Aug 23rd 2017, vs. Hanshin

August 23rd, 2017


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Tokyo Swallows 4

Streak: Lost 1       Last 5: LWLWL

(Meiji Jingu Stadium)

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W: Fujikawa (2-0)
L: Hara (2-9 ; )
S: Dolis (30 S)
SWALLOWS SCORING:
1st Innning: Balentien RBI single
4th: Rivero solo HR (5th for the year)
5th: Balentien 2RHR (27th)

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 Tigers Swallows
1Itoi (RF)1 Sakaguchi (RF)
2Nishioka (2B)2Yamasaki (CF)
3Fukudome (LF)3Balentien (LF)
4Rogers (1B)4Yamada (2B)
5Nakatani (CF)5Rivero (3B)
6Toritani (3B)6Araki (1B)
7Hojo (SS)7 Nishiura (SS)
8Sakamoto (C)8Nishida (C)
9Iwata (P)
4.2 IP | 10 H | 4 ER
9Hara (P)
5 IP | 90 NP | 7 H | 2 HR | 4 K | 2 BB | 5 ER
RPFujikawa
1.1 IP | 0 ER
Mateo
1 IP | 0 ER
Kuwahara
1 IP | 0 ER
Dolis
1 IP | 0 ER
RPIshiyama
1 IP | 0 ER
Kondoh
1 IP | 1 HR | 2 ER
Yamamoto
1 IP | 0 ER
Nakazawa
1 IP | 0 ER

Game 113 Joy Points

  • 3 hours 45 minutes I’ll never get back.
  • Iwata gave up 10 hits and 3 walks in his not even 5 innings of work. The Swallows didn’t punish him, but hey, it’s 2017, so you could have guessed that.
  • The Swallows are now 1-1 since Manaka announced his intention to step down at the end of the year.
  • That end of year can’t come quick enough.
  • 6th PLACE BASEBALL™ gets old fast.
About David Watkins

David is a baseball bothering Brummie who spends a fair portion of his life fretting over the Tokyo Swallows and the WORLD'S GREATEST FOOTBALL TEAM, Aston Villa. He completes the quartet of abusive sporting relationships by being a die hard New York Knicks and Mets fan. You can find him on twitter: @yakulto