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Jonathan Schoop named player of the week

A good performance resulted in Jonathan Schoop being named player of the week ending on July 23rd. The Curaçaoan second baseman of the Baltimore Orioles The announcement was made by MLB yesterday.  The press release of MLB stated: “Schoop batted .433 (13-for-30) with eight runs scored, two doubles, three home runs and 16 RBI over… Continue reading Jonathan Schoop named player of the week

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U15 European Championship 2017: Germany clinches European title

Staying undefeated in the round robin doesn’t mean a thing. That is the lesson that has to be learned from this championship. The Dutch won all their games in the first round, while Germany lost the one vs Spain. Still, Germany beat the Dutch 4-2 in the final. Germany proved to be too strong for… Continue reading U15 European Championship 2017: Germany clinches European title

Dutch baseball · Dutch Hoofdklasse

Dutch hoofdklasse 2017: Round 12, day 3

On the third day of round twelve, the game between DSS and Pickles UVV was rained out due to heavy rainfall and the state of the field as a result of it. The game between HCAW and L&D Amsterdam Pirates was delayed due to rainfall as well, but at least this one could be finished… Continue reading Dutch hoofdklasse 2017: Round 12, day 3

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Teenager chasing his (baseball) dreams

This is a story about a kid who hasn’t even reached the age of seventeen, but who made his debut in the Dutch hoofdklasse the other day. This kid, a son of a former teammate of mine, debuted with Hoofddorp Pioniers against Curaçao Neptunus the other day.  Of course, this kid has a name. Luuk ter… Continue reading Teenager chasing his (baseball) dreams

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Dutch hoofdklasse 2017: Round 12, day 2

On day two of round twelve, L&D Amsterdam Pirates hosted HCAW, DSS hosted Pickles UVV and Curaçao Neptunus hosted Hoofddorp Pioniers. In two of the three matches the home team prevailed, but in Rotterdam, Hoofddorp Pioniers clinched a hard fought victory. HCAW  1  –  10  L&D Amsterdam Pirates Where HCAW could get the damage limited… Continue reading Dutch hoofdklasse 2017: Round 12, day 2

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U15 European Championship 2017: The Netherlands to face Germany in the final

The Netherlands will face Germany in the final of the 2017 U15 European Championship. Germany beat the Czech Republic 9-8 in the first semi final. The Netherlands clinched an easy victory over France. Chris Stuart was the tormentor of the French lineup as he cruised through six innings and guided the Netherlands to a 6-2… Continue reading U15 European Championship 2017: The Netherlands to face Germany in the final

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U15 European Championship 2017: The Netherlands finishes on top of its group

Once again the opponent took a lead in the first few innings of the game, but also this time, the Dutch rallied for the lead and eventually the win. After the Czech Republic had taken a 4-1 lead, the Dutch walked off as a victory as they beat the Czechs 11-6.  The Czechs took a… Continue reading U15 European Championship 2017: The Netherlands finishes on top of its group