South African Baseball Provincial showdown – it’s finally here. NBC24

As the fourth day of the South African National Baseball Championships wrapped up in Mandela Bay, the excitement is palpable with the final matchups set for Monday, 1 April 2024. Teams have been eagerly battling it out, and after today’s games, the top of the tables have seen some interesting shifts.

Gauteng Men A scored an 8-3 win over Limpopo Men, while Cape Town Men A continued to assert their dominance with a convincing 10-0 shutout against Gauteng Men B. The women’s matches were equally thrilling, with Cape Town Women securing a commanding 20-5 victory over Mandela Bay Women. Cape Town Men B and Cape Town Mens U23 also finished strong, with respective wins over Mandela Bay Men (9-6) and SWG Men (13-3). Gauteng Women A made a strong statement with a 19-3 win against Mandela Bay Women, and Cape Town Women again showed their prowess with a 13-6 victory against Gauteng Women B.

The calculations for the final standings have been a point of intrigue, especially for teams like Mandela Bay who, thanks to their earlier 8-5 victory over Cape Town Mens U23 on day two, find themselves in a favourable position due to the head-to-head result breaking the tie on equal log points.

Moving into the finals, the fixtures are lined up with some crucial games. Gauteng Women B will face Mandela Bay Women, while the men’s division sees Limpopo Men going up against SWG Men. The playoffs will bring the 3rd and 4th placed teams into contention, with Mandela Bay Men looking to leverage their earlier triumphs against Cape Town Men B.

The highlight of the Women’s Division will undoubtedly be the finals between Gauteng Women and Cape Town Women, in a repeat of last years finals. While Cape Town Mens U23 will square off against Gauteng Men B in what is expected to be a tightly contested game. The culmination of the championship will be witnessed in the 1st vs 2nd place match in the Men’s Division, with Cape Town Men A facing Gauteng Men A in a battle for the top spot. There is no doubt that this match will be filled with much tension as Cape Town will be looking to restore some pride of their loss to Gauteng in Boksburg last year. On paper Cape Town do seem to have the upper hand having scored and impressive 84 runs versus Gauteng’s 40, both teams however have a 77% win rate having lost only one match a piece during the past four days.

As we edge closer to the finals, the championship standings have made it clear that every game and every round played have been critical, with the results of earlier rounds becoming vital in determining the final placements. The teams have put forth impressive performances, and the upcoming finals day is set to be a showcase of the best baseball talent South Africa has to offer.


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South African Baseball Provincial showdown – it’s finally here. NBC24

As the fourth day of the South African National Baseball Championships wrapped up in Mandela Bay, the excitement is palpable with the final matchups set for Monday, 1 April 2024. Teams have been eagerly battling it out, and after today’s games, the top of the tables have seen some interesting shifts.

Gauteng Men A scored an 8-3 win over Limpopo Men, while Cape Town Men A continued to assert their dominance with a convincing 10-0 shutout against Gauteng Men B. The women’s matches were equally thrilling, with Cape Town Women securing a commanding 20-5 victory over Mandela Bay Women. Cape Town Men B and Cape Town Mens U23 also finished strong, with respective wins over Mandela Bay Men (9-6) and SWG Men (13-3). Gauteng Women A made a strong statement with a 19-3 win against Mandela Bay Women, and Cape Town Women again showed their prowess with a 13-6 victory against Gauteng Women B.

The calculations for the final standings have been a point of intrigue, especially for teams like Mandela Bay who, thanks to their earlier 8-5 victory over Cape Town Mens U23 on day two, find themselves in a favourable position due to the head-to-head result breaking the tie on equal log points.

Moving into the finals, the fixtures are lined up with some crucial games. Gauteng Women B will face Mandela Bay Women, while the men’s division sees Limpopo Men going up against SWG Men. The playoffs will bring the 3rd and 4th placed teams into contention, with Mandela Bay Men looking to leverage their earlier triumphs against Cape Town Men B.

The highlight of the Women’s Division will undoubtedly be the finals between Gauteng Women and Cape Town Women, in a repeat of last years finals. While Cape Town Mens U23 will square off against Gauteng Men B in what is expected to be a tightly contested game. The culmination of the championship will be witnessed in the 1st vs 2nd place match in the Men’s Division, with Cape Town Men A facing Gauteng Men A in a battle for the top spot. There is no doubt that this match will be filled with much tension as Cape Town will be looking to restore some pride of their loss to Gauteng in Boksburg last year. On paper Cape Town do seem to have the upper hand having scored and impressive 84 runs versus Gauteng’s 40, both teams however have a 77% win rate having lost only one match a piece during the past four days.

As we edge closer to the finals, the championship standings have made it clear that every game and every round played have been critical, with the results of earlier rounds becoming vital in determining the final placements. The teams have put forth impressive performances, and the upcoming finals day is set to be a showcase of the best baseball talent South Africa has to offer.


#SouthAfricanBaseball #SouthAfricanBaseballNBC24 @SouthAfricanBaseball