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Schedule European Champions Cup released

The European Baseball Federation CEB has released the schedule of the upcoming European Champions Cup in Regensburg, Germany. The tournament will start on Wednesday, June 7th through Sunday, June 11th. The schedule of group A, in which Curacao Neptunus, with their new manager Ronald Jaarsma, will play, will look as follows: Wednesday, June 7: 11:00… Continue reading Schedule European Champions Cup released

Dutch baseball · Dutch Hoofdklasse · Japan Baseball · Japanese Baseball

Tom de Blok stays with L&D Amsterdam Pirates

Relief pitcher Tom de Blok will not head to Japan for the time being. The Rakuten Golden Eagles showed interest in the 20-year old closer and invited him for a two-day tryout. According to a source within the club of L&D Amsterdam Pirates, De Blok has decided not to try his luck in Japan. A… Continue reading Tom de Blok stays with L&D Amsterdam Pirates

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Groups in European Champions Cup 2017 announced

According to the website of the Italian Baseball and Softball Federation (FIBS), the groups of the 2017 European Champions Cup have been announced. Traditionally two of the three representatives of the IBL are in one group. In the tournament that will host the best teams of Europe, the Dutch and Italian teams will be the… Continue reading Groups in European Champions Cup 2017 announced

Dutch baseball · Dutch Hoofdklasse · European Cup

It’s official: Ronald Jaarsma appointed manager of Curacao Neptunus

In the past weeks there was a lot of turmoil about the talks between Curacao Neptunus and the third base coach of L&D Amsterdam Pirates, Ronald Jaarsma. Pirates was not amused that Curacao Neptunus had approached Jaarsma short before the Holland Series where the two teams would meet. After the news that Neptunus announced that… Continue reading It’s official: Ronald Jaarsma appointed manager of Curacao Neptunus

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Holland Series 2016: Neptunus clinches fourth consecutive title

In an exciting game that was a promotion for Dutch baseball both teams were each other’s match, Curacao Neptunus stayed at the right side of the score. After the team took a 3-0 lead, things looked gloomy for L&D Amsterdam Pirates. But the team from Amsterdam managed to bounce back before Neptunus scored the winning… Continue reading Holland Series 2016: Neptunus clinches fourth consecutive title

Dutch baseball · Dutch Hoofdklasse

Holland Series 2016: Pirates grabs last straw

In what was a nail biter and a very, very close game Pirates managed to clinch the win. Max Clarijs, with a batting average of .188, came through at the moment when you least expected it and hit a walk off bases loaded single. Despite the win, Pirates still trails by a game, but the club… Continue reading Holland Series 2016: Pirates grabs last straw

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