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 …

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 Dutch hoofdklasse Top Four Competition: Round 6, Day 3

On the third day of the Top Four Competition in the 2022 Dutch Hoofdklasse, the following games were scheduled: L&D Amsterdam Pirates @ Curaçao Neptunus and Oosterhout Twins @ HCAW. L&D Amsterdam Pirates 8 - 3 Curaçao NeptunusL&D Amsterdam Pirates completed the sweep over Curaçao Neptunus, but the final score did not represent the real …

2022 Dutch hoofdklasse Top 4 Competition: Round 6, Day 2

On the second day of round six in the Top Four Competition in the Dutch hoofdklasse, the following matchups were scheduled: Curaçao Neptunus @ L&D Amsterdam Pirates and HCAW @ Oosterhout Twins. Curaçao Neptunus  2  -  4  L&D Amsterdam After a close win over Curaçao Neptunus on Thursday night, L&D Amsterdam Pirates stayed at the right …

2022 Dutch hoofdklasse Top 4 Competition: Round 3, day 3

On the third day of the third round in the top four competition in the Dutch hoofdklasse, the following games were scheduled: HCAW @ L&D Amsterdam Pirates and Curaçao Neptunus @ Oosterhout Twins. In both matchups, the good guys won 😉 HCAW  1  -  3  L&D Amsterdam PiratesAfter losing the previous two games 1-8 and …

2022 Dutch Hoofdklasse: Top Four, Round 1, Day 1

After the regular competition has ended. the Dutch hoofdklasse has been split up into two groups: The top four (with L&D Amsterdam Pirates, Curaçao Neptunus, HCAW, and Oosterhout Twins) and the bottom five group (with DSS/Kinheim, Storks, RCH Memorie Sieraden, Quick Amersfoort, and Hoofddorp Pioniers. In the top four group, the following games were scheduled: …

2022 Dutch Hoofdklasse: Round 8, Day 2.5

Tonight, two matches that were originally planned for coming Sunday were played. The reason are the obligations Curaçao Neptunus and L&D Amsterdam Pirates will have next week during the 2022 European Champions Cup. In this way, the players will be able to travel to Bonn and have some needed rest. The games that were played …

2022 Dutch Hoofdklasse: Round 8, Day 1

In the final round of the regular season, the following games were scheduled for the first day: Curaçao Neptunus @ HCAW, Hoofddorp Pioniers @ L&D Amsterdam Pirates, Quick Amersfoort @ Storks, and DSS/Kinheim @ Oosterhout Twins. Curaçao Neptunus  9  -  1  HCAWSo far, HCAW had lost only one game during the regular season, so last …

2022 Dutch Hoofdklasse: Round 7, Day 3

On the third day of the seventh round in the Dutch hoofdklasse, the following games were scheduled: Quick Amersfoort - Hoofddorp Pioniers, Storks - Curaçao Neptunus, RCH Memorie Sieraden - DSS/Kinheim, L&D Amsterdam Pirates - HCAW. Quick Amersfoort  2  -  13  Hoofddorp PioniersFor one inning, Quick Amersfoort had the lead. In the second inning, Emeron …

2022 Dutch Hoofdklasse: Round 7, Day 2

On the second day of the seventh round, the following games were scheduled: Curaçao Neptunus @ Storks, Hoofddorp Pioniers @ Quick Amersfoort, DSS/Kinheim @ RCH Memorie Sieraden, and HCAW @ L&D Amsterdam Pirates. Two near surprises, but eventually, the score turned out like everyone expected. Curaçao Neptunus  8  -  7  StorksOne of yesterday's near surprises. …

2022 Dutch hoofdklasse: Round 7, Day 1

Due to Ascencion Day, today's games were played in the afternoon. The following games were scheduled: Storks @ Curaçao Neptunus, RCH Memorie Sieraden @ DSS/Kinheim, Quick Amersfoort @ Hoofddorp Pioniers, and L&D Amsterdam Pirates @ HCAW. Storks  1  -  15  Curaçao NeptunusBy the time Storks got on the board in the sixth inning, Curaçao Neptunus …

2022 Dutch Hoofdklasse: Round 6, Day 3

On the third day of the sixth round in the 2022 Dutch hoofdklasse, the following games were scheduled: HCAW @ Storks, Curaçao Neptunus @ RCH Memorie Sieraden, DSS/Kinheim @ Quick Amersfoort, and Oosterhout Twins @ L&D Amsterdam Pirates. HCAW  6  -  0  StorksA clear victory for HCAW in a game in which Storks didn't stand …

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