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 …

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 …

2022 Belgian Division 1 Gold: Round 3

Today, the final game of round three was played. Borgerhout Squirrels hosted neighbor Deurne Spartans but stayed at the wrong side of the score for the second day in a row. Deurne Spartans  7  -  1  Borgerhout SquirrelsAfter yesterday's wipeout, today's game wasn't much better for the Borgerhout Squirrels. By the time the Squirrels got …

2022 Belgian Division 1 Gold: Round 3

In the third round of the Belgian playoffs, the Division 1 Gold, the following series were scheduled: Deurne Spartans @ Borgerhout Squirrels, Mortsel Stars @ Hoboken Pioneers, and Brussels Kangaroos @ Brasschaat Braves. Deurne Spartans  10  -  5  Borgerhout SquirrelsOnly one game today in Borgerhout. The second game of this series will be played tomorrow. …

75th Anniversary Match @ Royal Greys: A Photo Impression

This weekend, the Royal Greys from Merksem/Antwerp in Belgium celebrated its 75th anniversary. All weekend, several activities were planned, with today's game between former players of the Royal Greys and the club's team, that plays in the fourth division of Belgian baseball as the summit. Eventually, both teams in this match were a mix between …

2022 Belgian Division 1 Gold: Round 1

In the Belgian Division 1 Gold Competition (the top six teams battling for a spot in the Belgian Series), the following double headers/ series were scheduled in the opening round: Hoboken Pioneers @ Brasschaat Braves, Mortsel Stars @ Deurne Spartans, and Brussels Kangaroos @ Borgerhout Squirrels. Hoboken Pioneers @ Brasschaat Braves (5 - 1  ;  …

2022 Federation Cup: Brasschaat Braves @ Astros Valencia, a Photo Impression

The championship game never really was a game. Therefore, this team with many (if not all) South- and Central Americans) was simply too strong for the Brasschaat Braves. Slowly, the Astros walked away to a 7-0 lead in the seventh inning, but a three-run home run in the eighth inning ended the game prematurely in …

2022 Federation Cup: Diving Ducks Wiener Neustadt @ Brasschaat Braves, a Photo Impression

In a crazy game, the Brasschaat Braves clinched a spot in the championship game. For a long time, the Braves were trailing, but after Rick van Dijck was pulled, the pitching of the Austrians collapsed, partially thanks to the negative role of the home plate umpire. This gentleman thought he was more important than the …

2022 Federations Cup: London Mets @ Brasschaat Braves, A Photo Impression

The second game of the first day of the 2022 Federations Cup, was between the multiple British (and reigning) champion London Mets and the multiple (and runner up of 2021) Belgian champion Brasschaat Braves. It was an entertaining match in which the Braves had a, what appeared a comfortable 6-1 lead after seven innings, but …

Brussels Kangaroos @ Merchtem Cats: A Photo Impression

At this very hot day, yours truly went to Merchtem to attend a double header between the Brussels Kangaroos and the Merchtem Cats. Game one as rather close as the Kangaroos won 4-1, but game two was hardly a game as the Roos won 13-4. Once again, the people were very hospitable and friendly. Here …

2022 Belgian Division 1: Round 8

In the eighth round of the 2022 Belgian Division 1, the following doubleheaders were scheduled: Hoboken Pioneers @ Brussels Kangaroos, Merchtem Cats @ Deurne Spartans, Sunville Tigers @ Namur Angels, Ghent Knights @ Mont-Saint-Guibert Phoenix, and Brasschaat Braves @ Borgerhout Squirrels. Hoboken Pioneers  -  Brussels Kangaroos  (9 - 4 ; 3 - 5)Even though the …

2022 Belgian Division 1: Round 7

In the seventh round of the 2022 Belgian Division 1, the following doubleheaders were scheduled: Brussels Kangaroos @ Deurne Spartans, Namur Angels @ Hoboken Pioneers, Sunville Tigers @ Merchtem Cats, Brasschaat Braves @ Gent Knights, and Borgerhout Squirrels @ Mortsel Stars. Brussels Kangaroos  -  Deurne Spartans  (3 - 4 ; 2 - 6)With a rather …

2022 Belgian Division 1, Brussels Kangaroos @ Deurne Spartans: A Photo Impression

Yours truly intended to attend a game of Oosterhout Twins, but since Twins had a weekend off, I decided to head to Deurne (Antwerp) to watch a game between the Brussels Kangaroos and the Deurne Spartans. Game one was a close and attractive game. The pitching on both sides did rather well, the defense was …

2022 Belgian Division 1: Round 6

For round six of the Belgian Division 1, the following doubleheaders were scheduled: Merchtem Cats @ Brussels Kangaroos, Deurne Spartans @ Namur Angels, Hoboken Pioneers @ Sunville Tigers, Mortsel Stars @ Brasschaat Braves, and Borgerhout Squirrels @ Mont-Saint-Guibert Phoenix. Merchtem Cats  @  Brussels Kangaroos (6 - 4 ; 2 - 10)A surprising result in game …

2022 Belgian Division 1: Round 3

In the third round of the Belgian Division 1, the following doubleheaders were scheduled for the Saturday: Deurne Spartans @ Brussels Kangaroos, Merchtem Cats @ Sunville Tigers, Borgerhout Squirrels @ Brasschaat Braves, Phoenix Mont-Saint-Guibert @ Ghent Knights, and Hoboken Pioneers @ Namur Angels Deurne Spartans @  Brussels Kangaroos (6 -2 ; 2 - 7)A split …

Transactions in Belgian Baseball For the 2022 Season: Sunville Tigers

Since the season in Belgium has started already, it is a bit like swinging after the bell, but better late than never. In today's episode of "Transactions in Belgian Baseball..." we pay attention to the recently promoted Sunville Tigers, who had to wait for the final additions before the club could provide the necessary information. The …

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