Dutch hoofdklasse 2017: round 14, day 3

On the last day of the last round of the regular season, DSS hosted Curaçao Neptunus, Pickles UVV hosted L&D Amsterdam and due to a rainout in Oosterhout yesterday, a double header was played in Hoofddorp between Pioniers and De Glaskoning Twins. Curaçao Neptunus  11  -  2  DSS Unlike yesterday's game, DSS could not keep …

Dutch hoofdklasse 2017: Round 14, day 2

On the second day of the fourteenth round, only two games were played as the game between De Glaskoning Twins and Hoofddorp Pioniers was rained out. Curaçao Neptunus was way too strong for DSS even though it took them until the fifth inning to make that clear and L&D Amsterdam Pirates had to go deep …

Final standings Dutch overgangsklasse set….after a lot of hustle and bustle

Last week, you could read here about a boneheaded move by the KNBSB that led to a huge discussion on Facebook. Due to the use of an "iniquitous" player, Tridents, the farm team of Curaçao Neptunus, was punished. The KNBSB deducted two points from their total in the standings and the game in which they …

Dutch hoofdklasse 2017: Round 14, day 1

On the first day of the fourteenth round, it became clear the top four teams are much stronger than the lower three. De Glaskoning Twins was no match for Hoofddorp Pioniers, DSS kept pace with Curaçao Neptunus quite long but eventually fell to the Rotterdam based team and L&D Amsterdam Pirates beat Pickles UVV in …

Dutch hoofdklasse 2017:

In a game with nothing at stake, as the positions in the regular season were set already, Curaçao Neptunus hosted Pickles UVV.  Without flexing their muscles, Neptunus beat UVV 2-0.  Until the fourth inning Pickles UVV could keep pace with Curaçao Neptunus when neither team scored. But in the bottom of the fourth, Neptunus loaded the …

Dutch hoofdklasse 2017: Round 13, day 2

On the secondday Hoofddorp Pioniers hosted L&D Amsterdam Pirates in a very close game. Pickles UVV was beaten up by Curaçao Neptunus and De Glaskoning Twins headed to Bussum to face HCAW in another close game. L&D Amsterdam Pirates  2  -  3  Hoofddorp Pioniers In a very close game, Hoofddorp Pioniers bested L&D Amsterdam Pirates. …

Battle for promotion in Dutch overgangsklasse not done yet

Since last weekend, the teams who will participate in the promotion/relegation group seemed to be set. Next to the three Dutch hoofdklasse clubs DSS, Pickles UVV and De Glaskoning Twins, three clubs from the overgangsklasse (one level below the hoofdklasse) appeared to be Storks (The Hague), Onze Gezellen (Haarlem) and Quick Amersfoort. But a fourth …

Dutch hoofdklasse 2017, round 13, day 1

On the first day of round thirteen, Curaçao Neptunus hosted Pickles UVV in a game with a somewhat flattered result, De Glaskoning Twins "hosted" HCAW and L&D Amsterdam Pirates was the home team vs Hoofddorp Pioniers. Pickles UVV  2  -  12  Curaçao Neptunus Curaçao Neptunus struck first in this game vs Pickles UVV. In the …

Dutch hoofdklasse 2017: Round 12, day 2

On day two of round twelve, L&D Amsterdam Pirates hosted HCAW, DSS hosted Pickles UVV and Curaçao Neptunus hosted Hoofddorp Pioniers. In two of the three matches the home team prevailed, but in Rotterdam, Hoofddorp Pioniers clinched a hard fought victory. HCAW  1  -  10  L&D Amsterdam Pirates Where HCAW could get the damage limited …

Dutch hoofdklasse 2017: Day 1 of round 12

On the first day of the twelfth round, HCAWhosterd L&D Amsterdam Pirates, Hoofddorp Pioniers headed to Rotterdam to take on Curaçao Neptunus and Pickles UVV hosted DSS from Haarlem. L&D Amsterdam Pirates  2  -  0  HCAW A close game in Bussum. After L&D Amsterdam Pirates had a runner in scoring position in the first inning, …

Dutch hoofdklasse 2017: Round 10, day 3

On day three of round ten, Curaçao Neptunus headed to Oosterhout to face De Glaskoning Twins, Pickles UVV hosted Hoofddorp Pioniers and DSS headed to Bussum to face HCAW. None of the games had a surprising outcome.  Curaçao Neptunus  7  -  2  De Glaskoning Twins No excessive win for Curaçao Neptunus but the team scored enough …

Dutch hoofdklasse 2017: Round 10, day 2

On the second day of round two, Curaçao Neptunus hosted De Glaskoning Twins, DSS hosted HCAW and Hoofddorp Pioniers headed to Utrecht to face Pickles UVV in a game with a surprising result.  De Glaskoning Twins  4  -  9  Curaçao Neptunus Curaçao Neptunus took a quick 3-0 lead in the first inning when Christian Diaz drove …

Dutch hoofdklasse 2017: Round 10, day 1

On the first day of the tenth round of the 2017 competition, De Glaskoning Twins "hosted" new European champion Curaçao Neptunus in Rotterdam, HCAW hosted DSS and Hoofddorp Pioniers hosted Pickles UVV. Curaçao Neptunus  12  -  10  De Glaskoning Twins After winning two of the previous three games vs DSS last week, De Glaskoning Twins …

Dutch hoofdklasse 2017: Round 8, day 3

Due to the fact that L&D Amsterdam Pirates played the Sunday game on Friday because of obligations in the upcoming European Champions Cup in Regensburg next week, only two games were played today. Pickles UVV needed only three innings to beat De Glaskoning Twins, Pickles UVV  6  -  2  De Glaskoning Twins Pickles UVV only …

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 …

Dutch hoofdklasse 2017: Round 8, day 1

On day one of round seven DSS surprised L&D Amsterdam, Pickles UVV blew a big lead in a festival of errors vs De Glaskoning Twins and HCAW and Hoofddorp Pioniers split the points as their game ended in a tie.  DSS  3  -  1  L&D Amsterdam Pirates DSS showed tonight that it isn't a pushover …

Dutch hoofdklasse 2017: UVV loses nullified game

The result of a game between DSS and Pickles UVV on May 13, was nullified because UVV used a non-eligible player. UVV won that game but the result was reversed after DSS filed a protest. The KNBSB punished UVV by deducting two points in the standings and by nullifying the game, so the game had …