Sep 19th 2015, vs Yomiuri

September 19th, 2015 Yomiuri Giants 4 Tokyo Swallows 10 Streak: Won 1 Last 5: DWWLW (Meiji Jingu Stadium) This game was tight through five frames, but then nearly the entire lineup chipped in to put this game away in the seventh and eighth. Two through six in the Swallows lineup all had at least two hits today. The […]

Jun 27th 2015, vs Yomiuri

June 27th, 2015 Yomiuri Giants 1 Tokyo Swallows 0 Streak: Lost 1  Last 5: LWWWL (Shizuoka Kusanagi Baseball Stadium) Tokyo saw its three-game winning streak come to a halt at the hands of one Miles Mikolas. Tokyo starter, Nagisa Arakaki, pitched a great game. By any objective measure, he had the type of afternoon that 100% of […]

Jun 26th 2015, vs Yomiuri [Cancelled]

June 26th, 2015 Yomiuri Giants  Tokyo Swallows  Streak: Won 3  Last 5: LLWWW (Shizuoka Kusanagi Baseball Stadium) This evening’s game was cancelled due to rain. Game two of this series, also to be played in Shizuoka, will start at 2 PM on Saturday.

May 16th 2015, @ Yomiuri

May 16th, 2015 Tokyo Swallows 2 Yomiuri Giants 3 Last 9: LLLLLLLLL  Streak: Lost 9 (Tokyo Dome) And the pain lingers. Ishikawa had another abbreviated outing while the offense was held to just seven base runners (four hits). Yomiuri took the lead in the bottom of the fourth thanks to three two-out singles and a […]

Apr 25th 2015, vs Yomiuri

April 25th, 2015 Yomiuri Giants 0 Tokyo Swallows 5 Streak: Won 2  Last 5: LWLWW (Meiji Jingu Stadium) Ishikawa scattered nine hits and five strikeouts as he blanked Yomiuri for his first complete game shutout of the year. The W gave the Swallows a 3-2 edge in the season series against their cross-town rivals and […]

Apr 11th 2015, @ Yomiuri

April 11th, 2015 Tokyo Swallows 1 Yomiuri Giants 2 Last 5: LWWWL  Streak: Lost 1 (Tokyo Dome) Game two of 2015’s first Tokyo derby. Taguchi made his pro debut for the home side while veteran lefty, Ishikawa, took the mound for the all-around better team. It was a record-breaking day for the Swallows, but Taguchi kept the […]

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 20th 2014, @ Yomiuri

September 20th, 2014 Tokyo Swallows 2 Yomiuri Giants 4 Streak: Lost 3  Last 5: LWLLL (Tokyo Dome) This one began poorly. And your Swallows weren’t able to get a runner on base until the top of the fifth. And in case there was any doubt, we can now confirm that the Swallows have been mathematically eliminated […]

Sept 19th 2014, @ Yomiuri

September 19th, 2014 Tokyo Swallows 3 Yomiuri Giants 6 Streak: Lost 2  Last 5: DLWLL (Tokyo Dome) A pair of two-run innings midway through the game for the Giants put this one out of reach. Utsumi got his sixth win of the year in the process. Ishikawa only ended up pitching five innings which gives you […]

Jul 14th 2014, @ Yomiuri

July 14th, 2014 Tokyo Swallows 12 Yomiuri Giants 1 Streak: Won 1    Last 5: LLLLW (Tokyo Dome) After getting swept by the BayStars at home for the first time in 14 years, your birds were clearly a little upset. And they decided to take their frustrations out on local bully, Yomiuri. Funnily enough, the […]