28 Dec 2018

Tuatara suffer their heaviest defeat

5:15 am on 28 December 2018

The Auckland Tuatara have suffered their heaviest defeat in the Australian Baseball League going down to the Canberra Cavalry 21-4 in Canberra.

Auckland Tuatara pitcher Jimmy Boyce.


The Cavalry scored seven runs in the first innings and added another six in the second.

Cavalry starter Steven Kent dominated the Tuatara line-up going seven innings while giving up two runs on two hits while striking out 13 in a stellar performance.

Starter Jimmy Boyce took the loss for the Aucklanders.

The Tuatara managed to score a couple of runs in the fourth and added another two in the eighth but it couldn't prevent the expansion franchise recording their worst ever defeat in their short history.

The two sides meet again in three more games across the weekend.

The Auckland side now have a record of sevens wins and 17 losses.