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, …

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 …

Curaçao Neptunus Snags Away Several Hoofdklasse Players

Unlike many other clubs, Curaçao Neptunus did not wait until the end of the transaction deadline, to present the newly acquired players. In total, the club acquired five players from other clubs, although two of them are coming home. With Benjamin Dille, Shaldimar Daantji, Berry van Driel, Elton Koeiman, Dudley Leonora, and Quentin de Cuba …

Bonn Capitals Gets Appointed The European Champions Cup

For the second time in three years, the Bonn Capitals will host a top European baseball event. In 2019, the club hosted the European Championship, in 2022, the club will organize the European Champions Cup, the top club tournament in Europe. At a congress in Rome, the European Baseball Confederation, officially to be called WBSC …

Dave Janssen Leaves Oosterhout Twins for Curaçao Neptunus

In a press release, Curaçao Neptunus announced the acquisition of young catcher Dave Janssen. Born in 1999, Janssen is a big talent and one of the better defensive catchers in the Dutch hoofdklasse. Since 2017, Janssen was playing for the flagship team of Oosterhout Twins but in the past two seasons, he has become more …

Curaçao Neptunus Presents New Head Coach

In a press release, Curaçao Neptunus announced its new head coach. The former third baseman of the club, Raily Legito, will be the new skipper for the multiple Dutch champions. As a player, Legito played thirteen seasons for Neptunus in which the club won eight Dutch championships. After he hung up his spikes in 2016, …

Raydley Legito returns to Curaçao Neptunus

After spending two years with L&D Amsterdam Raydley Legito is back in Rotterdam. Curaçao Neptunus announced this with a statement earlier today. After moving to the CTO school, a sports institute in Amsterdam, Legito decided to join L&D Amsterdam Pirates. With the retirement of second baseman Benjamin Dille, Raydley(18 years old) will play at second …

Curaçao Neptunus Acquires Jiandido Tromp

In a press release, multiple Dutch champions, Curaçao Neptunus announced that it reinforced its ranks with outfielder Jiandido Tromp. The 28-year old Aruban will replace Shaldimar Daantji, who hung up his spikes after the 2021 season. Tromp will leave San Marino, with whom he won the Italian championship in the past season. He was one …

Curaçao Neptunus Doesn’t Continue Cooperation With Ronald Jaarsma

A surprising move by Curaçao Neptunus. After the lost Holland Series, the club has decided not to continue the cooperation with manager Ronald Jaarsma. After five seasons, the club needs to look for a new manager. Curaçao Neptunus approached Jaarsma at the end of the 2016 season, which caused quite a commotion as they did …

2021 Holland Series: L&D Amsterdam Pirates is Clutching at Straws With Clear Victory

In a must win game, it looked like Curaçao Neptunus would walk away with the win as the team from Rotterdam took a 2-0 and a 3-1 lead. But L&D Amsterdam Pirates' big fifth inning turned the tables. As a result, it will all come down the rubber game tomorrow. Curaçao Neptunus  5  -  11  …

2021 Holland Series: Neptunus One Win Away From Twentieth Championship

Game five of the 2021 Holland Series was an important one. With the series tied at two, the winner of tonight's game would take the lead and would only need one more victory for the championship. L&D Amsterdam Pirates  5  -  6  Curacao NeptunusToday wasn't really a pitching duel. Both starting pitchers gave up quite …

2021 Holland Series: Neptunus Ties Series at Two

After two losses, Curaçao Neptunus seems to have been woken up. Yesterday's win was still a close one, just like the previous two wins of L&D Amsterdam Pirates, but today, the team from Rotterdam needed one monster inning to clinch the win. Gio de Graauw, who kept the Neptunus lineup in check in the make …

2021 Holland Series: Neptunus Strikes Back

Just like the previous two games, this one was a close affair as well. Proof that both teams are pretty much evenly matched. Both starting pitchers pitched a complete game but Kevin Kelly, who made a spot start, pitched a gem. L&D Amsterdam Pirates 0 - 2 Curaçao Neptunus Trailing by two games to none, …

2021 Holland Series: L&D Amsterdam Pirates Strikes Again

Another close game, another win for L&D Amsterdam Pirates. With tonight's win, the club has made an important step in this year's Holland Series. But of course, it ain't over yet as Pirates still has to win two more games. Where manager Jaarsma of Curaçao Neptunus used four different pitchers, manager Duursma of L&D Amsterdam …

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