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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]

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]

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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 [Read More]

2015 Herts Futures Tournament

2015 Herts Futures Tournament

It’s time to sign up for one of the biggest youth tournaments in British baseball, the Herts Futures Tournament. This [Read More]

Falcons and Raptors soar in season finale

Falcons and Raptors soar in season finale

The Herts Falcons secured their number 2 seeding in the post-season by splitting Sunday’s double-header at [Read More]

Falcons take two while Raptors bats beat Bucks

Falcons take two while Raptors bats beat Bucks

The Herts Falcons put down a marker for the postseason when the National League-leading London Mets came to Grovehill [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 [Read More]