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 21st 2016, @ Hiroshima

August 21st, 2016 Tokyo Swallows 0 Hiroshima Carp 3 Streak: Lost 3   Last 5: LWLLL (Meiji Jingu Stadium) The Swallows were shut out for the second straight night, as they got swept by the Carp in Hiroshima. Yamanaka threw a decent start but the young lineup trotted out by the Swallows couldn’t get anything done […]

Aug 20th 2016, @ Hiroshima

August 20th, 2016 Tokyo Swallows 0 Hiroshima Carp 2 Streak: Lost 2   Last 5: WLWLL Ishikawa came into the night still looking for his first road win of 2016. While he had a decent start, Hiroki Kuroda completely shut down the Swallows’ offense. Nishiura and Sakaguchi got singles in the first inning. Those were […]

Aug 19th 2016, vs Hiroshima

August 19th, 2016 Tokyo Swallows 4 Hiroshima Carp 6 Streak: Lost 1   Last 5: WWLWL (Mazda Stadium) It was a lovely, error-filled night in Hiroshima. Tokyo built a quick lead in the first thanks in no small part to two Hiroshima fielding miscues. The first error allowed Hiyane on with one out, and Balentien […]

Aug 18th 2016, vs Yokohama [Game Cancelled]

August 18th, 2016 Yokohama BayStars Tokyo Swallows Streak: Won 1      Last 5: WWWLW (Meiji Jingu Stadium) Another day, another typhoon rain out. The Swallows “won” their three game series against the BayStars by winning the lone game that got played. This match will get rescheduled for mid-late September.

Aug 17th 2016, vs Yokohama

August 17th, 2016 Yokohama BayStars 1 Tokyo Swallows 9 Streak: Won 1      Last 5: WWWLW (Meiji Jingu Stadium) Here’s a treat, sports fans. Ogawa went the distance tonight! I know the lineup looks a bit feeble, but take heart. We haven’t lost a player to injury in about a week. Oh wait… Ugumori’s […]

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 13th 2016, vs Yomiuri

August 13th, 2016 Yomiuri Giants 1 Tokyo Swallows 2 Streak: Won 4  Last 5: LWWWW (Meiji Jingu Stadium) The last time your Birds won four in a row was way back during Golden Week. They won the final game of a series against Hiroshima and then swept Gomiuri at home on May 1st. Two days […]

Aug 12th 2016, vs Yomiuri

August 12th, 2016 Yomiuri Giants 4 Tokyo Swallows 5 Streak: Won 3  Last 5: WLWWW (Meiji Jingu Stadium) Davies took the mound for your Birds tonight hoping to hold down a win, the first since June 25th. Including tonight, Davies has faced Gomiuri in three of his last four starts. Davies loaded the bases in […]

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 […]