Rick van Dijck takes step back

Dutch pitcher Rick van Dijck, who has spent several years in the highest Czech league will not be seen in the Czech Extra League in 2019 but will play one level lower with SaBaT Prague.   According to Milujeme-Baseball.cz, the Dutch pitcher will reinforce the ranks of the second division club from Prague. In the …

Kenny van den Branden joins Hoboken Pioneers

Quite a blow for the runner-up in the 2018 Belgian championship, the Borgerhout Squirrels. Ace pitcher, Kenny van den Branden has decided to turn his back on the Squirrels to join the Hoboken Pioneers. Kenny van den Branden guided the Borgerhout Squirrels to a spot in the Belgian championship series. His strong outing in game …

Cityside Apartments Quick Amersfoort announces new head coach

The musical chairs in the Dutch hoofdklasse continue. Today Cityside Apartments Quick Amersfoort presented its new head coach: Glenn Romney. Romney announced the other week to step down as head coach of the farm team of L&D Amsterdam Pirates. Today it became clear why. Last week DSS from Haarlem announced Marco Wels as its new …

Dutch hoofdklasse 2017: second round, day three

On another chilly day, L&D Amsterdam Pirates was ready to bring the brooms to sweep Curaçao Neptunus but it didn't pan out the way they wanted. De Glaskoning Twins played some solid baseball but still fell to DSS and HCAW brought the brooms to sweep UVV. DSS  6  -  5  De Glaskoning Twins Today you …

Dutch hoofdklasse 2017: Round 2, day 1

On the first day of the second round of the Dutchhoofdklasse season, L&D Amsterdam Pirates hosted Curacao Neptunus, De Glaskoning Twins played its home game on the field of the opponent DSS and HCAW hosted UVV. Curacao Neptunus  1  -  5  L&D Amsterdam Pirates In an exciting game in which neither team did not give …

Dutch Hoofdklasse 2016: Play offs and runners up, Sunday August 14

On the final day of the first round of the play offs and the runner up competition (play downs), Vaessen Pioniers hosted L&D Amsterdam Pirates, Curacao Neptunus hosted Kinheim, De Glaskoning Twins headed to Utrecht to face Pickles UVV and DSS was the visiting team in Bussum as they took on HCAW. Kinheim  9  - …

Dutch Hoofdklasse 2016: Play offs and runners up, August 13

Today was the second day of the play offs and the runner up competiton (play downs).  Kinheim hosted Curacao Neptunus again and L&D Amsterdam Pirates had the home field advantage vs Vaessen Pioniers. Curacao Neptunus  13  -  3  Kinheim Once again Curacao Neptunus was much too strong for Kinheim. After two innings the team from …

Dutch Hoofdklasse 2016: Saturday May 28

On the second day of the final round of the first half of the season, De Glaskoning Twins headed to Haarlem to face Kinheim. Kinheim's neighbour, DSS went to Bussum to take on HCAW. Vaessen Pioniers hosted UVV once more and L&D Amsterdam Pirates took on Curacao Neptunus in their third game of the series. …

Dutch Hoofdklasse 2016, Thursday May 26

On the first day of the final round of the first half (can you still follow? 😉 ), the series that mattered most and yet  not, started. Curacao Neptunus hosted L&D Amsterdam Pirates in what would be a very close game and in which the the sting was in the tail. HCAW took on DSS, …

Dutch Hoofdklasse 2016: Sunday May 22

On a rainy day, Vaessen Pioniers hosted DSS, Kinheim faced L&D Amsterdam in Haarlem, De Glaskoning Twins was on the road vs HCAW and Neptunus hosted UVV. One blow out score (more or less) and two games with a close score.  DSS  4  -  7  Vaessen Pioniers A four run first and a one run …

Dutch Hoofdklasse 2016: Saturday May 21

On day two of round six, there was one BLOWOUT score as Curacao Neptunus showed no mercy when they faced Pickles UVV in Utrecht. DSS hosted Vaessen Pioniers, De Glaskoning Twins played a nail biter in Oosterhout vs HCAW and L&D Amsterdam Pirates hosted Kinheim. Curcao Neptunus  22  -  0  Pickles UVV Yup, Neptunus knows …

Dutch Hoofdklasse 2016: Thursday May 19

On the first day of the sixth round, DSS hosted Vaessen Pioniers, De Glaskoning Twins was the "home" team vs HCAW, L&D Amsterdam Pirates took on Kinheim in Amsterdam and UVV took on Curacao Neptunus in Utrecht. It was a night with a lot of blow out scores. Curacao Neptunus  11  -  1  UVV The …

Dutch Hoofdklasse 2016: Sunday May 15

Another cold day with another blowout score for Curacao Neptunus vs DSS, but also two surprising results in Bussum (where HCAW hosted Vaessen Pioniers) and Utrecht (where Pickles UVV hosted Kinheim). L&D Amsterdam Pirates hosted De Glaskoning Twins.  Curacao Neptunus  14  -  1  DSS In a game that wasn't much of a game, Neptunus clinched …

Dutch Hoofdklasse 2016: Saturday May 14

With the weather completely different than last Thursday, when it was weather for summer night baseball, the following games were played today: De Glaskoning Twins hosted L&D Amsterdam Pirates. Pickles UVV faced Kinheim in Haarlem, Vaessen Pioniers took on HCAW and Curacao Neptunus hosted DSS from Haarlem.  De Glaskoning Twins  0  -  5   L&D …

Dutch Hoofdklasse: Thursday, May 5

Finally it has become some nice baseball weather and on this sunny Ascension Day, De Glaskoning Twins headed to Utrecht to face UVV. Curacao Neptunus faced Vaessen Pioniers in Hoofddorp, L&D Amsterdam Pirates played HCAW in Bussum and Kinheim went next doors (literaly) as they crossed the street to take on DSS.  De Glaskoning Twins …

Dutch Hoofdklasse: Sunday, May 1

The final day of the third round. The teams that played two home games in the past few days, were on the road today. Curacao Neptunus went to Bussum to face HCAW,  De Glaskoning Twins moved to Haarlem to take on DSS, Kinheim went to neighboring Hoofddorp to take on Vaessen Pioniers and L&D Amsterdam …

Dutch Hoofdklasse: Saturday, April 30

On day two of round three, Curacao Neptunus hosted HCAW, L&D Amsterdam faced UVV, De Glaskoning Twins took on DSS and Kinheim played against Vaessen Pioniers. HCAW was no match for Neptunus as was UVV for Pirates. Twins proved to be too strong for DSS and Kinheim clinced a come-back-from-behind victory. HCAW  0  -  10 …