Monday Review #17

Welcome to the Monday Review, in which we’ll look back at the week that was and look ahead to the week that will be. We hope a recurring weekly review column will help readers identify some trends that can’t be covered in a single game report. We’re still trying to work out the format, so […]

The Monday Review #16

Welcome to the Monday Review, in which we’ll look back at the week that was and look ahead to the week that will be. We hope a recurring weekly review column will help readers identify some trends that can’t be covered in a single game report. We’re still trying to work out the format, so […]

10/1/11 Yokohama (Away)

October 1st, 2011 Tokyo Swallows 3 Yokohama BayStars 10 Streak: Lost 2   Last 5: WWWLL (Yokohama Stadium) Things were not pretty as the Swallows’ young bullpen arms were exposed to the BayStars’ bats. Akagawa seemed to have a handle of things in the early going. Even the solo homerun he gave up to Tsutsugo […]

9/8/11 – Yokohama (Away)

September 8th, 2011 Tokyo Yakult Swallows 7 Yokohama BayStars 3 Streak: Won 3  Last 5: WLWWW (Yokohama Stadium) Don’t let the score fool you, this game was a lot closer and a lot uglier than plain numbers can describe. Both starters looked good early on. Even as Muranaka gave up a solo homer to Murata […]