Tokyo Swallows Podcast 41 (September, 2017)

Dave, Chris, and Kozo come off of their summer vacations to discuss the state of the Swallows. Topics covered include: Dave confuses the boys about the lineage of number 41 CL standing overview How bad is this season historically? Manaka and the manager situation Kawabata injury update Coco and his future with the team Memorable […]

A Taste of Spring Training

**Editor’s note: This is a guest post by Mac. A long-time friend of the Tsubamegun, Mac is the founder of Maction Planet, a bespoke travel and unique apparel provider in Tokyo. Check out their baseball tours here.** The less said about today’s 7-0 defeat by Rakuten the better, but there were a couple of interesting things […]

October 3rd, 2017 vs. Yomiuri

October 3rd, 2017 Yomiuri Giants 10 Tokyo Swallows 6 Streak: Lost 5 Last 5: LLWLL (Meiji Jingu Stadium) The Swallows’ finale was a fitting end to the 2017 season. A loss. Both teams came into the game with nothing to play for and the Giants elected to sit their fossils (Abe and Murata) and their […]

Tokyo Swallows Podcast 41 (September, 2017)

Dave, Chris, and Kozo come off of their summer vacations to discuss the state of the Swallows. Topics covered include: Dave confuses the boys about the lineage of number 41 CL standing overview How bad is this season historically? Manaka and the manager situation Kawabata injury update Coco and his future with the team Memorable […]

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October 3rd, 2017 vs. Yomiuri

October 3rd, 2017 Yomiuri Giants 10 Tokyo Swallows 6 Streak: Lost 5 Last 5: LLWLL (Meiji Jingu Stadium) The Swallows’ finale was a fitting end to the 2017 season. A loss. Both teams came into the game with nothing to play for and the Giants elected to sit their fossils (Abe and Murata) and their […]

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A Taste of Spring Training

**Editor’s note: This is a guest post by Mac. A long-time friend of the Tsubamegun, Mac is the founder of Maction Planet, a bespoke travel and unique apparel provider in Tokyo. Check out their baseball tours here.** The less said about today’s 7-0 defeat by Rakuten the better, but there were a couple of interesting things […]

Swallows sign OF Jae-Hoon Ha

The Swallows held a press conference today to formally announce the signing of 25 year-old Korean outfielder Jae-Hoon Ha. The team assigned Ha number 00, last worn by Keizo Kawashima, and it appears the team will refer to him by his given name Jae-Hoon. Ha was signed from the independent Shikoku Island League plus’ Tokushima […]

TS Podcast After Hours #05 – Crafting a 28-Man Roster

Dan and I got out our inner general manager and tried to come up with a 28-man roster for the Swallows to open the season. The exercise help highlight the team’s overall strengths and weaknesses and the difficulties of getting our favorite players playing time. The Swallows submitted their opening day roster to the league […]

The Action Figure You Never Knew You Wanted Is Coming…

The Swallows and Bandai’s S.h. Figuarts announced the details of the upcoming Tsubakuro action figure. Bandai and the Swallows will begin taking orders on February 28 at 9:06 (Get it? 2896?). The actual figure will ship in late August. The 6,480 yen figure will let you model Tsubakuro in any number of ways to truly […]

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