It would not be an understatement to say that the Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters did not enjoy their stay in Tokorozawa this past weekend. The defending champs were swept by the Lions in all three games, losing 9-0 on Friday night, 9-1 on Saturday afternoon and 12-3 on Sunday afternoon. Shogo Akiyama was a particular thorn in their side, going 8-13 in the three games with four home runs, including lead off shots in both Friday's and Sunday's games. Here's Akiyama's 2013 Bandai Owners League 03 card (#029):
I want to briefly apologize for the lack of posts lately - I've been very busy at work (in fact I was away on business this past week) and just haven't had the energy to post much. Things should pick up this week - they better since my Calbee Series One and BBM 1st Version sets will be arriving in the next few days.