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 …

Dutch hoofdklasse 2017: Round 11, day 1

On day one of round eleven Curaçao Neptunus hosted HCAW in a nail biter, De Glaskoning Twins was no match for L&D Amsterdam Pirates and Hoofddorp Pioniers was way too strong for DSS in Haarlem. HCAW  2  -  4  Curaçao Neptunus In a nerve wrecking game, Jim Ploeger of HCAW took a no-hitter into the …

Dutch hoofdklasse 2017: Round 10, day 3

On day three of round ten, Curaçao Neptunus headed to Oosterhout to face De Glaskoning Twins, Pickles UVV hosted Hoofddorp Pioniers and DSS headed to Bussum to face HCAW. None of the games had a surprising outcome.  Curaçao Neptunus  7  -  2  De Glaskoning Twins No excessive win for Curaçao Neptunus but the team scored enough …

Dutch hoofdklasse 2017: Round 10, day 2

On the second day of round two, Curaçao Neptunus hosted De Glaskoning Twins, DSS hosted HCAW and Hoofddorp Pioniers headed to Utrecht to face Pickles UVV in a game with a surprising result.  De Glaskoning Twins  4  -  9  Curaçao Neptunus Curaçao Neptunus took a quick 3-0 lead in the first inning when Christian Diaz drove …

Dutch hoofdklasse 2017: Round 10, day 1

On the first day of the tenth round of the 2017 competition, De Glaskoning Twins "hosted" new European champion Curaçao Neptunus in Rotterdam, HCAW hosted DSS and Hoofddorp Pioniers hosted Pickles UVV. Curaçao Neptunus  12  -  10  De Glaskoning Twins After winning two of the previous three games vs DSS last week, De Glaskoning Twins …

Dutch hoofdklasse 2017: Round 8, day 2

No ties today as L&D Amsterdam beat host DSS in seven innings, host Pioniers beat HCAW with a big margin and host UVV beat De Glaskoning Twins in a convincing way. L&D Amsterdam Pirates  13  -  2  DSS For six innings, DSS kept track with L&D Amsterdam Pirates rather well as the Amsterdam-based team had …

Dutch hoofdklasse 2017: L&D Amsterdam Pirates crushes DSS

Due to obligations next week in the European Champions Cup, L&D Amsterdam Pirates took on DSS last night. The game was originally scheduled to be played coming Sunday. The Amsterdam-based team took revenge for the loss vs DSS on Thursday. DSS  1  -  12  L&D Amsterdam Pirates With a three-run first inning and a two-run second, Pirates took …

Dutch hoofdklasse 2017: Round 8, day 1

On day one of round seven DSS surprised L&D Amsterdam, Pickles UVV blew a big lead in a festival of errors vs De Glaskoning Twins and HCAW and Hoofddorp Pioniers split the points as their game ended in a tie.  DSS  3  -  1  L&D Amsterdam Pirates DSS showed tonight that it isn't a pushover …