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 …

2020 Dutch hoofdklasse: Batting Titles, ERA Titles, etc.

Now the 2020 regular season came to an end yesterday, it is time to look to the performances of the players. Who won the batting title, who had the best ERA, you name it. Here is an overview of the main categories. Batting Title: This year a thirty-six-year old record was broken. For the first …

Lots of roster moves for HCAW

At the end of the transition period, HCAW (Honkbalclub Allen Weerbaar) from Bussum announced its roster moves for the 2018 season. There will be ten new names on the roster as a whopping fourteen left the club or hung up their spikes. After the team reached the playoffs in the hoofdklasse for the first time …

Plenty of roster moves for L&D Amsterdam Pirates

At the end of the transaction period (November 1st), L&D Amsterdam Pirates announced the roster moves for the 2018 season. Even though the core of the team stayed together, there are five new additions and four players left for greener pastures. The new players on the roster of L&D Amsterdam Pirates are: Jim Ploeger, Maickel …

Holland Series 2017: Neptunus wins 18th title

For a long time, nothing seemed to be wrong for L&D Amsterdam Pirates as the team took a 3-0 lead. But a two-run seventh inning brought Curaçao Neptunus back in the game. Eventually, the Rotterdam based team scored the game-tying run in the top of the ninth and with only one out the team pushed …

Dutch hoofdklasse 2017: L&D Amsterdam Pirates stays at the right side of the score

In a close game between L&D Amsterdam Pirates and Curaçao Neptunus, the Amsterdam based team barely stayed at the right side of the score. In the ninth inning, Neptunus came within one run of Pirates but their rally fell short, so Pirates took the 5-4 win home. Both teams did not score in the first …

Dutch hoofdklasse 2017: L&D Amsterdam Pirates crushes Curaçao Neptunus in Rotterdam

More than four weeks after the club failed to reach the final of the European Champions Cup and three weeks after they fell to De Glaskoning Twins, L&D Amsterdam showed it was a misstep as they humiliated Curaçao Neptunus in seven innings by beating them 12-0. The team as a whole did well, but two players …

European Champions Cup 2017: Easy victory for L&D Amsterdam Pirates

In the second matchup vs an Italian opponent in as many days, L&D Amsterdam cruised through nine innings for an easy win. Rob Cordemans pitched six innings in which he gave up only one run. At bat, Pirates was more efficient than their opponent, as they beat A.S.D. Rimini Pirates 9-2. After a scoreless first …

Holland Series 2016, game one: L&D Amsterdam Pirates wins nail biter

What appeared to become a game in which L&D Amsterdam Pirates did not have much of a chance to close the gap as they trailed 5-2, turned into a nail biter. The Amsterdam based team managed to tie the game in the final inning, so extra innings were needed. L&D Amsterdam Pirates  6  -  5  …

Dutch Hoofdklasse 2016: HCAW @ L&D Amsterdam Pirates

Today the first game of the series between L&D Amsterdam Pirates and HCAW was played. This game was rained out on Thursday. HCAW  2  -  4  L&D Amsterdam Pirates In a relative close game, HCAW took the lead in the second inning as the team got on the board with two outs thanks to back-to-back-to-back singles …

Dutch Hoofdklasse 2016: Neptunus clinches first half win

Tonight the battle for first place of the first half of the season was decided. The one game that was suspended due to a bench clearing brawl, was played all over again tonight. Current European champion L&D Amsterdam Pirates headed to Rotterdam to take on current Dutch champion Curacao Neptunus. L&D Amsterdam Pirates  1  -  6 …

Game between Neptunus and Pirates suspended

Today, normally not a game day, the game between Curacao Neptunus and L&D Amsterdam Pirates would have been played.But what should have been a fine promotion for baseball in the Netherlands, turned ugly and led to a suspension of the game. With a 2-0 lead for L&D Amsterdam Pirates in the fourth inning, Christian Diaz made …

Dutch Hoofdklasse: Curacao Neptunus clinches win after sustained protest

Today the remainder of the game between Curacao Neptunus and L&D Amsterdam Pirates was played. The original game was played on June 30 in which L&D Amsterdam Pirates won 4-1. In that game Nick Urbanus of L&D Amstersdam Pirates hit with an illegal bat (one that isn't on the CEB's list of approved bats) according …

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