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, and Kozo’s Top 3 Swallows for 2017 including honorable mentions
  • The 6 Swallows players that never got deactivated
  • Discussing the playing time tiers of Swallows players
  • Potential starters in 2018 and beyond
  • Player cuts
  • Attendance news
  • Draft discussion
  • Future of the site and podcast
  • Thanks and shoutouts

The trusty TS-Pod planning kit

Thank you to all our readers and listeners for following along for yet another season. While we don’t yet know exactly what we’ll do next year we do promise to keep this site alive in some form.

Enjoy the offseason!

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.

  • no name

    I’m not sure who is out there anymore, but I’m pretty excited Aoki’s back! I wonder what the plans are for the outfield now…