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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

Dutch baseball · Dutch Hoofdklasse

Dutch hoofdklasse 2017: Day 1 of round 12

On the first day of the twelfth round, HCAWhosterd L&D Amsterdam Pirates, Hoofddorp Pioniers headed to Rotterdam to take on Curaçao Neptunus and Pickles UVV hosted DSS from Haarlem. L&D Amsterdam Pirates  2  –  0  HCAW A close game in Bussum. After L&D Amsterdam Pirates had a runner in scoring position in the first inning,… Continue reading Dutch hoofdklasse 2017: Day 1 of round 12

Dutch baseball · European Championship · International Baseball

U15 European Championship 2017: Russia blanked by the Netherlands

In the fourth game of the Netherlands on the 2017 U15 European Championship, the team showed no mercy for Russia as they won 17-0 in four mercy rule innings. Russia managed to collect only one hit on the superb pitching of the Dutch and the Netherlands took advantage of eleven walks, four errors, one balk,… Continue reading U15 European Championship 2017: Russia blanked by the Netherlands

Minor League Baseball · Uncategorized

BayBears leaving Mobile?

According to reports, an Arizona investment group has acquired the Mobile BayBears (AA affiliate of the Los Angeles Angels in the Southern League) and is willing to move the team elsewhere. As a matter of fact, the BayBears are the only team the Southern League is willing to approve a possible move for. An investment… Continue reading BayBears leaving Mobile?

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U15 European Championship 2017: Dutch come off well against Poland

In the second game of the European U15 Championship, the Dutch had to step on it against Poland. Poland that lost in five innings against the Czech Republic the previous day, had a 4-0 lead after three innings. The Dutch had to make a last ditch effort to turn the tables and beat Poland 7-4.… Continue reading U15 European Championship 2017: Dutch come off well against Poland

Dutch baseball · Japanese Baseball · NPB

Rick van den Hurk clinches 8th win, loses no-hit bid in 6th

Today, the Softbank Hawks beat the Seibu Lions 3-1 and handed their Dutch starter, Rick van den Hurk, his eighth win of the season. Rick took a no-hitter into the sixth inning but a solo home run ended his no-hit bid. Rick was perfect in the first three frames but gave up a walk to… Continue reading Rick van den Hurk clinches 8th win, loses no-hit bid in 6th

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U15 European Championship 2017: Austria no match for the Netherlands

With the U12 European Championship barely over, the next one is up and running already. In Wiener Neustad (Vienna New town) in Austria, the Dutch took on the host country. The story of the game was one about the Austrian pitching lacking control as they gave up eight walks, threw one wild pitch and hit… Continue reading U15 European Championship 2017: Austria no match for the Netherlands