Monday Bullets #3 (The Pre-GW 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. Those of you who only get their Swallows news from our site might not have heard about Wladimir Balentien’s arrest on domestic violence charges earlier in January. […]

Off-Season Player Transactions and Analysis

All of us at Tsubamegun want to wish you all a happy new year! Training camp for the 2014 season has opened and it’s time to evaluate where the team stands in 2014. After much off-season fanfare about the Swallows being the landing spot for a big free agent, the Swallows ultimately struck out on […]

2013 Swallows’ Draft Recap

On October 24th, the NPB conducted it’s annual draft. As we wrote in our draft preview, the Swallows had gone into the draft with public interest in Yuki Matsui and Daichi Osera. After all the initial picks had been announced, the Swallows found themselves in competition with the Hiroshima Carp and Hanshin Tigers for the […]