April 15th, 2017 @ Yokohama

April 15th, 2017 Tokyo Swallows 2 Yokohama BayStars 7 Streak: Won 1 Last 5: LLWLW Yokohama Stadium Ogawa pitched eight solid innings and got his first win of the season as your Birds breezed past the BayStars on a beautiful Saturday afternoon. And Tokyo’s offense woke up a little bit as they rolled over Yokohama’s starter, […]

April 1st, 2017 vs Yokohama

April 1st, 2017 Yokohama BayStars 6 Tokyo Swallows 1 Streak: Lost 1      Last 5: WL (Meiji Jingu Stadium) After an easy victory in Tokyo’s first game of the 2017 campaign, the offense suffered a bit of a hangover and the home team dropped its first game of the year. Ogawa started for the birds […]

Aug 17th 2016, vs Yokohama

August 17th, 2016 Yokohama BayStars 1 Tokyo Swallows 9 Streak: Won 1      Last 5: WWWLW (Meiji Jingu Stadium) Here’s a treat, sports fans. Ogawa went the distance tonight! I know the lineup looks a bit feeble, but take heart. We haven’t lost a player to injury in about a week. Oh wait… Ugumori’s […]

Apr 17th 2016, vs. Yokohama

April 17th, 2016 Yokohama BayStars 4 Tokyo Swallows  5 Streak: WLWWW  Last 5: Won 3 (Matsuyama Botchan Stadium) A week ago, the BayStars left Juri Hara with welts, Would our valiant youth notch his first pro win? Would he at least recover a bit of face against Yokohama? Alas, no. Four innings ending in blood […]

Apr 16th 2016, vs Yokohama

April 16th, 2016 Yokohama BayStars 0 Tokyo Swallows 4 Streak: LWLWW  Last 5: Won 2 (Matsuyama Botchan Stadium) The big question of the afternoon was which Ishikawa would show up. Would it be the quality start Ishikawa of April 2nd (seven innings, 1 earned run), or the five earned runs over four innings Ishikawa of […]

Apr 10th 2016, @ Yokohama

April 10th, 2016 Tokyo Swallows 5 Yokohama BayStars 6 Streak: Lost 2 Last 5: LWWLL (Yokohama Stadium) A late inning near-miss rally was not enough to overcome a terrible, horrible, no-good, very bad, four-inning day for Juri Hara as the Swallows slip into last place. The Scoring: Bottom of the first. Kuwahara doubled off the first […]

Apr 9th 2016, @ Yokohama

April 9th, 2016 Tokyo Swallows 5 Yokohama BayStars 10 Streak: Lost 1 Last 5: LLLWW (Yokohama Stadium) Sakaguchi, Kawabata, and Balentien had decent days at the plate, but otherwise the story of the afternoon was the return of the Ishikawa from two weeks ago as the birds lost a stinker in Yokohama. Balentien’s second homer of […]

Jul 11th 2015, vs Yokohama

July 11th, 2015 Yokohama BayStars 1 Tokyo Swallows 5 Last 5: LLLWW Streak: Won 2 (Meiji Jingu Stadium) Your birds secured the home series against Yokohama with an open-and-closed victory behind Tateyama’s six innings of solid work. And the BayStars are now 1-7 at Jingu Stadium so far this season. In only his second top […]

Apr 18th 2015, vs Yokohama

April 18th, 2015 Yokohama BayStars 0 Tokyo Swallows 4 Streak: Won 3 Last 5: LLWWW (Meiji Jingu Stadium) Ishikawa scattered seven hits over seven innings in his strongest outing of 2015. And another big sixth inning for the Swallows bats meant that Ishikawa picked up his first win of the season. Ishikawa induced a bunch of […]

Apr 4th 2015, @ Yokohama

April 4th, 2015 Tokyo Swallows 6 Yokohama BayStars 2 Streak: Won 3 Last 5: WLWWW (Yokohama Stadium) Ishikawa got roughed up early, but he dug deep and kept Yokohama off the board until the bats started harassing the home team’s relief corps. Brace yourself. Your Tokyo Swallows are now tied for first place. Ishikawa recorded […]