European baseball · European Cup · International Baseball

Schedule European Champions Cup released

The European Baseball Federation CEB has released the schedule of the upcoming European Champions Cup in Regensburg, Germany. The tournament will start on Wednesday, June 7th through Sunday, June 11th. The schedule of group A, in which Curacao Neptunus, with their new manager Ronald Jaarsma, will play, will look as follows: Wednesday, June 7: 11:00… Continue reading Schedule European Champions Cup released

Czech baseball · Dutch baseball

Czech pitcher to pitch in the Netherlands

Czech national team player, Jan Tomek will join Tridents, the “minor league” team of Curacao Neptunus from Rotterdam. After a year with the Buchbinder Legionaere from the German Bundesliga, he will try his luck in the Netherlands.  Last season, Tomek appeared in 16 games for the Legionaere from Regensburg, in which he posted an ERA… Continue reading Czech pitcher to pitch in the Netherlands

Dutch baseball · Dutch Hoofdklasse

New Curacao Neptunus manager tries to clear the air

In an interview with Rotterdam’s local radio and TV station RTV Rijnmond, Ronald Jaarsma, the new manager of Curacao Neptunus, tried to explain why he has become the new manager of the club. In a move, regarded by many as incomprehensible, Curacao Neptunus from Rotterdam decided to cut ties with manager Evert-Jan ‘t Hoen. Despite… Continue reading New Curacao Neptunus manager tries to clear the air

Dutch baseball · Dutch Hoofdklasse

The unsung heroes of Dutch baseball

Normally this blog is about the players or about organizations in baseball and how they are performing. But, like in real life, there is hardly or close to no attention to the people who make it possible for others to play.  This article is about the unsung heroes of Dutch baseball; those people who operate… Continue reading The unsung heroes of Dutch baseball

Dutch baseball · Dutch Hoofdklasse

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

Australian Baseball · Australian Baseball League · Dutch baseball · Dutch Hoofdklasse

Loek van Mil to play in ABL again

The Adelaide Bite announced its roster for the new Australian Baseball League season, that will start tomorrow. One of the familiar faces is Loek van Mil. The Dutch right handed pitcher joined the Bite in the course of the 2015/2016 season. Van Mil has quite some experience under his belt. Before he returned to the… Continue reading Loek van Mil to play in ABL again

Aruban Baseball · Curacao baseball · Dutch baseball · Dutch Hoofdklasse · Hoofdklasse · Independent baseball · Minor League Baseball

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