Tokyo Swallows Podcast 40 (July, 2017)

David, Chris, and Kozo get together for the third time this year to discuss the downward slope this season has taken. This episode was recorded on the afternoon of July 9, just two days removed from the CARPocalypse. Topics this month include:

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  • The history of #40.
  • The Swallows record.
  • Reliving the CARPocalypse.
  • Ogawa as a closer?
  • Manaka’s future.
  • Injury roundup.
  • Who is actually contributing?
  • Who is Carlos Rivero?
  • Coco Balentien’s Instagram shenanigans.
  • Summer plans.
  • 2017 Carp fans vs. early/mid-2000 Hanshin fans.
About Kozo Ota

Kozo Ota is a third-generation Swallows fan that grew up on Montreal Expos baseball. (You can read more about that here.) When he's not at Jingu, he works as a freelance translator/interpreter to make enough money to go to Jingu. You can find random posts by Kozo on Google+ and Twitter.

  • Christian Giaconi-Bonaguro

    Yeah, was on for 15 minutes of that; was a lot of fun!

    His IG is awesome.