Dutch baseball · Dutch Hoofdklasse · Holland Series

Holland Series 2016: Neptunus one win away from clinching championship

In a game that started like the one of yesterday, Curacao Neptunus stepped off the field as a victor. In a close game both teams left eight runners on the bases. Pirates got runners in scoring position four times without taking advantage of it, Neptunus did so three times. Where Neptunus’ bullpen was the achilles heel… Continue reading Holland Series 2016: Neptunus one win away from clinching championship

Dutch baseball · Dutch Hoofdklasse

Holland Series 2016: Neptunus stays at right side of the score

After game three was rained out yesterday, both teams faced each other tonight.  Curacao Neptunus stayed on the right side of the score as it beat L&D Amsterdam Pirates 7-3.  The score could have been a lot higher if Neptunus had not left thirteen runners on base. In total they had runners in scoring position… Continue reading Holland Series 2016: Neptunus stays at right side of the score

Dutch baseball · Dutch Hoofdklasse

Holland Series 2016, game two: Curacao Neptunus ties series at one

For the biggest part today’s game was similar than yesterday’s. Curacao Neptunus leading and L&D Amsterdam Pirates not being able to close the gap. But today the outcome was different than yesterday. Where Pirates was able to close the gap yesterday, it wasn’t today.  L&D Amsterdam Pirates  5  –  8  Curacao Neptunus Amsterdam L&D Pirates… Continue reading Holland Series 2016, game two: Curacao Neptunus ties series at one

Dutch baseball · European baseball · European Championship · International Baseball

European Championship: Sweden gives Kingdom of the Netherlands a hard time

  Kingdom of the Netherlands  8  –  3  Sweden   In the final game of today, Sweden took on Kingdom of the Netherlands. It was not a good game: slow and plenty of errors (four on both sides). The Swedish manager brought pitcher Michael Fasth to the mound to start the game. But his pitching… Continue reading European Championship: Sweden gives Kingdom of the Netherlands a hard time

Dutch baseball · German Baseball · International Baseball

European Championship: KOTN vs Germany

In the final game of the day, Kingdom of the Netherlands hosted Germany.  In last week’s final of the France International Baseball Tournament, both teams met before. In that game the Dutch won but they had to work for it as the score was only 5-3. This time it would not be a close game like… Continue reading European Championship: KOTN vs Germany

Dutch baseball · European baseball · European Cup · Uncategorized

European Championship: Kingdom of the Netherlands vs Great Britain

Team Kingdom of the Netherlands is regarded as the big favorite to win this year’s European Cup. To meet that expectation, the Dutch had to win vs Great Britain. The Dutch did what they had to do and won in seven inings.   Kingdom of the Netherlands  11  –  1  Great Britain    Diegomar Markwell… Continue reading European Championship: Kingdom of the Netherlands vs Great Britain

Dutch baseball · European baseball · European Cup

KOTN: Roger Bernadina back on roster for European Cup

In a press release, the KNBSB (Royal Dutch Baseball and Softball Federation) announced the roster of the Kingdom of the Netherlands for the upcoming European Cup. One very well known name that is back on the list is that of Roger Bernadina. Two years ago, Roger was about to leave for Europe to join the Netherlands… Continue reading KOTN: Roger Bernadina back on roster for European Cup