Monday Bullets #2 (Hatake’s Numbers Edition)

Monday Bullets is a feature in which Tsubamegun writers (mostly Kozo) gather random news, thoughts, images, movies, etc. during the week and publish them for off day consumption. I was looking at Hatake’s numbers on Monday and noticed that through 13 games Hatake’s batting average and his on-base percentage were identical. In other words, he […]

Jul 4th 2013, @ Yokohama

July 4th, 2013 Tokyo Swallows 0 Yokohama BayStars 7 Streak: Lost 1 Last 5: WLWWL (Yokohama Stadium) Ladies and gentleman, I have not had the chance to write up a win since the team’s Jingu sweep of the Marines. But with the Swallows coming off their first back-to-back wins since the aforementioned sweep, I had […]

4/29/12 – Hiroshima (Away)

April 29th, 2012    Tokyo Swallows 0  Hiroshima Carp 3 Streak: Lost 1       Last 5: WDWWL (Mazda Stadium, Hiroshima) After yesterday afternoon’s come-from-behind win, the Swallows looked to make it four wins in a row against the fourth-placed Carp. Roman (1-3, 3.57 ERA) took the mound for the birds against Hiroshima’s Nomura […]

Tokyo Swallows sign three new players

Yakyu Baka reported back at the beginning of October, and Kozo Ota relayed the same information here, that eight players are not having their contracts extended for the 2012 season. Well, the Swallows reported on Thursday that they’ve basically filled three of those slots with a pair of out-of-contract players and another from the independent […]