The BOL Winter Meetings have wrapped up in sunny Sydney, Australia, and there are unconfirmed reports of changes coming to the 2017 BOL season, some of which are rumored to include: Continue reading “BOL Winter Meetings End”
There was lots of activity on the opening day of Bull Oceanic League Winter Meetings, with a trade and two major free agent signings kicking things off. We give the run-down for Day 1 here: Continue reading “Busy Opening for BOL Winter Meetings”
The flights have arrived, the check-ins at the hotels have been completed and the bags have been unpacked. With that, the annual congregation known as the Bull Oceanic League Winter Meetings can now begin in earnest. General managers from across the league will engage in three days of talk and debate, and fans, reporters and rival ballclubs will all await the developments with keen anticipation. Trade and contract talk will no doubt be heard almost everywhere a team GM can be found and the close proximity of so many club officials will make for rapid feedback on any proposals. Continue reading “BOL News: Winter Meetings Begin”
The Newcastle Nuclears made it look easy today as they collected the 1st Oceanic Cup championship in league history.
They swept the Christchurch Christians in straight games, winning the series 4-0. The Nuclears disposed of Christchurch 4-3 in the series finale at Drivers Ballpark.
“They were the better team this year, no doubt about it,” said Christians manager Derek Jost.
During the regular season, Newcastle put up a 36-14 record and finished first in the AUS Division.
The Bull League’s Australian and New Zealand fall ball league, the Bull Oceanic League (BOL), has announced the unveiling of their new logo today.
The logo is evocative of the heady days of exploration in the South Pacific, showing a tilted compass and an antique color scheme of tan and burgundy – coincidentally common fall colors in North America.
There are eventual plans to introduce team logos for all of the BOL teams as the inaugural season progresses, though it is expected that some teams may not finalize theirs until after the playoffs.
The New Zealand All Stars faced off against the Australia All Stars in the inaugural Bull Oceanic League (BOL) All-Star Game, at Newcastle’s Drivers Ballpark tonight (simulation date November 10, 2016).
The Kiwi team took an early lead and never looked back, with their pitching rendering the normally strong Aussie bats virtually impotent. Continue reading “New Zealand Takes First BOL All-Star Game”