Baseball: 1-hit BayStars claim victory, heat up in CL race


Taiki Sekine doubled and scored, and Robert Gsellman pitched seven innings to help the DeNA BayStars win 1-0 over the Chunichi Dragons and move them within 5½ games of first place in the Central League on Tuesday. Sekine doubled to open the seventh inning for the BayStars at Vantelin Dome Nagoya to end any chance of Dragons rookie Hiroto Takahashi (5-6) going for a no-hitter. Sekine scored from third on a one-out ground throw. Gsellman (1-0), acquired in July, allowed three hits, a walk and a battering hit for his first win in Japan. Takahashi walked two and hit nine of seven…

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