Sep 1st 2015, @ Yomiuri [Game Cancelled]

Rainout

September 1st, 2015 Tokyo Swallows  Yomiuri Giants  Last 5: WWLW  Streak: Won 1 (Toyama Alpen Stadium) Rain rain and more rain in Toyama meant that tonight’s game was finally cancelled some 55 minutes after the scheduled first pitch. Tomorrow the teams will move to another “Yomiuri home on the road” location in Kanazawa, and hope […]

Aug 30th 2015, @ Hanshin

Aug 30th, 2015 Tokyo Swallows 11 Hanshin Tigers 8 Streak: Won 2   Last 5: WWLWW (Koshien Stadium) A big day out by Tateyama, which included a three-run round-tripper in addition to a win on the mound, led Tokyo to a victory in a bludgeoning of the Tigers at Koshien. The Scoring: Bottom of the […]

Aug 29th 2015, @ Hanshin

Yamada rips an RBI triple in the 8th and sends Messenger packing.

Aug 29th, 2015 Tokyo Swallows 8 Hanshin Tigers 4 Streak: Won 1   Last 5: WWWLW (Koshien Stadium) Yamada notched three RBI and was a double short of the cycle as your birds broke this game open late. After an embarrassing game the night before, it was time to get the offense back on track. Tokyo scored […]

Aug 28th 2015, @ Hanshin

Aug 28th, 2015 Tokyo Swallows 0 Hanshin Tigers 9 Streak: Lost 1   Last 5: LWWWL (Koshien Stadium) After sweeping the hated Yomiuri Giants at home, your Swallows got dicked on down in Kansai. Hanshin starter, Fujinami, recorded a complete game shutout and allowed only three hits and a walk. Two of those hits were from Fujinami who started […]

Aug 27th 2015, vs Yomiuri

Tonight's highlight

August 27th, 2015 Yomiuri Giants 0 Tokyo Swallows 2 Streak: Won 3 Last 5: WLWWW (Meiji Jingu Stadium) Sweep, baby! The Swallows win a close one despite giving the Giants offense plenty of opportunities to score. Rookie Terada made his top team debut and looked a little nervous on the mound. Terada kept giving the […]

Aug 26th 2015, vs Yomiuri

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August 26th, 2015 Yomiuri Giants 0 Tokyo Swallows 4 Streak: Won 2 Last 5: LWLWW (Meiji Jingu Stadium) A third straight quality start by Ogawa and counterpart Sugano’s inability to throw strikes resulted in a 4-0 victory for the Swallows, taking them up to second place in the Central League standings. This game featured aces […]

Aug 25th 2015, vs Yomiuri

150825 Yamada Ishikawa

August 25th, 2015 Yomiuri Giants 2 Tokyo Swallows 5 Streak: Won 1   Last 5: LLWLW (Meiji Jingu Stadium) A quality seven plus innings from Ishikawa and  home runs from Nakamura and Yamada were enough to brush aside Yomiuri on a night in which beer flowed freely at Jingu. Tonight was the last of the […]

Aug 23rd 2015, vs Chunichi

Aug 23rd, 2015 Chunichi Dragons 4 Tokyo Swallows 0 Streak: Lost 1 Last 5: WLLWL (Meiji Jingu Stadium) The Swallows used up all their runs last night. No joy in Mudville today. Crap throwing sunk Tokyo. Wounds received: Top of the first. The Birds couldn’t throw at first. Oshima walked, then stole second on a bad […]

Aug 22nd 2015, vs Chunichi

Having eclipsed 30 HR for the first time in his career, he's just five steals from a 30-30 season.

Aug 22nd, 2015 Chunichi Dragons 2 Tokyo Swallows 13 Streak: Won 1 Last 5: LWLLW (Meiji Jingu Stadium) Your birds embarrassed the visiting Dragons of Nagoya thanks to six decent innings from Ishiyama and an offensive outburst by the Swallows cleanup. Yamada went yard three times in this contest. After last night’s drubbing, Hiyane made sure to […]

Aug 21st 2015, vs Chunichi

Aug 21st, 2015 Chunichi Dragons 7 Tokyo Swallows 2 Streak: Lost 2 Last 5: LLWLL (Meiji Jingu Stadium) Chunichi starter Drew Naylor scattered nine hits over 7 2/3 innings but the uninspired Swallows continuously shot themselves in the foot and never close to winning this game. The starters for this game were Orlando Roman for […]