6/24/10 – Yomiuri (Home)

June 24th 2010 Yomiuri Giants 4 Tokyo Yakult Swallows 2 Streak: Lost 1   Last 5: LWLWL (Meiji Jingu Stadium) Tokyo couldn’t pull off the series win after starter Nakazawa fell victim to the long ball as the Swallows lost to their beloved neighbours. Aoki (CF) Fukuchi (2B) Tanaka (2B) D’Antona (1B) Ihara (RF) Aikawa […]

6/23/10 – Yomiuri (Home)

June 23rd, 2010 Yomiuri Giants 3 Tokyo Yakult Swallows 4 Streak: Won 1   Last 5: LLWLW (Meiji Jingu Stadium) Tokyo fell behind early but battled back to take a slender lead, with the bullpen putting in a lights-out shift to bring home the much needed victory. Aoki (CF) Fukuchi (LF) Tanaka (2B) D’Antona (1B) […]

6/22/10 – Yomiuri (Home)

June 22nd, 2010 Yomiuri Giants 5 Tokyo Yakult Swallows 1 Streak: Lost 1   Last 5: WLLWL (Meiji Jingu Stadium) Yomiuri brought their brand of thoroughly unlikeable baseball and mentally challenged fans to Jingu for the first time this season. And as they more often than not tend to do, they left with a win. Wonderful. […]

6/20/10 – Hiroshima (Away)

June 20th, 2010 Tokyo Yakult Swallows 4 Hiroshima Toyo Carp 2 Streak: Won 1   Last 5: WWLLW (Mazda Stadium) Tokyo rallied late against the Hiroshima bullpen as they came from behind to win against the Carp. Aoki (CF) Tanaka (2B) Takeuchi (RF) D’Antona (1B) Ihara (LF) Aikawa (C) Miyamoto (3B) Fujimoto (SS) Yoshinori (P) […]

6/19/10 – Hiroshima (Away)

June 19th, 2010 Tokyo Yakult Swallows 1 Hiroshima Toyo Carp 5 Streak: Lost 2   Last 5: WWWLL (Mazda Stadium) Tokyo had to wait an extra day to re-start their Central League program after yesterday’s game in Hiroshima was rained out.  And for a while their return to CL duties was a tightly contested affair, […]

6/10/10 – Hokkaido (Away)

June 10th, 2010 Tokyo Yakult Swallows 6 Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters 4 Streak: Won 2 Last 5: LWLWW (Sapporo Dome) They finally did it. For the first time since Tokyo beat the Yokohama Baystars on the 2nd and 3rd of April, the Swallows have won back to back games and thus won a series. That’s all […]

6/9/10 – Hokkaido (Away)

June 9th, 2010 Tokyo Yakult Swallows 6 Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters 1 Streak: Won 1   Last 5: WLWLW (Sapporo Dome) Tokyo won the first of their four meetings in a week with their PL 6th-placed equivalents as they continued their affinity to alternate their wins and losses. Tokyo’s starting lineup was notable for Guiel being switched to […]

6/7/10 – Chiba (Home)

June 7th, 2010 Chiba Lotte Marines 14 Tokyo Yakult Swallows 2 Streak: Lost 1   Last 5: LWLWL (Meiji Jingu Stadium) For six innings it looked as though Tokyo’s two month wait for a series win/two game winning streak would soon be coming to an end. That was before the Marines put up an astounding […]

6/6/10 – Chiba (Home)

June 6th, 2010 Chiba Lotte Marines 3 Tokyo Yakult Swallows 6 Streak: Won 1   Last 5: WLWLW (Meiji Jingu Stadium) The Swallows displayed more of their newly found fighting spirit as they came from behind to beat the team that had humiliated them just two weeks before. That 20-4 loss proved to be Tokyo’s rock bottom […]

6/5/10 – Saitama (Home)

June 5th, 2010 Saitama Seibu Lions 6 Tokyo Yakult Swallows 5 Streak: Lost 1   Last 5: LWLWL (Meiji Jingu Stadium) Tokyo put up quite a fight, but in the end didn’t quite have enough to earn their first series win since the beginning of April. Aoki (CF) Tanaka (2B) Guiel (RF) D’Antona (1B) Takeuchi […]