Oct 1st 2015, vs Hanshin [Game Cancelled]

October 1st, 2015

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Tokyo Swallows

Streak: Lost 1  Last 5: WLWWL

(Meiji Jingu Stadium)

As if waiting until today following Tuesday’s deflating defeat to Hiroshima didn’t stir the nerves of Swallows fans enough already, the weather conspired to delay things further as tonight’s game was postponed due to an excess of rain and wind over Tokyo.

So the M1 Swallows must wait another 24 hours for their shot at making history, with the make-up game slotting into this Friday evening.

The starters for the game remain the same: Ogawa vs Iwata, while Hiroyasu Tanaka was called back up to the top team today in preparation for his pennant-clinching 12th inning pinch-hit sayonara single.

About David Watkins

David is a baseball bothering Brummie who spends a fair portion of his life fretting over the Tokyo Swallows and the WORLD'S GREATEST FOOTBALL TEAM, Aston Villa. He completes the quartet of abusive sporting relationships by being a die hard New York Knicks and Mets fan. You can find him on twitter: @yakulto

  • zilchzerozip

    Actually, if they make it to the bottom of the 12th they would have clinched already, as a tie suffices to meet the magic number. #justNPBthings

    Love,

    That Guy

    • Not necessarily. Not if the Tigers take a lead in the top of the 12th, #thanksalotthough

      • zilchzerozip

        Good point! I stand corrected, proving once and for all that people who say they “hate to be that guy,” probably secretly enjoy being “that guy.”

        Here’s to locking it up tonight!