Aug 28th 2015, @ Hanshin

Aug 28th, 2015 Tokyo Swallows 0 Hanshin Tigers 9 Streak: Lost 1   Last 5: LWWWL (Koshien Stadium) After sweeping the hated Yomiuri Giants at home, your Swallows got dicked on down in Kansai. Hanshin starter, Fujinami, recorded a complete game shutout and allowed only three hits and a walk. Two of those hits were from Fujinami who started […]

Aug 14th 2015, vs Hanshin

August 14th, 2015 Hanshin Tigers 7 Tokyo Swallows 3 Streak: Lost 2 Last 5: WWWLL (Meiji Jingu Stadium) Masato Furuno took the mound for the Swallows hoping to win his first game since June 25th against Chunichi. He was also hoping to make it past five innings which he hadn’t done since June 9th against Orix […]

Sept 28th 2014, @ Hiroshima

September 28th, 2014 Tokyo Swallows 3 Hiroshima Carp 1 Streak: Won 1   Last 5: LWLLW (Mazda Zooooom Zoooooom Stadium) After failing last night to assist the Carp in their pursuit of a first-round playoff series in Hiroshima, your Swallows were a little bit rude again this evening. But the good news is that Ogawa got himself […]

Sept 27th 2014, @ Hanshin

September 27th, 2014 Tokyo Swallows 1 Hanshin Tigers 2 Streak: Lost 2   Last 5: WLWLL (Koshien Stadium) With Yomiuri’s Central League clinching win last night, Tokyo tried to influence the playoffs as best it could by giving Hiroshima a little extra breathing room in second place. My brain vomited several times while watching the overdone […]

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 20th 2014, @ Hanshin

April 20th, 2014 Hanshin Tigers 8 Tokyo Swallows 7 Streak: Lost 5 Last 5: LLLLL (Koshien Stadium) There were four home runs hit in this contest, all of them by the Tokyo Swallows, and yet your birds came up just a wee bit shy in dropping their fifth straight. Kiya was unable to put together another […]

Apr 6th 2014, vs Hanshin

April 6th, 2014 Hanshin Tigers 15 Tokyo Swallows 8 Streak: Lost 1  Last 5: LLWWL (Meiji Jingu Stadium) Tokyo sent Nakazawa to the mound for his first start of the season, and the Swallows bats hoped to pile more misery on Hanshin’s Enokida who entered the game with a 12.50 ERA. But alas, it was […]

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 […]

Sep 23rd 2013, @ Hanshin

September 23rd, 2013 Hanshin Tigers 2 Tokyo Swallows 0 Streak: Lost 1 Last 5: WLTWL (Koshien Stadium) Muranaka arguably had one of his best starts of the year today. But it was never going to be enough because Randy Messenger absolutely dominated the Swallows offense. Scroll down to the bottom of the page for video […]

Sep 22nd 2013, @ Hanshin

September 22nd, 2013 Hanshin Tigers 6 Tokyo Swallows 7 Streak: Won 1 Last 5: WWLTW (Koshien Stadium) For a while there this felt very much like yesterday afternoon’s game. But fortunately for Tokyo fans, time ran out on the Hanshin comeback. Your Swallows never trailed in this one, but the Tigers kept it close throughout. […]