September 29th, 2016 Tokyo Swallows 11 Yokohama BayStars 6 Streak: Won 2 Last 5: LLLWW With last night’s loss, the BayStars had locked in their spot in the CL standings. The focus of tonight’s game was squarely on Daisuke Miura’s last start. For 25 years Miura was a fixture in Yokohama and his […]
Archives for September 2016
September 28th, 2016 Yokohama BayStars 5 Tokyo Swallows 6 Streak: Won 1 Last 5: WLLLW The Swallows played out their final home game of the season with a win against the playoff-bound BayStars, and also bid farewell to the one and only Ryosuke Morioka. Ishikawa took the mound for Tokyo with a chance […]
Sep 27th 2016 Tokyo Swallows 3 Hanshin Tigers 4 Streak: Lost 3 Last 5: LWLLL (Koshien Stadium) The Tokyo Swallows continue to play out the season with nothing to play for. On Tuesday night, they suffered a come from behind loss to the Tigers and fell to fifth in the standings. The starters for this […]
September 25th, 2016 Tokyo Swallows Hiroshima Carp Streak: Lost 2 Last 5: WLWLL (Mazda Stadium) The rain came down hard in Hiroshima and the game got called by the officials before they could even finish the top of the first inning. The highlight of the game for the Carp faithful was the retirement match […]
September 24th, 2016 Tokyo Swallows 0 Hiroshima Carp 5 Streak: Lost 2 Last 5: WLWLL (Mazda Stadium) Neither team had a whole lot to play for, and it appears that the better team prevailed. In other news, it looks like the Softbank Hawks won’t repeat their pennant championship either. Your birds managed just four […]
September 22nd, 2016 Tokyo Swallows Yokohama Baystars Streak: Lost 1 Last 5: LWLWL (Yokohama Stadium) Rain has been falling in the Kanto region non-stop and this one was called just after noon. The makeup game is scheduled for September 29 in Yokohama. The Swallows’ next game is scheduled for Saturday in Hiroshima.
September 18th, 2016 Chunichi Dragons 8 Tokyo Swallows 1 Streak: Lost 1 Last 5: LWLWL (Meiji Jingu Stadium) Balentien hitting his 200th career home run (15 in MLB, 185 in NPB) was pretty much the only highlight for the home team this evening.
September 17th, 2016 Tokyo Swallows 5 Yomiuri Giants 2 Streak: Won 1 Last 5: LLWLW (Tokyo Stain Dome) The Swallows came from behind to win their final game against Yomiuri this season, signing-out with their first win at the across-town “ballpark” in 2016. Sugiura has been generally terrible against Yomiuri this season and that pattern […]
September 16th, 2016 Tokyo Swallows 4 Yomiuri Giants 6 Streak: Lost 1 Last 5: WLLWL (The Dome Where Dreams Go To Die) The Swallows failed in their tenth attempt to win at the Tokyo Dome. The Swallows struck first with back-to-back singles by Sakaguchi and Kawabata putting two men on with no outs for Yamada. […]
September 14th, 2016 Yokohama BayStars 2 Tokyo Swallows 3 Streak: W1 Last 5: LWLLW A classic Ishikawa-at-home performance helped keep the Swallows in the race for third, albeit by their fingernails, as they moved 3.5 games behind Yokohama with 8 games to play. The red-hot Balentien gave the Swallows the lead in the […]