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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Apr 22nd 2016, @ Chunichi

April 22nd, 2016 Tokyo Swallows 6 Chunichi Dragons 11 Streak: Lost 1  Last 5: WWLWL (Nagoya Dome) The Swallows took their first trip of 2016 to the bland confines of the Nagoya Dome. A bit of Tokyo pride rested on this match-up. (How on Earth are the Dragons in second? What happened to the nascent […]

Apr 2nd 2016, vs. Chunichi

April 2nd, 2016 Chunichi Dragons 1 Tokyo Swallows 7 Streak: Won 2     Last 5: LWDWW (Meiji Jingu Stadium) Tokyo sent Ishikawa to the mound hoping to keep its three game unbeaten streak alive. Ishikawa, for his part, hoped to make amends for his loss last week in which he gave up five earned […]

Sep 12th 2015, @ Chunichi

September 12th, 2015 Tokyo Swallows 2 Chunichi Dragons 3 Streak: Lost 1  Last 5: WLWWL (Nagoya Dome) Your birds started the afternoon in the Central League driver’s seat after Hanshin fell to Hiroki Kuroda and the Hiroshima Carp yesterday at Koshien Stadium. However, it would turn out to be a fleeting experience as the offense was held […]

Aug 22nd 2015, vs Chunichi

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 […]

Jul 25th 2015, vs Chunichi

July 25th, 2015 Chunichi Dragons 5 Tokyo Swallows 6 Streak: Won 6 Last 5: WWWWW (Meiji Jingu Stadium) Despite lasting more than three and a half hours in some pretty thick Tokyo summer humidity, fans were treated to an excited back and forth affair between the Central League’s recent past and its future. Matsuoka got […]