All posts tagged "Tokyo Yakult Swallows"
Features/ 2 months ago
[JAPAN SPORTS NOTEBOOK] The T.League Crowns a New Women's Champion
Kinoshita Abyell Kanagawa earned their first T.League title, defeating four-time reigning champion Nissay Red Elf in the table tennis championship final.
Features/ 5 months ago
[ODDS and EVENS] 2022's Defining Sports Highlights for Japan
A trio of Beijing Olympic gold medals, Roki Sasaki's perfect game and boxer Naoya Inoue's success were among 2022's defining sports...
Baseball/ 6 months ago
[NPB NOTEBOOK] 'Murakami-sama' Honored for Creating Buzz in Japanese Baseball
NPB Triple Crown winner Munetaka Murakami's nickname ー "Murakami-sama" ー was selected as Japan's top buzzword for 2022.
[ODDS and EVENS] Two Games Turned the Tide for Orix Buffaloes in Japan Series
The 2022 Japan Series champions seized momentum with back-to-back victories at Kyocera Dome in Games 4 and 5, recovering from two...
Orix Survives Late Scare to Defeat Yakult for First Japan Series Title in 26 Years
Buffaloes starter Hiroya Miyagi and outfielder Yutaro Sugimoto were the Game 7 heroes for the Pacific League champions.
Buffaloes Silence Swallows Offense and Move Within A Win of Japan Series Title
Five Orix pitchers team up for a one-hit shutout in Game 6 at Jingu Stadium as the reigning champions lose their...
Masataka Yoshida the Hero as Orix Rallies in Ninth for Game 5 Win over Yakult
Yoshida connected for a two-run sayonara homer off Scott McGough to send the Japan Series back to Tokyo all tied up....
Buffaloes Blank Swallows 1-0 in Game 4 of Japan Series
Yutaro Sugimoto drove in the only run in the third inning, and Orix ended Yakult pitcher Masanori Ishikawa's chance of winning...
Tetsuto Yamada Ends Slump and Leads Yakult Past Orix in Game 3 of Japan Series
The veteran infielder was hitless in NPB's championship series heading into Tuesday's game, but came up big to give the Swallows...
Swallows, Buffaloes Play to a 3-3 Tie in Game 2 of Japan Series
Yakult's Souma Uchiyama slugged a game-tying, three-run homer in the ninth inning, but neither team scored again and the game ended...
Osuna, Shiomi Lead Yakult to Win over Orix in Game 1 of Japan Series
In a rematch of last year’s NPB championship series, the Swallows got clutch hitting and a solid start from Yasuhiro Ogawa.
[NPB NOTEBOOK] Swallows and Buffaloes Set for Sequel to 2021 Japan Series
Tokyo Yakult, led by Triple Crown winner Munetaka Murakami, is favored to repeat as NPB champion but Orix is peaking at...