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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… Continue reading Dutch hoofdklasse 2017: Round 11, day 3. A day full of surprises

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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… Continue reading Dutch hoofdklasse 2017: Round 11, day 2

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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… Continue reading Dutch hoofdklasse 2017: Round 11, day 1

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Tigers want to convert Tom de Blok into starting pitcher

Recently, the Detroit Tigers announced Tom de Blok was sent down to extended spring training. The other day, it became clear why Tom was sent down.  In a Facebook post, a proud mother announced Tom was sent down to extended spring training because the Tigers think Tom works his way through innings easily, so they… Continue reading Tigers want to convert Tom de Blok into starting pitcher

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European Champions Cup 2017: Easy victory for L&D Amsterdam Pirates

In the second matchup vs an Italian opponent in as many days, L&D Amsterdam cruised through nine innings for an easy win. Rob Cordemans pitched six innings in which he gave up only one run. At bat, Pirates was more efficient than their opponent, as they beat A.S.D. Rimini Pirates 9-2. After a scoreless first… Continue reading European Champions Cup 2017: Easy victory for L&D Amsterdam Pirates

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European Champions Cup 2017: Clear victory for L&D Amsterdam Pirates

In a game that was close a close affair for  5 innings, L&D Amsterdam clinched a clear 5-1 victory over San Marino. L&D Amsterdam Pirates loaded the bases once with less than two outs but failed to push for more runs, but nevertheless, it was a clear victory for the Dutch. In a game that started in… Continue reading European Champions Cup 2017: Clear victory for L&D Amsterdam Pirates

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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… Continue reading Dutch hoofdklasse 2017: Round 8, day 2