Promotion/relegation competition 2017: Pickles UVV close to relegation

In the only game that was played today, as the others were rained out, Pickles UVV took on DSS in Haarlem. DSS beat up UVV and with the loss, the fate of UVV is almost sealed.  If UVV loses tomorrow, the team will move down to the overgangsklasse next year. Also with an UVV win …

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Promotion/relegation competition 2017: Round 3, day 2

On the second day of round three in the promotion/relegation group, DSS and De Glaskoning Twins swept their opponent to secure their stay in the hoofdklasse. Quick Amersfoort stayed in the race for promotion by sweeping Onze Gezellen to keep them winless. DSS  8  -  3  Storks After beating Storks on the previous day in …

Promotion/relegation competition 2017: Round 3, day 1

On the first day of the third round of the promotion/relegation competition, Pickles UVV hosted De Glaskoning Twins, DSS hosted Storks and Quick Amersfoort "hosted" Onze Gezellen. De Glaskoning Twins  4  -  1  Pickles UVV For the players of De Glaskoning Twins, this was a makeup game for the games they lost against Pickles UVV …

Promotion/ relegation competition 2017: Round 2, day 2

On day two of round two, the hoofdklasse clubs all had the home advantage. DSS mashed Quick Amersfoort in seven innings, Storks handed Pickles UVV its second loss in this weekend and De Glaskoning Twins needed eight innings to finish the job vs Onze Gezellen.  Quick Amersfoort  0  -  11  DSS DSS needed seven innings …

Dutch promotion/ relegation competition 2017: Round 2, day 1

All  hoofdklasse teams were hosted by the overgangsklasse teams today. De Glaskoning Twins finished off Onze Gezellen in seven innings, DSS beat Quick Amersfoort with a ten run margin and Pickles UVV bumped into its second loss in as many weeks. De Glaskoning Twins  12  -  1  Onze Gezellen Seven innings is what De Glaskoning …

Promotion/relegation group: Round 1, day 2

On the second day of round two of the promotion/ relegation competition, DSS and De Glaskoning Twins clinched their second victory. Pickles UVV, on the other hand, made a mistake by losing to Quick Amersfoort.  Pickles UVV  6  -  11  Quick Amersfoort In a back-and-forth affair, the sixth inning made the difference for Quick Amersfoort. …

Promotion/relegation group 2017: Round 1, day 1

Unlike the teams in the hoofdklasse playoffs, the teams in the promotion/relegation group will only play on Saturday and Sunday. This is a big advantage for the three clubs from the hoofdklasse because their rotation is made for three games per week instead of two. On the first day of the first round, DSS hosted Onze …

Dutch hoofdklasse 2017: round 14, day 3

On the last day of the last round of the regular season, DSS hosted Curaçao Neptunus, Pickles UVV hosted L&D Amsterdam and due to a rainout in Oosterhout yesterday, a double header was played in Hoofddorp between Pioniers and De Glaskoning Twins. Curaçao Neptunus  11  -  2  DSS Unlike yesterday's game, DSS could not keep …

Dutch hoofdklasse 2017: Round 14, day 2

On the second day of the fourteenth round, only two games were played as the game between De Glaskoning Twins and Hoofddorp Pioniers was rained out. Curaçao Neptunus was way too strong for DSS even though it took them until the fifth inning to make that clear and L&D Amsterdam Pirates had to go deep …

Final standings Dutch overgangsklasse set….after a lot of hustle and bustle

Last week, you could read here about a boneheaded move by the KNBSB that led to a huge discussion on Facebook. Due to the use of an "iniquitous" player, Tridents, the farm team of Curaçao Neptunus, was punished. The KNBSB deducted two points from their total in the standings and the game in which they …

Dutch hoofdklasse 2017: Round 14, day 1

On the first day of the fourteenth round, it became clear the top four teams are much stronger than the lower three. De Glaskoning Twins was no match for Hoofddorp Pioniers, DSS kept pace with Curaçao Neptunus quite long but eventually fell to the Rotterdam based team and L&D Amsterdam Pirates beat Pickles UVV in …

Japan Day returns at De Glaskoning Twins

After a huge success last year, De Glaskoning Twins will organize Japan Day for the second time this year. This year's edition will be held on September 10. Just like last year, there will be a Japanese pitcher in the center of the attention. Last year this was Keiji Uezono, this year it will be …

Battle for promotion in Dutch overgangsklasse not done yet

Since last weekend, the teams who will participate in the promotion/relegation group seemed to be set. Next to the three Dutch hoofdklasse clubs DSS, Pickles UVV and De Glaskoning Twins, three clubs from the overgangsklasse (one level below the hoofdklasse) appeared to be Storks (The Hague), Onze Gezellen (Haarlem) and Quick Amersfoort. But a fourth …

Dutch hoofdklasse 2017: Round 12, day 2

On day two of round twelve, L&D Amsterdam Pirates hosted HCAW, DSS hosted Pickles UVV and Curaçao Neptunus hosted Hoofddorp Pioniers. In two of the three matches the home team prevailed, but in Rotterdam, Hoofddorp Pioniers clinched a hard fought victory. HCAW  1  -  10  L&D Amsterdam Pirates Where HCAW could get the damage limited …

Dutch hoofdklasse 2017: Day 1 of round 12

On the first day of the twelfth round, HCAWhosterd L&D Amsterdam Pirates, Hoofddorp Pioniers headed to Rotterdam to take on Curaçao Neptunus and Pickles UVV hosted DSS from Haarlem. L&D Amsterdam Pirates  2  -  0  HCAW A close game in Bussum. After L&D Amsterdam Pirates had a runner in scoring position in the first inning, …

Dutch hoofdklasse 2017: Round 11, day 3. A day full of surprises

On the third day of round eleven, L&D Amsterdam Pirates hosted De Glaskoning Twins, DSS hosted Hoofddorp Pioniers and Curaçao Neptunus hosted HCAW. Where in the previous two days, the results were rather predictable, today's games had a somewhat surprising outcome. HCAW  11  -  6  Curaçao Neptunus In an exciting game in which the score went …

Dutch hoofdklasse 2017: Round 11, day 2

On the second day of the eleventh round, L&D Amsterdam Pirates did not have much trouble with De Glaskoning Twins. Curaçao Neptunus had to work a bit harder to keep HCAW at bay and Hoofddorp Pioniers needed eight mercy rule innings to finish off DSS. L&D Amsterdam Pirates 12   -  1  De Glaskoning Twins A …