Jul 13th 2014, vs Yokohama

July 13th, 2014 Yokohama BayStars 8 Tokyo Swallows 4 Streak: Lost 5 Last 5: LLLLL (Meiji Jingu Stadium) For a while there, it looked like the birds would get held to one run again, but the final scoreline was a bit closer than the two previous evenings. But, alas, the result was still the same. […]

Jul 5th 2014, @ Hiroshima

July 5th, 2014 Tokyo Swallows 4 Hiroshima Carp 3  Streak: Won 1    Last 5: LLLLW (Mazda Zooooom Zoooooom Stadium) Your birds put an end to a four game slide after enduring a Kenta Maeda-led whooping the night before. Aside from pulling out the win in the ninth innings, Iwahashi got his first career win […]

Jun 28th 2014, vs Yomiuri (Akita)

June 28th, 2013 Yomiuri Giants 9 Tokyo Swallows 0 Streak: Lost 1  Last 5: WWLWL (Akita) A very unappetizing, unsavory, and unsexy game was played in Akita Prefecture today. Narveson allowed nine runs (six earned) during his three and one-third innings on the mound. Narveson recorded outs against the first two batters he faced today, but […]

Jun 22nd 2014, vs Orix

June 22nd, 2014 Orix Buffaloes 3 Tokyo Swallows 4 Streak: Won 2 Last 5: WLLWW (Meiji Jingu Stadium) Tokyo had four errors today but still won in walk-off fashion. Unfortunately, Narveson had another start turn into a no-decision, but the good news is that the team’s four relievers didn’t allow a single run this afternoon. […]

Jun 14th 2014, @ Hokkaido

June 14th, 2014 Tokyo Swallows 6 Hokkaido Fighters 7 Streak: Lost 2  Last 5: WLWLL (Sapporo Dome) Some old faces were in the lineup to help boost the team because the injuries just keep on coming. Even though they were rock solid at the plate, the team surrendered it’s customary half-dozen-plus runs to put the […]

May 11th 2014, @ Yokohama

May 11th, 2014 Tokyo Swallows 2 Yokohama BayStars 3 Streak: Lost 4 Last 5: WLLLL (Yokohama Stadium) Happy Mother’s Day! The Swallows gave you a present, Mom! More stranded base runners and a series sweep at the hands of the BayStars. Yagi started for the Swallows, and he pitched well. But it wasn’t enough. It […]

May 4th 2014, vs Hanshin

May 4th, 2014 Hanshin Tigers 4 Tokyo Swallows 1 Streak: Lost 1 Last 5: LWLWL (Meiji Jingu Stadium) Hanshin leveled the series despite a strong outing from Tokyo starter, Chris Narveson. The Swallows offense was somehow unable to figure out the opposing starter, Tsuru, who allowed the leadoff batter to reach base in four of the […]

Apr 11th 2014, @ Yokohama

April 11th, 2014 Tokyo Swallows 6 Yokohama BayStars 5 Streak: Won 1 Last 5: LLLLW (Yokohama Stadium) After getting swept at the Nagoya Dome during the week, your birds looked to get things going again against Mr. Miura and the Yokohama BayStars on their home turf. Fortunately for the few Swallows fans tuning in, second-year […]

Apr 5th 2014, vs Hanshin

April 5th, 2014 Hanshin Tigers 11 Tokyo Swallows 12 Streak: Won 2  Last 5: LLLWW (Meiji Jingu Stadium) And your Tokyo Swallows are back at .500 after a back-and-forth game at Jingu. Matt Murton must be pissed. The reason why he must be upset is he racked up seven RBI, but his teammates couldn’t help […]

Mar 29th 2014, vs Yokohama

March 29th, 2014 Yokohama BayStars 5 Tokyo Swallows 4 Streak: Lost 1       Last 5: WL (Meiji Jingu Stadium) Yokohama brought both teams winning percentage to .500 with the BayStars first win of the 2014 season. Despite the loss, there were several positives to take away from this game from the home team’s […]