European Cup 2015: Results of day five in Rotterdam and Paris

Heidenheim Heideköpfe @ Draci Brno  5 - 1 Draci had to win to get to the final game towmorrow. Of course they were depending on the result of the afternoon game between A.S.D. Rimini Pirates and Curacao Neptunus. In the first inning Draci Brno openened the score when they scored a run when Michal Ondracek …

European Cup 2015: Results of day four Rotterdam and Paris

UnipolSai Bologna @ Solingen Alligators  18 – 10 With a 12-2 score in the favor of Bologna, it looked that this would be another mercy rule, seven inning game.  But in the seventh inning, Solingen decided to spoil Bologna’s party. Pietro Caldoni entered the game in relief for Justin Cicatello, much to the liking of …

European Cup 2015: Results of day two from Rotterdam and Paris

Due to other obligations, I will focus on the Dutch teams. The opening game of day two in Paris was a big one, between T&A San Marino and L&D Amsterdam Pirates.  UnipolSai Bologna had an easy one vs Brest Zubrs and another exciting game was scheduled for the night between Solingen Alligators and PUC. T&A …

European Cup 2015: Results from Rotterdam and Paris

This morning the European Cup started in Rotterdam and in Paris. Draci Brno @ Templiers de Sénart 0 - 2 In a game that came close to a pitchers duel, the only two runs of the game came in the bottom of the second inning. With Rolando Merino at second base, Felix Brown singled down …

Preview European Cup for clubs 2015 Rotterdam

Tomorrow the yearly European Cup for clubs will start again. One edition in Rotterdam at Curacao Neptunus and one edition in Paris at PUC. As far as I can remember, it is the first time since 1987 that PUC is hosting a European tournament. The winners of each edition will face each other later this …

Dutch Hoofdklasse, Saturday May 30

On day two of round seven the following games were scheduled: Pronto DSS @ HCAW; Vaessen Pioniers @ Corendon Kinheim; L&D Amsterdam Pirates @ Curacao Neptunus and  Mampaey the Hawks @ UVV This is the final round of the first half of the season. Three teams were still in the race to clinch a play …

Dutch Hoofdklasse, Thursday May 28

On day one of round seven, the following games were scheduled: Curacao Neptunus @ L&D Amsterdam Pirates; Mampaey the Hawks @ UVV; Vaessen Pioniers @ Corendon Kinheim and Pronto DSS @ HCAW. Of the four scheduled games, only one lasted the full nine innings. The others had to be stopped because of the curfew rule …

Dutch Hoofdklasse, Saturday May 23 and Sunday May 24

Thanks to the Pentecost weekend I have done a couple of other things. Yes there is more in life than baseball; even in my life. This weekend the following series were played: Pronto DSS vs L&D Amsterdam Pirates, HCAW vs Vaessen Pioniers, Curacao Neptunus vs UVV and Mampaey the Hawks vs Corendon Kinheim. The top …

Dutch Hoofdklasse, Thursday May 21

On day one of round six the following games were scheduled: L&D Amsterdam Pirates - Pronto DSS; HCAW - Vaessen Pioniers; UVV - Curacao Neptunus and Corendon Kinheim - Mampaey the Hawks. L&D Amsterdam Pirates - Pronto DSS   5 - 2 After scoring a run in the second and one in the third, L&D Amsterdam …

Dutch Hoofdklasse, Sunday May 17

On day three of round five, the following games were scheduled: Vaessen Pioniers - L&D Amsterdam Pirates; Pronto DSS - Curacao Neptunus; UVV - Corendon Kinheim; Mampaey the Hawks - HCAW. No big surprises except one today. Vaessen Pioniers  -  L&D Amsterdam Pirates  7 - 5 In Hoofddorp Vaessen Pioniers hosted L&D Amsterdam Pirates in …

More on the Euro League Baseball

The other day I spoke to someone about the newly erected Euro League Baseball. This person told me a couple of things that I would like to share with you. It is mainly about the reason behind the decision to start this league. The reason for establishing the league and the governing body before everything …

Dutch Hoofdklasse, Saturday May 16

The following games were scheduled for day two of round five: Curacao Neptunus - DSS; Corendon Kinheim - UVV; L&D Amsterdam Pirates - Vaessen Pioniers and HCAW - Mampaey the Hawks. Curacao Neptunus  -  Pronto DSS  4 - 1 A four run fifth inning was enough for Curacao Neptunus to stay on the right side …

Dutch Hoofdklasse, Thursday May 14

On day one of round five, the following games were scheduled: L&D Amsterdam Pirates  -  Vaessen Pioniers; Curacao Neptunus  -  Pronto DSS; HCAW -  Mampaey the Hawks; Corendon Kinheim  -  UVV There were two surprising results today. L&D Amsterdam Pirates  -  Vaessen Pioniers  3 - 2 In a game between title candidates, Vaessen Pioniers took …

Dutch Hoofdklasse, Saturday May 9

On day two of round four, the following games were scheduled: Vaessen Pioniers - Curacao Neptunus; Corendon Kinheim - HCAW; UVV - Pronto DSS; Mampaey the Hawks - L&D Amsterdam Pirates. There were two expected scores but also two surprises. Vaessen Pioniers - Curacao Neptunus   2 - 15 To start with the first surprise. The …

Dutch Hoofdklasse, Thursday May 7

On day one of round four the following games were scheduled: Mampaey the Hawks  -  L&D Amsterdam Pirates; Vaessen Pioniers  -  Curacao Neptunus; UVV -  Pronto DSS and Corendon Kinheim  -  HCAW. A blow out score, a low scoring game and a little surprise at the start of round four. Mampaey the Hawks  -  L&D …

Dutch Hoofdklasse, Sunday May 3

On this rainy day three of round three, the follwing games were scheduled: Mampaey the Hawks - Curacao Neptunus; Corendon Kinheim -  L&D Amsterdam Pirates; UVV - HCAW; Vaessen Pioniers -  Pronto DSS.   Mampaey the Hawks -  Curacao Neptunus   2 - 5 Neptunus starting pitcher Kenny van den Branden was perfect through the first …

Dutch Hoofdklasse 2015: Saturday, May 2

Today the folowing games were scheduled: L&D Amsterdam PIrates -  Corendon Kinheim; Pronto DSS -  Vaessen Pioniers; Curacao Neptunus -  Mampaey the Hakws; HCAW - UVV L&D Amsterdam Pirates - Corendon Kinheim  3 - 1 In a game where both teams got six hits, L&D Amsterdam Pirates was more effective. A three run second inning …

Dutch Hoofdklasse,Thursday April 30: A spoiled no-hit bid and no surprises

On day one of round three, the following games were scheduled: Pronto DSS - Vaessen Pioniers; HCAW - UVV; Curacao Neptunus - Mampaey The Hawks and the top series of this weekend L&D Amsterdam Pirates - Corendon Kinheim. Pronto DSS - Vaessen Pioniers  0 - 5 Pioniers got on the boards in the very first …