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 …

2022 Dutch Hoofdklasse: Round 6, Day 1

On the first day of the sixth round in the 2022 Dutch hoofdklasse, the following games were scheduled: HCAW @ Silicon Storks, Curaçao Neptunus @ RCH Memorie Sieraden, DSS/Kinheim @ Quick Amersfoort, and Oosterhout Twins @ L&D Amsterdam Pirates. HCAW  12  -  1  StorksHCAW needed a bit more than two hours to finish last night's …

2022 Dutch hoofdklasse: Round 4, day 3.

On the third day of the fourth round of the 2022 Dutch hoofdklasse, the following games were scheduled: Storks @ Pioniers, RCH Memorie Sieraden @ Quick Amersfoort, L&D Amsterdam Pirates @ DSS/Kinheim, and Oosterhout Twins @ Curaçao Neptunus. Storks 4 - 0 Hoofddorp PioniersA very close game until the ninth inning. Storks took a 1-0 …

2022 Dutch hoofdklasse: Round 4, Day 1

On the first day of the fourth round of the 2022 Dutch hoofdklasse, the following games were scheduled: Storks @ Pioniers, RCH Memorie Sieraden @ Quick Amersfoort, L&D Amsterdam Pirates @ DSS/Kinheim, and Oosterhout Twins @ Curaçao Neptunus. Storks  2  -  15  Hoofddorp PioniersStorks didn't stand a chance against Hoofddorp Pioniers. The club from Hoofddorp …

2022 Dutch hoofdklasse: Round 3, Day 1

Last night, on the first day of the third round in the Dutch hoofdklasse, the following games were scheduled: Curaçao Neptunus @ Hoofddorp Pioniers, HCAW @ Quick Amersfoort, L&D Amsterdam @ Storks, and Oosterhout Twins @ RCH Memorie Sieraden. Curaçao Neptunus  14  -  1  Hoofddorp PioniersHoofddorp Pioniers was no match for Curaçao Neptunus last night, …

Rick van den Hurk Calls it a (Professional) Career

Dutch right-handed pitcher Rick van den Hurk officially announced his professional retirement today. Through his Instagram account he announced to end his professional career after twenty years. Rick van den Hurk during his presentation with the Yakult Swallows The thirty-six year old righty, was born in Eindhoven and debuted in professional baseball in 2003 with …

2022 Dutch hoofdklasse: Round 2, Day 3

On the final day of the second week in the Dutch hoofdklasse, the following games were scheduled: Silicon Storks @ RCH Memorie Sieraden, HCAW @ DSS/Kinheim, L&D Amsterdam Pirates @ Quick Amersfoort, and Oosterhout Twins @ Hoofddorp Pioniers. HCAW  6  -  1  DSS/KinheimHCAW laid the foundation for its third victory of the week in the …

2022 Dutch hoofdklasse: Round 2, Day 2

On the second day of the second round in the 2022 Dutch hoofdklasse, the following games were scheduled: RCH-Pinguïns @ Silicon Storks, DSS/Kinheim @ HCAW, Quick Amersfoort @ L&D Amsterdam Pirates, and Hoofddorp Pioniers @ Oosterhout Twins RCH Memorie Sieraden  9  -  1  Silicon StorksAfter a victory in a rather close game on Thursday night, …

2022 Dutch hoofdklasse: Round 2, Day 1

On the first day (night) of the second round of the 2022 season of the Dutch hoofdklasse, the following matches were scheduled: HCAW @ DSS/Kinheim, Silicon Storks @ RCH-Pinguïns, Oosterhout Twins @ Hoofddorp Pioniers, and L&D Amsterdam Pirates @ Quick Amersfoort. HCAW  6  -  2  DSS/KinheimLeaving twelve runners on base and still losing. That was …

2022 Dutch hoofdklasse: Round 1 Make up Games

Last night, two make up games were played: Hoofddorp Pioniers @ HCAW and Oosterhout Twins @ Quick Amersfoort. Hoofddorp Pioniers  6  -  7  HCAWAn eight-inning game last night. Not because of the mercy rule but because of the dreaded curfew rule. In a close game, HCAW struck first. In the first inning, the team from …

2022 Dutch hoofdklasse: Round 1, Day 3

Today, for the first time in this short season, all scheduled games were played: DSS/Kinheim @ Curaçao Neptunus, Hoofddorp Pioniers @ HCAW, RCH-Pinguïns @ L&D Amsterdam Pirates, and Quick Amersfoort @ Oosterhout Twins. Unlike last Thursday, when Pirates and Twins both lost, there were no surprises today. A day with victories for all home teams. …

2022 Dutch hoofdklasse: Round 1, Day 2

After some make-up games last night, it was time for the second day of round two. Unfortunately, the game between Oosterhout Twins and Quick Amersfoort was canceled but the other three games (HCAW @ Hoofddorp Pioniers, Curaçao Neptunus @ DSS/Kinheim, and L&D Amsterdam Pirates @ RCH-Pinguïns) were played. HCAW  9  -  4  Hoofddorp PioniersWhat was …

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