1998 Archive

Manchester Softball League – Results and Fixtures 1998

Division 1

May 6: Bees bt Runners 32-2 (5½); Dodgers bt Bats 28-9 (5); Mavericks bt M16s 39-6 (5); Greensox rested.

May 13: Bats bt Runners 19-18 (6½); Mavericks bt Dodgers 14-7 (6½); M16s bt Greensox 23-19 (7); Bees rested.

May 20: Bats bt Greensox 22-20 (7); Bees bt Mavericks 11-10 (5½); M16s and Runners tied 7-7 (8); Dodgers rested.

May 27: Mavericks bt Bats 65-6 (7); Dodgers bt Bees 9-8 (7); Greensox bt Runners 26-20 (7); M16s rested.

June 3: All games postponed due to waterlogged grounds.

June 10: Dodgers bt Runners 9-8 (7); Greensox bt Bees 13-7 (7); Bats vs M16s 8-6 after 4½: game curtailed by injury, to be completed August 12th; Mavericks rested.

June 17: Bees bt M16s 14-13 (7); Greensox bt Dodgers 28-27 (7); Mavericks bt Runners 19-7 (7 innings); Bats rested.

June 24: Greensox bt M16s 28-5 (6½); Mavericks bt Dodgers 16-9 (7); Runners bt Bats 19-3 (7); Bees rested.

July 1: Greensox bt Bats 15-5 (6½); Mavericks bt Bees 21-14 (6½); M16s bt Runners 13-6 (6½); Dodgers rested.

July 8: Bees and Dodgers tied 13-13 (7); Greensox bt Runners 14-3 (7); Mavericks bt Bats 32-10 (6½) M16s rested.

July 15: Bees bt Runners 27-6 (6½); Dodgers bt Bats 20-19 (7); Mavericks bt M16s (walk-over); Greensox rested.

July 22, 29: no games

Aug 5: All games postponed due to unfit grounds.

Aug 12: Greensox bt Bees 26-16 (7); Dodgers bt Runners 28-20 (6); Bats bt M16s w/o (1st game), 19-11 (7) (2nd game); Mavericks rested.

Aug 19: Bees bt M16s 16-2 (7); Dodgers bt Greensox 23-13 (6½); Mavericks bt Runners (w/o); Bats rested.

Aug 26: Bees bt Bats 7-5 (6½); Mavericks bt Greensox 13-4 (7); Dodgers bt M16s (w/o); Runners rested.

Sept 2: Bats bt Bees 15-9 (6); Dodgers bt M16s 18-4 (5); Mavericks bt Greensox 10-6 (4½); Runners rested.

Final Standings
Team P W T L RC I Pct GB
Manchester Mavericks 12 11 0 1 80 64 .917
Jammie Dodgers 12 8 1 3 152 71 .708
Akihero Greensox 12 7 0 5 175 80 .583 4
T S Bees 12 6 1 5 135 80 .542
Didsbury Bats 12 5 0 7 244 71 .417 6
Manchester M16s 12 2 1 9*** 164 59 .208
Ringway Runners 12 1 1 10* 201 73 .125

* number of walk-overs conceded

Division 2

May 6: Blaggers bt Eagles 28-19 (5); Tribe bt Spirits 30-0 (6½); Hackers bt Ks (w/o); Piranhas bt Speeders (w/o)

May 13: Hackers bt Blaggers 27-6 (6); Ks bt Spirits 19-13 (4½); Piranhas bt Eagles 33-5 (5½); Speeders bt Tribe 27-17 (7).

May 20: Hackers bt Spirits 40-8 (5); Ks bt Blaggers 16-12 (5½); Piranhas bt Tribe 16-15 (7); Speeders bt Eagles 53-0 (6).

May 27: Hackers and Speeders tied 29-29 (7); Piranhas bt Blaggers 30-16 (5½); Spirits bt Eagles 28-23 (5); Tribe bt Ks 17-6 (4½).

June 3: All games postponed due to waterlogged grounds.

June 10: Speeders bt Ks 36-9 (4½); Piranhas bt Hackers (w/o); Spirits bt Blaggers (w/o); Tribe bt Eagles (w/o).

June 17: Hackers bt Eagles 24-4 (5); Piranhas bt Ks 25-1 (5); Speeders bt Spirits 23-3 (4½); Tribe bt Blaggers 21-6 (6½).

June 24: Blaggers bt Eagles 18-11 (7); Hackers bt Ks 21-10 (4½); Speeders bt Piranhas 20-16 (7); Tribe bt Spirits 29-11 (7).

July 1: Hackers bt Blaggers 17-16 (6s); Ks bt Spirits 25-24 (7); Piranhas bt Eagles 21-6 (4½); Speeders bt Tribe 30-19 (7).

July 8: Eagles bt Spirits 30-26 (5); Piranhas bt Blaggers 26-1 (5); Speeders bt Hackers 45-26 (5); Tribe bt Ks 31-3 (5).

July 15: Eagles bt Ks (walk-over); Piranhas bt Spirits 28-2 (6½); Speeders bt Blaggers 20-19 (7); Hackers and Tribe tied 16-16 (7).

July 22, 29: no games

Aug 5: All games postponed due to unfit grounds.

Aug 12: Hackers bt Spirits 16-15 (7); Speeders bt Eagles 25-2 (5); Tribe bt Piranhas 26-19 (6½); Blaggers and Ks double walkover;

Aug 19: Hackers bt Eagles 13-12 (5); Piranhas bt Ks (w/o); Tribe bt Blaggers 13-6 (7); Speeders bt Spirits 37-11 (5)

Aug 24: Tribe bt Hackers 18-10 (6½)

Aug 26: Eagles bt Ks 23-16 (5½); Piranhas bt Spirits 32-6 (5); Speeders bt Blaggers 22-12 (4½)

Sept 2: Hackers bt Piranhas 14-13 (5); Speeders bt Ks 11-6 (4); Spirits bt Blaggers (w/o); Tribe bt Eagles 15-3 (5½)

Final standings
Team P W T L RC I Pct GB
3 Base Speeders 14 12 1 1* 169 73 .893
The Piranhas 14 11 0 3 112 64 .786
The Tribe 14 10 1 3 153 86 .750 2
UMIST Hackers 14 9 2 3* 212 69 .714
Surgical Spirits 14 3 0 11 332 68 .214
Legal Eagles 14 3 0 11* 297 64 .214
Special Ks 14 3 0 11**** 213 51 .214
Insight Blaggers 14 2 0 12** 222 63 .143 10½

* number of walk-overs conceded

Teams on the same win-percentage and games behind are separated by head-to-head results, or by runs conceded (RC) per inning fielded (I). Any team with a defeat by walk-over is automatically below teams with the same percentage but with less walk-overs.