8/26/2014

[8/25/2014] Injury Report: Brad Eldred (Hiroshima), Yulieski Gourriel (Yokohama)

by on Aug.26, 2014 @ 12:12 am, under NPB
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Hiroshima Carp

  • Brad Eldred suffered an injury during a Ni-gun game against Chunichi on Sunday.  He took a batted ball off the area near his left wrist while playing defense in the 2nd inning.  He was taken to the hospital for tests. Source: Daily Sports 8/25/2014 ... Edlred was diagnosed with a bruise on his left forearm.  He is considered day-to-day. Source: Sponichi 8/25/2014

Yokohama Bay Stars

  • Yulieski Gourriel (left side) is slated to rejoin the Ichi-gun team on Tuesday. Source: Sponichi 8/25/2014 ... Gourriel joined the Ichi-gun team on Monday.  He showed up with his hair dyed blond. Source: Daily Sports 8/25/2014 ... Gourriel will most likely get the start at second and bat third on Tuesday against the Chunichi Dragons at Nagoya Dome. Source: Nikkan Sports 8/25/2014
  • Yoshitomo Tsutsugo could make it back to the active roster in early September, at the earliest.  He recently resumed hitting off a tee.  He is still unable to run. Source: Daily Sports 8/25/2014

[8/24/2014] Injury Reports: Yoshiyuki Kamei (Yomiuri), Ryuji Ichioka (Hiroshima)

by on Aug.25, 2014 @ 4:45 am, under NPB
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Yomiuri Giants

  • Yoshiyuki Kamei (left thigh) played in his first rehab game at Ni-gun on Sunday.  He was the designated hitter and batted third in a game against a mixed team from the Tokai University Baseball League.  He walked in his first trip to the plate and was replaced by a pinch-runner. Source: Sponichi 8/24/2014

Hanshin Tigers

  • Naomasa Yokawa suffered a bruise under his right eye during workouts before a Ni-gun practice game against Kyoto University on Saturday.  Yokawa was fielding a baseball during batting practice when it took a bad hop and struck him under the eye. He was taken to a hospital in Nishinomiya for tests and diagnosed with a bruise. He is considered day-to-day. Source: Sanspo 8/24/2014

Hiroshima Carp