2022 Belgian Series, Game 2

In a quick game (two hours and twenty-four minutes) Hoboken Pioneers did not have much problems with Deurne Spartans, even though the final result didn't show a blowout score. Hoboken Pioneers  4  -  0  Deurne SpartansAt Lefty's Field in Deurne, the game was merely a copy of yesterday's game. The Spartans couldn't get a grip …

2022 Belgian Series, Game One: A Photo Impression

In game one of the Belgian Series, Deurne Spartans was no match for Hoboken Pioneers. The team simply couldn't get a grip on the pitches of BeBee Brayden, even though the latter was not vastly dominant. It resulted in a tedious game for the neutral fan and a 5-0 victory for Hoboken Pioneers. Here is …

2022 Belgian Series Game One

In a matchup between the still reigning champion Hoboken Pioneers and the Deurne Spartans, Hoboken stayed at the right side of the score. For the neutral fan, it was a tedious game, as Hoboken was simply too strong, even though the score may tell a different story. Deurne Spartans  0  -  5  Hoboken PioneersThe score …

Cooperation Between Herons and Alcmaria Victrix Ends

Earlier this year, you could read about the cooperation between the above-mentioned clubs and the intention to expand that cooperation at the level of youth teams. The other day, Herons announced through its Facebook page, the cooperation has ended. According to the post, the cooperation between the two clubs is impossible for the eerste klasse …

Oosterhout Twins Presents New Coaching Staff

Through the club's website, Oosterhout Twins has announced the names of the 2023 coaching staff. Three new names for the hoofdklasse team, but already related to the club. Sooner than expected, the club created a new coaching staff. The new head coach of the flagship team will be Rob Hendriks. He has a long experience …

Change of Strategy at Oosterhout Twins, Adonis Kemp Steps Down as Head Coach

According to the website of Oosterhout Twins, the club will move on with more home grown players. As a result, several hired guns that dominated the lineup in the past years will not return. Also, manager Adonis Kemp will leave after just one season at the helm of the flagship team. On its website, Twins …

Gilmer Lampe Calls it a Career

Through his instagram account, Gilmer Lampe announced his retirement from top baseball. In a personal message Gilmer wrote: "I don't think it is a goodbye but it feels more like a "see you later" type of situation. But for now Gilmer's out." In the past season, Lampe made a move from L&D Amsterdam Pirates to …

2022 Holland Series: Championship Within HCAW’s Grasp

In another close game and another pitching duel, HCAW stayed at the right side of the score again. One blow was enough to decide the game and take a 3-0 lead in games in a best-of-seven series. HCAW  1  -  0  Curaçao NeptunusManager Legito sent Kevin Kelly to the mound. Normally a reliever, Kelly has …

HCAW Takes 2-0 Lead in Holland Series

After narrowly winning game one on Thursday night (5-4), HCAW took a big step to their first Dutch championship since 1998 by beating Curaçao Neptunus 2-0 today. Curaçao Neptunus 0 - 2 HCAWIn a quick game (two hours and twenty-two minutes), HCAW roped Neptunus to its chariot again. This game was a nice pitching duel …

L&D Amsterdam Pirates Hires New Manager

Still reigning Dutch champion L&D Amsterdam Pirates has hired a new manager for the 2023 season, after Ronald Jaarsma called it quits. The new manager comes from Hoofddorp Pioniers, where he spent the past five years as player-coach. Mervin Gario The new head coach of the soon to be replaced Dutch champion will be Mervin …

2022 German Championship Series, Game Two: A Photo Impression

Yesterday, yours truly went to Bonn to attend game two of the German Championship Series, between the six-time German champions Untouchables Paderborn and the one-time German champions Bonn Capitals. The weather was good, the beer was cold, the fans came in droves (about 3,000 fans in the stands and around the field), and the atmosphere …

Different Holland Series Than Usual

For the first time since 2015, we will have a different Holland Series than the L&D Amsterdam Pirates vs Curaçao Neptunus matchup we grew accustomed to. Thanks to a 3-1 win over reigning champions L&D Amsterdam Pirates, HCAW advanced to the 2022 Holland Series, and thus we will have a new Dutch champion. L&D Amsterdam …

Time to Reconsider Who Represents The Netherlands in The European Champions Cup?

With L&D Amsterdam Pirates on the brink of elimination, HCAW from Bussum needs only one win in the semi-finals to advance to the Holland Series for the first time in seventeen years. If HCAW advances, there will be an odd situation. In the last couple of years, the KNBSB (Royal Dutch Baseball and Softball Federation) …

2022 Belgian Division 1 Gold: Round 4

Last weekend, in the fourth round of the 2022 Belgian Division 1 Gold, the following series were scheduled: Mortsel Stars @ Brussels Kangaroos, Hoboken Pioneers @ Deurne Spartans, and Brasschaat Braves @ Borgerhout Squirrels. Mortsel Stars @ Brussels Kangaroos (0 - 1 ; 4 - 6)This was the only series played on one day. Game …

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