2011 Climax Series Final Stage Schedule

It’s now time to decide who will move on to the 2011 Japan Series. The schedule for the final stage of the Climax Series is set to go a little something like this (scroll down for the Pacific League schedule): Central League 2nd place Tokyo Yakult Swallows vs 1st place Chunichi Dragons All games will […]

5/24/09 – Fukuoka SoftBank (Home)

May 24th, 2009 Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks 8 Tokyo Yakult Swallows 5 Streak: Lost 2     Last 5: WLWLL (Jingu Stadium) Tokyo made a late attempt at a comeback after going behind 7-0 but it was a case of too little too late as they were brushed aside by the Interleague pace-setting Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks. […]

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 […]

3/10/09 — Softbank (home)

March 10th, 2009 SoftBank Hawks 10 Tokyo Yakult Swallows 3 Streak: Lost 3     Last 5: LWLLL (Meiji Jingu Stadium) The bats were a bit anemic again today. Tokyo managed only six hits, two better than the game yesterday versus Hanshin. The birds got waxed early and often. Tokyo newbie pitcher (read: straight out of […]

6/19/08 – Softbank (Home)

June 19th, 2008 SoftBank Hawks 7 Tokyo Yakult Swallows 5 Streak: Lost 1.  Last 5: WLWWL (Meiji Jingu Stadium)   Softbank won an absorbing game at Jingu stadium to split the season-series between to two teams at 2-2.

6/18/08 – SoftBank ("Home" at Nagano)

June 18th, 2008 SoftBank Hawks 2 Tokyo Yakult Swallows 3 Streak: Won 2 Last 5: WWLWW (“Home” game for Tokyo at Nagano Olympic Stadium) A solid evening’s work from Masanori Ishikawa and a 2 run homer from Norichika Aoki was enough to edge the Swallows past Softbank in Nagano this evening.