Dragons crush Swallows

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Sep 25, 2019

Dragons crush Swallows

Four pitchers combined on a five-hit shutout on Wednesday for the Chunichi Dragons in a 12-0 Central League win over the Tokyo Yakult Swallows. Kodai Umetsu (4-1), the Dragons' second-round draft pick last autumn, allowed three hits, issued three walks and struck out six to ...

Swallows bullpen holds off Dragons

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Sep 1, 2019

Swallows bullpen holds off Dragons

Wladimir Balentien singled in two first-inning runs and six pitchers made that lead stand up in the Tokyo Yakult Swallows' 3-1 win over the Chunichi Dragons on Sunday afternoon. Veteran lefty Yudai Ono (7-8) surrendered an infield single to open the game at Nagoya Dome ...