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Interview with Melvin Perdue

Normally I don’t post my articles I write for the website of  Dutch hoofdklasse club De Glaskoning Twins on this blog, but in this case, it is about an American player who is playing there. By posting it in English, he will be able to read it too. This article is about a player who… Continue reading Interview with Melvin Perdue

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Gwinnett Braves to change name

It was rumored for a while, but now it is official. The Gwinnett Braves will adopt a new moniker in 2018. This news was announced by the Gwinnettdailypost.com. The Gwinnett Braves are the AAA affiliate of the Atlanta Braves in the International League. Like most of the other farm teams, the Gwinnett affiliation is sporting… Continue reading Gwinnett Braves to change name

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Dutch hoofdklasse 2017: Round 5, day 3

On day three of round five, HCAW hosted De Glaskoning Twins, Hoofddorp Pioniers hosted L&D Amsterdam Pirates and Curaçao Neptunus headed to Utrecht to take on Pickles UVV. De Glaskoning Twins  2  –  8  HCAW Once again, De Glaskoning Twins outhit their opponent but lost the game. For five innings, the game was a close… Continue reading Dutch hoofdklasse 2017: Round 5, day 3

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Dutch hoofdklasse 2017: Round 5, day 2

On day two of round five, there was one rather surprising result. Pickles UVV was no match for Curaçao Neptunus, neither was Hoofddorp Pioniers for L&D Amsterdam Pirates. Pickles UVV  0  –  11  Curaçao Neptutnus Curaçao Neptunus had to settle a score with Pickles UVV after last Thursday’s tie. And it did. In seven innings… Continue reading Dutch hoofdklasse 2017: Round 5, day 2

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Haarlem Baseball Week likely to rise from its ashes

The local newspaper “Haarlems Daglbad” made the announcement about a return of the Haarlem Baseball Week. According to the newspaper, the city of Haarlem is willing to support the event for the 2018 edition. After the 28th edition of the bi-annual event, the organization committee pulled the plug due to financial difficulties. The organization had… Continue reading Haarlem Baseball Week likely to rise from its ashes

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Dutch hoofdklasse 2017: round 5, day 1

On the first day of round five HCAW hosted De Glaskoning Twins, Pickles UVV hosted Curaçao Neptunus and L&D Amsterdam Pirates headed to Hoofddorp to take on Pioniers. None but one of the games had a surprising outcome. De Glaskoning Twins  0  –  2  HCAW A win for HCAW, but not a blowout score. In… Continue reading Dutch hoofdklasse 2017: round 5, day 1

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Dutchies around the world, part 6

In this week’s edition of Dutchies around the world, we pay attention to Xander Bogaerts, Shairon Martis, Spencer Kieboom, Danny Arribas, Kevin Josephina and Wladimir Balentien. Xander Bogaerts The Aruban shortstop of the Boston Red Sox is having a good season at bat again. In 34 games and 131 at-bats, Xander collected 44 hits, resulting… Continue reading Dutchies around the world, part 6