October 18th, 2009 Tokyo Swallows 2 Chunichi Dragons 3 Series: Chunichi 1-1 Tokyo (Nagoya Dome) The Dragons leveled the series with a come-from-behind win and made sure that both team’s season will survive at least one more day.
September 18th, 2009 Yomiuri Giants 10 Tokyo Yakult Swallows 2 Streak: Lost 1 Last 5: LLWWL (Jingu Stadium) After two long overdue victories on the trot, normal service was resumed tonight as the team did what they nearly always do when facing their local neighbours, they yet again rolled over and became Yomiuri’s bitches.
May 12th, 2009 Tokyo Yakult Swallows 3 Chunichi Dragons 6 Streak: Lost 1 Last 5: WWLWL (Nagaragawa Stadium) A pretty horrible three innings from starter Ichiba gave Tokyo a mountain to climb early on, and though they did their best to fight back they came up short on a rainy evening in Gifu. Yakult […]
March 1st, 2009 Yokohama BayStars 3 Tokyo Yakult Swallows 4 Streak: Won 2 Last 5: WW (Urasoe) Tokyo won this game on a walk-off single to left care of infield utility man Yoshiyuki Noguchi (IF). Tokyo had gone into the top of the 9th nursing a one run advantage when