Tokyo Yakult Swallows (東京ヤクルトスワローズ)
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Chunichi Dragons vs Tokyo Yakult Swallows (September 20, 2017)

Chunichi Dragons vs Yakult Swallows @ Meiji Jingu Stadium – 18:00
Starters: Ono, Yudai (CHU) 6-8, 4.11 – Hara, Juri (YAK) 3-9, 3.91

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[9/18/2017] David Buchanan to remain with the Yakult Swallows

According to a report by Sports Hochi, the Yakult Swallows may have finalized a multi-year deal (two or more years) with David Buchanan, worth around 1.5 million US dollars a year, up from the estimated 750,000 US dollars he made this year.

Source: Sports Hochi 9/18/2017

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Yakult Swallows 2 – Yokohama Bay Stars 4 (September 18, 2017)

Yakult Swallows vs Yokohama Bay Stars @ Yokohama Stadium – 17:00
Starters: Buchanan, David (YAK) 6-12, 3.51 – Wieland, Joe (YOK) 8-2, 2.87

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Yakult 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 5 0
Yokohama 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 X 4 7 0

Attendance: 28642 | Time: 2h48m

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Tokyo Yakult Swallows vs Hiroshima Toyo Carp (September 17, 2017) – CANCELED

Yakult Swallows vs Hiroshima Carp @ Mazda Stadium – 13:30
Starters: Buchanan, David (YAK) 6-12, 3.51 – Osera, Daichi (HIR) 9-2, 3.65

Canceled due to typhoon.

Source: Hiroshima 9/17/2017

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[9/16/2017] Yasuhiro Ogawa leaves game with elbow tightness

Yasuhiro Ogawa developed tightness in his right elbow during today’s game against the Hiroshima Carp at Mazda Stadium. He told coaches he had discomfort in the elbow after he finished the fourth inning and was pulled from the game. He threw seventy-four pitches.

Source: Sports Hochi 9/16/2017, Sanspo 9/16/2017

[UPDATE 9/17 @ 10:10pm]

Ogawa was taken off the active roster today.

[UPDATE 9/18 @ 3:57pm]

Ogawa was taken off the active roster because his condition did not improve. He will most likely be taken to a hospital for tests some time on or after September 18.

Source: Sports Hochi 9/18/2017, Daily Sports 9/18/2017

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[9/16/2017] Masanori Ishikawa not ready to retire

Thirty-eight-year-old Masanori Ishikawa is not ready to retire and is planning to play next year. The Yakult Swallows are also interested in signing him to another contract.

Ishikawa is 4-14 in twenty-three games this season. He is currently in the middle of an eleven-game losing streak.

Source: Sanspo 9/16/2017

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Yakult Swallows 5 – Hiroshima Carp 4 (September 16, 2017)

Yakult Swallows vs Hiroshima Carp @ Mazda Stadium – 14:00
Starters: Ogawa, Yasuhiro (YAK) 8-7, 2.70 – Yabuta, Kazuki (HIR) 14-3, 2.42

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Yakult 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 1 0 5 9 2
Hiroshima 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 4 11 0

Attendance: 32336 | Time: 3h44m

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Chunichi Dragons 2 – Yakult Swallows 1 (September 14, 2017)

Chunichi Dragons vs Yakult Swallows @ Meiji Jingu Stadium – 18:00
Starters: Ito, Junki (CHU) 0-1, 2.70 – Guilmet, Preston (YAK) 1-1, 3.55

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 R H E
Chunichi 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 8 0
Yakult 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 0

Attendance: 17330 | Time: 3h15m

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Chunichi Dragons 1 – Yakult Swallows 2 (September 13, 2017)

Chunichi Dragons vs Yakult Swallows @ Meiji Jingu Stadium – 18:00
Starters: Ono, Yudai (CHU) 6-7, 4.23 – Hara, Juri (YAK) 2-9, 4.08

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Chunichi 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 9 1
Yakult 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 X 2 7 0

Attendance: 25818 | Time: 2h52m

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Chunichi Dragons 8 – Yakult Swallows 1 (September 12, 2017)

Chunichi Dragons vs Yakult Swallows @ Meiji Jingu Stadium – 18:00
Starters: Yamai, Daisuke (CHU) 1-0, 1.50 – Ishikawa, Masanori (YAK) 4-13, 4.79

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Chunichi 2 0 4 0 0 1 1 0 0 8 15 0
Yakult 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 6 0

Attendance: 14773 | Time: 2h54m

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