L&D Amsterdam Pirates Shops Around in Dutch Hoofdklasse

With the transition period at its end, the new roster of the flagship team of L&D Amsterdam Pirates was announced by the club. Not many left the club but the club acquired five new players of which one comes from the farm team of Pirates. Pitching: Nelmerson Angela is a new face in the Pirates' …

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 …

L&D Amsterdam Pirates Announces New Manager

After their championship winning manger, Michael Duursma, decided to step down due to other baseball activities, the club had to look for a new manager. They found a new one in Ronald Jaarsma, who was released in the same week by Curaçao Neptunus. Ronald Jaarsma in his pre-Neptunus days The acquisition of Jaarsma doesn't really …

Michael Duursma Steps Down as Manager of L&D Amsterdam Pirates

A day after clinching the Dutch title with L&D Amsterdam Pirates, it was announced that Michael Duursma, manager of the club has decided to step down. His job as coordinator of the Rabbits Baseball Academy in Haarlem and his role as manager of the Dutch U15 team are hard to combine with managing the current …

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 …

2021 Holland Series: L&D Amsterdam Pirates Strikes First

As honkbalsoftbal.nl stated, L&D Amsterdam Pirates has beaten Curaçao Neptunus for the seventh time in a row in the Holland Series. The streak dates back to 2019, when the club won four in a row after trailing Neptunus 3-0 in that year's Holland Series. In the corona troubled 2020 season, L&D Amsterdam Pirates took a …

2021 Dutch Hoofdklasse: Playoffs and Bottom Four

Today, the fourth game in the best-of-five semi-final between L&D Amsterdam Pirates and HCAW was played. In the Bottom Four competition, Silicon Storks hosted DSS/Kinheim and Quick Amersfoort hosted Hoofddorp Pioniers. L&D Amsterdam Pirates  7  -  0  HCAWFor L&D Amsterdam Pirates, today's game was a must win as it trailed 2-1 in the semi-final. The …

2021 Dutch hoofdklasse, Playoffs And Bottom Four

On the third day of the playoffs, the following games were scheduled: Oosterhout Twins @ Curaçao Neptunus and HCAW @ L&D Amsterdam. In the Bottom Four group, the following games were scheduled: Silicon Storks @ Hoofddorp Pioniers and DSS/Kinheim @ Quick Amersfoort. Playoffs: Oosterhout Twins  0  -  5  Curaçao NeptunusCuraçao Neptunus is the first team …

2021 Dutch hoofdklasse, Playoffs And Bottom Four

On the first night after the regular season, in the playoffs, the following games were scheduled: HCAW @ L&D Amsterdam Pirates and Oosterhout Twins @ Curaçao Neptunus. In the bottom four group, the following games were scheduled: Silicon Storks @ Hoofddorp Pioniers, and DSS/Kinheim @ Quick Amersfoort. Play Offs HCAW  5  -  6  L&D Amsterdam …

2021 Dutch hoofdklasse: Round 14, Day 3

On the third day of the fourteenth round the following games were scheduled: DSS/Kinheim @ HCAW, Quick Amersfoort @ L&D Amsterdam Pirates, and Curaçao Neptunus @ Oosterhout Twins. The game between Hoofddorp Pioniers and Silicon Storks was canceled. DSS/Kinheim  4  -  3  HCAWHCAW was dealt a loss by DSS/Kinheim on the final day of the …

2021 Dutch hoofdklasse: Round 14, Day 1

On the first day of the final round of the regular season only three games were scheduled. The game between Curaçao Neptunus and Oosterhout Twins will be played tomorrow night. The three scheduled games were: DSS/Kinheim @ HCAW, Quick Amersfoort @ L&D Amsterdam Pirates, and Hoofddorp Pioniers @ Silicon Storks. Storks played its home game …

2021 Dutch hoofdklasse: Third Make Up Game Between L&D Amsterdam Pirates and Curaçao Neptunus

In the third make up game between L&D Amsterdam Pirates and Curaçao Neptunus, the team from Amsterdam just stayed at the right side of the score as the runs did not come cheap and neither team scored in the final eight innings. Curaçao Neptunus  1  -  2  L&D Amsterdam PiratesIn a very close game in …

2021 Dutch hoofdklasse: Round 13, Day 3

On the third day of round thirteen in the Dutch hoofdklasse, the following games were scheduled: Curaçao Neptunus @ HCAW, Oosterhout Twins @ L&D Amsterdam Pirates, Hoofddorp Pioniers @ Quick Amersfoort, and DSS/Kinheim @ Silicon Storks. Curaçao Neptunus  5  -  8  HCAWHCAW clinched the rubber game and thus the series against a team that appears …

2021 Dutch hoofdklasse: Round 13, Day 2

On the second day of the thirteenth round in the Dutch hoofdklasse, the following games were scheduled: Quick Amsersfoort @ Hoofddorp Pioniers, HCAW @ Curaçao Neptunus, Silicon Storks @ DSS/Kinheim, and L&D Amsterdam Pirates @ Oosterhout Twins. Quick Amersfoort  2  -  5  Hoofddorp PioniersIt happens once in a while but it is a rarity. Quick …

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