2012 Interleague Preview: Part 2

In this edition of the Interleague Preview I will take a quick look at our next 2 opponents in Interleague play. Saitama Seibu Lions: Having just written up our team’s fifth loss in a row in Interleague play, I’m not sure it it’s wise to take any PL team lightly. So it’s probably a good […]

6/5/11 – Tohoku (Home)

June 5th, 2011 Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles 5 Tokyo Yakult Swallows 13 Streak: Won 2   Last 5: WWLWW (Meiji Jingu Baseball Stadium)   This was a wild game. Wild like one of those bird-like things in the Avatar movie except that the game today was real and nobody was wearing blue. Not even me. […]

5/21/11 – Tohoku Rakuten (Away)

May 21st, 2011 Tokyo Yakult Swallows 2 Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles 3 Streak: Lost 3   Last 5: WWLLL (Kleenex Stadium Miyagi)   The Swallows looked to bounce back after two close losses to two of Japan’s premiere pitchers by sending their lefty ace Ishikawa, fresh off his 100th career win, onto the mound. Rakuten […]

10/17/09 — Pacific League Climax Series — 1st Stage — Tohoku vs Fukuoka (Game 2)

October 17th, 2009 Fukuoka Softbank Hawks 1 Tohoku Rakuten Eagles 4 Best of 3 Series: Fukoka 0 – 2 Tohoku (Kleenex Stadium) The Eagles rode a solid performance from starting pitcher, Masahiro Tanaka, to sweep the Fukuoka Softbank Hawks and earn a trip to Hokkaido to face the Pacific League champions.

10/16/09 — Pacific League Climax Series — 1st Stage — Tohoku vs Fukuoka (Game 1)

October 16th, 2009 Fukuoka Softbank Hawks 4 Tohoku Rakuten Eagles 11 Best of 3 Series: Fukoka 0 – 1 Tohoku (Kleenex Stadium) The Eagles absolutely destroyed the visiting Hawks in the first game of what could be an abbreviated series up in Sendai.