Sept 23rd, 2017 vs Hanshin

September 23rd, 2017 Hanshin Tigers 8 Tokyo Swallows 1 Streak: Lost 3       Last 5: LWLLL (Meiji Jingu Stadium) Your Birds dropped their third straight and 13th of the month thanks to a lackluster Yoshinori start and nonexistent offense. 6TH PLACE BASEBALL 6TH PLACE BASEBALL The Swallows drew seven walks but only added […]

August 5th, 2017 @ Hanshin

August 5th, 2017 Tokyo Swallows 0 Hanshin Tigers 4 Streak: Lost 2     Last 5: LLWLL (Kyocera Dome) Six Hanshin pitchers combined to limit the Tokyo “offense” to three hits and four total runners. That was one fewer hit than last night’s game, for those keeping tabs on the futility. Ogawa allowed four runs […]

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 1st, 2017 @ Hanshin

July 1st, 2017 Tokyo Swallows 1  Hanshin Tigers 3 Streak: Lost 1   Last 5: LLWWL (Koshien Stadium) Hanshin scored three in the third, and that was about it. Things came to a head in the bottom of the third with Hara dealing with the top of the order once again. Uemoto took one for […]

May 20th, 2017 vs Hanshin

May 20th, 2017 Hanshin Tigers 3 Tokyo Swallows 8 Streak: Won 4      Last 5: LWWWW (Meiji Jingu Stadium) Your birds won their fourth on the trot and pulled closer to third place Gomiuri. Ogawa was effective again as the offense clicked when it needed to. Hanshin held a lead for a short while […]

Sept 10th 2016, vs Hanshin

September 10th, 2016 Hanshin Tigers 1 Tokyo Swallows 9 Streak: Won 1         Last 5: LLWLW (Meiji Jingu Stadium) While all eyes were on the Carp-Giants contest at Tokyo Dome, your Birds won an easy game against Hanshin. Despite scoring first, the Tigers were not able to handle Yamada. All you need […]

Aug 28th 2016, @ Hanshin

Aug 28th 2016 Tokyo Swallows 5 Hanshin Tigers 2 Streak: Won 5 Last 5: WWWWW (Koshien Stadium) Your Birds returned to Koshien for the first time since the end of July when they were blown out in three straight games. This time they returned the favor. It wasn’t a blowout, but a sweep is a […]

Aug 6th 2016, vs Hanshin

Aug 6th, 2016 Hanshin Tigers 1 Tokyo Swallows 6 Streak: Won 1         Last 5: LLWLW (Meiji Jingu Stadium) After losing seven in a row to their fellow cellar dwellers, your Birds finally figured out the winning combination. And a big part of it was getting another high-quality start from Tokyo’s most […]

May 7th 2016, @ Hanshin

May 7th, 2016 Tokyo Swallows 10 Hanshin Tigers 6 Streak: Won 1  Last 5: WLLLW (Koshien Stadium) Today marked Perez’s first day in the rotation. The big question, of course, was whether he could hit his spots and earn another start. The game ended up being a race to see which starter could inflate his […]

Aug 29th 2015, @ Hanshin

Aug 29th, 2015 Tokyo Swallows 8 Hanshin Tigers 4 Streak: Won 1   Last 5: WWWLW (Koshien Stadium) Yamada notched three RBI and was a double short of the cycle as your birds broke this game open late. After an embarrassing game the night before, it was time to get the offense back on track. Tokyo scored […]