Collegiate Savannah Bananas to Take on Indy Kansas City Monarchs

The Coastal Plains League champions Savannah Bananas have been challenged by the Kansas City Monarchs to face them in a Banana ball showdown in Kansas City as part of the 2022 Banana World Tour. It is nothing more than a US tour but nevertheless, the Savannah Bananas will tour the United States and visit the …

2021 Belgian Series: Pioneers Sweeps Braves

Game two of the Belgian Series was nearly a copy of game one in almost all aspects. The only difference that it was played at the facility of Hoboken Pioneers. Also game two was lopsided and Pioneers cruised to the victory, thus clinching the 2021 Belgian Championship. Also when it comes to the number of …

2021 Belgian Series, Game One: A Photo Impression

In game one of the Belgian Series, the Brasschaat Braves didn't stand a chance. Nevertheless, the atmosphere at their ballpark was nice. A good crowd, fans cheering on their teams, and lots of sunshine. In other words, the ingredients for a nice day of baseball. Here is a photo impression of today. There were some …

2021 Belgian Series: Braves Doesn’t Stand a Chance Against Pioneers

In a lopsided game one of the best-of-three Belgian Series, Brasschaat Braves didn't stand a chance against Hoboken Pioneers. Therefore, Hoboken's starting pitcher Sven Schüller was too strong. Hoboken needed eight innings to finish the game. Hoboken Pioneers  12  -  1  Brasschaat BravesLots of sunshine, a good crowd, fans that cheered on their teams, and …

Curaçao Neptunus Doesn’t Continue Cooperation With Ronald Jaarsma

A surprising move by Curaçao Neptunus. After the lost Holland Series, the club has decided not to continue the cooperation with manager Ronald Jaarsma. After five seasons, the club needs to look for a new manager. Curaçao Neptunus approached Jaarsma at the end of the 2016 season, which caused quite a commotion as they did …

Summary of Game 7 of The Holland Series

With the Holland Series behind us, it is time to look back on game seven, the championship clincher. Here is the link to eyecons.com to watch the summary of the game between L&D Amsterdam Pirates and Curaçao Neptunus. In order to watch this summary, you have to subscribe to eyecons.com. Enjoy. https://eyecons.com/videos/holland-series-game-7-sams-en-martis-bezorgen-ld-amsterdam-de-landstitel-11365

Australian Baseball League Cancels 2021/2022 Season

Since the ABL is still facing challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the league has decided to cancel the 2021/2022 season and focus on 2022/2023. According to chief of Baseball Australia, Glenn Williams, it was a very hard decision, but it was made with the league's future and sustainability in mind. “There is still too …

MLB to Take Care of Housing Costs of MiLB Players in 2022

Great news. Yesterday an Instagram post floated around the internet. The post stated that MLB would take care of the cost of housing of their MiLB players. But since Instagram posts are not really official, yours truly waited with posting about it. But now ballparkdigest.com is coming with the news, one can say it is …

Dudley Leonora Joins T&A San Marino

On his Facebook page, Dudley Leonora showed a photo wearing a San Marino Baseball cap and a San Marino jersey, indicating he is joining the reigning "Italian" champion. By being denied a spot on the roster of the Dutch national team with the 2021 European Championship, due to a rejuvenation of the team, Leonora lost …

Michael Duursma Steps Down as Manager of L&D Amsterdam Pirates

A day after clinching the Dutch title with L&D Amsterdam Pirates, it was announced that Michael Duursma, manager of the club has decided to step down. His job as coordinator of the Rabbits Baseball Academy in Haarlem and his role as manager of the Dutch U15 team are hard to combine with managing the current …

Minor League Baseball Signs Deal With Marvel

Marvel and Minor League Baseball. It is not an uncommon sight. Many Minor League Clubs organize special themed nights/days on which the teams wear specialized jerseys with a Marvel theme like Captain America. But this will be more intense as Minor League Baseball and Marvel have signed a three year deal. Last week, the two …

2021 Holland Series: L&D Amsterdam Pirates Denies Curaçao Neptunus Its Twentieth Title

If there would have been a poster of this rubber game of the 2021 Holland Series, it would show the two best pitchers in the Dutch hoofdklasse at the moment: Kevin Kelly for Curaçao Neptunus and Shairon Martis for L&D Amsterdam Pirates. In this clash of the Titans, Martis proved to be a bit better …

RCH-Pinguïns Earns Promotion to The Dutch Hoofdklasse

Four years after the promotion of Silicon Storks to the Dutch hoofdklasse, a new team will knock on the door of the Walhalla of Dutch Baseball. Of all clubs, it is Silicon Storks that lost the second match of the promotion/relegation series vs RCH-Pinguïns. photo: courtesy of Jan Kruijdenberg Fotografie RCH-Pinguïns 7 - 3 Silicon …

2021 Belgian Gold Division: Hoboken Pioneers @ Borgerhout Squirrels, a Photo Impression

Just to soak up as much baseball as possible, yours truly went to Borgerhout today, to attend the decisive game for a spot in the Belgian Series between Hoboken Pioneers and Borgerhout Squirrels. Here is a photo impression of an attractive game. This blog post is brought to you by  

Hoboken Pioneers Makes it to The Belgian Series

In the decisive game for a spot in the Belgian Series, Hoboken Pioneers stayed at the right side of the score. Until the sixth inning, the team couldn't get a grip on the pitches of Ryan Johnson but eventually prevailed. FInal score The Squirrels took an early lead when Steven De Lannoy singled up the …