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Dutch hoofdklasse 2017: Round 3, day 2

Today the returns of yesterday’s matches were scheduled. Curaçao Neptunus headed to Oosterhout to meet De Glaskoning Twins, HCAW hosted DSS and Pickles UVV went to neighboring Hoofddorp to take on Pioniers. Curaçao Neptunus  8  –  4  De Glaskoning Twins Another defeat for De Glaskoning Twins, but again they played a bit better. Elton Koeiman,… Continue reading Dutch hoofdklasse 2017: Round 3, day 2

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Dutch hoofdklasse 2017: Round 3, day 1

Yesterday the first games of round three were played. Normally these games are played on a Thursday night, but due to the celebration of Kings Day, the games were moved to Friday night. Curaçao Neptunus hosted De Glaskoning Twins, HCAW visited DSS and Hoofddorp Pioniers headed to Utrecht to face UVV.  De Glaskoning Twins  5… Continue reading Dutch hoofdklasse 2017: Round 3, day 1

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Dutch hoofdklasse 2017: second round, day three

On another chilly day, L&D Amsterdam Pirates was ready to bring the brooms to sweep Curaçao Neptunus but it didn’t pan out the way they wanted. De Glaskoning Twins played some solid baseball but still fell to DSS and HCAW brought the brooms to sweep UVV. DSS  6  –  5  De Glaskoning Twins Today you… Continue reading Dutch hoofdklasse 2017: second round, day three

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Dutch hoofdklasse 2017: Round 2, day 1

On the first day of the second round of the Dutchhoofdklasse season, L&D Amsterdam Pirates hosted Curacao Neptunus, De Glaskoning Twins played its home game on the field of the opponent DSS and HCAW hosted UVV. Curacao Neptunus  1  –  5  L&D Amsterdam Pirates In an exciting game in which neither team did not give… Continue reading Dutch hoofdklasse 2017: Round 2, day 1

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Stijn van der Meer released by Astros

Through his Instagram account, Dutch shortstop Stijn van der Meer announced he was realeased by the Houston Astros. Van der Meer was drafted by Houston in the 34th round of last year’s amateur draft. Stijn was sent to the Gulf Coast League where he tore apart the opponent’s pitching with an aversge of .667 in… Continue reading Stijn van der Meer released by Astros

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Dutch hoofdklasse 2017: week 1, day 1

Finally, the moment we have all been waiting for has arrived. The start of the Dutchhoofdklasse season. This year with only seven clubs instead of eight. This due to the withdrawal of Kinheim from Haarlem. On this opening day, the following games were scheduled: L&D Amsterdam Pirates @ DSS, HCAW @ Hoofddorp Pioniers and De… Continue reading Dutch hoofdklasse 2017: week 1, day 1

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2017 Dutch hoofdklasse: a preview

On April 13 the new season in the Dutch hoofdklasse, the highest level of baseball in the Netherlands, will start again. And no, the Dutch hoofdklasse is not a beer league like someone of the WBC announcers dared to say. Here is a preview of the upcoming competition. The regular season of the hoofdklasse will… Continue reading 2017 Dutch hoofdklasse: a preview