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Herts adult and youth baseball league teams start pre-season training this Sunday

Herts adult and youth baseball league teams start pre-season training this Sunday

Herts Baseball Club published details of its Spring Training schedule. Both adult and youth teams will return to training for the first time in 2016 this Sunday 7 February. The only exception being the Under-8 programme which starts later in the year. In the first few [Read More]

Raptors rookie rewarded with MVP

Raptors rookie rewarded with MVP

The Herts Raptors ended a difficult season with a sprint finish, and one of the new players who helped that happen has been rewarded by being named MVP by his team-mates.  After a close vote among the team’s entire roster, Paul Barton took the title. In his first [Read More]

2015 Hunlock Series

2015 Hunlock Series

The 2015 BBF league season is about to reach its conclusion,  but the best part of the season for everyone connected with Herts Baseball Club is yet to come. Every year, just when the MLB season enters its most exciting stage, players come to Grovehill Ballpark for a [Read More]

Homer helps Hawks stay high; Falcons fall

Homer helps Hawks stay high; Falcons fall

Herts Hawks pitcher Andrew Slater set a new season high for strikeouts as his side beat the Kent Mariners 20-3 at Grovehill ballpark. Slater – also the team’s joint manager – whiffed 7 batters and walked just one in a dominant performance. He now leads the league in [Read More]

Hawks swoop on Richmond

Hawks swoop on Richmond

The Herts Hawks continued their march towards the playoffs with a convincing 28-10 victory away to the Richmond Squires in the Single-A league. Joint manager Andrew Slater pitched a complete game for the win, striking out four batters and walking only 2. The first few [Read More]

Hawks win Herts Derby. Eagles still have playoff hopes after win over Brighton.

Hawks win Herts Derby. Eagles still have playoff hopes after win over Brighton.

With the Herts Falcons resting at the weekend attention turned to the other three Hertfordshire teams. Two of them, the Herts Hawks and the Herts Raptors, clashed together in an eagerly anticipated derby game. The Hawks were top of the Single-A League table after winning [Read More]

Falcons are in the BBF Cup Semi-Final after eliminating Oxford

Falcons are in the BBF Cup Semi-Final after eliminating Oxford

Good day on the mound for Robbie Almanzar (photo by Paul Holdrick) The Herts Falcons ended a run of six consecutive league defeats with a win in the BBF Cup quarter-final tie away at the Oxford Kings. Robbie Almanzar was the winning pitcher. Manager Lee Manning was also [Read More]

Herts Falcons losing streak continues. Hawks walk-off win.

Herts Falcons losing streak continues. Hawks walk-off win.

  Falcons are still in the NBL playoff zone, but can they stay there? (photo by Paul Holdrick) National Baseball League, Herts Falcons 10 South London Pirates 11 (box scores) The Herts Falcons lost two more games at on Sunday extending their losing streak to six. In [Read More]

Raptors continue search for first win after defeat in Guildford

Raptors continue search for first win after defeat in Guildford

The Herts Raptors came agonisingly close to their first win of the season. In a slugfest away at the Guildford Mavericks they went down by a score of 25-24. Paul Barton was very effective on the mound giving Herts a 7-1 run after 2 innings. Guildford came back thanks to a [Read More]

Broken laces, and a surviving dream

Broken laces, and a surviving dream

Here’s a moment which sums up how the Brighton game went for me. In the fourth inning, as I jogged in to score easily after a fellow Raptor had smacked an RBI into the outfield, I helpfully scooped up his bat on my way, writes Rob Jones. In doing so, I performed a [Read More]

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Herts adult and youth baseball league teams start pre-season training this Sunday

Herts adult and youth baseball league teams start pre-season training this Sunday

Herts Baseball Club published details of its Spring Training schedule. Both adult and youth teams will return to [Read More]

NBL MVP expected to wear a different uniform in 2016

NBL MVP expected to wear a different uniform in 2016

Photo by Paul Holdrick Herts Baseball Club has confirmed that their third baseman Maikel Azcuy is in the process of [Read More]

Raptors rookie rewarded with MVP

Raptors rookie rewarded with MVP

The Herts Raptors ended a difficult season with a sprint finish, and one of the new players who helped that happen has [Read More]

Azcuy is the 2015 NBL MVP

Azcuy is the 2015 NBL MVP

This article by Joe Gray first appeared on britishbaseball.org Maikel Azcuy from the Herts Falcons and Dan Weigel from [Read More]

Herts Baseball AGM details announced

Herts Baseball AGM details announced

Herts Baseball Club has confirmed that its 19th Annual General Meeting will take place on Sunday, 6 December 2015. In [Read More]