Swallows rout Marines

Jun 25, 2014

Swallows rout Marines

Left-hander Masanori Ishikawa pitched seven innings of one-run ball, Yuhei Takai homered and drove in five runs, and the Tokyo Yakult Swallows thumped the Chiba Lotte Marines 14-3 as the two clubs wrapped up their final interleague game on Wednesday. Each of the Swallows’ ...

Huffman gets slam as Marines rout Swallows

Jun 23, 2014

Huffman gets slam as Marines rout Swallows

Craig Brazell and Chad Huffman both homered and drove in six runs between them in support of lefty Yoshihisa Naruse, who limited the damage to two runs over seven frames as the Chiba Lotte Marines routed the Tokyo Yakult Swallows 10-3 in an interleague ...

Hawks stay in hunt for fifth interleague title

Jun 19, 2014

Hawks stay in hunt for fifth interleague title

Tadashi Settsu pitched out of early trouble to go seven innings on Thursday as the Fukuoka Softbank Hawks defeated the Tokyo Yakult Swallows 7-2 to remain alive in their bid for their fifth interleague title. Settsu (5-2) allowed two runs on seven hits and ...

May 21, 2014

Swallows outfielder Milledge to miss rest of season

Tokyo Yakult Swallows outfielder Lastings Milledge has undergone shoulder surgery and will miss the remainder of the season, the Central League club announced on Wednesday. Milledge, who has been in the United States for detailed examinations on his injured right shoulder, was diagnosed with ...

Carp rap out 16 hits, trounce Swallows

May 8, 2014

Carp rap out 16 hits, trounce Swallows

The Central League-leading Hiroshima Carp belted three home runs in a 16-hit attack and held off a late challenge to beat the Tokyo Yakult Swallows 13-7 on Thursday and avoid a three-game sweep at Jingu Stadium. Behind rookie Daichi Osera (4-1), Brad Eldred gave ...

Ishikawa tosses shutout against first-place Carp

May 7, 2014

Ishikawa tosses shutout against first-place Carp

Lefty Masanori Ishikawa held the Hiroshima Carp to five hits over the distance on Wednesday night as the Tokyo Yakult Swallows beat the Central League leaders 6-0. Ishikawa (1-3) had enough command of his various pitches to keep Carp batters from making too much ...

Swallows pound out 17 hits, hammer Tigers

May 5, 2014

Swallows pound out 17 hits, hammer Tigers

Lefty Ryosuke Yagi allowed a run in seven innings and got plenty of run support as the Tokyo Yakult Swallows crushed the Hanshin Tigers 13-1 on Monday evening. Yagi (1-1) scattered seven hits and two walks, while striking out three, and teammates Takahiro Araki ...