June 17th, 2017 vs Hokkaido

June 17th, 2017 Hokkaido Fighters 0 Tokyo Swallows 5 Streak: Won 4    Last 5: LWWWW (Jingu Stadium)   What a difference a week makes! And it was all thanks to a phenomenal outing by Tokyo starter, David Buchanan, who knocked the Hokkaido offense off-kilter with an efficient and dominant complete game shutout. The offense […]

June 18th 2016, vs Saitama

June 18th, 2016 Saitama Lions 4 Tokyo Swallows 5 Streak: Won 2      Last 5: WLLWW (Meiji Jingu Stadium) Interleague. Ugh. Your birds have settled into an annoying pattern of winning the first game of the series, but then dropping the next two. After last night’s W, the faithful were excused for expecting the worst. […]

Jun 4th 2016, vs Orix

June 4th, 2016 Orix Buffaloes 6 Tokyo Swallows 4 Streak: Lost 4 Last 5: WLLLL (Meiji Jingu Stadium) Your 6th-place birds looked to snap a three game skid against the very team that halted their own four game slide the previous evening. The afternoon did not get off to a stellar start. Yamanaka allowed consecutive […]

June 3rd 2016, vs. Orix

June 3rd, 2016 Orix Buffaloes 5 Tokyo Swallows 4 Streak: Lost 3 Last 5: LWLLL (Meiji Jingu Stadium) It was a beautiful evening for 6th-place baseball at our second home, Jingu Stadium. So beautiful, in fact, that the Tsubamegun Crew decided to sit behind home plate for a change. Unfortunately, the improved vantage point did […]

Jun 23rd 2014, vs Chiba

June 23rd, 2014 Chiba Marines 10 Tokyo Swallows 3 Streak: Lost 1     Last 5: LLWWL (Jingu Stadium) Your favorite birds got their butts whupped tonight. With Matsuoka starting for Tokyo, things got out of hand in a hurry, and Naruse made sure that the home side didn’t have enough time to get back […]

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 15th 2014, @ Hokkaido

June 15th, 2014 Tokyo Swallows 3 Hokkaido Fighters 2 Streak: Won 1  Last 5: LWLLW (Sapporo Dome) Your birds looked to halt a two-game slide up in Sapporo cavern. A beautiful afternoon for a baseball game, but the cover stayed on. No matter though, the Swallows rallied late to split the away series in Hokkaido. […]

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 […]

Jun 8th 2014, vs Saitama

June 8th, 2014 Saitama Lions 5 Tokyo Swallows 9 Streak: Won 2     Last 5: WDLWW (Meiji Jingu Stadium) The Swallows rode strong showings by Kawabata and Morioka at the plate, a big sixth inning, and six decent innings from Yagi to an easy Sunday victory. It was a bit touch-and-go there for a bit […]

Jun 7th 2014, vs Chiba

June 7th, 2014 Chiba Marines  Tokyo Swallows  Streak: Won 1 Last 5: LWDLW (Jingu Stadium) Trivia question: When was the last time that Tokyo had to cancel consecutive home games because of weather? That’s right, this afternoon’s game got nixed as well. Narveson was slated to start the game for your birds, but now everyone gets an […]