Jun 23rd 2015, @ Chunichi

150623 Ogawa

June 23rd, 2015 Tokyo Swallows 5 Chunichi Dragons 3 Streak: Won 1   Last 5: LLLLW (Gifu Stadium) Ogawa registered his first win since waaaay back on May 1st, while a 7th inning surge was enough to push the Swallows past the Dragons in a rainy Gifu, snapping their losing streak at five in the […]

Jun 9th 2015, @ Orix


June 9th, 2015 Tokyo Swallows 8 Orix Buffaloes 1 Streak: Won 3   Last 5: LLWWW (Kyocera Dome) Another quality Furuno start and a flurry of home runs allowed the Swallows to make it three on the bounce as they cantered to victory on the road against the hapless Buffaloes. Things got cooking early for […]

Jun 2nd 2015, vs Tohoku


June 2nd, 2015 Tohoku Golden Eagles 3 Tokyo Swallows 4 Streak: Won 1  Last 5: WLWLW (Meiji Jingu Stadium) Furuno made it two impressive starts out of three for the season, while offensively the Swallows rode the Hatakexpress to victory over the Eagles. With Furuno making his third start of the year for Tokyo, the […]

May 26th 2015, vs Hokkaido

King Takada

May 26th, 2015 Hokkaido Fighters 12 Tokyo Swallows 5 Streak: Lost 1   Last 5: WLWWL (Meiji Jingu Stadium) Today marks the 5th anniversary of the day that the right-honorable esteemed manager of high esteem, Shigeru Takada, stepped down from his job as captain of the good ship Swallows. But as tonight’s game proved, with […]

May 19th 2015, vs Yokohama


May 19th, 2015 Yokohama BayStars 1 Tokyo Swallows 2 Streak: Won 2 Last 5: LLLWW (Meiji Jingu Stadium) All the scoring for this one was done by the end of the 2nd inning. In the top of the first, with Furuno on the mound making his first start of 2015, things looked bleak as a […]

May 15th 2015, @ Yomiuri


May 15th, 2015 Tokyo Swallows 1 Yomiuri Giants 2 Last 8: LLLLLLLL  Streak: Lost 8 (Tokyo Dome) All you need to know: Ogawa tossed a decent seven innings (5H / 2 K / 0 BB), the only runs allowed coming courtesy of a 7th inning Sakamoto two run homer. The bats offered him no run support, and […]

May 12th 2015, vs Hanshin [Cancelled]

Typhoon 6

May 12th, 2015 Hanshin Tigers Tokyo Swallows  Streak: Lost 5   Last 5: LLLLL (Meiji Jingu Stadium) Incoming typhoon + open air stadium = games cancelled. The teams will be back tomorrow evening, with Arakaki tasked with ending the Swallows losing streak.

Apr 24th 2015, vs Yomiuri

150424 Sayonara

April 24th, 2015 Yomiuri Giants 2 Tokyo Swallows 3 Streak: Won 1  Last 5: WLWLW (Meiji Jingu Stadium) The Swallows moved clear at the top of the Central League table as they once more clawed their way back from a losing position, this time winning in sayonara style in extras. The big news going into this […]

Apr 21st 2015, @ Chunichi

Haunted Doala

April 21st, 2015 Tokyo Swallows 2 Chunichi Dragons 3 Streak: Lost 1  Last 5: WWWWL (Nagoya Dome) The Swallows win streak came to an end at the hands of Chunichi starter Ohno, who dominated the Tokyo bats for the second time in 2015. Tonight’s game saw a rematch for Naruse and Ohno, with the Dragons […]

Apr 14th 2015, vs Hiroshima


April 14th, 2015 Hiroshima Carp  Tokyo Swallows  Streak: Lost 2   Last 5: WWWLL (Botchan Stadium, Matsuyama) The Swallows made their annual trip to Ehime Prefecture, made the ill advised decision to start this one in heavy rain, and after players were sliding everywhere in the infield, to the surprise of no one it was called […]