Sept 5th, 2017 @ Yokohama

September 5th, 2017 Tokyo Swallows 0 Yokohama BayStars 4 (Yokohama Stadium) Last 8: LLLLLLLL A rare Ishikawa quality start (6.0 IP 1 R) couldn’t stop the Swallows’ losing streak. Joe Wieland helped his own cause by getting a two out RBI single in the fourth. Once again the Swallows bats couldn’t do anything and the […]

Sept 3rd, 2017 vs. Hiroshima

September 3rd, 2017 Hiroshima Carp 9 Tokyo Swallows 2 Streak: Lost 7 Last 7: LLLLLLL (Tokyo Mazda Stadium feat. DJ Patrick and Dance Teams Sparkles & Passion) Unlike the previous two games, the Swallows’ seventh straight loss wasn’t even close. The only redeeming feature of the evening was knowing that the Jingu stands would not […]

Sept 2nd, 2017 vs. Hiroshima

September 2nd, 2017 Hiroshima Carp 3 Tokyo Swallows 1 Streak: Lost 6 Last 6: LLLLLL (Meiji Jingu Mazda (!?) Stadium) The Swallows played host to a sold out crowd of mostly Carp fans at Jingu tonight as they dropped their sixth straight game. Swallows fans were hoping Ogawa would step up as the team’s ace […]

Sept 1st, 2017 vs. Hiroshima

September 1st, 2017 Hiroshima Carp 3 Tokyo Swallows 2 Streak: Lost 5 Last 5: LLLLL (Meiji Jingu Stadium) The Carp were looking to kick off September with a win as they had lost their last two in August to post their first losing month (12-13-2) in 2017. The Swallows (August record 7-19) however, were more […]

August 25th 2017, vs. Yokohama

August 25th, 2017 Yokohama BayStars 8 Tokyo Swallows 6 Streak: Lost 3 Last 5: LWLLL (Meiji Jingu Stadium) The Swallows dropped their opener against the BayStars after Buchanan had a bad inning and the Swallows offense ran out of time. I was away in the mountains of Oita away from civilization and a decent cell […]

August 4th 2017, @ Hanshin

August 4th, 2017 Tokyo Swallows 0 Hanshin Tigers 3 Streak: Lost 1     Last 5: LLLWL (Kyocera Dome) The Swallows hoped to take the momentum from last night’s win and keep it going in Osaka. Unfortunately, Randy Messenger pitched a solid game and the Swallows bats couldn’t bring their Jingu magic to Kyocera Dome. David […]

Aug 1st 2017, vs. Yomiuri

August 1st, 2017 Yomiuri Giants 10 Tokyo Swallows 6 Streak: Lost 2 Last 5: WLWLL (Shizuoka Kusanagi Stadium) The Swallows kicked off August in a loss in Shizuoka against the Giants. The Swallows gave up homers to Mikolas (solo) and two to Kamei (3-run and 2-run) and the bats couldn’t keep up.

July 28th, 2017 @ Hiroshima

July 28th, 2017 Tokyo Swallows 1 Hiroshima Carp 7 Streak: Lost 1 Last 5: LWWWL (Mazda Zooooom Zooooooom Stadium) After sweeping the Dragons at home, the Swallows looked to reverse their road luck in Hiroshima. Unfortunately, the Biards weren’t able to take down the CL leaders in their home. The Swallows came into the night […]

July 25th 2017, vs Chunichi

July 25th, 2017 Chunichi Dragons 8 Tokyo Swallows 9 Streak: Won 1  Last 5: LLWLW (Meiji Jingu Stadium) The Swallows prevailed in a see-saw game that saw numerous lead changes. Coco Balentien opened the Swallows scoring with his 200th career NPB homer. The Swallows won on a two out bases loaded walk in the bottom […]

July 21st, 2017 vs. Hanshin

July 21st, 2017 Hanshin Tigers 11 Tokyo Swallows 1 Streak: Lost 7      Last 15: LLLLLLLDLLLLLLL (Meiji Jingu Stadium) The boxscore says it all really. The Tigers hit four homers (two by newcomer Jason Rogers) and David Buchanan got shelled for seven runs in six innings. The Swallows did get their first non-home run […]