Mavericks drop two to Bucs, split with Bears

April 22nd / 29th Double A, Double Headers, and Double the trouble as the Guildford Mavericks took to the field in back-to-back weekends away in the BBF 2018 baseball season.

Starting the summer in style, with mid-twenties and sunshine the Mavs took on the Bucs in the season opener at their new ground in Hadlow, Kent. Two close games were played. The Bucs narrowly outplayed the Mavs and took both Wins. Some outstanding baseball was played from both teams, exemplary sportsmanship, and all around fun was had.

With two games under their belts, and the rust wearing off, the Mavs were ready to travel down to Bournemouth to face the Bear. What wasn’t expected, was the single degree temperatures which seemed to keep dropping as the day went on! Finding creative ways to keep warm was the theme during this DH. Both teams showed some stellar performances, and the Bears clinched the first Win. With some lunch and Latino jams in-between games, the Mavs got an early lead in Game 2 batting through the line-up, and plating 8 runs. The Bears didn’t back down, and by the 5th inning, the score was 8-5. Mavs continued to play well, and took the Win 11-6.

The Mavs host the Bears again next weekend. Hopefully we can offer them the same hospitality/atmosphere they showed us; so come on down to Christ’s College for music, fun, SUN, and BASEBALL!

Our Single A team are yet to make their debut; watch this space for news of their season opener!

No comments yet.

Leave a Reply

Designed by Martin Reed


  • RT : Great win today and two standout performances. Jack Seppings gets the winning line-up card after his first start on the mound for GB and Lance Kreisberg who had four hits on his birthday wins the Lion Award. Onto the next game! ⚾🦁🇬🇧 ,
  • RT : Our U18s beat Ukraine 10-9 to move to 1-1 at the European Championship. Congrats & team. The boys will be back in action vs. France at 9am (UK) tomorrow. ,
  • Millers beat Bracknell comfortably in 5 inning.,
  • Millers update: Millers bat around 16-4 end of 3rd,
  • Millers update: 6-4 Tom with an inside the park HR⚾️,