BIAL Baseball Ireland Adult Leagues B League 2022

Standings

BIAL Baseball Ireland Adult Leagues B1 League 2022

PosTeamWLPtsPctGBRSRADiffHomeRoadL10Strk
140121.00007533420-0-0-04-0-0-04-0-0-0W4
23190.75015631252-1-0-01-0-0-03-1-0-0W2
32260.50024445-11-1-0-01-1-0-02-2-0-0L2
41330.2503464241-3-0-00-0-0-01-3-0-0W1
51230.3332.54959-100-1-0-01-1-0-01-2-0-0L1
60400.00042387-640-2-0-00-2-0-00-4-0-0L4

BIAL Baseball Ireland Adult Leagues B2 League 2022

PosTeamWLPtsPctGBRSRADiffHomeRoadL10Strk
150151.00006827411-0-0-04-0-0-05-0-0-0W5
241120.80018228541-1-0-03-0-0-04-1-0-0W1
33290.6002696722-2-0-01-0-0-03-2-0-0L1
43190.7501.58458262-1-0-01-0-0-03-1-0-0W2
51330.2503.55875-170-2-0-01-1-0-01-3-0-0L1
60400.0004.547105-580-2-0-00-2-0-00-4-0-0L4
703-40.00043074-440-1-0-00-2-0-10-3-0-1F1

Standings calculated automatically from results. For Official Results and Standings please visit the Baseball Ireland website at [Results and Standings References: 1]

Regular Season Results

Baseball Ireland B League 2022

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Match Day Week 5
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Match Day Week 6
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Weekly Recaps

Week 1 (2 April 2022)

Opening Day 2022 featured six games accross the B League as defending B League Champions Mariners Baseball B defeated Comets Baseball from Clones, Co. Monaghan 11-8. Newcomers Vikings, the Mariners 3rd team won 11-0 at Shanganagh versus Ashbourne Stags; Red Rox from Portmarnock in Co. Fingal / North Co. Dublin won 13-2 at home to Dublin Spartans B; Dublin Hurricanes B defeated visiting Belfast Buccaneers 23-20; Ashbourne Titans won 23-2 at Ashbourne Giants B; and Belfast NorthStars won 30-16 in a slugfest versus Cork Cosmos. [References: Results and Standings 1]

Week 2 (9-10 April 2022)

Belfast NorthStars improved to 2-0 in the B League Upper with a 21-6 defeat of Ashbourne Giants B in Belfast, while Ashbourne Titans joined them with a close 13-12 victory over Comets Baseball at the IBC and Mariners Baseball B remain on 1-0 while sitting out the weekend. In the B League Lower Red Rox improved to 2-0 with a convincing 16-1 victory over Belfast Buccaneers at Hydebank Park in Belfast, while both Dublin Hurricanes B and Vikings sat out the weekend staying on 1-0. One game behind B League Lower leaders Red Rox were Ashbourne Stags who had a 24-12 victory versus Dublin Spartans B at Corkagh Park. [References: Results and Standings 1]

Week 4 (23 April 2022)

After a bye week due to Easter the Baseball Ireland Adult Leagues resumed on Saturday the 23rd of April, with victories for Red Rox Baseball (30-5 in Portmarnock versus Cork Cosmos 1) and Vikings (10-9 versus Dublin Hurricanes B in Shanganagh Park, Shankill). The wins put the two teams on 3-0 and 2-0 respectively at the top of the B League Lower standings. Ashbourne Stage joined Vikings on two wins in the Lower Division, with a shock 15-11 defeat of Mariners B, who dropped to 1-1 in the Upper Division. Also in the Upper Division on the Sunday, Belfast NorthStars won 7-6 versus Comets Baseball in 9 Innings, helping the NorthStars to a 3-0 record and dropping the unlucky Comets to 0-3. [References: Results and Standings 1]

Week 5 (30 April 2022)

Mariners Baseball Vikings handed B League Lower leaders Red Rox Baseball their first loss of the season, winning 16-6 in Shanganagh Park. The Ashbourne Stags joined Red Rox on 3-1 at the top of the B Lower with a 26-16 victory over Cork Cosmos 1 who lost their second straight to start the season. Dublin Hurricanes B won 28-16 at Dublin Spartans B at Corkagh Park, as the ‘Canes moved to 2-1 at within half a game of leaders Stags and Red Rox in the B Lower League. Ashbourne Titans and Belfast NorthStars remain undefeated at the top of the B League Upper, with Mariners B just behind on 2-1. [References: Results and Standings 1]

Week 6 (7-8 May 2022)

Dublin Spartans B forfeited their game with Vikings 0-9. Belfast Buccaneers won 25-14 versus Cork Cosmos 1 to gain their first win of the season in the B2 League. In the B1 League Mariners B took over top spot from Ashbourne Giants B with a 13-3 victory and Cork Cosmos gained their first victory of the season in a 22-10 defeat of Ashbourne Giants B who remain winless [References: Results and Standings 1]

Week 7 (14 May 2022)

In the B1 League Belfast NorthStars defeated Ashbourne Titans 18-5 to improve to 4-0 as the Titans fell to 2-2. Comets Baseball gained their first win of the season after three close losses, 20-11 at Cork Cosmos in Corkagh Park, Clondalkin and Mariners B defeated Ashbourne Giants B 21-5 in the IBC to go 3-1 and clear in second place from the Titans.

In the B2 League Red Rox defeated Ashbourne Stags, both 3-1 coming into the game, 17-4. Vikings improved to 5-0 with a 22-12 triumph over Belfast Buccaneers who dropped to 1-3 and Dublin Hurricanes B won 24-12 at Cork Cosmos 1 in Corkagh Park, Clondalkin. Hurricanes B improve to 3-1 with the win and Cosmos 1 fell to their fourth straight defeat. [References: Results and Standings 1]

ABOUT BASEBALL IRELAND B LEAGUE 2022 SEASON

The 2021 Baseball Ireland B League season shall be 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 13 teams in the B League in 2022, including two new teams: Cork Cosmos 1 (Cosmos 2nds Teams) and Mariners Baseball Vikings (Mariners Baseball’s 3rds Team). All other teams have returned: Red Rox from Portmarnock, North Co. Dublin / Co. Fingal; Ashbourne Giants have entered four teams: Ashbourne Giants B team, Ashbourne Titans as well as Ashbourne Stags all playing in the B League; Dublin City Hurricanes B and Dublin Spartans B; Belfast Baseball’s A Team the NorthStars and B Team the Belfast Buccaneers. This makes for a grand total of 17 teams across the A League and B League Upper and Lower – a new record. For the 2022 season Ashbourne Stags have been relegated from the B League Upper and Ashbourne Titans and Cork Cosmos have been promoted to the B League Upper from the B League Lower.

Map of Ireland 2022 Counties, Boroughs and Districts showing logos and locations of BIAL B 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]

References

Results and Standings References

[1] Baseball Ireland (2022) B League 2022 [Internet] Available from: https://baseballireland.ie/league/169839/ [Accessed 14 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]

[1] Ashbourne Baseball Club Facebook (2021) Photo, August 2, 2021 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/ashbournebaseball/photos/a.2035607616472757/4605555402811286 [Accessed 14 August 2021]

[3] Dublin City Hurricanes (2021) Ashbourne-Titans-Logo-150×150 [Internet] Available from: http://www.dublinhurricanes.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/Ashbourne-Titans-Logo-150×150.png [Accessed 20 July 2021]

[1] Dublin City Hurricanes (2021) Belfast-Buccaneers-WhatsApp-Image-2021-06-25-at-15.12.41 [Internet] Available from: http://www.dublinhurricanes.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/Belfast-Buccaneers-WhatsApp-Image-2021-06-25-at-15.12.41.jpeg [Accessed 20 July 2021]

[1] Belfast North Stars Twitter Profile (2020) Profile Picture [Internet] Available from: https://pbs.twimg.com/profile_images/378800000271538121/e6476e623da23b987667e514c64569a3_400x400.jpeg [Accessed 25 August 2020]

[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]

[38] Comets Baseball Facebook Page (2020) Profile Picture, February 13, 2020. [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/Cavan.Comets/photos/a.143624539012535/3497830903591865/ [Accessed 19 June 2021]

[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]

[4] Dublin City Hurricanes (2021) Red Rox Baseball [Internet] Available from: http://www.dublinhurricanes.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/Red-Rox-Baseball-WhatsApp-Image-2021-06-25-at-15.10.43-150×150.jpeg [Accessed 20 July 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).

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Last Updated: 14 May 2022

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