2021 European Championship: Dutch Win Final in Come From Behind Fashion

For the twenty-fourth time in the history, the Kingdom of the Netherlands has won the European Championship. In the final against Israel, the Devil was in the tail and the Dutch beat Israel 9-4 Despite opening the score in the second inning, on a single by Juremi Profar, the Netherlands trailed Israel for the biggest …

2021 European Championship: Israel Advances to Final After Convincing Win

Shortly before midnight, the dream of team Italy to win the European championship in its own country, shattered. Team Israel shoved the Azzurri aside as the tactics of manager Nate Fish worked pretty well. Italy  5  -  11  IsraelWhen Italy took a 3-0 lead in the first inning, it looked like Israel was no match. …

2021 European Championship: Hard-Fought Victory for The Netherlands in Semi Final

A game that was a semi final worthy. A close affair in which the Kingdom of the Netherlands barely ended up at the right side of the score. The only thing that marred this semi final, were the three errors the Dutch committed. Kingdom of the Netherlands  9  -  8  SpainIt goes too far to …

2021 European Championship: Quarter Finals

Today the following quarter finals were scheduled: Croatia @ Italy, Belgium @ Spain, Czech Republic @ Israel, and Great Britain @ Kingdom of the Netherlands. All games were quarter final worthy as all of them had close scores. Croatia  5  -  8  ItalyA four-run eighth inning saved Italy from losing to Croatia today. Croatia fought …

2021 European Championship: Dutch Have to go Deep For Quarter Final Win

In the last quarter final of the day, the Kingdom of the Netherlands clinched a hard-fought victory over Great Britain. The Brits made the Dutch go deep and never let them walk away too far. Great Britain  5  -  7  Kingdom of the NetherlandsIn the top of the first inning, Great Britain took a 1-0 …

2021 European Championship: Day 3

On the third day of the 2021 European Baseball Championship, the following games were scheduled: Great Britain @ Israel, Russia @ France, Ukraine @ Germany, Sweden @ the Netherlands, Slovakia @ Czech Republic, Greece @ Belgium, Austria @ Italy, and Croatia @ Spain. Several countries clinched their first victory of the tournament. Great Britain  4  …

2021 European Championship: Netherlands Unbeaten to Quarter Finals

In the final game against Sweden, team Kingdom of the Netherlands had it their way as they won in eight mercy rule innings. As a result, the Dutch advance to the Quarter Finals as an unbeaten team. Sweden  5  -  15  Kingdom of the NetherlandsThe Kingdom of the Netherlands took an early 4-0 lead in …

2021 European Championship: Day 2

On the second day of the 2021 European Championship of Baseball, the following games were scheduled: Sweden @ Slovakia, Austria @ Greece, Croatia @ Ukraine, Spain @ Germany, Great Britain @ Russia, Israel @ France, Italy @ Belgium, Netherlands @ Czech Republic. Sweden  11  -  0  SlovakiaIn the matchup between two countries that lost their …

2021 European Championship: Day 1

On the first day of the 2021 European Championship, the following games were scheduled: Czech Republic @ Sweden, Germany @ Croatia, Belgium @ Austria, Greece @ Italy, Slovakia @ the Netherlands, Ukraine @ Spain, Russia @ Israel, and France @ Great Britain. And on the very first day, there were a couple of surprising results. …

2021 European Championship: Dutch Need Seven Innings

Slovakia  0  -  11  Kingdom of the NetherlandsSlovakia wasn't quite an equal opponent. Slovakia was pushed aside by the Kingdom of the Netherlands in only seven mercy rule innings. A Slovakian miscue in the first inning, gave the Dutch a 1-0 lead. It took them a bit to heat up against the debuting country. In …

Dutch Roster For The European Championship: Rejuvenation… Really?

Today, the KNBSB held a round table conference about the rejuvenation of team Kingdom of the Netherlands. A few weeks ago, the federation let some players at the right side of 30 know that they would not get an invitation. When you see the current roster, it is even more mind boggling than expected. Let's …

Dutch Roster For U23 European Championship Presented

Team manager of the Dutch U23 team, Sydney de Jong has released the roster for the team that will participate in this years U23 European Championship that will be played from August 24 through August 28 in Verona, Italy. Next to several players that have played for the team before, there are some that are …

2021 U12 European Championship: Dutch Clinch Semi-Final Spot With Monster Victory

In the first game for the Dutch today, the U12 team showed no mercy for the poor Lithuanians. So far the team from the Baltic state served as the punch bag of the tournament. In this game it wasn't any different or perhaps even worse. The Netherlands 34 - 1 LithuaniaAfter the top of the …

Dutch U12 Team Wins Opening Game vs Austria

The Dutch U12 team has beaten Austria in a relatively easy fashion in both teams opening game of the U12 European Baseball Championship. The team needed only five innings to get the job done. Final score 16-5. For both teams, the game started off the wrong foot. Due to traffic problems, team Austria arrived late …

U18 European Championship: Dutch Repeat

Ladies and gentlemen. Your repeating U18 European Champion: The Kingdom of the Netherlands!! In what was a close game, the Dutch took full advantage of the collapse of the Italian pitching staff. Throughout the game, both teams kept each other in check but in the seventh, the Dutch scored five runs to reach a score …

U18 European Championship: Dutch Win Semi-Final

In a pitching duel, the Dutch stayed at the right side of the score. Not a very convincing victory but a victory nevertheless. Going into the bottom of the sixth, the Dutch had a comfortable 4-0 lead when Germany rallied for two runs and had a runner in scoring position when the inning-ending out was …

U18 European Championship: Dutch fall to Italy

In the second match of the tournament, The Dutch had a tough night on which most of the pitching did not pan out and the bats stayed dormant when it mattered most. First it looked like things would go without a hitch but later in the game, the team faced an Italian team that took …

No Olympic Ticket For Team Kingdom of the Netherlands

In a do-or-die game for both teams, it was especially Team Kingdom of the Netherlands that did not do and so they fell to Venezuela in seven innings. As a result the road to Tokyo ended in Puebla for the Dutch and the Venezuelans advanced to the winner-take-all game against the Dominican Republic. In the …