Archives for September 2015

Sep 29th 2015, vs Hiroshima

September 29th, 2015 Hiroshima Carp 4 Tokyo Swallows 2 Streak: Lost 1 Last 5: WLWWL (Meiji Jingu Stadium) The Swallows are still at M1 as the bad Shohei Tateyama showed up in front of an absolutely packed Jingu Stadium. The anticipation of a championship  brought people out of the woodwork and 33,522 people managed to find […]

Sep 28th 2015, vs Chunichi

Sep 28th, 2015 Chunichi Dragons 2 Tokyo Swallows 6 Streak: Won 2 Last 5: WWLWW (Meiji Jingu Stadium) The job’s not finished yet but the boys are really, really, really close. After Sunday’s big win over Gomiuri, the Swallows needed to quickly regroup and avoid any hangover to stay on track. Naturally, the Swallows entrusted […]

Sep 27th 2015, @ Yomiuri

September 27th, 2015 Tokyo Swallows 2 Yomiuri Giants 1 Last 5: WWWLW  Streak: Won 1 (Tokyo Dome) Revenge being necessary lest the Swallows slip into a tie for first, your team edged out the forces of evil, obtaining a magic number of 3 in the process. The Scoring occurred entirely in the fifth, but both […]

Sep 26th 2015, @ Yomiuri

September 26th, 2015 Tokyo Swallows 3 Yomiuri Giants 4 Last 5: WWWWL  Streak: Lost 1 (The Suidobashi Stain Dome) Your birds couldn’t build on or protect an early lead against second place Yomiuri. The difference at the top of the Central League is now one game. With Ueda on second (HBP) and Kawabata on first (catcher […]

Sep 24th 2015, vs Yokohama

September 24th, 2015 Yokohama BayStars 2 Tokyo Swallows 4 Last 5: LWWWW Streak: Won 4 (Meiji Jingu Stadium) The Swallows kept their momentum going and didn’t play down to their opponents as they cruised past the BayStars before an all-important two game set at the Tokyo Dome. All the hallmarks of the Swallows 2015 success […]

Sep 23rd 2015, vs Hiroshima

September 23rd, 2015 Hiroshima Carp 0 Tokyo Swallows 6 Streak: Won 3 Last 5: WLWWW (Meiji Jingu Stadium) The Swallows won their third game in a row behind Hatakeyama’s three RBIs and a vintage pitching performance by Tateyama against ex-big leaguer Hiroki Kuroda. The Scoring Bottom of the first: after Ueda and Kawabata were retired, […]

Sep 22nd 2015, vs Hiroshima

September 22nd, 2015 Hiroshima Carp 2  Tokyo Swallows 4 Streak: Won 2   Last 5: LWLWW (Meiji Jingu Stadium) Masanori Ishikawa won his 5th game in a row, Tony Barnette equalled the Swallows single season save record of 37, while the offense did all their scoring against Carp starter Toda as Tokyo won their 70th game […]

Sep 21st 2015, @ Hanshin

Sep 21st 2015 Tokyo Swallows 5 Hanshin Tigers 2 Streak: Won 1 Last 5: WLWLW (Koshien Stadium) Yamada and a resurgent Yuhei led the offense while Sugiura returned from a long injury layoff to help the Swallows to an important victory against Hanshin. The starters for this game were Sugiura for the Swallows, making his […]

Sep 19th 2015, vs Yomiuri

September 19th, 2015 Yomiuri Giants 4 Tokyo Swallows 10 Streak: Won 1 Last 5: DWWLW (Meiji Jingu Stadium) This game was tight through five frames, but then nearly the entire lineup chipped in to put this game away in the seventh and eighth. Two through six in the Swallows lineup all had at least two hits today. The […]

Sep 18th 2015, vs Yomiuri

September 18th, 2015 Yomiuri Giants 6 Tokyo Swallows 3 Streak: Lost 1 Last 5: LDWWL (Meiji Jingu Stadium) Coco was back! Ohbiki was back! Ogawa was starting! The Swallows essentially started their ideal lineup tonight and lost against Miles Mikolas and the Giants. The Giants got on the board first when Leslie Anderson jacked a […]