9/4/10 — Yokohama (Away)

September 4th, 2010 Tokyo Yakult Swallows 4 Yokohama BayStars 9 Streak: Lost 1    Last 5: LWDWL (Yokohama) Doh! Tokyo’s lineup: 1. Aoki CF 2. Tanaka 2B 3. Iihara RF 4. Whitesell 1B 5. Hatakeyama LF 6. Aikawa C 7. Miyamoto 3B 8. Kawabata SS 9. Tateyama P This game fell apart in the sixth. […]

7/19/10 – Yomiuri (Away)

July 19th, 2010 Tokyo Yakult Swallows 8 Yomiuri Giants 14 Streak: Lost 3   Last 5: WWLLL (Tokyo Dome) The Swallows dropped another one, and suffered their second big inning in as many days, as cross-town rivals, Yomiuri, returned to winning ways after being beaten in dramatic fashion by Yokohama last night. Tonight’s lineup: 1. […]

7/18/10 – Hanshin (Home)

July 18th, 2010 Hanshin Tigers 11 Tokyo Yakult Swallows 4 Streak: Lost 2   Last 5: WWWLL (Meiji Jingu Stadium) Yoshinori was his same annoyingly inconsistent self to start things off today. Randy Messenger, on the other hand, looked sharp for Hanshin. He needs to quit that chewing tobacco habit though. Starting lineup: 1. Aoki […]

5/5/10 – Yomiuri (Away)

May 5th, 2010 Tokyo Yakult Swallows 0 Yomiuri Giants 12 Streak: Lost 4   Last 5: WLLLL (Tokyo Dome) No comment. Today’s lineup: 1. Fukuchi LF 2. Ueda 3B 3. Aoki CF 4. D’Antona 1B 5. Iihara RF 6. Tanaka 2B 7. Fujimoto SS 8. Aikawa C 9. Barnette P Yomiuri tallied 13 hits in […]

5/4/10 – Yomiuri (Away)

May 4th, 2010 Tokyo Yakult Swallows 1 Yomiuri Giants 5 Streak: Lost 3   Last 5: LWLLL (Tokyo Dome) This is getting tiring. Starting lineup: 1. Fukuchi LF 2. Miyamoto 3B 3. Aoki CF 4. D’Antona 1B 5. Iihara RF 6. Tanaka 2B 7. Fujimoto SS 8. Aikawa C 9. Ishikawa P Ishikawa got himself […]

5/2/10 – Yokohama (Home)

May 2nd, 2010 Yokohama Baystars 4 Tokyo Yakult Swallows 1 Streak: Lost 1   Last 5: LLLWL (Meiji Jingu Stadium) Quick quiz: can you actually remember the last time that the birds won a series? Neither can we. Starting for the BayStars was Tomokazu Ohka. Yikes. Tonite’s lineup: 1. Fukuchi LF 2. Miyamoto 3B 3. Aoki […]

4/30/10 – Yokohama (Home)

April 30th, 2010 Yokohama BayStars 7 Tokyo Yakult Swallows 6 Streak: Lost 5   Last 5: LLLLL (Meiji Jingu Stadium) OK. Right. That sucked. Hard. Tokyo went up five-nil in the first, but they couldn’t notch a ‘W’ today. Holy crap. The lineup: 1. Tanaka 2B 2. Miyamoto 3B 3. Aoki CF 4. Guiel RF […]

4/28/10 – Hanshin (Home)

April 28th, 2010 Hanshin Tigers 9 Tokyo Yakult Swallows 3 Streak: Lost 3   Last 5: LWLLL (Meiji Jingu Stadium) Ishikawa took the mound for the birds in an attempt to finally get a win after seeing his record wander to a dismal 0-4 mark to start the season. But he wound up having a […]

10/7/09 – Yokohama (Home)

October 7th, 2009 Yokohama BayStars 4 Tokyo Yakult Swallows 5 Streak: Won 2   Last 5: LWLWW (Jingu Stadium) Aaron Guiel. Aaron Guiel. Aaron Guiel!!

9/29/09 — Hanshin (Home)

September 29th, 2009 Hanshin Tigers 8 Tokyo Yakult Swallows 2 Streak: Lost 1     Last 5:  WWWWL (Jingu Stadium) Well, no blisters were involved, but that still sucked.