August 26th, 2017 vs Yokohama

August 26th, 2017 Yokohama BayStars 4 Tokyo Swallows 5 Streak: Won 1 Last 5: WLLLW (Meiji Jingu Stadium) Your Birds halted a three game slide by holding off a late Yokohama comeback. Ogawa made it most of the way through the eighth and moved himself within striking distance of a 10 win season. Tokyo posed […]

June 24th, 2017 vs Yokohama

June 24th, 2017 Yokohama BayStars 5 Tokyo Swallows 1 Streak: Won 1 Last 5: WWLWL (Meiji Jingu Stadium) Obiki had himself a day at the plate, and Yamada chipped in with a pair of doubles, but it wasn’t nearly enough to overcome a decent start by opposing starter, Ishida. Consider the score settled after Tokyo’s […]

May 6th, 2017 @ Yokohama

May 6th, 2017 Tokyo Swallows 5 Yokohama BayStars 6 Streak: Lost 3 Last 5: WLLLL (Yokohama Stadium) Your Birds dropped a fourth straight despite carrying a five run lead into the eighth and another Yamada home run. Oh, and just to draw the agony out a little, this game went 11 innings. Tokyo got on the […]

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 […]