Monday July 6th 2015

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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]

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]

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Kal Dimitrov 1971-2015

It is with enormous sadness that Herts Baseball Club has to announce the loss of one of our family. Kal Dimitrov passed [Read More]

4 Herts players get GB U19 team call-up for European Championships

4 Herts players get GB U19 team call-up for European Championships

Great Britain under-19 National Baseball Team Head Coach Will Lintern and the BBF have announced the roster of 17 [Read More]

Great Britain Under-15 National Team calls up Herts youngster for Euro qualifiers

Great Britain Under-15 National Team calls up Herts youngster for Euro qualifiers

Michael Johnson (right) with his Herts Harriers (U17) team mates last year Herts Baseball Club received exciting news [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 [Read More]

Round-up of the under-12 UK Little League Championships

Round-up of the under-12 UK Little League Championships

photo by Vicky Sinclair The Herts under-12 team came up against the best teams in the country this weekend as part of [Read More]