Ashbourne Baseball Club News

  • 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

  • Aug
    15

    Giants U21 continue their winning ways in defeating Dublin City Hurricanes 15-5

    The Ashbourne Giants U21 team earned their second win of the season Wednesday night by defeating the Dublin City Hurricanes 15-5 in B division play. The Hurricanes got off to a quick start as catcher Dan Babcan hit a rocket to left field for a triple. Roberto Marquez drove him home for a quick 1-0… Read More

  • Aug
    9

    Giants A Jump to Early Lead to Remain Undefeated

    The Ashbourne Giants A team continued its winning ways, defeating the Dublin Spartans 13-10 on Sunday. After a scoreless opening inning, the Ashbourne Giants jumped on 2019 Pitcher of the Year, Brendan Scott and scored 7 runs in the 2nd inning. The inning was a team effort as the Giants sent 12 men. The runs… Read More

  • Aug
    8

    Giants U21 Uncork a Wild Victory over the Cosmos

    The Ashbourne Giants U21 team travelled to Cork this weekend to defeat the Cork Cosmos 24-5. Facing the Cosmos for the first time in league play, the Giants got off to a quick start, scoring 8 runs off starter Marco Sibiliano. Not ready to roll over, the Cosmos sent 10 men to the plate in… Read More