May 17th 2014, @ Chunichi

May 17th, 2014  Tokyo Swallows 4 Chunichi Dragons 1 Streak: Won 5  Last 5: WWWWW (Nagoya Dome) Your birds are making it look easy. For whatever reason, Tokyo wasn’t able to snag a single win in Yokohama last weekend, but they’ve rebounded by winning consecutive series versus Yomiuri and Chunichi. I would’ve been happy with taking two […]

May 18th 2013, vs Chiba

May 18th, 2013 Chiba Lotte Marines 3 Tokyo Yakult Swallows 5 Last 5: LLLWW  Streak: Won 2 (Jingu Stadium) The Swallows sweep their two game series against the Marines at Jingu in a bizarre series of plays that should’ve seen the Swallows win comfortably, but ultimately lead to a cardiac-inducing game. If I had told […]

8/31/12 – Chunichi (Home)

August 31st, 2012 Chunichi Dragons 4 Tokyo Swallows 4 Streak: Drew 2  Last 5: WLWDD (Meiji Jingu Stadium) Poor pitching was seen at the start and end of tonight’s game. Both starters had a rough first few innings and then closers for both teams slipped up in the ninth. Tonight saw both teams don the throw-back uni’s […]

Tokyo Swallows Off-Season Updates: February 22, 2012

Tsubamegun got one hell of a shout out from fellow Japanese baseball watcher, NPB Tracker. Thanks, Patrick! Tokyo batting coach, Takao Ise, has been selected as one of the six coaches representing the nation as part of this year’s Samurai Japan team. One coach was selected from each of the top three teams in the Central […]

2011 Swallows’ Draft Recap

The Swallows drafted 8 players in the draft tonight. Those of you who read my draft preview last night will find none of the names I discussed in our list of picks. The night started off with the Swallows vying for Shuhei Takahashi along with the Dragons (as expected) and the Buffaloes. After each team’s […]