Dutch hoofdklasse 2018: Round 4, day 3

On the third day of round four, L&D Amsterdam Pirates hosted Silicon Storks, HCAW hosted DSS, Cityside Apartments Quick Amersfoort faced Pioniers in Hoofddorp and De Glaskoning Twins headed to Rotterdam to take on reigning champion Curaçao Neptunus. Silicon Storks  0  -  7  L&D Amsterdam Pirates Not a monster score, but certainly an easy victory …

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Dutch hoofdklasse 2018: Round 4, day 2

On day two of round four, Curaçao Neptunus headed to Oosterhout to take on De Glaskoning Twins, DSS hosted HCAW, Cityside Apartments Quick Amersfoort hosted Hoofddorp Pioniers and L&D Amsterdam Pirates traveled to The Hague to face Silicon Storks. Curaçao Neptunus  3  -  1  De Glaskoning Twins A good game today in Oosterhout. Both teams …

Dutch hoofdklasse 2018: Round 4, day 1

On the first day of the fourth round, Curaçao Neptunus hosted De Glaskoning Twins, HCAW hosted DSS, Cityside Apartments Quick Amersfoort headed to Hoofddorp to face Pioniers and L&D Amsterdam Pirates hosted Silicon Storks. De Glaskoning Twins  2  -  8  Curaçao Neptunus De Glaskoning Twins took a bold 2-0 lead in the first inning. With …

Dutch Hoofdklasse 2018: Round 3, day 3

On the third day of round three, yesterday's road teams returned home to host their opponents: DSS vs Curaçao Neptunus, Silicon Storks vs HCAW, Cityside Apartments Quick Amersfoort vs L&D Amsterdam Pirates and De Glaskoning Twins vs Hoofddorp Pioniers. Curaçao Neptunus  8  -  4  DSS Another easy victory for the current reigning Dutch champion. But …

Dutch hoofdklasse 2018: Round 3, day 2

On the second day of the third round, Hoofddorp Pioniers hosted De Glaskoning Twins, DSS headed to Rotterdam to face Curaçao Neptunus. L&D Amsterdam Pirates took on Cityside Apartments Quick Amersfoort in Amsterdam and HCAW had home field advantage vs Silicon Storks. De Glaskoning Twins  13  -  1  Hoofddorp Pioniers De Glaskoning Twins got their …

Dutch hoofdklasse 2018: Round 3, day 1

Unlike normal Thursdays, today's games were played at daytime. DSS hosted Curaçao Neptunus, Cityside Apartments Quick Amersfoort hosted L&D Amsterdam Pirates, HCAW headed to The Hague to face Silicon Storks and De Glaskoning Twins hosted Hoofddorp Pioniers. Curaçao Neptunus 12  -  5  DSS Curaçao Neptunus remains unbeaten as they clinched an easy victory in Haarlem. …

Dutch hoofdklasse 2018: Round 2, day 3

On day three of round two, HCAW hosted Curaçao Neptunus. DSS went to Hoofddorp to face Pioniers, Cityside Apartments Quick Amersfoort slaughtered Silicon Storks in the Hague and L&D Amsterdam Pirates did not have any problems with De Glaskoning Twins in Amsterdam. Curaçao Neptunus  5  -  1  HCAW Three errors led to three unearned runs …

Dutch hoofdklasse 2018: Round 2, day 2

On day two of the second round in the Dutch hoofdklasse, Curaçao Neptunus hosted HCAW which was no match for the club from Rotterdam. DSS hosted Hoofddorp Pioniers and played a close game. Also a close game between Silicon Storks and Cityside Apartments Quick Amersfoort. De Glaskoning Twins hosted L&D Amsterdam Pirates. HCAW  2  -  …

Dutch hoofdklasse 2018: Round 2, day 1

On the first day of round one, HCAW hosted Curaçao Neptunus, DSS headed to neighboring Hoofddorp to face Pioniers, Silicon Storks hosted Cityside Apartments Quick Amersfoort and L&D Amsterdam Pirates took on De Glaskoning Twins in Amsterdam. Curaçao Neptunus  9  -  1  HCAW For four innings, Curaçao Neptunus' Diegomar Markwell was on no-hit course but JulianGoins …

Hoofdklasse 2018: Deferred matches

Yesterday the two games that rained out on Sunday were played. DSS hosted L&D Amsterdam Pirates and De Glaskoning Twins hosted Silicon Storks. Silicon Storks  6  -  5  De Glaskoning Twins De lineup of De Glaskoning Twins couldn't get a grip on the pitching of Jurrian Koks of Silicon Storks. Also, the variable strike zone …

Dutch hoofdklasse 2018: Round 1, Day 3

With two games rained out, only two games were played today. Hoofddorp Pioniers headed to Rotterdam once again and Quick Amersfoort hosted HCAW. Hoofddorp Pioniers  0  -  3  Curaçao Neptunus Until the eighth inning, this game was another pitching duel with veteran Elton Koeiman on the side of Curaçao Neptunus and youngster Luuk ter Beek on …

Dutch hoofdklasse 2018: Round 1, day 2

Today the home teams of last Thursday were the visiting teams. Curaçao Neptunus in Hoofddorp vs Pioniers, CitySide Appartments Quick Amersfoort (likely the longest official club name ever ;-)) in Bussum vs HCAW, DSS vs Amsterdam Pirates and De Glaskoning Twins in The Hague vs Silicon Storks. Curaçao Neptunus  5  -  1  Hoofddorp Pioniers Not a …

Hoofdklasse 2018, Round 1, day 1

Finally, after a long winter and a preseason in which the weather did not always cooperate, the Dutch hoofdklasse season will be underway.  On the very first day (night) of the season, Storks from The Hague headed to De Glaskoning Twins, Curaçao Neptunus hosted Hoofddorp Pioniers, L&D Amsterdam headed to neighboring Haarlem to face DSS and CitySide …

L&D Amsterdam Pirates signs Joey Bats

In desperate need of an extra outfielder, L&D Amsterdam Pirates made a bold move by hauling in José Bautista and bolster their lineup for the 2018 season. The move can be explained by the thin number of outfielders after Gilmer Lampe left for Fortitudo Bologna and Kalian Sams will head to Canada again soon.  According …

Tom de Blok promoted to A-Advanced

After a fruitful year with the West Michigan Whitecaps, Tom de Blok has been promoted to the Lakeland Flying Tigers (A-Advanced affiliate of the Detroit Tigers in the Florida State League). The 21-year old righthanded pitcher from Amstelveen in the Netherlands earned this promotion by having a great season in 2017. After a stellar performance …

Danny Rombley calls it a career

L&D Amsterdam Pirates announced today that Dutch hoofdklasse player, former minor leaguer and former Dutch national team player Danny Rombley has decided to call it a career. The 38-year old outfielder has decided to focus on his professional career. Rombley debuted in 1997 in the Dutch hoofdklasse with HCAW from Bussum. In 1998, Danny played for …

Niels van Weert joins L&D Amsterdam Pirates

Through its website, L&D Amsterdam Pirates announced today it has signed Niels van Weert as reinforcement. Van Weert joins the club from the Dutch capital to fill the void that Gilmer Lampe left as he decided to join Fortitudo Bologna. Niels used to play for Kinheim from Haarlem, with which he won the 2012 Holland …

Amsterdam Pirates go green

Dutch hoofdklasse baseball club Amsterdam Pirates have decided to go green as they have installed solar panels on the roof fo their clubhouse. By installing these solar panels, the club will save quite some money and become less dependent on the power companies. When asked, the club secretary explained what made Pirates, of which the flagship …