The Toyama Grouses have traveled to Kanto twice over the past eight days to face Tokyo-area teams. Maybe the expression “home sweet home” should be altered for Toyama’s sake — with the current emphasis on road trips.

Coach Bob Nash’s club swept the Tokyo Cinq Reves in a series that ended last Monday. And then for the traditional two-game weekend series, the Grouses took on Nash’s former team, the Saitama Broncos.

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