April 23rd, 2017 vs. Hiroshima

April 23rd, 2017 Hiroshima Carp 7 Tokyo Swallows 4 Streak: Lost 1 Last 5: LLWWL (Meiji Jingu Stadium) Despite a meltdown from starter Ohlendorf, the Swallows almost swept Hiroshima at home. But then they didn’t. Ross Ohlendorf, on his fourth outing as starter, was looking for his first win, but it was clear from the outset […]

April 16th, 2017 @ Yokohama

April 15th, 2017 Tokyo Swallows 3 Yokohama BayStars 6 Streak: Lost 1 Last 5: LWLWL Yokohama Stadium A couple Balentien homers couldn’t prevent a loss for Ross in Yokohama. The BayStars scored in the bottom of the first with a Lopez home run. 1-0 Yokohama. The Swallows struck back and took the lead in the third. Yamada, […]

April 9th, 2017 @ Hiroshima

April 8th, 2017 Tokyo Swallows 2 Hiroshima Carp 6 Streak: Lost 5 Last 5: LLLLL (Mazda Stadium) Your 2017 Yakult Swallows have now dropped five in a row. An inauspicious start to the young season. The scoring began in the bottom of the third, when Ohlendorf, in his second start for the birds, gave up […]

April 2nd, 2017 vs. Yokohama

April 2nd, 2017 Yokohama BayStars 4 Tokyo Swallows 8 Streak: Won 1      Last 5: WLW (Meiji Jingu Stadium) The birds came back from a mediocre game on Saturday to win the first series of the 2017 season, and in grand sayonara fashion courtesy one Atsushi Ugumori. New team addition Ross Ohlendorf (whose actual first […]