Friday 6th October saw Bristol Baseball Club’s annual awards dinner, this year held at The University Literary Club in Clifton and also celebrating 15 years of Bristol Baseball Club. Over 50 club members and their guests attended the dinner in total, and a delicious meal and fun night was had by all.
Bristol Bats pulled off a rare triple play in their first game against Oxford Kings on Sunday but a defeat meant an end to the team’s BBF AA playoff hopes.
It was a tough weekend for Bristol Baseball Club with the Badgers, Bats and Brunels all losing their double headers on Sunday.
The Badgers’ 13-4 victory in the first match of their BBF AAA double header against Essex Redbacks on Sunday has kept their playoff hopes alive. The Bristol team leapt out to an early 7-0 lead with shortstop Mattia Papini leading the way with two hits, three runs and two runs driven in.
Outfielder Ed Smith’s crucial late heroics at the plate kickstarted Bristol Buccaneers’ victory in the first game of their double header against Cardiff Merlins II at Somerdale Pavilion on Sunday.
Bristol Badgers’ 4-1 victory in the first game of their BBF AAA double header against Richmond Knights at Somerdale has kept them in the play off race. A strong pitching performance by Nerius Tamosiunas kept the Knights in check, as he struck out seven Richmond players over his seven innings pitched.