Thistle slip up against Pirates

2019-10-22 06:00

With the lead changing hands on a few occasions, Thistle Baseball Club let go of a 10-7 lead after five innings, to allow Helderberg Pirates to snatch a 11-10 victory in their Cape Town Baseball Federation Promotion League clash.

The leaugue game took place at the Ottery Baseball Fields on Saturday 19 October.

Pirates opened the scoring with two runs in the first innings. Thistle replied immediately with four runs. Pirates took the lead again with three runs in the second and one run in the third innings.

Thistle bounced back and took an 8-6 lead after three innings. Both teams scored a run each in the fourth innings.

Thistle scored another run in the fifth inning to hold a 10-7 lead. Pirates bounced back with a run each in the sixth and seventh inning and two runs in the eighth innings to complete their comeback and secure a 11-10 victory.

Pirates scored 12 hits off Thistle’s two pitchers with Kieran Clackett (4/6), Jared Uys (2/5) and Darryn Chalmers (2/6) being their best hitters.

Bantu Sotyatu (3/4) and Keegan Watson (2/4) hit best for Thistle who amassed 11 hits off the two Pirates pitchers.

Revan Plaatjies started for Thistle and pitched 4.1 innings, conceding six hits and four walks while striking out two Pirates hitters. With the score at 9-7, Watson took over the pitching duties. He threw 4.2 innings also conceded six hits, walked two and struck out one.

Pirates had a sluggish start on the mound with Darryn Chalmers pitching 4.1 innings, conceded nine hits, six walks while striking out seven Thistle hitters.

He was replaced by Kieran Clackett who kept Thistle scoreless for the last four innings. Thistle made four errors compared to Pirates’ three. Pirates left 12 runners on base with Thistle leaving seven.

In other Promotion League results, Westridge continued their winning ways as they followed up their 11-8 victory over Helderberg Pirates last week with a 15-0 drubbing of Battswood. Lansdowne Eagles beat Silvertree Titans 17-2.

In Bothasig, at the Abe Sher Sports fields, a grand slam from national team catcher Kyle Botha in the bottom of the seventh innings secured Bothasig Knights a 7-1 victory over Bellville Tygers.

National team pitcher Dylan Unsworth (formerly contracted to the Los Angeles Angels) pitched three scoreless innings conceding two hits while striking out three Tygers hitters.

He was replaced by another national team pitcher Jared Elario who pitched five scoreless innings before allowing Tygers to score their solitary run in the ninth innings. Elario conceded three hits while striking out twelve hitters.

Only Jonathan Phillips (2/4) looked comfortable against Bothasig pitching.

Besides Botha’s grand slam, Nick Eagles (2/3), Andrew Norman (2/4) and Jade Eager (2/4) were Bothasig’s top hitters for the day.

Tygers used three pitchers who combined conceded 11 hits, four walks while striking out two Bothasig hitters.

In other Major League results, Athlone A’s beat Van der Stel 8-0 in Stellenbosch, Durbanville lost 11-5 to Maitland Giants, and VOB Macaws mercy ruled Grassy Park Crusaders 17-7 Chukker Road in Kenwyn.

V Cape Town Baseball Federation will be hosting a golf day at King David Mowbray Golf Club on Sunday 1 December. Please contact Mike Abrahams on 078 262 2249 to book your entry. All funds raised will be used for the National Tournament in April 2020.

With the lead changing hands on a few occasions, Thistle Baseball Club let go of a 10-7 lead after five innings, to allow Helderberg Pirates to snatch a 11-10 victory in their Cape Town Baseball Federation Promotion League clash at the Ottery Baseball Fields on Saturday 19 October.

Pirates opened the scoring with two runs in the first innings. Thistle replied immediately with four runs. Pirates took the lead again with three runs in the second and one run in the third innings.

Thistle bounced back and took an 8-6 lead after three innings. Both teams scored a run each in the fourth innings.

Thistle scored another run in the fifth inning to hold a 10-7 lead. Pirates bounced back with a run each in the sixth and seventh inning and two runs in the eighth innings to complete their comeback and secure a 11-10 victory.

In other Promotion League results, Westridge continued their winning ways as they followed up their 11-8 victory over Helderberg Pirates last week with a 15-0 drubbing of Battswood. Lansdowne Eagles beat Silvertree Titans 17-2.

In Bothasig, at the Abe Sher Sports fields, a grand slam from national team catcher Kyle Botha in the bottom of the seventh innings secured Bothasig Knights a 7-1 victory over Bellville Tygers.

Dylan Unsworth (formerly contracted to the Los Angeles Angels) pitched three scoreless innings conceding two hits while striking out three Tygers hitters.

He was replaced by Jared Elario who pitched five scoreless innings before allowing Tygers to score their run in the ninth innings.

Only Jonathan Phillips (2/4) looked comfortable against Bothasig pitching.

Besides Botha’s grand slam, Nick Eagles (2/3), Andrew Norman (2/4) and Jade Eager (2/4) were Bothasig’s top hitters for the day.

In other Major League results, Athlone A’s beat Van der Stel 8-0, Durbanville lost 11-5 to Maitland Giants, and VOB Macaws mercy ruled Grassy Park Crusaders 17-7.

V Cape Town Baseball Federation will be hosting a golf day at King David Mowbray Golf Club on Sunday 1 December. Please contact Mike Abrahams on 078 262 2249 to book your entry. All funds raised will be used for the National Tournament in April 2020.

With the lead changing hands on a few occasions, Thistle Baseball Club let go of a 10-7 lead after five innings, to allow Helderberg Pirates to snatch a 11-10 victory in their Cape Town Baseball Federation Promotion League clash at the Ottery Baseball Fields on Saturday 19 October.

Pirates opened the scoring with two runs in the first innings. Thistle replied immediately with four runs. Pirates took the lead again with three runs in the second and one run in the third innings.

Thistle bounced back and took an 8-6 lead after three innings. Both teams scored a run each in the fourth innings.

Thistle scored another run in the fifth inning to hold a 10-7 lead. Pirates bounced back with a run each in the sixth and seventh inning and two runs in the eighth innings to complete their comeback and secure a 11-10 victory.

Thistle made four errors compared to Pirates’ three. Pirates left 12 runners on base with Thistle leaving seven.

In other Promotion League results, Westridge continued their winning ways as they followed up their 11-8 victory over Helderberg Pirates last week with a 15-0 drubbing of Battswood. Lansdowne Eagles beat Silvertree Titans 17-2.

In Bothasig, at the Abe Sher Sports fields, a grand slam from national team catcher Kyle Botha in the bottom of the seventh innings secured Bothasig Knights a 7-1 victory over Bellville Tygers.

National team pitcher Dylan Unsworth (formerly contracted to the Los Angeles Angels) pitched three scoreless innings conceding two hits while striking out three Tygers hitters.

He was replaced by another national team pitcher Jared Elario who pitched five scoreless innings before allowing Tygers to score their solitary run in the ninth innings. Elario conceded three hits while striking out twelve hitters.

Only Jonathan Phillips (2/4) looked comfortable against Bothasig pitching.

Besides Botha’s grand slam, Nick Eagles (2/3), Andrew Norman (2/4) and Jade Eager (2/4) were Bothasig’s top hitters for the day.

Tygers used three pitchers who combined conceded 11 hits, four walks while striking out two Bothasig hitters.

In other Major League results, Athlone A’s beat Van der Stel 8-0 in Stellenbosch, Durbanville lost 11-5 to Maitland Giants, and VOB Macaws mercy ruled Grassy Park Crusaders 17-7 Chukker Road in Kenwyn.

V Cape Town Baseball Federation will be hosting a golf day at King David Mowbray Golf Club on Sunday 1 December. Please contact Mike Abrahams on 078 262 2249 to book your entry. All funds raised will be used for the National Tournament in April 2020.

With the lead changing hands on a few occasions, Thistle Baseball Club let go of a 10-7 lead after five innings, to allow Helderberg Pirates to snatch a 11-10 victory in their Cape Town Baseball Federation Promotion League clash at the Ottery Baseball Fields on Saturday 19 October.

Pirates opened the scoring with two runs in the first innings. Thistle replied immediately with four runs. Pirates took the lead again with three runs in the second and one run in the third innings.

Thistle bounced back and took an 8-6 lead after three innings. Both teams scored a run each in the fourth innings.

Thistle scored another run in the fifth inning to hold a 10-7 lead. Pirates bounced back with a run each in the sixth and seventh inning and two runs in the eighth innings to complete their comeback and secure a 11-10 victory.

Thistle made four errors compared to Pirates’ three. Pirates left 12 runners on base with Thistle leaving seven.

In other Promotion League results, Westridge continued their winning ways as they followed up their 11-8 victory over Helderberg Pirates last week with a 15-0 drubbing of Battswood. Lansdowne Eagles beat Silvertree Titans 17-2.

In Bothasig, at the Abe Sher Sports fields, a grand slam from national team catcher Kyle Botha in the bottom of the seventh innings secured Bothasig Knights a 7-1 victory over Bellville Tygers.

National team pitcher Dylan Unsworth (formerly contracted to the Los Angeles Angels) pitched three scoreless innings conceding two hits while striking out three Tygers hitters.

He was replaced by another national team pitcher Jared Elario who pitched five scoreless innings before allowing Tygers to score their solitary run in the ninth innings. Elario conceded three hits while striking out twelve hitters.

Only Jonathan Phillips (2/4) looked comfortable against Bothasig pitching.

Besides Botha’s grand slam, Nick Eagles (2/3), Andrew Norman (2/4) and Jade Eager (2/4) were Bothasig’s top hitters for the day.

Tygers used three pitchers who combined conceded 11 hits, four walks while striking out two Bothasig hitters.

In other Major League results, Athlone A’s beat Van der Stel 8-0 in Stellenbosch, Durbanville lost 11-5 to Maitland Giants, and VOB Macaws mercy ruled Grassy Park Crusaders 17-7 Chukker Road in Kenwyn.

V Cape Town Baseball Federation will be hosting a golf day at King David Mowbray Golf Club on Sunday 1 December. Please contact Mike Abrahams on 078 262 2249 to book your entry. All funds raised will be used for the National Tournament in April 2020.

With the lead changing hands on a few occasions, Thistle Baseball Club let go of a 10-7 lead after five innings, to allow Helderberg Pirates to snatch a 11-10 victory in their Cape Town Baseball Federation Promotion League clash at the Ottery Baseball Fields on Saturday 19 October.

Pirates opened the scoring with two runs in the first innings. Thistle replied immediately with four runs. Pirates took the lead again with three runs in the second and one run in the third innings.

Thistle bounced back and took an 8-6 lead after three innings. Both teams scored a run each in the fourth innings.

Thistle scored another run in the fifth inning to hold a 10-7 lead. Pirates bounced back with a run each in the sixth and seventh inning and two runs in the eighth innings to complete their comeback and secure a 11-10 victory.

In other Promotion League results, Westridge continued their winning ways as they followed up their 11-8 victory over Helderberg Pirates last week with a 15-0 drubbing of Battswood. Lansdowne Eagles beat Silvertree Titans 17-2.

In Bothasig, at the Abe Sher Sports fields, a grand slam from national team catcher Kyle Botha in the bottom of the seventh innings secured Bothasig Knights a 7-1 victory over Bellville Tygers.

National team pitcher Dylan Unsworth (formerly contracted to the Los Angeles Angels) pitched three scoreless innings conceding two hits while striking out three Tygers hitters.

He was replaced by Jared Elario who pitched five scoreless innings before allowing Tygers to score their solitary run in the ninth innings.

Only Jonathan Phillips (2/4) looked comfortable against Bothasig pitching.

Besides Botha’s grand slam, Nick Eagles (2/3), Andrew Norman (2/4) and Jade Eager (2/4) were Bothasig’s top hitters for the day.

Tygers used three pitchers who combined conceded 11 hits, four walks while striking out two Bothasig hitters.

In other Major League results, Athlone A’s beat Van der Stel 8-0, Durbanville lost 11-5 to Maitland Giants, and VOB Macaws mercy ruled Grassy Park Crusaders 17-7.

V Cape Town Baseball Federation will be hosting a golf day at King David Mowbray Golf Club on Sunday 1 December. Please contact Mike Abrahams on 078 262 2249 to book your entry. All funds raised will be used for the National Tournament in April 2020.

With the lead changing hands on a few occasions, Thistle Baseball Club let go of a 10-7 lead after five innings, to allow Helderberg Pirates to snatch a 11-10 victory in their Cape Town Baseball Federation Promotion League clash at the Ottery Baseball Fields on Saturday 19 October.

Pirates opened the scoring with two runs in the first innings. Thistle replied immediately with four runs. Pirates took the lead again with three runs in the second and one run in the third innings.

Thistle bounced back and took an 8-6 lead after three innings. Both teams scored a run each in the fourth innings.

Thistle scored another run in the fifth inning to hold a 10-7 lead. Pirates bounced back with a run each in the sixth and seventh inning and two runs in the eighth innings to complete their comeback and secure a 11-10 victory.

Thistle made four errors compared to Pirates’ three. Pirates left 12 runners on base with Thistle leaving seven.

In other Promotion League results, Westridge continued their winning ways as they followed up their 11-8 victory over Helderberg Pirates last week with a 15-0 drubbing of Battswood. Lansdowne Eagles beat Silvertree Titans 17-2.

In Bothasig, at the Abe Sher Sports fields, a grand slam from national team catcher Kyle Botha in the bottom of the seventh innings secured Bothasig Knights a 7-1 victory over Bellville Tygers.

National team pitcher Dylan Unsworth (formerly contracted to the Los Angeles Angels) pitched three scoreless innings conceding two hits while striking out three Tygers hitters.

He was replaced by another national team pitcher Jared Elario who pitched five scoreless innings before allowing Tygers to score their solitary run in the ninth innings. Elario conceded three hits while striking out twelve hitters.

Only Jonathan Phillips (2/4) looked comfortable against Bothasig pitching.

Besides Botha’s grand slam, Nick Eagles (2/3), Andrew Norman (2/4) and Jade Eager (2/4) were Bothasig’s top hitters for the day.

Tygers used three pitchers who combined conceded 11 hits, four walks while striking out two Bothasig hitters.

In other Major League results, Athlone A’s beat Van der Stel 8-0 in Stellenbosch, Durbanville lost 11-5 to Maitland Giants, and VOB Macaws mercy ruled Grassy Park Crusaders 17-7 Chukker Road in Kenwyn.

V Cape Town Baseball Federation will be hosting a golf day at King David Mowbray Golf Club on Sunday 1 December. Please contact Mike Abrahams on 078 262 2249 to book your entry. All funds raised will be used for the National Tournament in April 2020.

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