Baseball: Noma, Morishita shine as Carp win 6th straight


Takayoshi Noma delivered a tiebreaking single in the seventh inning among his three hits as the Hiroshima Carp extended their winning streak to six games with a 5-3 victory over the Chunichi Dragons on Saturday.

Masato Morishita (6-2) held the Dragons to three runs, two earned, over eight innings for the win. The right-hander also led off the seventh with a double and scored on Noma’s single to left for a 3-2 lead at Mazda Stadium.

Matt Davidson added a two-run single later in the seventh.

Takuya Yasaki picked up his 18th save. Dragons reliever Akiyoshi Katsuno (4-2) gave up three runs in one-...

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