2023 Dutch Hoofdklasse: Round 1, Game 1

After a complete rainout yesterday, three of tonight's four games could continue. Only the game between UVV and RCH-Pinguïns had to be rescheduled again. DSS/Kinheim  0  -  7  Curaçao NeptunusBeing no-hit for five innings, and being outhit 6 to 2 in the first seven innings, but still winning the game 7-0. That's the story of …

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 …

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 …

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 European Champions Cup: Parmaclima Repeats as European Champion

In a nail biter, L&D Amsterdam ended at the wrong side of the score. In a game in which the pitching on both sides wasn't great, but good enough to keep the teams in the game, Parma struck in the eighth inning when it turned the tables and turned a Amsterdam lead into a lead …

2022 European Champions Cup: Curaçao Neptunus Wins But is Destined to Play Against Relegation

This early morning, the game between T&A San Marino and Curaçao Neptunus, that was postponed at a 5-5 score on Monday, was rescheduled for today. Neptunus had to win with a difference of three runs to make it to the semis. T&A San Marino  7  -  8  Curaçao NeptunusThe game continued at the start of …

2022 European Champions Cup, Day 3

So far the tournament has been plagued by inclement weather, so the schedule has been reshuffled. Yesterday's game between the Bonn Capitals and Curaçao Neptunus was rescheduled for today at 16.00. Other scheduled games were: Draci Brno @ Heidenheim Heideköpfe, Arrows Ostrava @ Curaçao Neptunus, Parmaclima @ Heidenheim Heideköpfe (remainder of yesterday's game), L&D Amsterdam …

2022 European Champions Cup, Day 1

On the first day of the 2022 ECC, the following games were scheduled: Draci Brno @ Parma, Heidenheim Heideköpfe @ L&D Amsterdam Pirates, Curaçao Neptunus @ T&A San Marino, and Arrows Ostrava @ Bonn Capitals. Draci Brno  1  -  11  ParmaclimaParmaclima needed eight innings to clinch today's victory. In the first inning, Draci took a …

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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