9/19/08 – Yokohama (Home)

September 19th, 2008 Yokohama BayStars 2 Tokyo Yakult Swallows 6 Streak: Won 2  Last 5:LLLWW (Jingu Stadium) I made my way to the stadium nice an slowly. Typhoon #13 is headed this way, so I didn’t want to show up too early, grab my ticket, and find everyone hustling out of the building five minutes […]

9/12/08 – Yomiuri (Away)

September 12th, 2008 Tokyo Yakult Swallows 7 Yomiuri Giants 11 Streak: Lost 4 Last 5: WLLLL (Tokyo Dome) This game was another indication that some of the guys in the bullpen need a rest.

9/4/08 – Chunichi (Home)

September 4th, 2008 Chunichi Dragons 3 Tokyo Yakult Swallows 5 Streak: Won 5 Last 5:WWWWW (Jingu Stadium) Hats off to Sean Douglass who threw eight innings of impressive, rain-drenched baseball in his third start since joining the team! He fully deserved his first win of the season, giving up only one hit and one walk […]

8/16/08 – Chunichi (Away)

August 16th, 2008 Tokyo Yakult Swallows 2 Chunichi Dragons 0 Streak: Won 3 Last 5:WLWWW (Nagoya Dome) For the second night in a row Yakult shut out the Chunichi Dragons in Nagoya, as new-boy Sean Douglass made a promising start to his Tokyo career. Ex-Carp and mid-season aquisition Douglass went 5 shutout innings, giving up […]

Tokyo picks up Sean Douglass

On July 28th, as the July 31st deadline for trades and signing foreign players drew near, the Swallows signed right-handed pitcher Sean Douglass, who played 2006 for the Hiroshima Carp with a 3.41 ERA and a 9-6 record in 18 starts and 20 appearances before spending 2007 out with injuries. Tokyo passed on an opportunity […]