Battle At The Castle calls it quits

Sad news. The organization of the Battle At The Castle (BATC for short) baseball and softball tournament has announced to cease the activities of the highly touted youth baseball tournament after seven editions. For seven years, this tournament was played at the facility of Oosterhout Twins. What started as a U12 tournament, quickly turned out …

Not many transactions at Oosterhout Twins

With the transition period of Dutch baseball ending today, Oosterhout Twins is the first to present its new additions. The core of last year's team is staying. A total of three have left the hoofdklasse team and there are four new faces. Perhaps the most surprising addition to the 2021 roster is Urving Kemp. Urving …

2020 Dutch hoofdklasse: Top 4 and Bottom 4, Round 3, Day 1

In the final weekend of the Top 4 and Bottom 4 competitions, the following games were scheduled: In the Top 4, Curaçao Neptunus @ HCAW and Hoofddorp Pioniers @ L&D Amsterdam Pirates. In the Bottom 4, Oosterhout Twins @ Silicon Storks and DSS/Kinheim @ Quick Amersfoort.  Curaçao Neptunus    -    HCAWFor the change, the …

2020 Dutch hoofdklasse: Summaries of Round 2 in the top 4 and Bottom 4

Thanks to Eyecons, there is another series of summaries of last weekend's series. Hoofddorp Pioniers vs Curaçao Neptunushttps://eyecons.com/videos/curacao-neptunus-zet-grote-stap-richting-holland-series-5894?utm_medium=shareOosterhout Twins vs DSS/Kinheimhttps://eyecons.com/videos/rayshelon-carolina-slaat-twins-naar-belangrijke-zege-5893?utm_medium=shareQuick Amersfoort vs Silicon Storkshttps://eyecons.com/videos/quick-amersfoort-sweept-silicon-storks-5892?utm_medium=shareEnjoy.

2020 Dutch hoofdklasse: Top 4 and bottom 4 round 2, day 3

Three games were scheduled today and two of them were clear victories: Hoofddorp Pioniers @ Curaçao Neptunus, Silicon Storks @ Quick Amersfoort, and DSS/Kinheim @ Oosterhout Twins. Hoofddorp Pioniers  1  -  6  Curaçao NeptunusA clear victory for Curaçao Neptunus in the Top Four's only game of today. Not a blowout score and no huge inning. …

2020 Dutch hoofdklasse: Top 4 and Bottom 4, Round 2, day 2

Today, in the top four, one game was scheduled: Curaçao Neptunus @ Hoofddorp Pioniers. In the bottom four group, Oosterhout Twins @ DSS/Kinheim and Quick Amersfoort @ Silicon Storks were scheduled. Curaçao Neptunus  0  -  2  Hoofddorp PioniersHoofddorp Pioniers is a real tormentor for Curaçao Neptunus this season. A close game in which Chris Pfau limited Neptunus …

2020 Dutch hoofdklasse: Top 4 and bottom 4, Round 2, day 1

With the series between HCAW and L&D Amsterdam Pirates postponed due to corona, only one game was played in the top four group tonight: Hoofddorp Pioniers @ Curaçao Neptunus. In the bottom four group, DSS/Kinheim faced Oosterhout Twins and Silicon Storks took on Quick Amersfoort.  Hoofddorp Pioniers  1  -  3  Curaçao NeptunusOnce again, Hoofddorp Pioniers …

Summaries of last Weekend’s Series

Thanks to Eyecons, we are able to watch Dutch hoofdklasse games each Thursday, Saturday and Sunday. The company also produces the summaries of the series played. Here are the links to the summaries of each series of last weekend. L&D Amsterdam Pirates vs Curaçao Neptunushttps://eyecons.com/videos/samenvattingen-bovenste-4-speelronde-1-curacao-neptunus-ld-amsterdam-5836?utm_medium=shareHCAW vs Hoofddorp Pioniershttps://eyecons.com/videos/samenvattingen-bovenste-4-speelronde-1-hoofddorp-pioniers-hcaw-5839?utm_medium=shareOosterhout Twins vs Quick Amersfoorthttps://eyecons.com/videos/samenvattingen-onderste-4-speelronde-1-twins-oosterhout-quick-amersfoort-5835?utm_medium=shareSilicon Storks vs DSS/Kinheimhttps://eyecons.com/videos/samenvattingen-onderste-4-speelronde-1-dsskinheim-silicon-storks-5837?utm_medium=shareEnjoy …

2020 Dutch hoofdklasse: Top 4 and Bottom 4, Round 1, Day 3

With the remainder of the series between Curaçao Neptunus and L&D Amsterdam Pirates cancelled due to two cases of COVID-19 at the L&D Amsterdam Pirates squad, only three games were scheduled today. One in the top four competition: HCAW @ Hoofddorp Pioniers. Two in the bottom four competition: Silicon Storks @ DSS/Kinheim and Oosterhout Twins …

2020 Dutch hoofdklasse: Bottom 4, Round 1, Day 1

In the bottom four competition, the following games were scheduled: Quick Amersfoort @ Oosterhout Twins and Silicon Storks @ DSS/Kinheim. Quick Amersfoort 9 - 7 Oosterhout Twins(Relief) pitching seems to be the Achilles Heel of Twins lately. After Stefan Iannelli had given up six runs (four earned) to Quick Amersfoort, Javier Montero pitched two solid …

2020 Dutch hoofdklasse: Round 7, Day 2

On the second day of the final round of the regular season of the 2020 Dutch hoofdklasse, the following matches were scheduled: Curaçao Neptunus @ Hoofddorp Pioniers, Oosterhout Twins @ HCAW, Quick Amersfoort @ DSS/Kinheim, and L&D Amsterdam Pirates @ Silicon Storks. Curaçao Neptunus 11 - 5 Hoofddorp PioniersIn the first two innings, Hoofddorp Pioniers …

Summaries of Round 6 of the 2020 Dutch hoofdklasse

Thanks to Eyecons, it is possible to watch live baseball games of the Dutch hoofdklasse. Eyecons also makes the summaries of those games. Here are the links to the series of last weekend. Enjoy watching.HCAW vs L&D Amsterdam Pirateshttps://eyecons.com/videos/samenvattingen-speelronde-6-hcaw-ld-amsterdam-5683?utm_medium=shareSilicon Storks vs Curaçao Neptunushttps://eyecons.com/videos/samenvattingen-speelronde-6-silicon-storks-curacao-neptunus-5682?utm_medium=shareHoofddorp Pioniers vs Quick Amersfoorthttps://eyecons.com/videos/samenvattingen-speelronde-6-hoofddorp-pioniers-quick-amersfoort-5677?utm_medium=shareOosterhout Twins vs DSS/Kinheimhttps://eyecons.com/videos/samenvattingen-speelronde-6-dsskinheim-twins-oosterhout-5678?utm_medium=share

2020 Dutch hoofdklasse: Round 6, Day 3

On the third day of the sixth round in the Dutch hoofdklasse, the following games were scheduled: L&D Amsterdam Pirates @ HCAW, Curaçao Neptunus @ Silicon Storks, Quick Amersfoort @ Hoofddorp Pioniers, and Oosterhout Twins @ DSS/Kinheim. L&D Amsterdam Pirates 4 - 3 HCAWAfter two losses vs the team from Bussum, a win was necessary …

2020 Dutch hoofdklasse: Round 6, Day 2

On the second day of round six in the Dutch hoofdklasse, the following games were scheduled: Silicon Storks @ Curaçao Neptunus, HCAW @ L&D Amsterdam Pirates, Hoofddorp Pioniers @ Quick Amersfoort, and DSS/Kinheim @ Oosterhout Twins.  Silicon Storks  1  -  11  Curaçao NeptunusFor the second time in three days, Silicon Storks played at the Neptunus …

2020 Dutch hoofdklasse: Round 6, Day 1

On the first day of round 6, the following games were scheduled: Curaçao Neptunus @ Silicon Storks, L&D Amsterdam Pirates @ HCAW, and Oosterhout Twins @ DSS/Kinheim. Curaçao Neptunus 10 - 1 Silicon StorksSilicon Storks played its home game at the ballpark of its opponent. Likely the result would not have been any better if …

2020 Dutch hoofdklasse: Round 5, Day 1

Tonight the following games were scheduled: Hoofddorp Pioniers @ Oosterhout TwinsCuraçao Neptunus @ Quick Amersfoort, DSS/Kinheim @ L&D Amsterdam Pirates, and HCAW @ Silicon Storks.  Hoofddorp Pioniers  13  -  2  Oosterhout TwinsAn embarrassing loss for Oosterhout Twins. The team was no match for Hoofddorp Pioniers. After just two innings the team trailed 9-1 already. Koen …

2020 Dutch hoofdklasse: Round 4, Remaining Games

Today, three games were played that were postponed last week due to the weather or due to COVID-19. The games that were scheduled tonight were: L&D Amsterdam Pirates @ Hoofddorp Pioniers, HCAW @ Curaçao Neptunus, and Twins Oosterhout @ Quick Amersfoort. HCAW 3 - 17 Curaçao NeptunusSeven innings was all Curaçao Neptunus needed to win …

2020 Dutch hoofdklasse: Summaries of Round Four

Once again honkbal.nu provides summaries of the games that were played this weekend. Here are the links.  HCAW vs Curaçao Neptunus https://eyecons.com/videos/samenvattingen-speelronde-4-hcaw-curacao-neptunus-5612?utm_medium=share Quick Amersfoort vs Oosterhout Twins https://eyecons.com/videos/samenvattingen-speelronde-4-twins-oosterhout-quick-amersfoort-5610?utm_medium=share DSS/Kinheim vs Silicon Storks https://eyecons.com/videos/samenvattingen-speelronde-4-dsskinheim-silicon-storks-5611?utm_medium=share Hoofddorp Pioniers vs L&D Amsterdam Pirates https://eyecons.com/videos/samenvattingen-speelronde-4-ld-amsterdam-hoofddorp-pioniers-5613?utm_medium=share