Archives for March 2013

Mar 31st 2013, vs Hanshin

March 31st, 2013 Hanshin Tigers 0   Tokyo Swallows 2 Streak: Won 2   Last 5: LWW (Jingu Stadium) Your Tokyo Swallows rode another strong pitching performance to a shutout win at Hanshin’s expense. And with Hanshin’s Fujinami putting together a strong performance in his first pro start, there was little room for error given the […]

Mar 30th 2013, vs Hanshin

March 30th, 2013 Hanshin Tigers 0   Tokyo Swallows 1 Streak: Won 1   Last 5: LW (Jingu Stadium) The day after being thoroughly outplayed in every department, Tokyo got things back on track as they rode on the back of eight plus innings of three-hit Ishikawa pitching to their first win of 2013. Saturday’s lineup saw one […]

Mar 29th 2013, vs Hanshin

March 29th, 2013 Hanshin Tigers 9   Tokyo Swallows 3 Streak: Lost 1  Last 5: L (Jingu Stadium) The real season is here in Japan! Enough of the Spring Training games and enough of the WBC (that really fizzled when Japan and the US squads were eliminated on the same weekend). On with the games that […]

Swallows Acquire Masahiko Tanaka from the Marines

Read that headline carefully folks… That is MASAHIKO Tanaka of the Marines, not Masahiro Tanaka of the Eagles. The Swallows did not add a super ace to the roster, instead they acquired a third string catcher at the low low price of a third string catcher. Ryohei Kawamoto will be headed the other way to […]

Tokyo Swallows Podcast 13 (March, 2013)

With the resumption of real baseball just around the corner, please lend us your Tsubakuro shaped ears (wait, does he have any ears?) as Dave and Christopher discuss/waffle on about: The all new Tokyo Swallows Podcast sponsorship deal. The WBC. Who’s earning what on the Swallows. 2013 CL discussion and (cast iron)  predictions. IN DEPTH […]