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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 sunshine. Five home runs and three wins were put in the bank. Let’s start in Single-A, and start with a question. When was a Herts Raptors batter last [Read More]

Raptors burn Inferno to spark their season

Raptors burn Inferno to spark their season

Herts Raptors 25-14 Bracknell Inferno, April 23rd 2017 – by Rob Jones This victory by the Raptors, on the Opening Day of the Single-A season, was the perfect illustration of old and new working together. One of the crucial runs to seal the deal in the bottom of the [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]

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]

Herts Raptors manager announced

Herts Raptors manager announced

Paul Barton has been confirmed as the manager of the Herts Raptors and he also joins the club’s executive board. He co-managed the team in 2016 alongside Michael Cresswell, but this season Cresswell is looking to try out for one of the other Herts teams playing in the [Read More]

MVP at the double: Raptors reap rewards for playoff run

MVP at the double: Raptors reap rewards for playoff run

Some races are tight. Some go right down to the wire, and beyond it. And sometimes two deserving winners can’t be separated. After a year which saw the Herts Raptors reach their greatest ever heights, the players have voted for two team-mates to share the MVP award [Read More]

Bochan gem, Hawks bats end Raptors dream

Bochan gem, Hawks bats end Raptors dream

The Herts Hawks glittering season was polished further on Sunday by a powerful batting display which took them through to the national finals. They will play in the semis at Farnham Park next weekend in search of the Single-A title. The downside for the club was that their [Read More]

Kings of Kent: Raptors upset champion Bobcats

Kings of Kent: Raptors upset champion Bobcats

Herts Raptors match reports always maintain a certain professional detachment, a level of decorum. But after an historic playoff victory against the defending Single-A champions, thanks to an epic four-hour game littered with heroic performances, how can we do that today? [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]