Aug 29th 2013, vs Chunichi

August 29th, 2013 Chunichi Dragons 7 Tokyo Swallows 6 Streak: Lost 3 Last 5: LWLLL (Meiji Jingu Stadium) For those of you here for a Balentien update, here’s what you need to know. Coco DID NOT hit a homerun tonight, although he came close with a double off the wall to start the six inning. […]

Jun 6th 2013, vs Tohoku

June 6th, 2013 Tohoko Golden Eagles 9 Tokyo Swallows 5 Streak: Lost 1  Last 5: LWLWL (Meiji Jingu Stadium) The Swallows once again fail to start a winning streak as they fall to the Eagles at home. Tonight’s loss comes courtesy of some bad fielding, and some untimely lapses in pitching. Ishikawa started the game […]

Jun 2nd 2013, @ Chiba

June 2nd, 2013 Tokyo Swallows 5 Chiba Marines 3 Streak: Won 1 Last 5: LWLLW (QVC Marine Stadium) This game was a wild one. There was a little bit of everything going on, but your Tokyo birds ended the afternoon with smiles on their faces. With the win, Tokyo secured the interleague series victory over their […]

9/21/12 – Yomiuri (Away)

September 21st, 2012 Tokyo Swallows 4 Yomiuri Giants 6 Streak: Lost 1  Last 5: WWWWL (Tokyo Dome) I want to be remain thankful and happy that the birds swept the last two series at a time when they really needed to. But no, it’s hard to be grateful when you drop the game that ensures […]

7/28/12 – Chunichi (Away)

July 28th, 2012 Tokyo Swallows 4  Chunichi Dragons 4 Streak: Drew 1  Last 5: LDLWD (Nagoya Dome) After scoring 21 runs over the last two nights, the Birds eased off the throttle in today’s day game. Although they only scored 4 runs, Hatakeyama does the business to save the Swallows in Nagoya. Today was a bit of a […]

6/11/12 – Saitama (Home)

June 11th, 2012 Saitama Seibu Lions 5 Tokyo Swallows 1 Streak: Lost 2    Last 5: LWWLL (Jingu Stadium) Can someone please find the emergency stop button? Because I WANT TO GET OFF THIS SODDING INTER-LEAGUE TRAIN. Seriously. I believe it’s red and is sometimes behind glass. If you see it, do our collective mental health a […]

5/26/12 – Saitama (Away)

May 26th, 2012 Tokyo Swallows 0 Saitama Seibu Lions 8 Streak: Lost 7   Last 7: LLLLLLL (Seibu Dome) Take a look at the above box score. Now be thankful you didn’t have to sit through it (and if you did, I feel your pain). Ishikawa: Lasted six innings giving up three runs on six hits […]

5/8/12 – Chunichi (Away)

May 8th, 2012 Tokyo Swallows 0 Chunichi Dragons 1 Streak: Lost 2  Last 5: LWWLL (Toyohashi Stadium) Chunichi leapfrogged Tokyo back up to the top of the CL as they edged an ultra-tight affair in Aichi. Dragons’ starter Yamai was attempting his third start of the season against the Swallows, after racking up two losses and an […]

4/28/12 – Hiroshima (Away)

April 28th, 2012    Tokyo Swallows 6  Hiroshima Carp 4 Streak: Won 2       Last 5: WWDWW (Mazda Stadium, Hiroshima) Tokyo traveled to Hiroshima yesterday for their first away series at Mazda Stadium. The two teams have played each other twice so far this season (played in Matsuyama) with Tokyo taking  both of […]

04/24/12 – Chunichi (Home)

April 24th, 2012 Chunichi Dragons 1 Tokyo Swallows 4 Streak: Won 4  Last 5: LWWWW (Meiji Jingu Stadium) After the confidence boosting and oh so pleasurable home sweep this last weekend against Yomiuri, Tokyo kept the momentum rolling with a relatively straightforward victory against the reigning CL chuamps. After Tateyama made light work of the first three […]