Aug 1st 2017, vs. Yomiuri (Shizuoka)

August 1st, 2017 Yomiuri Giants 10 Tokyo Swallows 3 Streak: Lost 2    Last 5: WLWLL (Shizuoka)

June 27th 2017, vs. Yomiuri (Home – Yamagata)

June 27th, 2017 Yomiuri Giants 4 Tokyo Swallows 3 Streak: Lost 3    Last 5: LWLLL (Yamagata. Far, but not far enough to escape the mediocrity.) Yoshinori is still around. He lost. The Scoring: Bottom of the second, one out. Ohbiki made a meal of an outside fastabll on a 2-1 count. 1-0 Tokyo. Top of […]

June 13th 2017, vs. Tohoku

June 13th, 2017 Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles 12 Tokyo Swallows 3 Streak: Lost 1  Last 5: LLLWL (Meiji Jingu Stadium) This one looked like it might get rained out. It would have been more fun for Tokyo if it had. The Tsubamegun could have retired to a nearby watering hole to contemplate the disappointing season […]

June 6th 2017, @ Fukuoka

June 6th, 2017 Tokyo Swallows 1 Fukuoka Hawks 2 Streak: Lost 1 (Saved by a tie)  Last 7: LLLLLDL (Fukuoka Whatever-It’s-Called Dome)

May 30th 2017, @ Orix

May 30th, 2017 Tokyo Swallows 1 Orix Buffaloes 9 Streak: Lost 1    Last 5: LLLWL (Kyocera Dome)

May 23rd 2017, @ Hiroshima

May 23rd, 2017 Tokyo Swallows 2 Hiroshima Carp 3 Streak: WWWLL   Last 5: Lost 2 (Mazda Zoom Zoom Zoom. Zoom Zoom-Zoom-Zoom-Zoom Stadium Hiroshima) The Swallows were edged out in this small-ball scrum.

May 16th 2017, @ Yomiuri

May 16th, 2017 Tokyo Swallows 1 Yomiuri Giants 5 Streak: Lost 1     Last 5: LWLWL (The Place Where Joy Goes to Die) What’s there to say? Trips to the big, lopsided, dusty egg are rarely fun for any reason.

May 9th 2017, vs. Hiroshima

May 9th, 2017 Hiroshima Carp 2 Tokyo Swallows 3 Streak: Won 2 Last 5: LLLWW (Meiji Jingu Stadium) The Swallows took two out of three the last time they hosted the Carp. This lengthy walk-off win helped the languishing Birds keep the upper hand on the Fish, for whatever that’s worth. The Scoring: Top of […]

May 2nd 2017, vs. Hanshin

May 2nd, 2017 Hanshin Tigers 1 Tokyo Swallows 4 Streak: Won 3      Last 5: WLWWW (Meiji Jingu Stadium) The Swallows strung together their third consecutive win by outhitting the Tigers two to one as they hosted the boors from Nishinomiya for the first time this season. The Scoring: Top of the first. Things […]

Apr 25th 2017, @ Chunichi

April 25th, 2017 Tokyo Swallows 2 Chunichi Dragons 4 Streak: Lost 2   Last 5: LWWLL (Toyohashi) The Scoring: Bottom of the second. Viciedo singled, Fujii walked, and Guerrero hit a three-run homer to left. 3-0 Chunichi. Bottom of the sixth, two outs. Matsui homered to right. 4-0 Chunichi. Top of the eighth, two outs. Sakaguchi singled […]