Swallows feast on Giants pitching in rout

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Apr 25, 2019

Swallows feast on Giants pitching in rout

Tetsuto Yamada and Wladimir Balentien each hit a pair of home runs, while Norichika Aoki went 4-for-4, as the Tokyo Yakult Swallows hammered the Yomiuri Giants 11-2 on Thursday. Former major leaguer Albert Suarez got the win in his first start for the Swallows. The ...

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Dec 12, 2018

Yakult reaches deal with pitcher Albert Suarez

The Tokyo Yakult Swallows have reached an agreement to acquire former major league pitcher Albert Suarez, the Central League club said Wednesday. The 29-year-old Suarez played Triple-A ball for the Reno Aces, the Arizona Diamondbacks' affiliate, this past season. He went 0-1 with a 4.97 ...