May 29th 2015, vs Fukuoka

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May 29th, 2014 Tokyo Swallows 4 Fukuoka Hawks 7 Streak: Lost 1   Last 5: WLTWL (Fukuoka Yahuoku Dome) The Swallows traveled down to Fukuoka to play in the Fukuoka Dome which was renovated in the past offseason to bring in the outfield fences to encourage more home runs. That plan worked and the Hawks’ […]

May 28th 2015, vs Hokkaido

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May 28th, 2015 Hokkaido Fighters 4 Tokyo Swallows 7 Streak: Won 1   Last 5: WWLTW (Meiji Jingu Stadium) After a merciless beating followed by a hard fought tie, the pendulum finally swung fully to the Swallows side and the Swallows got a (relatively) easy win against the Fighters to end the season series 1-1-1. […]

May 27th 2015, vs Hokkaido

May 27th, 2015 Hokkaido Fighters 5 Tokyo Swallows 5 Streak: Tied 1   Last 5: LWWLT (Meiji Jingu Stadium) After a disappointing opening game to this season’s interleague schedule, the Swallows and Fighters were more much competitive and even in tonight’s game. Things got so even that nobody went home winners. For the second night […]

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 24th 2015, @ Hiroshima

May 24th, 2015 Tokyo Swallows 9 Hiroshima Carp 8 Streak: Won 2      Last 5: LWLWW (Mazda Zoom Zoom Stadium Hiroshima) Another high-scoring day out in Hiroshima for the Swallows. This also marks the first time Tokyo has managed to string together two consecutive wins since beating the Giants on April 24th and 25th. […]

May 23rd 2015, @ Hiroshima

Quite the scary scene in left-center after Milledge and Yuhei ran headlong into each other.

May 23rd, 2015 Tokyo Swallows 12 Hiroshima Carp 8 Streak: Won 1       Last 5: WLWLW (Mazda Zoom Zoom Stadium Hiroshima) Your Birds finally got the better of Kris Johnson. Finally. The visitors scored in batches. That eight run sixth inning is one of the bigger explosions you’ll see this year. Certainly the biggest […]

May 22nd 2015, @ Hiroshima

May 22nd, 2015 Tokyo Swallows 1 Hiroshima Carp 2 Streak: Lost 1       Last 5: WWLWL (Mazda Zoom Zoom Stadium Hiroshima)    In a matchup of two of the best starting pitchers in Japan, the game unsurprisingly came down to one run and which team would take advantage of chances.  The Scoring Bottom […]

May 21st 2015, vs Yokohama

CELEBRATE GOOD TIMES!

May 21st, 2015 Yokohama BayStars 3 Tokyo Swallows 4 Streak: Won 1 Last 5: LWWLW (Meiji Jingu Stadium) What’s with Swallows-BayStar games that go long? The Swallows managed to break the BayStars’ 8 series win streak by taking the rubber match after 4:24 of hard fought baseball. The sayonara hero for the night was Hatake, […]

May 20th 2015, vs Yokohama

May 20th, 2015 Yokohama BayStars 2 Tokyo Swallows 0 Streak: Lost 1 Last 5: LLWWL (Meiji Jingu Stadium) Coming off back to back wins after a two week stretch that shall never be mentioned again, the Swallows sent out Arakaki to the mound against crafty veteran Daisuke Miura and Yokohama. Arakaki struggled with his control […]

May 19th 2015, vs Yokohama

BITCHES

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 […]