Baseball: Dragons' Ono outduels Taira to win 6th shutout

Yudai Ono extended his scoreless innings streak to 45 as he reeled off his sixth shutout in the Chunichi Dragons’ 1-0 Central League win over the DeNA BayStars on Thursday.The 32-year-old lefty allowed six hits while striking out nine to improve to 10-5 after his teammates scored their lone run in the first inning off DeNA right-hander Kentaro Taira (3-5) at Nagoya Dome.The Japan and CL record for consecutive scoreless innings is 64-1/3 innings, set by Hall of Fame lefty Masaichi Kaneda in 1958. Ono, however, set a team record when he surpassed Hiroomi Oyane’s streak of 40-1/3 innings set in 1…

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