5/03/09 – Hiroshima (Away)

May 3rd, 2009 Tokyo Yakult Swallows 3 Hiroshima Toyo Carp 2 Streak: Won 1    Last 5: WWWLW (Mazda Stadium)   An 8th inning Aoki tie-breaking solo home run and a decent outing from surprise starter Takaichi lead Yakult to a tight victory on Sunday afternoon. Takada continued his experiments with the starting rotation as he brought […]

3/11/09 — Softbank (home)

March 11th, 2009 SoftBank Hawks 2 Tokyo Yakult Swallows 7 Streak: Won 1     Last 5: WLLLW (Meiji Jingu Stadium) Tokyo finally got one back in the win column today. Yohsinori had a great day on the mound, and the Tokyo bats were a little bit more reliable than they had been over the […]

3/7/09 — Orix (away)

March 7th, 2009 Tokyo Yakult Swallows 4 Orix Buffaloes  6 Streak: Lost 1   Last 5: WWLWL (Kyocera Dome) Tokyo played catch-up the entire game today. With Tateyama on the mound for the birds, Orix plated two runs in the bottom of the second. Tateyama pitched four innings with just the two runs surrendered (four […]