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Tonbridge Baseball Club

Regular Season 2012
Tonbridge Baseball Club General Information

Tonbridge Baseball Club General Information

Tonbridge Baseball Club


Club Information & News

Putting the British into British Baseball - Tally-ho!

We're a friendly mixed adult baseball team who play for the fun of the game on a sunny afternoon with a cup of tea and a beer afterwards.  We are always on the lookout for new players no matter what experience or age.  If you would like to play, umpire or just support please email info@tonbridgebaseball.com.

We also have various dates free throughout the summer for non-league friendly games.  Please email the fixture secretary for details 

"...play the game and play for the team. It is a Kent tradition."

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Steve Adams

Steve Adams

Tonbridge Baseball Club Captain

David Mote

Tonbridge Baseball Club Vice Captain

Tim Barretto

Tonbridge Baseball Club

Gareth Nutt

Tonbridge Baseball Club

Recent Tonbridge Baseball Club News

Guildford 17 – 18 Tonbridge

06/04/2013, 11:30am BST
By Andrew Mackay

Tonbridge won again on Sunday in another tense finale.  In what is fast becoming a Tonbridge Baseball tradition the Guildford Mavericks came within 1 run in the top of the 9th inning and had the bases loaded before JP Dudley (MVP, hit .667, 3 runs, 4 RBIs) made a catch inside the diamond to end the game. Tonbridge got started early in the game retiring the 1st three batters faced and bringing in 4 runs in the bottom of the 1st. adding another 9 in the next 3 innings before Guildford got a foothold in the game. Mavericks hit 9 runs over 4 innings to bring it within 4 runs in the middle of the 5th.  Both teams tightened up defensively with some great plays made.

D Mote took over on the mound from G Nutt in the 9th inning with the lead at 3 runs and saw out the game, backed up by the infield who made some tidy plays to limit the runs scored and end the game with the lead intact.

Tonbridge look to continue their winning streak on Sunday 09 June at home to the Essex Redbacks. If you are interested in baseball, whether playing, umpiring or supporting, please email info@tonbridgebaseball.com

London Marauders 28 – 16 Tonbridge

05/14/2013, 11:15am BST
By Andrew Mackay

London Marauders 28 – 16 Tonbridge

A long and sloppy 4th inning cost Tonbridge in the 4th game of their
season on Sunday. They let up 8 runs after coming back to tie the
game in the bottom of third at 3-3.

A controversial call at the plate ended a promising comeback
prematurely in the bottom of the sixth and as the weather turned from
sunshine to overcast and cold, the gamed slipped away from Tonbridge.
They took the opportunity to give their relief pitchers some valuable
in game experience, but an efficient overall job from the London
Marauders saw the game through to a comfortable victory.

A special mention should go to captain, catcher and MVP, Steve Adams
who batted 1000, stole 4 bases and scored 2 runs.

Tonbridge look to pick up their season on Sunday 26 May at home to
Richmond Dukes. If you are interested in baseball, whether playing,
umpiring or supporting, please email info@tonbridgebaseball.com

Haverhill Blackjacks 16 – 7 Tonbridge

05/08/2013, 10:00am BST
By Andrew Mackay

Tonbridge tasted defeat for the first time this season on a sunny bank holiday weekend at home to Haverhill Blackjacks.

Both sides matched each other through the first few innings with the score at 5-4 to Haverhill after the top of the 3rd innings, but then the Haverhill pitcher got into his groove serving up 3 scoreless innings in a row.

In the 7th inning rookie JP Dudley stepped up to the mound to relieve G Nutt and throw his first 2 league innings, retiring the first three batters he faced, before giving up 4 runs in the 8th.

G Nutt’s (.500, 1 RBI) solo home run in the bottom of the 9th inning gave brief hope of a late comeback before the side was shut down by the pacey pitching from Haverhill. 

Tonbridge continue their season at Deaconsfield on 12 May against the London Marauders. If you are interested in baseball, whether playing, umpiring or supporting, please email info@tonbridgebaseball.com

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We would like to thank Susan Adams Business Services for printing our fixture cards and bespoke scorebook.