Two doubleheaders were played in the BBF's new Single-A Central Division on Easter Sunday, 20 April, and the result was sweeps for the Milton Keynes Coyotes over Nottingham Rebels 2 and for the Cambridge Monarchs over the Northants Centurions.
Only two games were reported as played when the BBF's Single-A South Division kicked off the season in glorious spring weather on Sunday 13 April. The Kent Mariners had a thrilling one-run win over Brentwood, but the London Marauders had a much easier time, downing the Essex Archers by 36-12.
04/16/2014, 10:30am BST, By by Michael Jones and Nikki Able
On Sunday 13 April, 216 days after Hove Tuesday was crowned 2013 AA Champions, the battle for to find their successor teed off on diamonds across the country. In the BBF's AA South division, the Brentwood Stags and London Mammoths opened with doubleheader wins.
04/15/2014, 7:45am BST, By British Baseball Federation
The London Mets are once again sending two teams, at U16 and U14 level, to the PONY European Qualifiers to be played from 17-20 April in Prague, Czech Republic. Below, Steve Saltzgaber for the U16s, and Hugh Lawson for the U14s, preview the tournament and their teams' expectations.
With the Oldham v Manchester games re-arranged because Manchester’s pitch is still not playable, the fledgling Harrogate Cubs travelled to the Newton Aycliffe Spartans to open the season in the BBF's AAA North Division on Sunday 13 April.