Jul 23rd 2016, @ Chunichi

July 23rd, 2016 Tokyo Swallows 3 Chunichi Dragons 1 Streak: Won 2      Last 5: WLLWW (Nagoya Dome) Your birds won the game and the series after a wild top of the 10th in Nagoya. And they’ll climb into fourth place in the Central League if they can complete the sweep tomorrow afternoon at […]

Jul 9th 2016, vs Chunichi

July 9th, 2016 Chunichi Dragons 8 Tokyo Swallows 2 Streak: Lost 1      Last 5: LLLWL (Meiji Jingu Stadium) After multiple injuries caused a 1,771 day vacation, Mr. Sato found his way back to Jingu Stadium. That’s right Yoshinori started his first top flight game since September 3rd, 2011, and while he made it through five […]

Jul 2nd 2016, vs Yomiuri (Akita)

July 2nd, 2016 Yomiuri Giants 1 Tokyo Swallows 2 Streak: Won 2  Last 5: WLLWW (Akita) Your Swallows started the evening in 6th place but somehow only three games behind the second place Giants. Despite a whole bunch of base runners, this game stayed scoreless until the bottom of the sixth. Kawabata drew a full count […]

June 25th 2016, vs Chunichi

June 25th, 2016 Chunichi Dragons 9 Tokyo Swallows 13 Streak: Won 2      Last 5: WWLWW (Meiji Jingu Stadium) Tokyo resumed Central League hostilities last night firmly in sixth place. Ogawa came up with a deserved win, and Tokyo came away with a comfortable 5-1 victory. With yet another miserable Interleague campaign firmly in the […]

May 28th 2016, @ Chunichi

May 28th, 2016 Tokyo Swallows 9 Chunichi Dragons 6 Streak: Won 1   Last 5: LWWLW (Nagoya Dome) The good guys prevailed after a long-winded seesaw battle down in Nagoya. Every Swallows starter not named Balentien or Yamanaka reached base safely at least once in this afternoon’s contest. Everything clicked by pretty smoothly during the first five […]

May 14th 2016, @ Yomiuri

May 14th, 2016 Tokyo Swallows 1 Yomiuri Giants 7 Streak: Lost 2 Last 5: LWWLL (Tokyo Stain Dome) Hope you didn’t go to this game because it was poopy. The Swallows started the scoring in the top of the first. With two outs, Yamada blooped a single into shallow center. He then took second when […]

May 7th 2016, @ Hanshin

May 7th, 2016 Tokyo Swallows 10 Hanshin Tigers 6 Streak: Won 1  Last 5: WLLLW (Koshien Stadium) Today marked Perez’s first day in the rotation. The big question, of course, was whether he could hit his spots and earn another start. The game ended up being a race to see which starter could inflate his […]

Apr 23rd 2016, @ Chunichi

April 23rd, 2016 Tokyo Swallows 7 Chunichi Dragons 5 Streak: Won 1  Last 5: WLWLW (Nagoya Dome) Everything is still very tight in the Central League standings, and your birds managed to keep themselves firmly in the mix with a come-from-behind win in hostile territory. We’ve come to expect our Saturday starter to give up […]

Jul 4th 2015, @ Hiroshima [Called Game]

July 4th, 2015 Tokyo Swallows  Hiroshima Carp  Streak: Lost 1      Last 5: WWWWL (Mazda Zoom Zoom Stadium Hiroshima) How many times has Ishikawa had to duel Johnson so far this season? Doesn’t matter, even after a 50 minute rain delay before the game started, everyone was sent home after only one and two-thirds […]

Mar 28th 2015, @Hiroshima

March 28th, 2015 Tokyo Swallows 0 Hiroshima Carp 1 Streak: Lost 1       Last 2: WL (Mazda Zooooom Zoooooom Stadium) Hiroshima rode a stellar start from one of it’s imported pitchers to the first win of the Ogata era. The Swallows had the unfortunate pleasure of witnessing new Hiroshima southpaw, Kris Johnson, raise the curtain on […]