July 23, 2017 vs. Hanshin

July 23rd, 2017 Hanshin Tigers 5 Tokyo Swallows 0 Streak: Lost 1      Last 5: LLLWL (Meiji Jingu Stadium) After Saturday’s brief, glorious Yoshinori-given respite, the Swallows went right on back to losing in a game seriously lacking in run support. After the attempt to turn Ogawa into a closer failed spectacularly, he was […]

July 22nd, 2017 vs Hanshin

July 22nd, 2017 Hanshin Tigers 2 Tokyo Swallows 6 Streak: Won 1      Last 5: LLLLW (Meiji Jingu Stadium) Your Swallows won their first game in the entire month of July as four relievers kept Hanshin off the board and preserved Yoshinori’s third win of the year. And that ended a seven game losing […]

July 21st, 2017 vs. Hanshin

July 21st, 2017 Hanshin Tigers 11 Tokyo Swallows 1 Streak: Lost 7      Last 15: LLLLLLLDLLLLLLL (Meiji Jingu Stadium) The boxscore says it all really. The Tigers hit four homers (two by newcomer Jason Rogers) and David Buchanan got shelled for seven runs in six innings. The Swallows did get their first non-home run […]

July 19th 2017, @ Yokohama

July 19th, 2017 Tokyo Swallows 3 Yokohama BayStars 5 Last 14: LLLLLLLDLLLLLL   PARTY LIKE IT’S 1970 JOY POINTS The Swallows inept offence put up three runs via three solo home runs. They didn’t create much else of note. Ishikawa did his bit. I still love him. Always will. The bullpen faltered twice late to […]

July 17th, 2017 @ Yokohama

July 17th, 2017 Tokyo Swallows 1 Yokohama BayStars 2 Streak: Lost 4 Last 12: LLLLLLLTLLLL The Swallows came out of the All Star break looking to get their first July win. The pitching matchup for tonight was Juri Hara vs. Kenta Imanaga. These two pitched against each other at the end of their amateur career […]

July 12th 2017, @ Yomiuri

July 12th, 2017 Tokyo Swallows 3 Yomiuri Giants 8 (Tokyo Stain Dome) Last 5: LDLLL 6TH PLACE BASEBALL™   STREAK: LOST 10 JULY RECORD: W0-L10-D1 NOW: ALL-STAR BREAK THANK: FUCK

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 9th, 2017 vs. Hiroshima

July 9th, 2017 Hiroshima Carp 3 Tokyo Swallows 3 Streak: Tied 1 Last 5: LLLLD (Meiji Jingu Stadium) The Swallows fought the Carp to a 12-inning draw, snapping a seven-game losing streak… sort of? In some ways, this game played out like a less extreme version of Friday’s, with the lead given up in the […]

July 8th, 2017 vs. Hiroshima

July 8th, 2017 Hiroshima Carp 8 Tokyo Swallows 2 Streak: Lost 7 Last 7: LLLLLLL (Meiji Jingu Stadium) After last night’s disgrace of a ball game, Swallows fans were treated to another evening of 6th-place baseball. Feels more like 10th-place baseball really. The Central League leading carp wasted no time in knocking Ishikawa back on […]

July 7th, 2017 vs. Hiroshima

July 7th, 2017 Hiroshima Carp 9 Tokyo Swallows 8 Streak: Lost 6 Last 6: LLLLLL (Meiji Jingu Stadium) For eight innings and almost three hours, Swallows fans were treated to a very enjoyable game. Then the bottom fell out abruptly in the ninth. The Swallows bats did plenty of work in tonight’s game. Through the […]