Ashbourne Baseball Club News

  • Sep
    30

    Giants A Heartbroken as They Lose A Championship to Mariners

    Mariners Baseball A defeat the Ashbourne Giants 15-7 to take the Irish Baseball Leagues A Division Championship The Ashbourne Giants and Mariners Baseball met in the Irish Baseball League A final with the Giants having to beat the Mariners twice to take the title. The Giants jumped out to a quick lead in the first… Read More

  • Sep
    26

    Giants U21 Win Ashbourne Baseball’s Second B Division Championship

    Ashbourne Giants U21 won the club’s second Irish Baseball League Championship by defeating Mariners Baseball 13-5 in a rematch of the last game of the regular season. The U21’s young guns jumped on Mariners starter Alex Caparu with three consecutive singles. Shortstop David Linn got them going with a single to left field followed by… Read More

  • Sep
    20

    The Wizard Keeps the Giants Guessing as the Mariners Win A Division Pennant

    Woody ‘the Wizard’ Woodburne hurled a complete game gem to win the pennant for the Mariners. The game was a pitcher’s battle as Woodburne and Giants starter Eduardo Hernandez kept things scoreless through 4 innings. In the fifth, the Mariners get things rolling with back to back singles by shortstop Chuck Adams and right fielder… Read More

  • Sep
    20

    Giants U21 fumble their chance to eliminate Mariners from the playoffs

    The Giants U21 drop the ball repeatedly in a 12-4 loss to the Mariners. Clubmates, Ashbourne Stags, needing the Giants U21 to win to qualify for the playoffs are disappointed. The Mariners jumped on young pitcher David Linn in the second inning for a quick 3-0 lead. Mariners middle infielders Matt Dutton and Jim O’Shea… Read More

  • Sep
    13

    Ashbourne Giants A take wind out of Dublin City Hurricanes in 8-5 win

    Ashbourne Giants A move to 6-2 as they beat defending five time national champions Dublin City Hurricanes to sweep the season series. After a scoreless first, the Hurricanes drew first blood. Lithuanian National Team member Marius Dargis drew a well earned walk by making Giants starter Nico Corvalan throw nine pitches to start the inning…. Read More

  • Sep
    13

    Giants U21 Keelhaul the Buccaneers to Clinch Playoff Spot

    Ashbourne Giants U21 took both sides of Saturday’s Doubleheader to clinch a spot in the Irish Baseball League B Division final. The Giants jumped to a quick 1-0 lead in the first game after team captain Ryan Wiebe doubled in the first inning and came home as starting pitcher Caspar Coffie hit into a fielders… Read More

  • Aug
    30

    Mariners A Jump To Early League to Hand Giants A First Loss

    The Mariners beat the Ashbourne Giants 7-1 to tighten the standings in the Irish Baseball League A Division. The Mariners were led by former Irish National Team pitcher Woody ‘the Wizard’ Woodburne. Woodburne baffled the Giants hitters all day with his arsenal of breaking balls, allowing only one unearned run over 8 innings. The Mariners… Read More

  • Aug
    30

    Ashbourne Giants U21 take 2 from Comets to Move into Tie for First Place

    The Ashbourne Giants travelled to the Peace Link sports facility in Clones, Co Monaghan to take both sides of a double header from Comets Baseball. The Giants jumped out to a quick 5 run lead in the first game as they took advantage of a shaky start by Comets starting pitcher Forrest Pierce. David Linn… Read More

  • Aug
    23

    Ashbourne Giants A Come from Behind to Defeat Dublin City Hurricanes A 5-4

    The Ashbourne Giants remained undefeated in Baseball Ireland’s A division with a 5-4 come from behind win over the Dublin City Hurricanes. The Hurricanes drew first blood as veteran Tom Kelley doubled to center field and former professional player Timmy Rodriguez drove him in for a 1-0 lead. The Canes extended the lead to 2-0… Read More

  • Aug
    23

    Ashbourne Giants U21 Continue High Scoring Ways in Defeating Dublin City Hurricanes B 24-11

    The Ashbourne Giants climb to 4-1 on the season, defeating the Dublin City Hurricanes B 24-11 on Sunday. The visiting Giants jumped out to a quick lead in the first. Fionn Gallahar-Hall lead off the game with a triple to CF. Patrick Mitchell doubled to score Gallahar-Hall. After Ryan Wiebe walked and stole second, Baseball… Read More