Sept 9th 2016, vs Yomiuri

September 9th, 2016 Yomiuri Giants 5 Tokyo Swallows 2 Streak: Lost 1  Last 5: LLLWL (Meiji Jingu Stadium) This was a tricky one. Beat the Giants and hand the Carp their first CL Pennant in 25 years on their day off. Lose to the Giants and let the Carp celebrate the pennant victory at Gomiuri’s […]

Aug 13th 2016, vs Yomiuri

August 13th, 2016 Yomiuri Giants 1 Tokyo Swallows 2 Streak: Won 4  Last 5: LWWWW (Meiji Jingu Stadium) The last time your Birds won four in a row was way back during Golden Week. They won the final game of a series against Hiroshima and then swept Gomiuri at home on May 1st. Two days […]

Jul 30th 2016, @ Yomiuri

July 30th, 2016 Tokyo Swallows 0 Yomiuri Giants 9 Streak: Lost 4 Last 5: LLLLL (Tokyo Stain Dome) Nothing to see here. Please move along. That’s now five straight losses. For the second game in a row, your Birds managed only four hits. Tokyo managed to get two runners on base in the fourth and […]

Jul 2nd 2016, vs Yomiuri (Akita)

July 2nd, 2016 Yomiuri Giants 1 Tokyo Swallows 2 Streak: Won 2  Last 5: WLLWW (Akita) Your Swallows started the evening in 6th place but somehow only three games behind the second place Giants. Despite a whole bunch of base runners, this game stayed scoreless until the bottom of the sixth. Kawabata drew a full count […]

May 14th 2016, @ Yomiuri

May 14th, 2016 Tokyo Swallows 1 Yomiuri Giants 7 Streak: Lost 2 Last 5: LWWLL (Tokyo Stain Dome) Hope you didn’t go to this game because it was poopy. The Swallows started the scoring in the top of the first. With two outs, Yamada blooped a single into shallow center. He then took second when […]

Apr 30th 2016, vs Yomiuri

April 30th, 2016 Yomiuri Giants 3 Tokyo Swallows 4 Streak: Won 3 Last 5: LLWWW (Meiji Jingu Stadium) Tokyo won the first inning again, but that wasn’t enough this time around. With two outs and runners on first and second, Chono opened the scoring with a broken bat single which pushed Kataoka home from second. […]

Oct 17th 2015, CL Climax Series Final Stage – vs Yomiuri (Game 4)

October 17th, 2015 Yomiuri Giants 2 Tokyo Swallows 3 Swallows Win Series 4-1 (Meiji Jingu Stadium) Your Tokyo Swallows put the finishing touches on the final stage of the Central League playoffs and the final nail in the coffin of Hara’s 12-year stint as manager of Yomiuri. And this one was a prototypical win by the […]

Sep 26th 2015, @ Yomiuri

September 26th, 2015 Tokyo Swallows 3 Yomiuri Giants 4 Last 5: WWWWL  Streak: Lost 1 (The Suidobashi Stain Dome) Your birds couldn’t build on or protect an early lead against second place Yomiuri. The difference at the top of the Central League is now one game. With Ueda on second (HBP) and Kawabata on first (catcher […]

Sep 19th 2015, vs Yomiuri

September 19th, 2015 Yomiuri Giants 4 Tokyo Swallows 10 Streak: Won 1 Last 5: DWWLW (Meiji Jingu Stadium) This game was tight through five frames, but then nearly the entire lineup chipped in to put this game away in the seventh and eighth. Two through six in the Swallows lineup all had at least two hits today. The […]

Jun 27th 2015, vs Yomiuri

June 27th, 2015 Yomiuri Giants 1 Tokyo Swallows 0 Streak: Lost 1  Last 5: LWWWL (Shizuoka Kusanagi Baseball Stadium) Tokyo saw its three-game winning streak come to a halt at the hands of one Miles Mikolas. Tokyo starter, Nagisa Arakaki, pitched a great game. By any objective measure, he had the type of afternoon that 100% of […]