WALK OFF BUNT SEALS THRILLING COMEBACK WIN FOR BADGERS

A walk off bunt at the bottom of the 9th inning by centre fielder Nik South,  sealed a thrilling 8-7 comeback win for the Bristol Badgers against the Exeter Spitfires on Sunday. The Bristol team were trailing 7-6 with just three outs left. After Nerius Tamosiunas struck out, a double by Rhian Theaker got things moving before Tom Hollies was walked. With two men on base, short stop Par Eliasson drove…

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BADGERS BOUNCE BACK TO BEAT CLAYCUTTERS

Bristol Badgers bounced back after last week’s defeat to beat St Austell Claycutters 21-3 in Sunday’s South West Baseball League (SWBL) match at Somerdale Pavilion in Keynsham. In Exeter, the Bristol Bats were gunned down 16-1 by the Exeter Spitfires and a strong pitching performance by the Devon side’s Eli Hackney-Rose. The Badgers’ victory was built on an MVP performance from Par Eliasson who hit his first ever home run,…

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MIXED WEEKEND FOR LOCAL BASEBALL TEAMS

It was a mixed weekend for Bristol Baseball Club’s two teams after a week’s break. The Bats comfortably overcame Newton Brewers 17-0 at Somerdale Pavilion while the Badgers were sunk 21-6 by the Mariners in Plymouth. It was a good all round performance from the Bats with pitchers Ricky Gellatly and Rich Green combining to shut out the Devon team from the southern conference of the SWBL. MVP Alex Brown…

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