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Herts Falcons sweep on Opening Day

Herts Falcons sweep on Opening Day

Jarrod Pretorius marked his Herts Falcons debut with a home run (photo by Richard Lee richardleephotography.org) by Cris Hiche, Grovehill Ballpark, Hemel Hempstead As the saying in sports goes, a new season brings new hope! Herts Falcons were looking for this after a [Read More]

Falcons, Hawks and Wildcats win the HSL titles after 23 games in the sun and the longest coin toss in history

Falcons, Hawks and Wildcats win the HSL titles after 23 games in the sun and the longest coin toss in history

After 23 games over 3 weekends in perfect Florida-weather the teams are ready for the 2017 British baseball season. In the HSL Majors Division, Herts Falcons came out on top with a 100% record. In second place were the Taunton Tigers, who will feel a little hard done as [Read More]

LISTEN: Herts Baseball’s Rob Jones chats with “It’s Not Rounders”

LISTEN: Herts Baseball’s Rob Jones chats with “It’s Not Rounders”

This week’s “It’s Not Rounders” podcast features Herts Baseball’s very own Rob Jones as well as a preview of 2017 NBL Season Opening Day, Falcons, Hawks, Raptors, HSL, Herts softball and more. (scroll to 5m34sec if you can’t wait to get [Read More]

Two-time NBL champion joins Herts Falcons in time for Opening Day

Two-time NBL champion joins Herts Falcons in time for Opening Day

With only three days before the start of the 2017 National Baseball League (NBL) season, the Herts Falcons have added two-time NBL Champion, Jarrod Pretorius. The 31-year-old slugger was a key member of the Harlow Nationals team which dominated the NBL winning it in 2011, [Read More]

Herts teams announce preliminary 2017 HSL rosters

Herts teams announce preliminary 2017 HSL rosters

The managers of the Herts teams which will be playing in the 2017 Herts Spring League over the next 3 weeks have announced their preliminary rosters. We understand that these rosters are not fixed and it is very likely that there may be movement between teams over the [Read More]

Countdown to HSL – first chance to see the teams ahead of the 2017 British baseball season

Countdown to HSL – first chance to see the teams ahead of the 2017 British baseball season

The biggest pre-season baseball competition in Britain is back. Commencing on March 18, the Herts Spring League (HSL) will see 16 teams compete over the 3 weeks of the HSL. Organised by Herts Baseball Club, it is Britain’s very own version of MLB’s Grapefruit and Cactus [Read More]

The Return of Hiche

The Return of Hiche

The Herts Falcons have announced their first big signing of 2017.  It is the return of Cris Hiche who is joining Herts from Austrian top league team, Dornbirn Indians. Hiche was missed in a big way by the Falcons when he signed a professional contract in Austria, so this [Read More]

Brown in the pink: Falcons MVP

Brown in the pink: Falcons MVP

It’s hard to imagine a more action-packed baseball year than the one which Conner Brown enjoyed in 2016. But he has capped it all by being voted the MVP of the Herts National Baseball League (NBL) side, the Falcons. The Falcons finished with a 6-24 record in what was [Read More]

Depleted Falcons regress from run of good form

Depleted Falcons regress from run of good form

On a day where the Falcons could barely cobble together a 9-man side, Herts limped to a 10-4 loss against the first place London Mets. Injuries to Conner Brown (tricep), Darren Meintjes (finger) and the absences of shortstop Louis Hare, second basemen Ian McCann and Moises [Read More]

Falcons pick up another win

Falcons pick up another win

Facing the 4th place Essex Arrows, the Herts Falcons split the double header, picking up another win against a playoff caliber team. Game 1 featured the Arrows’ hard throwing righty who – excluding a walk to leadoff man John Blose who later scored – was pretty [Read More]

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Hawks and Latin Boys put on a show in top of the table clash. End each other’s winning streak.

Hawks and Latin Boys put on a show in top of the table clash. End each other’s winning streak.

Herts Hawks extended their winning run to 24 games but the streak was over 2 hours later as they shared the spoils in [Read More]

Herts starts plans to form 4th adult league team and invites applications for manager

Herts starts plans to form 4th adult league team and invites applications for manager

WAITING LIST FOR NEW SINGLE-A AND DOUBLE-A PLAYERS Every year in January Herts Baseball Club assesses the number of [Read More]

Herts Hawks leave Redhawks blue

Herts Hawks leave Redhawks blue

The Herts Hawks had a stand in manager for the day, their young catcher Hunter Devine, but the change did not disrupt [Read More]

Raptors rally over Old Timers, as Herts do monster mash

Raptors rally over Old Timers, as Herts do monster mash

It was a weekend of offensive fireworks for the Herts teams, perhaps inspired by the surprise arrival of some Spring [Read More]

Herts Hawks breathing down Latin Boys’ necks after win over Marauders

Herts Hawks breathing down Latin Boys’ necks after win over Marauders

Herts Hawks kept their winning streak going with a win against the London Marauders on Sunday and it is fair to say [Read More]