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 […]

Jul 26th 2016, @ Hanshin

July 26th, 2016 Tokyo Swallows 3 Hanshin Tigers 5 Streak: Lost 1 Last 5: LWWWL (Koshien Stadium) In the latest battle between the Central League’s two worst clubs, the Swallows wasted Ishikawa’s quality start and saw their three game winning streak come to an end. First inning: the Swallows took an early lead on all-world […]

Jul 19th 2016, vs. Yokohama

July 19th 2016 Yokohama BayStars 9 Tokyo Swallows 8 Streak: Lost 1 Last 5: WLLWL (Meiji Jingu Stadium) The Swallows found themselves in an early hole, clawed their way back into the game, had a grand opportunity to go ahead, blew that opportunity, and paid for it dearly at the end.  The starters for this […]

July 12th 2016, vs. Hanshin

July 12th 2016 Hanshin Tigers 3 Tokyo Swallows 1 Streak: Lost 1 Last 5: LWLWL (Nagano Olympic Stadium) The fierce battle for sixth place in the Central League found itself in Nagano on Tuesday night. The submariner Yamanaka had a great start but the bullpen imploded again for the umpteenth time this season. The Scoring […]

July 5th 2016, @ Yokohama

July 5th, 2016 Tokyo Swallows 0 Yokohama Baystars 4 Streak: Lost 1 Last 5: LWWWL (Yokohama Stadium) The Swallows saw their three game winning snapped in Yokohama as their bats went silent against all-star pitcher Yamaguchi. Submariner Yamanaka started for Tokyo and Yamaguchi for Yokohama. Second inning: Yokohama got the scoring started on a timely […]