9/22/12 – Yomiuri (Away)

September 22nd, 2012 Tokyo Swallows 9 Yomiuri Giants 3 Streak: Won 1  Last 5: WWWLW (Tokyo Dome) This game, played less than 24 hours after the Giants clinched the pennants was a pretty good barometer of which players had too much victory champagne last night. (I think the title goes to Toshiya Sugiuchi.) Meanwhile Ishikawa […]

04/01/12 Yomiuri (Away)

April 1st, 2012 Tokyo Swallows 2 Yomiuri Giants 4 Streak: Lost 1  Last 5: WWL– (Tokyo Dome) After beating Utsumi and Sawamura on Friday and Saturday, Tokyo had the honor of witnessing the start to Toshiya Sugiuchi’s career in orange. Long may he struggle. And while it may not look like he did that poorly […]

Tokyo Swallows Podcast 05 (December 2011)

We’re back! It’s been a while since our last audio edition, but David and Christopher sat down again on a Sunday afternoon to make fun of each other a little bit and talk about everything that has happened since the Central League playoffs kicked off at Meiji Jingu Stadium at the end of October. After […]

The Monday Review #4

Welcome to the Monday Review, in which we’ll look back at the week that was and look ahead to the week that will be. We hope a recurring weekly review column will help readers identify some trends that can’t be covered in a single game report. We’re still trying to work out the format, so […]

2010 Interleague Preview

Tomorrow, weather permitting, the 6 Central League teams will play host to the 6 Pacific League teams, kicking off 5 weeks of Interleague play. This post will hopefully give you some information you will find useful.

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.