2020 Dutch hoofdklasse: Top 4 and Bottom 4, Round 3, Day 1

In the final weekend of the Top 4 and Bottom 4 competitions, the following games were scheduled: In the Top 4, Curaçao Neptunus @ HCAW and Hoofddorp Pioniers @ L&D Amsterdam Pirates. In the Bottom 4, Oosterhout Twins @ Silicon Storks and DSS/Kinheim @ Quick Amersfoort.  Curaçao Neptunus    -    HCAWFor the change, the …

KNBSB laat van zich horen na Evaluatie van Honkbal.nu, Deel II

Afgelopen week toen The Dutch Baseball Hangout een evaluatie maakte van de live streaming van hoofdklasse wedstrijden, werd zij benaderd door Seb Visser, de persvoorlichter van de KNBSB. Seb gaf aan graag e.e.a. uit de doeken te willen doen om de gemiddelde fan meer duidelijkheid te verschaffen over het project dat in samenwerking met Eyecons …

2020 Dutch hoofdklasse: Summaries of Round 2 in the top 4 and Bottom 4

Thanks to Eyecons, there is another series of summaries of last weekend's series. Hoofddorp Pioniers vs Curaçao Neptunushttps://eyecons.com/videos/curacao-neptunus-zet-grote-stap-richting-holland-series-5894?utm_medium=shareOosterhout Twins vs DSS/Kinheimhttps://eyecons.com/videos/rayshelon-carolina-slaat-twins-naar-belangrijke-zege-5893?utm_medium=shareQuick Amersfoort vs Silicon Storkshttps://eyecons.com/videos/quick-amersfoort-sweept-silicon-storks-5892?utm_medium=shareEnjoy.

Brutal schedule for L&D Amsterdam Pirates, Holland Series pushed back

After two weekends, L&D Amsterdam Pirates will resume playing coming Thursday, September 24, a normal scheduled game of the Top four competition. After the upcoming weekend, the club will have a brutal schedule coming up to make up the games that could not be played as the club was hit by the coronavirus. Starting coming …

2020 Dutch hoofdklasse: Top 4 and bottom 4 round 2, day 3

Three games were scheduled today and two of them were clear victories: Hoofddorp Pioniers @ Curaçao Neptunus, Silicon Storks @ Quick Amersfoort, and DSS/Kinheim @ Oosterhout Twins. Hoofddorp Pioniers  1  -  6  Curaçao NeptunusA clear victory for Curaçao Neptunus in the Top Four's only game of today. Not a blowout score and no huge inning. …

2020 Dutch hoofdklasse: Top 4 and Bottom 4, Round 2, day 2

Today, in the top four, one game was scheduled: Curaçao Neptunus @ Hoofddorp Pioniers. In the bottom four group, Oosterhout Twins @ DSS/Kinheim and Quick Amersfoort @ Silicon Storks were scheduled. Curaçao Neptunus  0  -  2  Hoofddorp PioniersHoofddorp Pioniers is a real tormentor for Curaçao Neptunus this season. A close game in which Chris Pfau limited Neptunus …

2020 Dutch hoofdklasse: Top 4 and bottom 4, Round 2, day 1

With the series between HCAW and L&D Amsterdam Pirates postponed due to corona, only one game was played in the top four group tonight: Hoofddorp Pioniers @ Curaçao Neptunus. In the bottom four group, DSS/Kinheim faced Oosterhout Twins and Silicon Storks took on Quick Amersfoort.  Hoofddorp Pioniers  1  -  3  Curaçao NeptunusOnce again, Hoofddorp Pioniers …

KNBSB laat van zich horen na Evaluatie van Honkbal.nu

Een dag of twee geleden schreef ik een evaluatie over Honkbal.nu. In deze evaluatie schreef ik over wat ik de pluspunten en de minpunten vind: Over het algemeen een mooi initiatief maar er zijn zeker nog verbeterpunten. Redelijk snel na mijn betoog werd ik benaderd door iemand die voor zijn club zeer nauw betrokken is …

Games between L&D Amsterdam Pirates and HCAW postponed as well

As you could read here the other week, two players of L&D Amsterdam Pirates were diagnosed with COVID-19. As a result, the series between Curaçao Neptunus and L&D Amsterdam Pirates was cancelled after game one. Now the games of L&D Amsterdam for the upcoming weekend have been postponed as well.  In the past days, another …

Honkbal.nu, een evaluatie

Na een kort regulier seizoen is het tijd om de balans op te maken over honkbal.nu, dat ons wordt aangeboden door Eyecons in samenwerking met de KNBSB en de hoofdklasse clubs. Hoe is de ervaring? Is het voor verbetering vatbaar? Dat hoop ik duidelijk te maken in de volgende blog post. Normaal gesproken schrijf ik …

Summaries of last Weekend’s Series

Thanks to Eyecons, we are able to watch Dutch hoofdklasse games each Thursday, Saturday and Sunday. The company also produces the summaries of the series played. Here are the links to the summaries of each series of last weekend. L&D Amsterdam Pirates vs Curaçao Neptunushttps://eyecons.com/videos/samenvattingen-bovenste-4-speelronde-1-curacao-neptunus-ld-amsterdam-5836?utm_medium=shareHCAW vs Hoofddorp Pioniershttps://eyecons.com/videos/samenvattingen-bovenste-4-speelronde-1-hoofddorp-pioniers-hcaw-5839?utm_medium=shareOosterhout Twins vs Quick Amersfoorthttps://eyecons.com/videos/samenvattingen-onderste-4-speelronde-1-twins-oosterhout-quick-amersfoort-5835?utm_medium=shareSilicon Storks vs DSS/Kinheimhttps://eyecons.com/videos/samenvattingen-onderste-4-speelronde-1-dsskinheim-silicon-storks-5837?utm_medium=shareEnjoy …

Will Corona cause the end of the Top Four in the Dutch hoofdklasse this season?

As you could read here last weekend, two players of L&D Amsterdam Pirates are infected with the coronavirus. For now, it is not clear what will happen next but it may have some serious consequences. Currently, the Dutch medical services are examining the sources and the contacts of the players that are contaminated. Only if …

2020 Dutch hoofdklasse: Top 4 and Bottom 4, Round 1, Day 3

With the remainder of the series between Curaçao Neptunus and L&D Amsterdam Pirates cancelled due to two cases of COVID-19 at the L&D Amsterdam Pirates squad, only three games were scheduled today. One in the top four competition: HCAW @ Hoofddorp Pioniers. Two in the bottom four competition: Silicon Storks @ DSS/Kinheim and Oosterhout Twins …

Remainder of Series between L&D Amsterdam Pirates and Curaçao Neptunus cancelled.

Yesterday you could read here that three players of L&D Amsterdam Pirates had taken a COVID-19 test. As a result, today's game vs Curaçao Neptunus was cancelled. Today, more news about those players was published.  Of the three players that took a test, two have been tested positive. As a result, L&D Amsterdam Pirates is …

Saturday’s game between L&D Amsterdam Pirates and Curaçao Neptunus cancelled

Tomorrow's game between L&D Amsterdam Pirates and Curaçao Neptunus will not be played tomorrow, Saturday, September 12. The game will be pushed back to Tuesday September 15.  Three players of the L&D Amsterdam Pirates squad appear to have COVID-19 symptoms. The players have been tested and until the testing results are known, they will stay …

2020 Dutch hoofdklasse: Bottom 4, Round 1, Day 1

In the bottom four competition, the following games were scheduled: Quick Amersfoort @ Oosterhout Twins and Silicon Storks @ DSS/Kinheim. Quick Amersfoort 9 - 7 Oosterhout Twins(Relief) pitching seems to be the Achilles Heel of Twins lately. After Stefan Iannelli had given up six runs (four earned) to Quick Amersfoort, Javier Montero pitched two solid …

2020 Dutch hoofdklasse: Top 4, Round 1, Day 1

On the first day of the playoffs in the 2020 Dutch hoofdklasse, the following games were scheduled: L&D Amsterdam Pirates @ Curaçao Neptunus and HCAW @ Hoofddorp Pioniers.  L&D Amsterdam 4 - 7 Curaçao NeptunusDespite a promising start in which the team took a 4-0 lead in the second inning, L&D Amsterdam lost tonight vs …

2020 Dutch hoofdklasse: Batting Titles, ERA Titles, etc.

Now the 2020 regular season came to an end yesterday, it is time to look to the performances of the players. Who won the batting title, who had the best ERA, you name it. Here is an overview of the main categories. Batting Title: This year a thirty-six-year old record was broken. For the first …