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.
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 Buccaneers kept up their push for a playoff spot after sweeping the Bristol Brunels in the local derby at the weekend. The Buccaneers won the BBF/SWWBL Single A double header games 15-8 and 14-9 to move to three games behind division leader, the Weston Jets.