BIAL Baseball Ireland Adult Leagues A League 2022

Standings

BIAL Baseball Ireland Adult Leagues A League 2022

PosTeamWLPtsPctGBRSRADiffHomeRoadL10Strk
161180.85708022582-1-0-04-0-0-06-1-0-0W5
242120.6671.54546-12-1-0-02-1-0-04-2-0-0L1
31530.1674.52446-221-2-0-00-3-0-01-5-0-0L4
41430.20042257-351-2-0-00-2-0-01-4-0-0W1

Schedule

Weekly Recaps

Week 1 (1 April 2022)

Mariners Baseball and Dublin Spartans both got off to convincing winning starts in the Baseball Ireland Adult Leagues A League 2022 season, with Mariners Baseball defeating Ashbourne Giants 13-3 at Shanganagh at Dublin Spartans winning 8-0 versus Dublin Hurricanes at Corkagh Park. [References: Results and Standings 1]

Week 2 (8-9 April 2022)

Dublin Spartans continued their good start of season form with a 9-8 defeat at Corkagh Park of Mariners Baseball who dropped to 1-1, while Dublin Hurricanes were triumphant 8-3 versus Ashbourne Giants at the International Baseball Centre in Co. Meath. Hurricanes now moved to 1-1 while the Giants remained winless on 0-2. [References: Results and Standings 1]

Week 4 (23-24 April 2022)

After a bye week due to Easter the Baseball Ireland Adult Leagues got back to play on Saturday, the 23rd of April, with a match-up between the two Leinster Regional teams from just outside Dublin: Mariners Baseball from Greystones-Shankill and Ashbourne Giants from just outside the Dublin county line in Co. Meath. Mariners had the best of this game, winning 21-0 to move to 2-1 in the Standings, while Giants dropped to 0-3. On the Sunday, Dublin Spartans defeated Dublin Hurricanes 10-9 after 12 Innings to go 3-0 to start the season while the ‘canes drop to 1-2. [References: Results and Standings 1]

Week 5 (1 May 2022)

All games were rained off.

Midweek 6 (5 May 2022)

The first Midweek game of the season on the 4th of May between Hurricanes and Giants was cancelled, but on the 5th the Mariners won 15-0 versus the Spartans to go 3-1 and take over from the Spartans (3-2) as League leaders. [References: Results and Standings 1]

Week 6 (8 May 2022)

Dublin Spartans defeated Ashbourne Giants 15-7 at the IBC to go to 4-1 just half a game behind the Mariners who won 10-2 and 6-5 in a double-header with Dublin Hurricanes. [References: Results and Standings 1]

Week 7 (15 May 2022)

Mariners Baseball improved to 6-1, going 1.5 games ahead of nearest rivals Dublin Spartans with a 7-3 victory in Shanganagh Park. Ashbourne Giants gained their first victory of the season when winning by forfeit over Dublin Hurricanes, who drop below the Giants as a result. [References: Results and Standings 1]

ABOUT BASEBALL IRELAND A LEAGUE 2021 SEASON

The 2022 Baseball Ireland A League season is the 16th of the B League since it spilt into two Leagues (A and B) in 2007, and the 25th in total since the Irish Baseball League was founded in 1997 (there were earlier attempts at starting an Irish Baseball League from the 1960s onwards – see the International Baseball page on Eirball for more details as well as Josh Chetwynd’s book “Baseball in Europe”. There are a total of 4 teams in the A League in 2022 the same four teams as in 2021.

MAP OF IRELAND 2022 COUNTIES, BOROUGHS AND DISTRICTS SHOWING LOGOS AND LOCATIONS OF BIAL A LEAGUE TEAMS 2022

Map of Ireland administrative divisions on counties level Copyright: lesniewski superimposed with Labeled Color Map of Districts of Northern Ireland, United Kingdom Copyright: lara2016 [2022 AFI Team Logos added by Enda Mulcahy for Eirball.ie [27]
[27] Vector — Labeled Color Map of Districts of Northern Ireland, United Kingdom Copyright: lara2016 [Internet] Available from: https://www.123rf.com/photo_144615978_labeled-color-map-of-districts-of-northern-ireland-united-kingdom.html?vti=lnoo9k86jx77fg2u6b-1-21 [Accessed 10 January 2022] Superimposed on Vector — Map of Ireland administrative divisions on counties level Copyright: lesniewski [Internet] Available from: https://www.123rf.com/photo_51580818_map-of-ireland-administrative-divisions-on-counties-level.html?vti=lnoo9k86jx77fg2u6b-1-1 [Accessed 10 January 2022] Combined with 2022 Baseball Ireland Adult Leagues B League Team Logos by Enda Mulcahy for Eirball [10 January 2022]

RESULTS AND STANDINGS REFERENCES

[1] Baseball Ireland (2022) A League 2022 [Internet] Available from: https://baseballireland.ie/league/169834/ [Accessed 15 May 2022]

LOGO REFERENCES

[1] Dublin Hurricanes (2022) Ashbourne-Giants-WhatsApp-Image-2021-06-25-at-15.10.11-128×128 [Internet] Available from: http://www.dublinhurricanes.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/Ashbourne-Giants-WhatsApp-Image-2021-06-25-at-15.10.11-128×128.jpeg [Accessed 15 February 2022]

[32] Dublin City Hurricanes Facebook Page (2018) Dublin City Hurricanes Logo [Internet] Available from: https://scontent-dub4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-1/p200x200/10933776_804798689591934_8248138920111264355_n.jpg?_nc_cat=106&oh=fa032b0e9afd140ec2e5ffa4f8ae3c0b&oe=5C54C203 [Accessed 6 October 2018]

[32] Dublin Spartans Facebook Page (2018) Dublin Spartans Logo [Internet] Available from: https://scontent-dub4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-1/p200x200/12472700_1694851807430395_1309963740216936694_n.png?_nc_cat=110&oh=7c98365b37e8084eb781a5c420a31619&oe=5C517A8C [Accessed 6 October 2018]

[4] Mariners Baseball (2021) Profile Picture, April 7 2021 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/MarinersBaseballClub/photos/a.152658488121688/3793642710689896/ [Accessed 19 June 2021]

IMAGES

[1] Baseball Ireland (2017) Baseball Ireland Logo Car Sticker [Internet] http://www.baseballireland.com/images/carsticker.jpg [Accessed 1 May 2017

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

Thanks to Adrian Kelly, Tom Kelley and Dr. Jose A. Santos (Baseball Ireland) and Rav Mphande and Charles Fabian (Dublin City Hurricanes).

ABOUT THIS DOCUMENT

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Last Updated: 15 May 2022

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