Archives for March 2014

Swallows acquire INF Takahiro Imanami from the Fighters

In a bit of a surprise move, the Swallows announced a trade with the Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters this morning. The trade will send RHP Tatsuyoshi Masubuchi to Hokkaido in return for INF Takahiro Imanami. After getting drafted out of high school in the 2006 draft, Masubuchi wallowed as a spot starter for the first […]

Mar 30th 2014, vs Yokohama [Cancelled]

March 30th, 2014 Yokohama BayStars  Tokyo Swallows Streak: Lost 1       Last 5: WL (Meiji Jingu Stadium) This afternoon’s game at Meiji Jingu Stadium has been cancelled due to rain. All five of the other scheduled NPB contests should continue as scheduled thanks to the fact that they’ll be played in domes. Thus, […]

Mar 29th 2014, vs Yokohama

March 29th, 2014 Yokohama BayStars 5 Tokyo Swallows 4 Streak: Lost 1       Last 5: WL (Meiji Jingu Stadium) Yokohama brought both teams winning percentage to .500 with the BayStars first win of the 2014 season. Despite the loss, there were several positives to take away from this game from the home team’s […]

Mar 28th 2014, vs Yokohama

March 28th, 2014 Yokohama BayStars 1 Tokyo Swallows 9 Streak: Won 1       Last 5: W (Meiji Jingu Stadium) The 2014 campaign is off to a good start. Nice weather for a sizable crowd, no serious injuries, and a whopping start to a whopping win. Baseball season can be fun, Tokyo fans. Ogawa-kantoku […]

Tokyo Swallows Podcast 19 (March, 2014)

The 2014 Pre-Season Extravaganza is here! 2013 Rookie of the Year, Yasuhiro Ogawa, gets us started in less than 72 hours, so join David, Kozo, and Christopher as they share their thoughts and predictions on how the six teams in the Central League are shaping up. Content overview: Why the orange team might be better than […]