Thursday June 21st 2018

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Down and dirty: Herts Spring League 2018

Down and dirty: Herts Spring League 2018

My first at-bat of 2018 ended with a flourish, writes Rob Jones. No, not a majestic home run, but an impressive flailing swing at a curve ball which was so far off the plate on the outside it was probably in a different post code. It was a Herts Spring League game [Read More]

Arrows, Mets, Hawks and Musketeers win the 2018 HSL titles

Arrows, Mets, Hawks and Musketeers win the 2018 HSL titles

  In the NBL Division the Essex Arrows and Birmingham Bandits were the favourites going into the final weekend of the 2018 Herts Spring League (HSL). Despite losing to the Herts Falcons, the earlier win over the London Mammoths was enough for the Arrows to [Read More]

Herts teams announce preliminary 2018 rosters for the HSL

Herts teams announce preliminary 2018 rosters for the HSL

The managers of the Herts teams which will be playing in the 2018 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 2018 British baseball season

Countdown to HSL – first chance to see the teams ahead of the 2018 British baseball season

The biggest pre-season baseball competition in Britain is back. Commencing on March 17, the Herts Spring League (HSL) will see 19 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]

19 teams will signal the arrival of Spring in the 2018 HSL

19 teams will signal the arrival of Spring in the 2018 HSL

Herts Baseball Club has confirmed that 19 teams have entered this year’s Herts Spring League (HSL). The teams come from all British baseball leagues including the National Baseball League (NBL), Triple-A, Double-A and Single-A Leagues. This year the lineup has an added [Read More]

Teams starting to enter the 2018 Herts Spring League

Teams starting to enter the 2018 Herts Spring League

The Herts Spring League (HSL) has confirmed the game dates for the 2018 edition of the competition*. HSL (Week 1 of 3) Sat, 17-Mar-18 Sun, 18-Mar-18 HSL (Week 2 of 3) Sat, 24-Mar-18 Sun, 25-Mar-18 HSL (Week 3 of 3) Sat, 31-Mar-18 Sun, 1-Apr-18 Spring is [Read More]

Premature celebrations cost Rockers a win versus Hunlock Series leaders

Premature celebrations cost Rockers a win versus Hunlock Series leaders

Ahead of the third week of the Hunlock Series the Red Kites and Blue Rockers had a mountain to climb to catch up with the Black Barracudas who had a commanding lead in the standings. By Sunday evening both teams managed to close that gap to set up an exciting finale next [Read More]

The (Herts) Future is now

The (Herts) Future is now

Seventeen baseball teams, comprising around 200 players and coaches, descended upon Grovehill ball park on Saturday for another fantastic day of baseball at the Herts Futures Tournament. This is the biggest annual youth event in the sport in the UK, which has been staged [Read More]

Can you survive 8 ninth innings in one day?

Can you survive 8 ninth innings in one day?

The games schedule for the 2017 Hunlock Series has been published. All games will adopt the "9th Inning” format where games are decided over a single inning only. This format recreates the tension and drama of the ninth inning. The Red Kites open with a 4-game series [Read More]

Badenhorst, Brown and Hare are the first round picks

Badenhorst, Brown and Hare are the first round picks

The 2017 Hunlock Series Draft was completed a few hours ago. The managers of the teams had a plethora of talent to choose from with 60 players drafted over 20 rounds. THE FIRST ROUND PICKS On a toss of a coin Black Barracudas had the first pick. Manager, Duane [Read More]

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Father-son duets do the double for Herts

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Happy Hawks hang on, Falcons bounce back

Happy Hawks hang on, Falcons bounce back

The Herts Hawks travelled to the riverside venue of Richmond to take on the London Marauders in the AA-division (don't [Read More]

Falcons’ hot bats, strong pitching spoiled by resilient Capitals

Falcons’ hot bats, strong pitching spoiled by resilient Capitals

On a sunny day at Grovehill Ballpark, Game 1 of a double dip with the London Capitals was off to a good start for the [Read More]

Catching heat: “who’s the sweaty guy in the mask?”

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Playing catcher on a hot day is perhaps the greatest weight loss programme yet to be discovered, writes Rob [Read More]

Too hot to handle: Raptors baked by Millers

Too hot to handle: Raptors baked by Millers

Going into the top of the ninth inning at Guildford, the Herts Raptors needed seven runs to save the game. It had been [Read More]