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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

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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

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Annual player shift in Dutch hoofdklasse

The month of October has passed and so has the transition period in Dutch baseball . The top two teams in Dutch baseball, L&D Amsterdam Pirates and Curacao Neptunus did not acquire many players this year. Especially in the lower ranks of the hoofdklasse were a lot of moves made. European champion L&D Amsterdam Pirates saw… Continue reading Annual player shift in Dutch hoofdklasse

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Dutch Hoofdklasse 2016: Play offs and runner up competition, August 28

Today was the very last day of the play offs and of the runner up competion.  In fact only two games mattered today: Curacao Neptunus @ L&D Amsterdam Pirates and Vaessen Pioniers @ Kinheim. Neptunus already clinched a spot in the Holland Series (Dutch championship series) but there was still a battle between L&D Amsterdam… Continue reading Dutch Hoofdklasse 2016: Play offs and runner up competition, August 28

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Dutch Hoofdklasse 2016: Play offs and runners up, August 27

On the second day of the final round of the play offs and runner up competition Curacao Neptunus hosted L&D Amsterdam Pirates, Vaessen Pioniers took on Kinheim in a lopsided game, UVV hosted DSS in another very lopsided game and HCAW hosted De Glaskoning Twins in another high scoring game. Kinheim  1  –  9  Vaessen… Continue reading Dutch Hoofdklasse 2016: Play offs and runners up, August 27

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Dutch Hoofdklasse 2016: Play offs and runners up, Thursday August 25

On the first day of the final round of the play offs and of the runner up competition, the following games were scheduled: Vaessen Pioniers hosted Kinheim, L&D Amsterdam took on Curacao Neptunus in Rotterdam, HCAW hosted De Glaskoning Twins and UVV hosted DSS. Kinheim  4  –  5  Vaessen Pioniers Against all odds, Kinheim took… Continue reading Dutch Hoofdklasse 2016: Play offs and runners up, Thursday August 25

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Dutch Hoofdklasse 2016: Play offs and runners up, August 22

Tonight the rained out games of Sunday August 21 were played. A very unusual day because normally those games are played on a Tuesday.  Anyhow, HCAW headed to Pickles UVV, De Glaskoning Twins went to Haarlem to face DSS and L&D Amsterdam Pirates also went to Haarlem, but across the street of DSS, to face… Continue reading Dutch Hoofdklasse 2016: Play offs and runners up, August 22