Archives for October 2017

Tokyo Swallows Podcast 42 (October, 2017)

Dave, Chris, and Kozo get together around microphones in western Tokyo to lick the wounds from a historically bad season, possibly for the last time ever. Among the topics covered in this episode Kozo’s shoutout to the Alvark. Who’s 42? How historically bad was this season? Manaka’s exit Ogawa and assorted coaching changes Dave, Chris, […]

October 3rd, 2017 vs. Yomiuri

October 3rd, 2017 Yomiuri Giants 10 Tokyo Swallows 6 Streak: Lost 5 Last 5: LLWLL (Meiji Jingu Stadium) The Swallows’ finale was a fitting end to the 2017 season. A loss. Both teams came into the game with nothing to play for and the Giants elected to sit their fossils (Abe and Murata) and their […]

October 1st, 2017 vs. Chunichi

October 1st, 2017 Chunichi Dragons 6 Tokyo Swallows 4 Streak: Lost 1          Last 5: LLLWL (Meiji Jingu Stadium) Congratulations to your 2017 Tokyo Yakult Swallows for “achieving” the most losses in the 68-year history of the team (yes, that even includes the years it was owned by Kokutetsu* and Sankei). Up […]