Baseball: Kuri shuts out BayStars

Hiroshima Carp pitcher Allen Kuri was a proud dad on Monday, responding to his young son’s first words of encouragement with his second career shutout in a 4-0 Central League win over the DeNA BayStars.Kuri (5-5) allowed seven hits and two walks while striking out seven and pitched out of two tight spots to go the distance at Mazda Stadium.”This morning, my son, for the first time since he’s begun speaking, told me, ‘Do your best,'” Kuri said. “That was really the first time he said that, and I kept in mind how I wanted to show him something good today.”The right-hander needed a little more th…

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