Sep 27th 2016, @ Hanshin

Sep 27th 2016 Tokyo Swallows 3 Hanshin Tigers 4 Streak: Lost 3 Last 5: LWLLL (Koshien Stadium) The Tokyo Swallows continue to play out the season with nothing to play for. On Tuesday night, they suffered a come from behind loss to the Tigers and fell to fifth in the standings. The starters for this […]

Sept 13th 2016, vs Yokohama

September 13th, 2016 Yokohama BayStars 11 Tokyo Swallows 3 Streak: L2 Last 5: WLWLL With the regular season winding down, every game could be labeled as a MUST WIN. At a rainy, gloomy Jingu Stadium on Tuesday, Tokyo dug themselves into a deeper hole in a pitiful performance against Yokohama. The starters for this game […]

Sept 6th 2016, @ Yokohama

September 6th, 2016 Tokyo Swallows 1 Yokohama Baystars 6 Streak: Lost 2 Last 5: LLWLL (Yokohama Stadium) The make-or-break series to salvage the 2016 Tokyo Swallows season got off to a bad start after a comprehensive victory by the home team. Tonight’s game showed by Yokohama are in the driver’s seat towards earning a climax […]

Aug 30th 2016, @ Yomiuri

August 30th, 2016 Tokyo Swallows 2 Yomiuri Giants 5 Streak: Lost 1 Last 5: WWWWL (Fukui, Japan) The Swallows five game winning came to an end at the hands of the hated ones. The starters for this game were Sugano for the Gomiuri, Sugiura for the Swallows. First inning: Sakamoto hit a sacrifice fly to score […]

Aug 27th 2016, @ Hanshin

Aug 27th 2016 Tokyo Swallows 5 Hanshin Tigers 2 Streak: Won 4 Last 5: WLWWW (Koshien Stadium) The Swallows’ Masanori Ishikawa became the 48th pitcher in NPB and 3rd pitcher in ballclub history to win 150 games in a well deserved 5-3 road win over Hanshin. The starters for this game were Ishikawa for the […]

Aug 23rd 2016, vs. Chunichi

August 23rd, 2016 Chunichi Dragons 3 Tokyo Swallows 2 Streak: Lost 4 Last 5: WLLLL (Kusanagi Stadium, Shizuoka Japan) The Swallows losing streak hit four games as they lost to Chunichi in Shizuoka. Yoshinori started for the birds, Yoshimi started for Chunichi.  Yoshinori was great for the first three innings before running into trouble in […]

Aug 16th 2016, vs. Yokohama [Game Cancelled]

Tuesday’s ballgame against Yokohama was canceled due to Typhoon Chanthu. Even worse, it was supposed to be half price beer night. Gutted… See y’all tomorrow!

Aug 11th 2016, @ Chunichi

August 11th, 2016 Tokyo Swallows 8 Chunichi Dragons 2 Streak: Won 2 Last 5: WWLWW (Nagoya Dome) The shorthanded Swallows continued their fine form against Chunichi with a convincing win in Nagoya. After their devastating seven game losing streak, the Swallows have won three series in a row and gotten out of the Central League […]

Aug 9th 2016, @Chunichi

Aug 9th, 2016 Tokyo Swallows 1 Chunichi Dragons 2 Streak: Lost 1   Last 5: WLWWL (Nagoya Dome) The Swallows saw their two game winning streak snapped in an extra innings loss but more importantly, all-world second baseman Yamada left the game with a bad back. The Scoring: Bottom of the third: Chunichi scored on […]

Aug 2nd 2016, vs. Hiroshima

August 2nd, 2016 Hiroshima Carp 16 Tokyo Swallows 4 Streak: Lost 7 Last 5: LLLLL (Toda Jingu Stadium) The Swallows dropped their seventh straight game in not so dramatic fashion as they fell 16-4 to the mighty Hiroshima Bottomfeeders. Recently decimated by injuries, the current Swallows squad looks more like what you’d usually see down […]