Thursday June 22nd 2017

‘Raptors’ Archives

Rough ride for Raptors on road trip

Rough ride for Raptors on road trip

After a solid start to the season at Grovehill, the Herts Raptors took their season on the road in the past two weeks, writes Rob Jones. They were disappointed by the results, coming up short on long trips to Kent and to Norfolk. This Sunday saw a visit to the Norwich [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 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]

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LondonSports, LYBL and Mets book a place in European qualifiers

LondonSports, LYBL and Mets book a place in European qualifiers

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Battling the ‘Enfield hop’

London Capitals, 11 – Herts Falcons, 9 In a game where forfeit (and consequently the dashing of any playoff berth [Read More]

Herts U17 and U13 teams all set for UK Little League Qualifiers

Herts U17 and U13 teams all set for UK Little League Qualifiers

This weekend teams from across the country will head to Farnham Park in Slough for the UK Little League qualifying [Read More]

Hawks fall to Latin Boys in 9

Hawks fall to Latin Boys in 9

Michael Cresswell reporting from Grovehill Ballpark, Hemel Hempstead The Hawks were looking to restart another winning [Read More]

Falcons pick up much needed win

Falcons pick up much needed win

Herts Falcons, 9 – Brighton Jets, 8 After a run of poor performances from the Herts NBL side, things finally came [Read More]