Archives for September 2017

Sept 20th 2017, vs. Chunichi

September 20th, 2017 Chunichi Dragons 6  Tokyo Swallows 1 Streak: Lost 2          Last 5: WLWLL (Meiji Jingu Stadium) In a pitching re-match from their win last Wednesday, the Swallows managed to deliver what they failed to the week prior: some good ol’ fashioned patented losing 6TH PLACE BASEBALL™!  The Swallows are now just […]

Sept 18th, 2017 @ Yokohama

September 18th, 2017 Tokyo Swallows 2 Yokohama Baystars 4 Streak: Lost 1 Last 5: LWLWL (Yokohama Stadium) Once again, the Swallows failed to win two in a row and wasted a decent start from David Buchanan. After their dramatic championship-delaying come-from-behind victory in Hiroshima, the Swallows were looking to ride the momentum to their first […]

Sept 17th, 2017 @ Hiroshima [Cancelled]

September 17th, 2017 Tokyo Swallows Hiroshima Carp Streak: Won 1 Last 5: LLWLW (Mazda Stadium) As predicted the typhoon hit Hiroshima bringing strong winds and rain to the city. The game was cancelled early in the day. The Swallows will travel to Yokohama to face the BayStars tomorrow, while the Carp will attempt to clinch […]

Sept 16th, 2017 @ Hiroshima

September 16th, 2017 Tokyo Swallows 5 Hiroshima Carp 4 Streak: Won 1 Last 5: LLWLW (Mazda Stadium) With the city of Hiroshima poised for an easy win and a pennant, the Swallows managed to play spoiler. I made a decision in March lead me to actually be in attendance for this game. The Carp sell […]

Sept 14th 2017, vs. Chunichi

September 14th, 2017 Chunichi Dragons 2 Tokyo Swallows 1 Streak: Lost 1         Last 5: WLLWL (Meiji Jingu Stadium) An Akiyoshi meltdown in the tenth inning saw the Swallows drop another game and officially clinch 6th place baseball for the rest of the season. The starters for this game were Itoh for […]

Sept 13th 2017, vs. Chunichi

September 13th, 2017 Chunichi Dragons 1 Tokyo Swallows 2 Streak: Won 1         Last 5: LWLLW (Meiji Jingu Stadium) Juri Hara got his first win since mid-June as he was finally rewarded with a W for his improved recent form. Game 131 Joy Points Full disclosure: tonight was Team Tsubamegun’s annual “let’s […]

Sept 10th, 2017 @ Yomiuri

September 10th, 2017 Tokyo Swallows 1 Yomiuri Giants 6 (Tokyo Stain Dome) Streak: Lost 1 Last 5: LWLWL Naruse made his first (and last?) start of the season (and as a Swallow?). And lost.   He of the infamous bathtub photo pitched a total of four innings and gave up two runs—one of which, to […]

Sept 9th, 2017 @ Yomiuri

September 9th, 2017 Tokyo Swallows 4 Yomiuri Giants 0 (Tokyo Stain Dome) Streak: Won 1 Last 5: LLWLW Team a strong Ogawa start with a two homer, four RBI performance from Yamada, and the Swallows conjure a rare W. Ogawa only allowed four hits during his seven innings of work, but the first three were […]

Sept 8th 2017, @ Yomiuri

September 8th, 2017 Tokyo Swallows 1 Yomiuri Giants 4 (Tokyo Stain Dome) Streak: Lost 1 Last 5: LLLWL Coming into the game everything about tonight’s game screamed Giants blowout. Sawamura-candidate Sugano, who had only allowed a single run in three games against the Swallows this year, was set to start against fourth year southpaw Iwahashi […]

Sept 7th 2017, @ Yokohama

September 7th, 2017 Tokyo Swallows 11 Yokohama BayStars 1 (Yokohama Stadium) Last 5: LLLLW Breaking news: the Swallows won Your Tokyo Swallows put an end to their nine game losing streak on Thursday night as they thrashed Yokohama in Yokohama 11-1. Preston Guilmet, making his first starting appearance in Japan in place of the injured […]