BADGERS DOUBLE VICTORY CAPS “BEST EVER” WEEKEND OF BASEBALL

The Bristol Badgers secured two wins over SW Rebeldes in their British Baseball Federation (BBF) AAA double header to cap off a bumper weekend of baseball for the club. The Badgers beat last years champions 6-3 and 9-8 at Somerdale Pavilion, with pitchers Mike Osbourn and Luke Claflin making a major contributions to both victories. Mike Osbourn pitched a masterclass in the first game limiting a strong Rebeldes line up to just three runs while…

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WOMENS BASEBALL LEAGUE HITS BRISTOL AT THE WEEKEND

The second round of the BBF/WB-UK Baseball League comes to Bristol Baseball Club at the weekend. The club is hosting round two of the national competition at Somerdale Pavilion in Keynsham on Saturday (12th June). The Bristol Bobcats will be joined by the Cambridge Valkyries, Sheffield Bruins, Telford 26ers, Belles Baseball and London Mayhem for six matches starting at 11.00am. The Bobcats will be aiming to build on their undefeated…

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CARDIFF PITCHERS TOO HOT FOR BRUNELS

Bristol Brunels, the club’s development team, had a baptism of fire against two top quality Cardiff Merlins’ pitchers in their first full match in the South West and Wales Baseball League (SWWBL) fixture on Sunday. Despite going down 14-4 and 22-0 in the double header at Somerdale Pavilion, the team had plenty to be proud of. Three Brunels, Jo Sutcliffe, Declan Ryan and Michele Botta, took to the mound to…

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BOBCATS UNBEATEN AFTER FIRST WEEKEND

Bristol Bobcats are unbeaten after their first two games of the 2021 British Baseball Federation (BBF) and WB-UK Women’s Baseball League. The Bobcats proved too strong for the Telford 26ers winning 13-6 in the first game before holding tournament favourites The Belles, to a 10-10 draw in the second game. Starting pitchers Denise Grant and Becky Cottrell produced strong performances in their debuts on the mound in the two games…

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BOBCATS DEBUT IN UK WOMENS LEAGUE

The Bristol Bobcats travel to Cambridge this Saturday for the opening day of the WB-UK national women’s league where they will take on Belles Baseball Club and Telford 26ers. It is the first time in 80 years there will be an organised women’s baseball league in the UK with six teams from England and two teams from Scotland taking part. The Bobcats will have five weekends of baseball this season…

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BADGERS LOSE OUT NARROWLY IN OPENING DAY THRILLERS

Bristol Badgers went down 5-4 and 6-5 in their opening day British Baseball Federation (BBF) AAA games against Bournemouth Bears on Sunday. A series of errors cost the Badgers at crucial times in both games despite good all round performances from Luke Claflin and Mike Osbourn with the ball and bat. Both pitched well and were able to hold a strong Bears line-up in check for most of the afternoon….

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