Sept 10th 2016, vs Hanshin

September 10th, 2016 Hanshin Tigers 1 Tokyo Swallows 9 Streak: Won 1         Last 5: LLWLW (Meiji Jingu Stadium) While all eyes were on the Carp-Giants contest at Tokyo Dome, your Birds won an easy game against Hanshin. Despite scoring first, the Tigers were not able to handle Yamada. All you need […]

Aug 28th 2016, @ Hanshin

Aug 28th 2016 Tokyo Swallows 5 Hanshin Tigers 2 Streak: Won 5 Last 5: WWWWW (Koshien Stadium) Your Birds returned to Koshien for the first time since the end of July when they were blown out in three straight games. This time they returned the favor. It wasn’t a blowout, but a sweep is a […]

Aug 6th 2016, vs Hanshin

Aug 6th, 2016 Hanshin Tigers 1 Tokyo Swallows 6 Streak: Won 1         Last 5: LLWLW (Meiji Jingu Stadium) After losing seven in a row to their fellow cellar dwellers, your Birds finally figured out the winning combination. And a big part of it was getting another high-quality start from Tokyo’s most […]

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 […]

Aug 29th 2015, @ Hanshin

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 14th 2015, vs Hanshin

August 14th, 2015 Hanshin Tigers 7 Tokyo Swallows 3 Streak: Lost 2 Last 5: WWWLL (Meiji Jingu Stadium) Masato Furuno took the mound for the Swallows hoping to win his first game since June 25th against Chunichi. He was also hoping to make it past five innings which he hadn’t done since June 9th against Orix […]

Sept 28th 2014, @ Hiroshima

September 28th, 2014 Tokyo Swallows 3 Hiroshima Carp 1 Streak: Won 1   Last 5: LWLLW (Mazda Zooooom Zoooooom Stadium) After failing last night to assist the Carp in their pursuit of a first-round playoff series in Hiroshima, your Swallows were a little bit rude again this evening. But the good news is that Ogawa got himself […]

Sept 27th 2014, @ Hanshin

September 27th, 2014 Tokyo Swallows 1 Hanshin Tigers 2 Streak: Lost 2   Last 5: WLWLL (Koshien Stadium) With Yomiuri’s Central League clinching win last night, Tokyo tried to influence the playoffs as best it could by giving Hiroshima a little extra breathing room in second place. My brain vomited several times while watching the overdone […]

May 4th 2014, vs Hanshin

May 4th, 2014 Hanshin Tigers 4 Tokyo Swallows 1 Streak: Lost 1 Last 5: LWLWL (Meiji Jingu Stadium) Hanshin leveled the series despite a strong outing from Tokyo starter, Chris Narveson. The Swallows offense was somehow unable to figure out the opposing starter, Tsuru, who allowed the leadoff batter to reach base in four of the […]