Archives for June 2013

Jun 30th 2013, vs Yomiuri

June 30th, 2013 Yomiuri Giants 2 Tokyo Swallows 0 Streak: Lost 1  Last 5: LWLWL (Kusanagi Stadium) After yesterday’s win, Tokyo hoped to win consecutive games for the first time this month. And even though the birds outhit Yomiuri 8-7, they couldn’t find a way to put a run on the board. On the bright […]

Jun 29th 2013, vs Yomuiri

June 29th, 2013 Yomiuri Giants 1 Tokyo Swallows 2 Streak: Won 1  Last 5: WLWLW (Kusanagi Stadium) Tonight saw the two Tokyo residents face-off in a game not in Tokyo. Tonight’s contest took place a little farther south in Shizuoka, Japan. Tonight looked to be a pitchers battle as both teams were sending out  a couple […]

Jun 27th 2013, vs Yokohama

June 27th, 2013 Yokohama BayStars 7 Tokyo Swallows 6 Streak: Lost 1        Last 5: LWLWL (Meiji Jingu Stadium) The 2013 Swallows seem to have a really hard time winning consecutive games. The team was not able to hold an early 5-1 lead, as the seemingly obligatory bullpen hiccup let the team down. […]

Jun 26th 2013, vs Yokohama [GAME CANCELLED]

June 26th, 2013 Yokohama BayStars  Tokyo Swallows Streak: Won 1        Last 5: WLWLW (Meiji Jingu Stadium) This evening’s game was cancelled due to a megaton of rain currently working it’s way over Japan. The two teams will be back for the final game of the series, weather permitting, tomorrow evening.

Balentien and Miyamoto voted onto 2013 All-Star team

Shinya Miyamoto and Wladimir Balentien topped the fan vote at their respective positions to make the 2013 CL All-Star team. Miyamoto garnered 218,719 votes to top the list of third basemen which included CL batting leader Hector Luna (Dragons). This marks the second time that Miyamoto makes the All-Star squad via the fan vote, and […]

Jun 25th 2013, vs Yokohama

June 25th, 2013 Yokohama BayStars 4 Tokyo Swallows 7 Streak: Won 1        Last 5: WLWLW (Meiji Jingu Stadium) The Swallows returned to winning ways as a decent all round hitting performance and six arms were enough to lift them to victory over the ‘Stars. Leroux put the first BayStar of the evening […]

Jun 23rd 2013, @ Hiroshima

June 23rd, 2013 Tokyo Swallows 4  Hiroshima Carp 5 Streak: Lost 1   Last 5: LWLWL (Mazda Zoom Zoom Stadium Hiroshima) Balentien capped a four-run third inning with his 23rd homer of the season, but it wasn’t enough as the Hiroshima Carp pulled out the win in sayonara fashion this afternoon. And Yagi once again […]

Jun 22nd 2013, @ Hiroshima

June 22nd, 2013 Tokyo Swallows 3  Hiroshima Carp 0 Streak: Won 1   Last 5: LLWLW (Mazda Zoom Zoom Stadium Hiroshima) Today’s game was all about two players; Balentien and Ogawa. Coco provided the power on offense and Ogawa did it on defense. The lineup for today was a bit different since Hatakeyama was sent […]

Jun 21st 2013, @ Hiroshima [GAME CANCELLED]

June 21st 2013 Tokyo Swallows Hiroshima Carp (Mazda Zoom Zoom) Tonight’s game has been cancelled. The same two teams will try and do it again tomorrow at 2 pm.  

Jun 16th 2013, @ Orix

June 16th, 2013 Tokyo Swallows 8 Orix Buffaloes 10 Streak: Lost 1 Last 5: LLLWL (Kyocera Dome) And finally, brutally, the interleague portion of the season comes to an inglorious end. Until we meet again, Pa-League. As you can plainly and painfully see, a big sixth inning from the hometown Buffaloes was all it took […]