The Dodgers rolled into Denver and beat the Rockies on Saturday 4-1, which itself is fairly humdrum. More impressive was how L.A.’s winning rookie pitcher, Kenta Maeda, a 28-year-old right-hander who spent seven outstanding years as a pro in Japan, took a no-hitter into the sixth. He then gave up three straight hits,…
That's Bryan Bullington pitching for the Hiroshima Carp in Japan. Bryan Bullington is not about to suffer fools like Ryota Arai who call timeout when he's already started his wind up.
This is from last night's Yokohama BayStars/Hiroshima Carp game. Breaks like this are why the BayStars are in last place, though I think Hiroshima would take issue with any other city calling itself unlucky.