Oct 7th 2014, vs Yokohama

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October 7th, 2014 Yokohama BayStars 4 Tokyo Swallows 3 Streak: Lost 1 Last 5: LWLWL (Meiji Jingu Stadium) The 2014 Swallows glorious second straight season of 6th place baseball came to a close in a fitting fashion at Jingu with a loss to their new DeNA overlords Yokohama. But that mattered not as the Tokyo […]

Oct 6th 2014, vs Yokohama

141006 Yamada

October 6th, 2014 Yokohama BayStars 6 Tokyo Swallows 7 Streak: Won 1 Last 5: LLWLW (Meiji Jingu Stadium) This game was originally supposed to be the season finale, but a poorly-timed typhoon ended up scratching yesterday’s game and moving it to tomorrow. Things got off to a rough start, but as you can see they ended […]

Oct 5th 2014, vs Yokohama [Rained Out]

Rainout

October 5th, 2014 Yokohama BayStars Tokyo Swallows Streak: Lost 1 Last 5: WLLWL (Meiji Jingu Stadium) Cancelled due to approaching typhoon.

Oct 2nd 2014, vs. Yomiuri

The highlight of the night. (Pre-game.)

October 2nd, 2014 Yomiuri Giants 9 Tokyo Swallows 1 Streak: Lost 1   Last 5: WLLWL The Swallows’ faithful did not get their wish and fell to the hands of the Giants in a game that was never in doubt. Yagi wasn’t able to get his redemption game, and the Swallows ended their season with […]

Oct 1st 2014, vs. Yomiuri

Sugiura pitched 7 strong inning for his second career win.

October 1st, 2014 Yomiuri Giants 1 Tokyo Swallows 2 Streak: Won 1   Last 5: LWLLW The Swallows eked out a victory over the Giants in their penultimate matchup for the 2014 season. Sugiura got a strong start against the Giants 1.5-gun squad and gave the Swallows’ faithful something to hope for next season. While […]

Sept 30th 2014, @ Hiroshima

6th Placed Baseball

September 30th, 2014 Tokyo Swallows 6 Hiroshima Carp 7 Streak: Lost 2   Last 5: LLWLL (Mazda Zooooom Zoooooom Stadium) Though this has been clear to mostly everyone for months now, since my last game report it has become official: The Swallows are finishing in dead last for the second straight joyous year. Which means […]

Sept 29th 2014, @ Hiroshima

Hiroshima Carp logo clean

September 29th, 2014 Tokyo Swallows 9 Hiroshima Carp 12 Streak: Lost 1   Last 5: WLLWL (Mazda Zooooom Zoooooom Stadium) Both starters were chased early in this contest, the long ball dictated the pace, and this game was just plain crazy. The Tokyo bats finally got to Heath in the middle innings, just when it was looking […]

Sept 28th 2014, @ Hiroshima

Yuhei effectively put the game out of reach in the top of the 1st.

September 28th, 2014 Tokyo Swallows 3 Hiroshima Carp 1 Streak: Won 1   Last 5: LWLLW (Mazda Zooooom Zoooooom Stadium) After failing last night to assist the Carp in their pursuit of a first-round playoff series in Hiroshima, your Swallows were a little bit rude again this evening. But the good news is that Ogawa got himself […]

Sept 27th 2014, @ Hanshin

September 27th, 2014 Tokyo Swallows 1 Hanshin Tigers 2 Streak: Lost 2   Last 5: WLWLL (Koshien Stadium) With Yomiuri’s Central League clinching win last night, Tokyo tried to influence the playoffs as best it could by giving Hiroshima a little extra breathing room in second place. My brain vomited several times while watching the overdone […]

Sept 25th 2014, vs Hiroshima

September 25th, 2014 Hiroshima Carp 9 Tokyo Swallows 1 Streak: Lost 1   Last 5: LWLWL (Meiji Jingu Stadium) The visitors started big and took off from there. Not much hope for the home team this evening. The scoring: Top of the first: Bad start. Suzuki hit a solo home run. That was followed by Kikuchi […]