Archives for July 2016

Jul 31st 2016, @ Yomiuri

July 31st, 2016 Tokyo Swallows 1 Yomiuri Giants 10 Streak: Lost 6 Last 5: LLLLL (Tokyo Dome) After five straight losses, including a tattooing yesterday, the Swallows had to notch a win, if only to give Tokyo a chance to catch its collective breath. Unfortunately, it appears Shohei Tateyama was traded to the Giants after […]

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 29th 2016, @ Yomiuri

July 29th, 2016 Tokyo Swallows 1 Yomiuri Giants 3 Streak: Lost 4 Last 5: WLLLL (Tokyo Stain Dome) The Swallows upped the speed on their 6th place baseball joy train, losing their fourth straight game on the bounce. That sweep in Nagoya now seems such a distant memory… Davies started for Tokyo and wasn’t all […]

Jul 28th 2016, @ Hanshin

July 28th, 2016 Tokyo Swallows 5 Hanshin Tigers 10 Streak: Lost 3  Last 5: WWLLL (Koshien Stadium) Welcome back to sixth place baseball as he Swallows got swept in Osaka and dropped their fifth straight game to the Tigers. Of the Tigers 8 wins in July, 5 have come from the Birds. You know it’s […]

Jul 27th 2016, @ Hanshin

July 27th, 2016 Tokyo Swallows 0 Hanshin Tigers 9 Streak: Lost 2  Last 5: WWWLL (Koshien Stadium) A quick round-up of what you need to know about tonight’s game: Cast your gaze upwards to the box score. Look at the bottom of the 4th inning. That was off 10 hits. That was the game. Glad […]

Jul 26th 2016, @ Hanshin

July 26th, 2016 Tokyo Swallows 3 Hanshin Tigers 5 Streak: Lost 1 Last 5: LWWWL (Koshien Stadium) In the latest battle between the Central League’s two worst clubs, the Swallows wasted Ishikawa’s quality start and saw their three game winning streak come to an end. First inning: the Swallows took an early lead on all-world […]

July 24th 2016, @ Chunichi

July 24th, 2016 Tokyo Swallows 5 Chunichi Dragons 2 Streak: Won 3      Last 5: LLWWW (Nagoya Dome) Yoshinori managed to not blister up and helped the Birds to an unusual third straight win. Sweep!

Jul 23rd 2016, @ Chunichi

July 23rd, 2016 Tokyo Swallows 3 Chunichi Dragons 1 Streak: Won 2      Last 5: WLLWW (Nagoya Dome) Your birds won the game and the series after a wild top of the 10th in Nagoya. And they’ll climb into fourth place in the Central League if they can complete the sweep tomorrow afternoon at […]

Jul 22nd, 2016, @ Chunichi

July 22nd, 2016 Tokyo Swallows 6 Chunichi Dragons 3 Streak: Won 1      Last 5: LWLLW (Nagoya Dome) Shohei Tateyama was still looking for his first win since his 2453th comeback. The Dragons had denied Yoshinori a comeback earlier in July, but this time everything clicked and the Swallows got Tateyama the W.  After […]

Jul 20th 2016, vs. Yokohama

July 20th 2016 Yokohama BayStars 9 Tokyo Swallows 2 Streak: Lost 2 Last 5: LLWLL (Meiji Jingu Stadium) The Swallows had a slender lead early, but let things slip before being eventually undone by a disastrous eighth inning, losing the rubber game of the series thanks in no small part to the red-hot Tsusugo’s second […]