Sept 5th, 2017 @ Yokohama

September 5th, 2017 Tokyo Swallows 0 Yokohama BayStars 4 (Yokohama Stadium) Last 8: LLLLLLLL A rare Ishikawa quality start (6.0 IP 1 R) couldn’t stop the Swallows’ losing streak. Joe Wieland helped his own cause by getting a two out RBI single in the fourth. Once again the Swallows bats couldn’t do anything and the […]

Sept 3rd, 2017 vs. Hiroshima

September 3rd, 2017 Hiroshima Carp 9 Tokyo Swallows 2 Streak: Lost 7 Last 7: LLLLLLL (Tokyo Mazda Stadium feat. DJ Patrick and Dance Teams Sparkles & Passion) Unlike the previous two games, the Swallows’ seventh straight loss wasn’t even close. The only redeeming feature of the evening was knowing that the Jingu stands would not […]

Sept 2nd, 2017 vs. Hiroshima

September 2nd, 2017 Hiroshima Carp 3 Tokyo Swallows 1 Streak: Lost 6 Last 6: LLLLLL (Meiji Jingu Mazda (!?) Stadium) The Swallows played host to a sold out crowd of mostly Carp fans at Jingu tonight as they dropped their sixth straight game. Swallows fans were hoping Ogawa would step up as the team’s ace […]

Sept 1st, 2017 vs. Hiroshima

September 1st, 2017 Hiroshima Carp 3 Tokyo Swallows 2 Streak: Lost 5 Last 5: LLLLL (Meiji Jingu Stadium) The Carp were looking to kick off September with a win as they had lost their last two in August to post their first losing month (12-13-2) in 2017. The Swallows (August record 7-19) however, were more […]

Aug 29th 2017, @ Hanshin

August 29th, 2017 Tokyo Swallows 0 Hanshin Tigers 3 Streak: Lost 2     Last 5: LLWLL (Koshien Stadium) Wins continue to elude Ishikawa as he got a bit unlucky with some bad defense and the Swallows bats were completely ineffective. The Tigers capitalized on an lead off error by Fujii in the second to […]

August 25th 2017, vs. Yokohama

August 25th, 2017 Yokohama BayStars 8 Tokyo Swallows 6 Streak: Lost 3 Last 5: LWLLL (Meiji Jingu Stadium) The Swallows dropped their opener against the BayStars after Buchanan had a bad inning and the Swallows offense ran out of time. I was away in the mountains of Oita away from civilization and a decent cell […]

Aug 22nd 2017, vs. Hanshin

August 22nd, 2017 Hanshin Tigers 4 Tokyo Swallows 5 Streak: Won 1       Last 5: WLWLW (Meiji Jingu Stadium) The Swallows once again avoided starting another losing streak by taking an early lead, losing it, and finally coming back to sayonara the Tigers. Ishikawa started the game smoothly for once getting through the […]

Aug 8th 2017, vs. Yokohama

August 8th, 2017 Yokohama BayStars 5 Tokyo Swallows 8 Streak: Won 1 Last 5: WLLLW (Meiji Jingu Stadium) The Swallows overcame the three homers Yokohama hit off of Yamanaka (Tsutsugo 2-run in the first, Tobashira 2-run which was followed by a Miyazaki solo shot in the sixth) with three bigger homers off of Yokohama pitchers. […]

August 4th 2017, @ Hanshin

August 4th, 2017 Tokyo Swallows 0 Hanshin Tigers 3 Streak: Lost 1     Last 5: LLLWL (Kyocera Dome) The Swallows hoped to take the momentum from last night’s win and keep it going in Osaka. Unfortunately, Randy Messenger pitched a solid game and the Swallows bats couldn’t bring their Jingu magic to Kyocera Dome. David […]

Aug 1st 2017, vs. Yomiuri

August 1st, 2017 Yomiuri Giants 10 Tokyo Swallows 6 Streak: Lost 2 Last 5: WLWLL (Shizuoka Kusanagi Stadium) The Swallows kicked off August in a loss in Shizuoka against the Giants. The Swallows gave up homers to Mikolas (solo) and two to Kamei (3-run and 2-run) and the bats couldn’t keep up.