Dutch hoofdklasse 2018: Day two of the final playoff round

On the second day of the final playoff round, next to the regular game between HCAW and De Glaskoning Twins, the remainder of yesterday's rained out game was played.  De Glaskoning Twins  5  -  2  HCAW De Glaskoning Twins needed two days to win this game. Yesterday's game was suspended at the start of the …

Dutch hoofdklasse 2018: Playoffs, round 2, day 3

Today, both main candidates for a spot in the Holland Series had to work hard to clinch a win. Curaçao Neptunus hosted HCAW from Bussum and L&D Amsterdam Pirates hosted De Glaskoning Twins. HCAW  3  -  6  Curaçao Neptunus After two scoreless innings, HCAW took the lead in the third. A throwing error by pitcher Brendan Schoemaker …

Dutch hoofdklasse 2018: Playoffs, round 2, day 2

Curaçao Neptunus restored the order after the humiliating loss vs HCAW last Thursday. Today's game was a lot closer though. L&D Amsterdam Pirates beat De Glaskoning Twins in a very attractive game.  Curaçao Neptunus  3  -  1  HCAW Compared to Thursday's game, not really much happened today. The number of runs that were scored was much …

Dutch hoofdklasse 2018: Playoffs, round 2, day 1

Curaçao Neptunus hosted HCAW and had to deal with a major upset. L&D Amsterdam Pirates hosted De Glaskoning Twins clinched a hard-fought victory. HCAW  13  -  0  Curaçao Neptunus Where Neptunus has been rather superior throughout the season so far, it didn't stand a chance against HCAW tonight. In seven innings, HCAW finished the job. The …

Dutch hoofdklasse 2018: Neptunus wins deferred match

Unlike the previous two games in which Neptunus was way too strong for De Glaskoning Twins, the team had to go deep to clinch the series sweep tonigh's deferred game. A three-run homer in the tenth handed Neptunus a 6-3 victory. In the first inning, Twins scored more runs than in the two previous games …

Darryl Collins signs contract with Royals

In a press release by his club Curaçao Neptunus, it was announced today that youngster Darryl Collins has signed a minor league contract with the Kansas City Royals. After the game vs De Glaskoning Twins, Collins signed the contract under the watchful eye of Nick Leto, scout of the Kansas City Royals. The 16-year old …

Dutch hoofdklasse 2018: Playoffs, round 1, day 3

On the third day of the playoffs in the Dutch hoofdklasse, Curaçao Neptunus made short work of De Glaskoning Twins and L&D Amsterdam Pirates had to go deep for the win. Curaçao Neptunus  10  -  0  De Glaskoning Twins A bleak performance by De Glaskoning Twins that could not cope with the experience and the strength …

Dutch hoofdklasse 2018: Playoffs round 1, day 1

On the first night of the playoffs, the Netherlands was hit by inclement weather. The game between De Glaskoning Twins and Curaçao Neptunus was bothered by a rain delay twice. The other game in the playoffs, L&D Amsterdam Pirates vs HCAW could be played without rain delays. HCAW  0  -  3  L&D Amsterdam Pirates For …

Dutch hoofdklasse 2018: Round 14, day 3

On the third day of the final round of the regular hoofdklasse season, Curaçao Neptunus hosted L&D Amsterdam Pirates and completed a season sweep, Meerlease Pioniers hosted HCAW and clinched a comeback from behind victory, DSS hosted Silicon Storks and clinched a hard-fought victory and De Glaskoning Twins hosted Cityside Apartments Quick Amersfoort. L&D Amsterdam …

Dutch hoofdklasse 2018: Round 14, day 2

On the second day of round fourteen, L&D Amsterdam Pirates hosted Curaçao Neptunus, Silicon Storks pulled off a stunt vs DSS, HCAW hosted Meerlease Pioniers and Cityside Apartments Quick Amersfoort hosted De Glaskoning Twins. Curaçao Neptunus  5  -  4  L&D Amsterdam Pirates Curaçao Neptunus clinched its fifth narrow win in as many games vs L&D …

Dutch hoofdklasse 2018: Round 14, day 1

On the first day of the final round of the regular season, De Glaskoning Twins hosted Cityside Apartments Quick Amersfoort, DSS hosted Silicon Storks, Meerlease Pioniers hosted HCAW and Curaçao Neptunus hosted L&D Amsterdam Pirates. Cityside Apartments Quick Amersfoort  4  -  3  De Glaskoning Twins A tough day for De Glaskoning Twins. To keep a …

Dutch hoofdklasse 2018: Round 13, day 3

On the third day of round thirteen, Cityside Apartments Quick Amersfoort hosted DSS, Silicon Storks hosted Curaçao Neptunus, L&D Amsterdam hosted Meerlease Pioniers and HCAW hosted De Glaskoning Twins. DSS  11  -  0  Cityside Apartments Quick Amersfoort Cityside Apartments Quick Amersfoort never stood a chance as they were outhit 14-3 andpitchingoutscored 11-0. Only in the …

Dutch hoofdklasse 2018: round 13, day 2

On the second day of round 13, the game between L&D Amsterdam Pirates and Meerlease Pioniers was canceled due to poor field conditions. Curaçao Neptunus hosted Silicon Storks, DSS hosted Cityside Apartments Quick Amersfoort and HCAW headed to Oosterhout to take on De Glaskoning Twins. Silicon Storks  0  -  20  Curaçao Neptunus  After the first inning, …

Dutch hoofdklasse 2018: Round 13, day 1

On day one of round 13, the game between Silicon Storks and Curaçao Neptunus was rained out and is rescheduled for tomorrow night. Despite the lousy weather today, all other games went on. L&D Amsterdam Pirates hosted Meerlease Pioniers, DSS headed to Amersfoort to face Cityside Apartments Quick Amersfoort and HCAW hosted De Glaskoning Twins. …

Dutch hoofdklasse 2018: Round 12, day 3

On day three of round twelve, Meerlease Pioniers hosted Silicon Storks, Curaçao Neptunus hosted Cityside Apartments Quick Amersfoort, L&D Amsterdam Pirates faced HCAW in Bussum and De Glaskoning Twins headed to Haarlem to face DSS. Silicon Storks  10  -  11  Meerlease Pioniers In a game that ended with a handball score, Silicon Storks blew a …

Dutch hoofdklasse 2018: Round 12, day 2

On the second day of round twelve, Meerlease Pioniers headed to The Hague to face Silicon Storks, L&D Amsterdam Pirates hosted HCAW, Cityside Apartments Quick Amersfoort hosted Curaçao Neptunus and DSS was the visiting team in Oosterhout where it faced De Glaskoning Twins. Meerlease Pioniers  3  -  1  Silicon Storks In a rather close game, …

Dutch hoofdklasse 2018: Round 12, day 1

On the first day of round twelve, Curaçao Neptunus hosted Cityside Apartments Quick Amersfoort, Meerlease Pioniers hosted Silicon Storks, DSS hosted De Glaskoning Twins and HCAW hosted L&D Amsterdam Pirates. Cityside Apartments Quick Amersfoort  1  -  4  Curaçao Neptunus  Without flexing its muscles Curaçao Neptunus walked off with an easy win tonight. The final score may tell …

Shogo Nakashima to play for Sydney BlueSox

Japanese pitcher Shogo Nakashima, who is currently playing in the Dutch hoofdklasse for De Glaskoning Twins has signed a contract with the Sydney BlueSox of the Australian Baseball League for the upcoming Season. Nakashima, who pitched for the Yakult Swallows of the NPB joined De Glaskoning Twins shortly before the Dutch hoofdklasse season started. He …