Baseball: Nippon Ham Fighters win Japan Series title
NHK -- Oct 30
In Japanese professional baseball, the Nippon Ham Fighters have beaten the Hiroshima Toyo Carp in the Japan Series. It is the Fighters' third title and the first in 10 years.

Going into Saturday's Game 6 at the Carp's home stadium in Hiroshima City, the Fighters were leading 3-2 in the best of seven series.

In the 1st inning, the Fighters got ahead with Haruki Nishikawa's triple followed by Hiromi Oka's RBI. The team's lead was short-lived, however, as the Carp scored 2 runs in the 2nd inning.

But in the 4th inning, the Fighters turned the tables and led again, 4-2, with RBIs from Kensuke Tanaka and from Nishikawa.

The Carp tied the score 4-4 with a homerun in the fifth and an infield RBI in the sixth.

Nippon Ham won the game 10-4 and the Japan Series title with 4 wins and 2 losses.

News source: NHK
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