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Baseball Ireland Machine Cage League 80mph 2022

Baseball Ireland Logo [References: 2]


Baseball Ireland Machine Cage League 80mph


Legend / Key: (W) = Win, 4 Points, (T) = Tie, 2 Points, (L) = Loss, 1 Point.


References: [1]

Playoff Schedule

Baseball Ireland Machine Cage League 80mph Playoffs 2022

Match Day Semi-Finals
0 - 1

Mariners Baseball vs Comets Baseball

2 - 3

Fomorians vs Dublin Spartans

Match Day Final
1 - 0

Dublin Spartans vs Comets Baseball

Match Day 3rd Place Playoff
(3rd Place Playoff)
4 - 0

Fomorians vs Mariners Baseball

References: [2-3]

Recap Week 1

Dublin Spartans and Fomorians scored the only runs of the first week with a 1-0 at Mariners Baseball and Comets Baseball respectively. The other two games between the four teams ended 0-0 ties [1].

Recap Week 2

With Comets Baseball and Dublin Spartans both tie their two games 0-0, Mariners Baseball jumped to the top of the standings, getting the hang of the Batting Machine with 1-0 and 3-0 victories versus Fomorians [1].

Recap Week 3

Two more 0-0 ties for Comets in Week 3 this time with Mariners Baseball, meant they finished in fourth place with 11 points. Mariners topped the Standings with 15 points from 2 wins and 3 ties. Meanwhile Dublin Spartans picked up their first loss in their second game with Fomorians, after the first was a tie. Fomorians finished second with two wins and two ties, with Dublin Spartans picking up third with one win and one tie [1]. All four teams qualify for next weeks Semi-Finals.

Recap Semi-Finals

Comets Baseball shocked the high-scoring Mariners Baseball 1-0 in the Semi-Finals, scoring their first run of this preseason series, while in the other Semi-Final, Dublin Spartans also upped their game winning 3-2 at Fomorians.

Recap Finals

Fomorians scored four runs to defeat Mariners Baseball to take 3rd Place in the Machine Cage League 80mph playoffs while the Gold Medal went to Dublin Spartans with a 1-0 victory in the Final versus Comets Baseball


Using a Pitching Machine and Video System which could tell where hits went in a real Baseball Field in the new Irish Baseball Indoor Training Centre in Finglas, Dublin, the Baseball Ireland 80mph Machine Cage League opened the Irish Baseball Preseason in January 2022.

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Logo References

[4] Mariners Baseball (2021) Profile Picture, April 7 2021 [Internet] Available from: [Accessed 19 June 2021]

[32] Dublin Spartans Facebook Page (2018) Dublin Spartans Logo [Internet] Available from: [Accessed 6 October 2018]

[38] Comets Baseball Facebook Page (2020) Profile Picture, February 13, 2020. [Internet] Available from: [Accessed 19 June 2021]

Schedule References

[1] Baseball Ireland (2022) Machine Cage League 80mph [Internet] Available from: [Accessed 19 January 2022]

[2] Baseball Ireland (2022) Machine Cage League 80mph Playoffs [Internet] Available from: [Accessed 10 February 2022]

Logo References

[3] Baseball Ireland (2017) Baseball Ireland Logo Car Sticker [Internet] [Accessed 1 May 2017]


Thanks to Adrian Kelly, Tom Kelley, Dr. Jose A. Santos, Rav Mphande, Jason Wiebe and Sean Mitchell (Baseball Ireland, Dublin City Hurricanes, Comets Baseball, Ashbourne Giants, Ashbourne Titans).


Researched, compiled and written by Enda Mulcahy for the

Eirball | Irish, North American & World Sports Archive

Last Updated: 10 February 2022

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