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Tom Stuifbergen transfers to role of reliever

Former Corendon Kinheim starting pitcher Tom Stuifbergen has signed with Kinheim’s neighbor DSS for the coming season, just like a couple of his team mates.  But where Stuifbergen used to have a role as starting pitcher, he will become a reliever with the Haarlem based club. In an interview with the local Haarlem newspaper, Stuifbergen… Continue reading Tom Stuifbergen transfers to role of reliever

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Oduber and Ricardo next Dutchies to join Lincoln SaltDogs, Curt Smith to join Pioniers

Randolph Oduber and Dashenko Ricardo will follow the example of Curt Smit and Shairon Martis. Smith and Martis joined the Lincoln SaltDogs of the independent American Association in 2016. Oduber and Ricardo reached an agreement on a contract for the 2017 season. Randolph Oduber played for the organization of the Washington Nationals from 2010 through… Continue reading Oduber and Ricardo next Dutchies to join Lincoln SaltDogs, Curt Smith to join Pioniers

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Dashenko Ricardo hangs ’em up

Stunning news. Through a press release, Dutch champion Curacao Neptunus announced that their 26-year old catcher Dashenko Ricardo will stop playing baseball immediately. Last week, Neptunus and Ricardo had several talks but the club could not convince the power hitting catcher to keep playing. According to the press release, Dashenko cannot motivate himself for the… Continue reading Dashenko Ricardo hangs ’em up

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Dutch Hoofdklasse 2016, Thursday April 14

After a long winter the Dutch baseball season took off today, at least for the highest league, the Dutch Hoofdlasse. De Glaskoning Twins took on Curacao Neptunus. Notable fact is that Twins was the home team because their ballpark still does not have a proper lighting system. Corendon Kinheim from Haarlem hosted HCAW from Bussum,… Continue reading Dutch Hoofdklasse 2016, Thursday April 14

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Finally. HCAW has found its manager

After Dutch Hoofdklasse club HCAW and former Major Leaguer Ralph Milliard parted ways at the end of last season, the Hoofdklasse club from Bussum had to look for a new manager. It took the club long as it only became clear last Friday that it had found its man. After an extensive search, the club from… Continue reading Finally. HCAW has found its manager

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Van ‘t Hoen European coach of the year 2015

Evert Jan ‘t Hoen, manager of current European and Dutch champion Curacao Neptunus, has been named European coach of the year during the congress of the European Baseball Confederation CEB in Hoofddorp Netherlands (near Amsterdam Airport). Last year Curacao threepeated as Dutch champion and also clinched the European title for clubs. During the season, Van… Continue reading Van ‘t Hoen European coach of the year 2015

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Lots of moves for Corendon Kinheim and Vaessen Pioniers, not so much for DSS

Corendon Kinheim and Vaessen Pioniers both have seen a lot of players leave. The Haarlem based club has seen the following players leave. Pim Walsma will leave for the third team of L&D Amsterdam Pirates (called the Mokum Hawks). Mervin Gario will head to Hoofddorp to join Pioniers. First baseman Jeffrey Arends will join Oosterhout… Continue reading Lots of moves for Corendon Kinheim and Vaessen Pioniers, not so much for DSS