Apr 30th 2016, vs Yomiuri

April 30th, 2016 Yomiuri Giants 3 Tokyo Swallows 4 Streak: Won 3 Last 5: LLWWW (Meiji Jingu Stadium) Tokyo won the first inning again, but that wasn’t enough this time around. With two outs and runners on first and second, Chono opened the scoring with a broken bat single which pushed Kataoka home from second. […]

Sept 21st 2014, @ Yomiuri

September 21st, 2014 Tokyo Swallows 7 Yomiuri Giants 6 Streak: Won 1  Last 5: WLLLW (Tokyo Dome) The Swallows put together five late runs to eventually win this one in the top of the 11th. The four hour and 10 minute affair was attended by a reported crowd of 44,919. Ogawa had a little help […]

Sept 3rd 2014, vs Chunichi

September 3rd, 2014 Chunichi Dragons 3 Tokyo Swallows 7 Streak:  Won 1  Last 5: LWWLW (Meiji Jingu Stadium) Tokyo rode a surprisingly strong start from Tokuyama and a big sixth inning to a relatively easy victory. Tonite was actually Tokuyama’s first pro win, and it was a well-deserved win at that. An annoying Morino double that […]

Jul 13th 2014, vs Yokohama

July 13th, 2014 Yokohama BayStars 8 Tokyo Swallows 4 Streak: Lost 5 Last 5: LLLLL (Meiji Jingu Stadium) For a while there, it looked like the birds would get held to one run again, but the final scoreline was a bit closer than the two previous evenings. But, alas, the result was still the same. […]

May 24th 2014, @ Saitama

May 24th, 2014 Tokyo Swallows 8 Saitama Seibu Lions 12 Streak: Lost 1   Last 5: WLLWL Seibu Dome Streak: LLLLLLLLLLWL (Seibu Dome) Tokyo finally broke a 10-game losing streak in Saitama, but they may very well have embarked on a new one this afternoon. This game sucked kind of hard. Especially if you actually went […]

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 11th 2014, @ Yokohama

May 11th, 2014 Tokyo Swallows 2 Yokohama BayStars 3 Streak: Lost 4 Last 5: WLLLL (Yokohama Stadium) Happy Mother’s Day! The Swallows gave you a present, Mom! More stranded base runners and a series sweep at the hands of the BayStars. Yagi started for the Swallows, and he pitched well. But it wasn’t enough. It […]

Monday Bullets #3 (The Pre-GW Edition)

Monday Bullets is a feature in which Tsubamegun writers (mostly Kozo) gather random news, thoughts, images, movies, etc. during the week and publish them for off day consumption. Those of you who only get their Swallows news from our site might not have heard about Wladimir Balentien’s arrest on domestic violence charges earlier in January. […]

Apr 27th 2014, vs Chunichi

April 27th, 2014 Chunichi Dragons 4 Tokyo Swallows 5 Streak: Won 2  Last 5: LLLWW (Meiji Jingu Stadium) The visiting Chunichi Dragons scored four runs for the third night in a row, but it wasn’t enough to stop Tokyo and it’s bevy of nine singles. Your birds were able to protect the lead late in the game […]

Apr 20th 2014, @ Hanshin

April 20th, 2014 Hanshin Tigers 8 Tokyo Swallows 7 Streak: Lost 5 Last 5: LLLLL (Koshien Stadium) There were four home runs hit in this contest, all of them by the Tokyo Swallows, and yet your birds came up just a wee bit shy in dropping their fifth straight. Kiya was unable to put together another […]