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 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 […]

Aug 31st 2017, @ Hanshin

August 31st, 2017 Tokyo Swallows 0 Hanshin Tigers 1 Streak: Lost 4     Last 5: WLLLL (Koshien) Another ballgame in Koshien, same result… The final game of the three game series at Koshien ended in a pitchers duel between constantly unlucky David Buchanan and the Tigers breakout star Akiyama. Despite the Swallows outhitting the […]

August 24th, 2017 vs Hanshin

August 24th, 2017 Hanshin Tigers 6 Tokyo Swallows 3 Streak: Lost 2       Last 5: WLWLL (Meiji Jingu Stadium) The Swallows fell again at Jingu to Hanshin Despite the close looking score, the Swallows never really threatened the Hanshins at any point during this game. Swallows starter Hoshi gave up six earned runs […]

Aug 17th 2017, vs. Yomiuri

August 17th, 2017 Yomiuri Giants 3 Tokyo Swallows 4 Streak: Won 1 Last 5: WLLLW (Meiji Jingu Stadium) Hoshi started for the Swallows, Utsumi for the hated ones. The Swallows jumped out to an early lead in the second inning after a three run homer in by Araki, his fifth of the season. This was […]

Aug 10th 2017, vs. Yokohama

August 10th, 2017 Yokohama BayStars 7 Tokyo Swallows 2 Streak: Lost 2 Last 5: LLWLL (Meiji Jingu Stadium) A rookie started for the Swallows for the second straight game as Hoshi took on Yokohama in the series finale as Jingu. Different pitcher, same end result.   Hoshi started for the Swallows, Imanaga for Yokohama in […]

Aug 3rd 2017, vs. Yomiuri

August 3rd, 2017 Yomiuri Giants 5 Tokyo Swallows 7 Streak: Won 1   Last 5: WLLLW (Meiji Jingu Stadium) A less than optimal start for the Swallows for a second straight night and Gomiuri fans assumed a three game sweep was a foregone conclusion. Rookie Hoshi started for the Swallows, ULTIMATEBITCHBOYUTSUMI™ for Gomiuri. Hoshi, who […]

July 27th 2017, vs Chunichi

July 26th, 2017 Chunichi Dragons 1 Tokyo Swallows 11 Streak: Won 3 Last 5: WLWWW (Meiji Jingu Stadium) The Swallows scored eleven runs for the second straight night against Chunichi as Yamanaka went the distance on the mound and Balentien went deep twice.  Yamanaka, winless on the season started for the Swallows against Oguma for […]

Jul 10th 2017, @Yomiuri

July 12th, 2017 Tokyo Swallows 2 Yomiuri Giants 3 (Tokyo Dome) Last 5: LLLDL The Swallows still haven’t won in July 🙁 Yamanaka took the mound for the Swallows against the Giants and Central League ERA leader Taguchi. Yamada gave Swallows fans hope in the fourth inning with his 13th home run of the season, […]

July 6th, 2017 @ Chunichi

July 6th, 2017 Tokyo Swallows 3 Chunichi Dragons 4 Streak: Lost 5    Last 5: LLLLL (Nagoya Dome) Another road game, another loss for your sixth place Tokyo Yakult Swallows. The dumpster fire continues to escalate as the Swallows finished off another dismal road trip and were swept in Nagoya to stay winless in July. […]