July 17th, 2010 Hanshin Tigers 9 Tokyo Yakult Swallows 5 Streak: Lost 1 Last 5: WWWWL (Meiji Jingu Stadium) All good things must come to an end, as the Birds ended their season-high 6 game winning streak without putting up too much of a fight against the Hanshin Tigers. The Swallows fielded a somewhat awkward [...]
July 13th, 2010 Chunichi Dragons – Tokyo Yakult Swallows – Streak: Won 3 Last 5: LLWWW (Gifu Stadium) This game was called on account of rain. Game two of this series is scheduled for tomorrow evening at the Nagoya Dome. This marks the second series in a row in which the opening game has [...]
July 6th, 2010 Tokyo Yakult Swallows 1 Hanshin Tigers 6 Streak: Lost 2 Last 5: WWWLL (Kurashiki Muscat Stadium) Tokyo lost the opening game of a 3 game series against the Hanshin Tigers. The Birds waste a gritty start by Muranaka, and couldn’t get their offense going against the Tiger’s Jason Standridge. The Swallows tinkered [...]
July 4th, 2010 Chunichi Dragons 8 Tokyo Yakult Swallows 5 Streak: Lost 1 Last 5: WWWWL (Akita Komachi Stadium) Don’t let the article image fool you! The Swallows fail to extend their winning streak in a very sloppy game against the Chunichi Dragons. Aoki did manage to collect career hit #1000, but aside from [...]
November 6th, 2008 Yomiuri Giants 7 Saitama Seibu Lions 3 (Seibu Dome) A seventh inning Wakui meltdown was the story of this game. One out into the inning, riding a decent six frames of two-hit, one-run baseball (with six K’s against one walk), the wheels came completely off the Wakui express.