Saturday May 23rd 2015

‘Raptors’ Archives

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]

Raptors rally but fall in Brighton

Raptors rally but fall in Brighton

.    Nick Shrimpton, Yue Du and Paul Barton impressed in their first away game for the Raptors It was the ninth inning. The bases were loaded.  The tying and go-ahead runs were there, as the Raptors had rallied back beyond all expectations. Brighton’s hard-throwing [Read More]

Falcons breathing down Mets necks

Falcons breathing down Mets necks

  A win for starting pitcher Robbie Almanzar in Game One (photo by Paul Holdrick) The Herts Falcons picked up two wins on Sunday against the South London Pirates which keeps the pressure on the current leaders, London Mets, who are one game ahead. The Falcons conceded [Read More]

Herts Hawks extend unbeaten run. Raptors’ game suspended after just 5 minutes.

Herts Hawks extend unbeaten run. Raptors’ game suspended after just 5 minutes.

Hawks catcher Paul Auchterlounie enhanced his reputation as a killer of base-stealers While Herts teams in the top two leagues rested over the Bank Holiday weekend, the Herts Hawks continued their unbeaten start of the season in the Single-A League. Their opponents were the [Read More]

The Return of the Native

The Return of the Native

It’s hard to express how much my legs hurt on Monday morning.  A body this old and ill-prepared struggles with 6 hours of baseball on a Sunday. But there was a smile in my heart, writes Rob Jones, with aching fingers. And maybe that sums up the feelings which this [Read More]

Eagles eliminated but Falcons will carry Herts flag in the next round of the BBF Cup

Eagles eliminated but Falcons will carry Herts flag in the next round of the BBF Cup

Another home run for Maikel Azcuy, this time in the BBF Cup (photo by Paul Holdrick) BBF Cup (1st Round), Herts Falcons 15 London Metros 9 The Herts Falcons are through to the second round of the BBF Cup after a 15-9 win over the London Metros, however the score line does [Read More]

Forest Glade Redbacks 36 Herts Raptors 13

Forest Glade Redbacks 36 Herts Raptors 13

Report by Rob Jones The last time these two teams met saw an epic victory for Herts to close the 2014 season. This time, on a cloudy day at Grovehill, the Essex team would have their revenge. Rookie Paul Barton was on the mound for the home team and steady work kept the [Read More]

Falcons and Eagles prepare for their first ever BBF Cup games. Raptors meet Redbacks in the league.

Falcons and Eagles prepare for their first ever BBF Cup games. Raptors meet Redbacks in the league.

Can Herts Falcons keep the winning run going this Sunday against a very awkward opponent (photo by Paul Holdrick) This weekend sees the first round of the newly introduced BBF Cup. The concept is similar to the FA Cup (football). Two teams meet in a one-game decider. The [Read More]

Weekend round-up: Wins for Hawks and Eagles. Raptors and Herts u12s suffer defeats

Weekend round-up: Wins for Hawks and Eagles. Raptors and Herts u12s suffer defeats

Herts Hawks continue winning run (photo by John Kjorstad) HERTS EAGLES vs LONDON MAMMOTHS (Triple-A League) While the Falcons were resting, three other Herts teams were in league action. The Herts Eagles suffered two heavy defeats on opening day. It became three losses in [Read More]

Record-breakers, home runs, forgotten rules and more on Opening Day

Record-breakers, home runs, forgotten rules and more on Opening Day

Herts Falcons pitcher, Matt Gilbert – making British baseball history (photo by Paul Holdrick) The Herts Falcons had the best possible start of the season winning both of their opening games and one of its debutants setting a new National Baseball League record. Herts [Read More]

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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 [Read More]

Raptors rally but fall in Brighton

Raptors rally but fall in Brighton

.    Nick Shrimpton, Yue Du and Paul Barton impressed in their first away game for the Raptors It was the ninth [Read More]

Falcons breathing down Mets necks

Falcons breathing down Mets necks

  A win for starting pitcher Robbie Almanzar in Game One (photo by Paul Holdrick) The Herts Falcons picked up two [Read More]

VIDEO: Conner Brown at the MLB European Academy Try Outs

VIDEO: Conner Brown at the MLB European Academy Try Outs

. For a second consecutive year, Herts Baseball Club was represented at the MLB European Academy Try Outs.  This year [Read More]

4 home runs help Herts teams pick up wins in Essex

4 home runs help Herts teams pick up wins in Essex

  On Sunday the Herts Falcons emphasised their intent to battle for the title this season. They won the first and lost [Read More]