Lots of moves for Corendon Kinheim and Vaessen Pioniers, not so much for DSS

Corendon Kinheim and Vaessen Pioniers both have seen a lot of players leave. The Haarlem based club has seen the following players leave. Pim Walsma will leave for the third team of L&D Amsterdam Pirates (called the Mokum Hawks). Mervin Gario will head to Hoofddorp to join Pioniers. First baseman Jeffrey Arends will join Oosterhout …

Neptunus seems to be the winner of the transfer period

Once again Curacao Neptunus appears to be the winner of the transfer period. The Rotterdam based club has attracted five players to reinforce their ranks. Last year the club from Rotterdam only acquired pitcher Kenny van den Branden from UVV. But this year the club acquired five from several clubs. Dashenko Ricardo decided to move …

Dutch Hoofdklasse Runner Up competition, Saturday August 29

Today there were two game scheduled in the Runner Up competition: Pronto DSS @ UVV and Mampaey the Hawks @ HCAW. The first game was meaningless as both teams were already safe from playing demotion games. Pronto DSS @ UVV 1 - 6 For four full innings both teams didn't score. But in the bottom …

Hoofdklasse Runner Up competition: Friday August 28

In the runner up competiton there were also two rescheduled games tonight: Pronto DSS @ UVV and Mampaey the Hawks @ HCAW. Only the series between Mampey the Hawks and HCAW  is significant. Pronto DSS @ UVV  0 – 6 In a very lopsided game UVV took an early 2-0 lead in the first inning …

Hoofdklasse Runner Up competition: Sunday August 23

On the final day of round two of the Runner Up competition, the following games were scheduled: Pronto DSS @ Mampaey the Hawks and UVV @ HCAW. It was a surprising day to put it mildly. Pronto DSS @ Mampaey the Hawks  1 - 3 For two innings, DSS pitcher Mark van Deursen kept the …

Dutch Hoofdklasse Runner Up competition: Saturday, August 22

In the Runner Up competition the following games were scheduled: Mampaey the Hawks @ Pronto DSS and HCAW @ UVV. One game would turn out in another pitching duel. Mampaey the Hawks @ Pronto DSS. 3 - 7 As Mampaey the Hawks took a 1-0 lead in the top of the second inning when Julian …

Dutch Hoofdklasse Runner Up Competion: Thursday August 20

A major upset tonight in Utrecht. Next to the game between HCAW and UVV the game between Mampaey the Hawks and Pronto DSS was scheduled. HCAW @ UVV  9 - 5 Two innings long the game was scoreless, but in the top of the third HCAW caught fire all of a sudden.  With Emersson Paula …

Dutch Hoofdklasse Runner up competition: Tuesday August 18

My appologies for the delay, but internet was down yesterday, so I couldn't post. Yesterday's  game between Pronto DSS and HCAW was rained out on Sunday and on Monday. It was one of those close games in which runs didn't come cheap. HCAW took a 1-0 lead in the third inning when Max Clarijs singled, Emersson …

Dutch Hoofdklasse Runner up competition: Saturday August 15

On the second game of the first round of the Runner up competion (previously simply called play downs), the following games were scheduled: HCAW @ Pronto DSS and Mampaey the Hawks @ UVV. HCAW @ Pronto DSS  0 - 6 In the second game between Pronto DSS and HCAW, HCAW never really got into the …

Dutch Hoofdklasse Runner up competition: Thursday August 13

The Runner up competiton is played in a similar format as the play offs. UVV will get six points because they finished in fifth place, so on top of the lower four in the standings. Pronto DSS will get four points, HCAW two and Mampaey the Hawks zero. The same thing with the home advantage. The …

Dutch Hoofdklasse, Thursday August 6

On day one of round seven in the second half of the season, the following games were scheduled: HCAW @ Pronto DSS, Corendon Kinheim @ Vaessen Pioniers, UVV @ Mampaey the Hawks. The game between L&D Amsterdam Pirates and Curacao Neptunus are already played because of the European Cup obligations that Neptunus has tonight and …

Dutch Hoofdklasse, Sunday August 2

On day three of round six in the second half of the season, the following games were scheduled: L&D Amsterdam Pirates @ Pronto , Vaessen Pioniers @ HCAW, UVV @ Curacao Neptunus and Corendon Kinheim @ Mampaey the Hawks. L&D Amsterdam Pirates - Pronto DSS  5 - 1 Once again the runs didn't come cheap …

Dutch Hoofdklasse, Saturday August 1

On day two of round six in the second half of the season, the following games were scheduled. Mampaey the Hawks @ Corendon Kinheim, Curacao Neptunus @ UVV, Pronto DSS @ L&D Amsterdam Pirates and HCAW @ Vaessen Pioniers. Mampaey the Hawks @ Corendon Kinheim 0 - 11 Mampaey the Hawks, that decided last week …

Dutch Hoofdklasse, Thursday July 30: NO-HITTER FOR ORLANDO YNTEMA

On day one of round six in the second half of the season the following games were scheduled: Curacao Neptunus @ UVV, Pronto DSS @ L&D Amsterdam Pirates, Vaessen Pioniers @ HCAW and Mampaey the Hawks @ Corendon Kinheim. Two major surprises today. Curacao Neptunus @ UVV  5 - 0 Orlando Yntema made the history …

Dutch Hoofdklasse, Sunday July 5: Pronto DSS @ UVV 4 -2

Because of the start of the first stage of the Tour the France in Utrecht, today's game between Pronto DSS and UVV was pushed back to 6.00 PM (18.00 hours). UVV took a 1-0 lead when Joris van Ballegooy hit a lead off single down the left field line. Van Ballegooy advanced to second on …

Dutch Hoofdklasse, Saturday July 4

On a red hot day the folllowing games were scheduled: Vaessen Pioniers @ Curacao Neptunus; Corendon Kinheim @ HCAW; UVV @ Pronto DSS and Mampaey the Hawks @ L&D Amsterdam Pirates. There was one very big suprise in today's results. Vaessen Pioniers @ Curacao Neptunus  19 - 2 Yes you read it well. Apparently Vaessen …