Baseball wrap up

2018-12-18 06:00

This past weekend saw Cape Town Baseball Federation wrap up 2018 with a doubleheader fixture in the Major League competition­.

Maitland Giants, who had only one defeat, lost both their games 11-1 and 16-3 to Bellville Tygers and Bothasig Knights respectively.

Bothasig remains unbeaten as they beat Helderberg Pirates 15-4 on Saturday.

Durbanville Villains had a good weekend securing both wins, 15-0 against Grassy Park Crusaders on Saturday and 18-9 over Pirates on Sunday.

Battswood was another team who came good at the weekend, beating Milnerton Mavericks 18-5 on Saturday and then recovered from a 0-11 deficit to beat Thistle 15-14 on Sunday.

Athlone A’s beat Thistle 11-1 on Saturday and travelled to Stellenbosch on Sunday to secure a 9-5 victory over Van Der Stel. Van Der Stel beat Westridge Yankees 14-3 on Saturday, with Yankees also losing 10-6 to Vob Macaws on Sunday.

Bellville Tygers destroyed Milnerton Mavericks 36-0 on Sunday.

Baseball resumes on the weekend of the 5th and 6th January 2019 with a double header. After these games teams will be split into a top six, Major League A Division, and a bottom seven, Major League B Division for the rest of the season.

The teams close out 2018 with the following points, Bothasig 20, Bellville 16, Giants 14, Vob 14, Athlone 14, VDS 12, Dbv 12, Crusaders 8, Helderberg Pirates 6, WY 6, Battswood 6 Thistle 4, Milnerton 2.

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