Archives for June 2015

Jun 30th 2015, vs Hanshin

June 30th, 2015 Hanshin Tigers 3 Tokyo Swallows 4 Streak: Won 2  Last 5: WWLWW (Meiji Jingu Stadium) Ohbiki was the hero as he drove in three of the Swallows four runs, coming up clutch in a way previously unseen in his injury affected 2015. Hopefully this was a sign of some more good things […]

Jun 28th 2015, vs Yomiuri

June 28th, 2015 Yomiuri Giants 4 Tokyo Swallows 6 Streak: Won 1  Last 5: WWWLW (Meiji Jingu Stadium) Revenge. The Birds got back to their winning ways in Tateyama’s triumphant return to Giant-slaying. He gave us four innings of vintage Tateyama, then tossed in an Oshimoto-esque 5th inning as a deep cut for the old-timers, but […]

Jun 27th 2015, vs Yomiuri

June 27th, 2015 Yomiuri Giants 1 Tokyo Swallows 0 Streak: Lost 1  Last 5: LWWWL (Shizuoka Kusanagi Baseball Stadium) Tokyo saw its three-game winning streak come to a halt at the hands of one Miles Mikolas. Tokyo starter, Nagisa Arakaki, pitched a great game. By any objective measure, he had the type of afternoon that 100% of […]

Jun 26th 2015, vs Yomiuri [Cancelled]

June 26th, 2015 Yomiuri Giants  Tokyo Swallows  Streak: Won 3  Last 5: LLWWW (Shizuoka Kusanagi Baseball Stadium) This evening’s game was cancelled due to rain. Game two of this series, also to be played in Shizuoka, will start at 2 PM on Saturday.

Jun 25th 2015, @ Chunichi

June 25th, 2015 Tokyo Swallows 7 Chunichi Dragons 3 Streak: Won 3   Last 5: LLWWW (Nagoya Dome) I’m not one to make bold predictions but prior to this season I publicly proclaimed that the Swallows would finish ahead of the Dragons this year. But after the Swallows’ fall from the top of the CL […]

Tokyo Swallows Podcast 27 (June, 2015)

Dave and Kozo powered through a podcast in central Tokyo as Chris did some humanitarian work in Tohoku. Content Overview Swallows recap since the last podcast. Historical Swallows losing streaks. The Mitch Dening signing. Positive streaks. Interleague. Post-Interleague CL team-by-team analysis. Notable Swallows players. Swallows that need to pick it up. All-Star voting. Tsubakuro. Upcoming […]

Jun 24th 2015, @ Chunichi

June 24th, 2015 Tokyo Swallows 5 Chunichi Dragons 3 Streak: Won 2   Last 5: LLLWW (Nagoya Dome) The usually reliable Dragons setup man Matayoshi had an off day and the Swallows made sure to take advantage… and more. After Tuesday’s come from behind victory in rainy Gifu, the Swallows looked to build on that […]

Jun 23rd 2015, @ Chunichi

June 23rd, 2015 Tokyo Swallows 5 Chunichi Dragons 3 Streak: Won 1   Last 5: LLLLW (Gifu Stadium) Ogawa registered his first win since waaaay back on May 1st, while a 7th inning surge was enough to push the Swallows past the Dragons in a rainy Gifu, snapping their losing streak at five in the […]

Jun 21st 2015, @ Hanshin

June 21st, 2015 Tokyo Swallows 2 Hanshin Tigers 4 Streak: Lost 5   Last 5: LLLLL (Koshien Stadium)

Jun 20th 2015, @ Hanshin

June 20th, 2015 Tokyo Swallows 1 Hanshin Tigers 4 Streak: Lost 4   Last 5: WLLLL (Koshien Stadium) The Tigers’ Randy Messenger was effectively wild, getting through seven innings of one-run ball as the Swallows lost their sixth straight to the Tigers and extended their overall losing streak to four. Tigers got an early lead […]