Germany’s Ben’s Bundesliga
Week 10 of Bundesliga South action began on Friday evening, with Heidenheim and Stuttgart both enjoying big victories and the Munich-Haar Disciples winning 8-5 to leapfrog their weekend opponent, the Mainz Athletics, in the standings. If the Disciples can take Game Two of the series, they will position themselves as the main challenger to the Mannheim Tornados and their hold on the fourth and final playoff spot.
The Tornados, meanwhile, host Regensburg, who will look to keep the pressure on the league leaders Heidenheim.
In the Bundesliga North, the Bonn Capitals get to start play after rain kept their series against the Solingen Alligators from being played last weekend, and the Untouchables Paderborn also get the 2021 campaign started today, but their series against the Hamburg Stealers (0-2) will not be streamed.
May 29, 14:00 (CEST), Stuttgart Reds (11-8) at Tübingen Hawks (6-13)
May 29, 14:00 (CEST), Munich-Haar Disciples (8-11) at Mainz Athletics (7-12)
May 29, 14:00 (CEST), ITsure Falcons Ulm (0-19) at Heidenheim Heideköpfe (18-1)
May 29, 16:00 (CEST), Guggenberger Legionäre Regensburg (16-2) at Mannheim Tornados (9-9)
May 30, 13:00 (CEST), Dortmund Wanderers (0-2) at Bonn Capitals (0-0)
May 30, 13:00 (CEST), Guggenberger Legionäre Regensburg (16-2) at Mannheim Tornados (9-9)
May 30, 16:30 (CEST), Dortmund Wanderers (0-2) at Bonn Capitals (0-0)
The Week 8 schedule has a number of intriguing series all across the standings as clubs battle for playoff positioning. Play began last night, with both the league-leading Arrows Ostrava (17-5) and challenger Draci Brno (13-7) booking big wins and Tempo Prague (10-12) collecting an important W as it seeks to move past the Trebic Nuclears (10-11) for the sixth and final playoff spot. The Nuclears, meanwhile, face a difficult assignment this weekend, with Sokol Hluboka (13-7) on the schedule.
The Draci-Eagles Prague (14-8) series will have implications at the top of the league, with Hrosi Brno (12-9) looking to overtake the Eagles in the standing should they stumble against the defending champion. Hrosi take on Blesk Jablonec (6-13) this weekend.
Four streams are available Saturday afternoon starting at 13:00 (CEST), with Game Two in the Tempo-Olympia Blansko (2-17) series scheduled for a 15:00 (CEST) start and two other first pitches scheduled for 16:00 (CEST), including Game Two in the pivotal Hluboka-Trebic series.
The Extraliga’s five series all culminate on Sunday afternoon, with play across the league scheduled to start at 13:00 (CEST).Links to the respective streams can be found on the Extraliga’s streaming page.
For our recap of last week’s action, go here.
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