Giants clober CL rival Swallows

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Jul 30, 2016

Giants clober CL rival Swallows

Kan Otake threw seven shutout innings as the Yomiuri Giants walloped the Tokyo Yakult Swallows 9-0 in the Central League on Saturday. Otake (3-1) held Yakult to four hits and three walks, while striking out five in a 132-pitch outing, making the most of his ...

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Aug 19, 2015

Swallows lose Yamanaka to muscle strain

A day after failing to win a start for the first time this season, Tokyo Yakult Swallows pitcher Hirofumi Yamanaka was deactivated with a muscle strain on Wednesday. The 29-year-old submarine right-hander strained his right pectoral muscle in Tuesday's start against the BayStars in Yokohama. ...