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 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 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 …

2022 Dutch Hoofdklasse: Round 6, Day 2

On the second day of the sixth round in the Dutch hoofdklasse, the following games were scheduled: RCH Memorie Sieraden @ Curaçao Neptunus, Quick Amersfoort @ DSS/Kinheim, Storks @ HCAW, and L&D Amsterdam Pirates @ Oosterhout Twins. Except for one game, all games were close affairs. RCH Memorie Sieraden  5  -  7  Curaçao NeptunusA close …

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 2, Day 3

On the final day of the second week in the Dutch hoofdklasse, the following games were scheduled: Silicon Storks @ RCH Memorie Sieraden, HCAW @ DSS/Kinheim, L&D Amsterdam Pirates @ Quick Amersfoort, and Oosterhout Twins @ Hoofddorp Pioniers. HCAW  6  -  1  DSS/KinheimHCAW laid the foundation for its third victory of the week in the …

2022 Dutch hoofdklasse: Round 2, Day 2

On the second day of the second round in the 2022 Dutch hoofdklasse, the following games were scheduled: RCH-Pinguïns @ Silicon Storks, DSS/Kinheim @ HCAW, Quick Amersfoort @ L&D Amsterdam Pirates, and Hoofddorp Pioniers @ Oosterhout Twins RCH Memorie Sieraden  9  -  1  Silicon StorksAfter a victory in a rather close game on Thursday night, …

2022 Dutch hoofdklasse: Round 2, Day 1

On the first day (night) of the second round of the 2022 season of the Dutch hoofdklasse, the following matches were scheduled: HCAW @ DSS/Kinheim, Silicon Storks @ RCH-Pinguïns, Oosterhout Twins @ Hoofddorp Pioniers, and L&D Amsterdam Pirates @ Quick Amersfoort. HCAW  6  -  2  DSS/KinheimLeaving twelve runners on base and still losing. That was …

2022 Dutch hoofdklasse: Round 1 Make up Games

Last night, two make up games were played: Hoofddorp Pioniers @ HCAW and Oosterhout Twins @ Quick Amersfoort. Hoofddorp Pioniers  6  -  7  HCAWAn eight-inning game last night. Not because of the mercy rule but because of the dreaded curfew rule. In a close game, HCAW struck first. In the first inning, the team from …

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. …

Oosterhout Twins Adds Japanese Pitcher

Like previous years, Dutch hoofdklasse club Oosterhout Twins has added a pitcher from Japan. Just like last year, the hurler is coming from partner club Ibaraki Astro Planets. Almost a year ago, Oosterhout Twins and the Ibaraki Astro Planets signed an agreement on exchanging players. Last year, two pitchers of the club from the Baseball …

2022 Dutch hoofdklasse: Round 1, Game 1

With two games rained out tonight, the games between host L&D Amsterdam Pirates and RCH Pinguïns and Quick Amersfoort @ Oosterhout Twins continued despite the inclement weather in most parts of the Netherlands. RCH-Pinguïns  24  -  18  L&D Amsterdam PiratesAfter thirteen years, RCH-Pinguïns is back in the Dutch hoofdklasse. Likely, the club's return was more …

Dutch Champion Favours Borgerhout Over Bonn

In the run-up to the 2022 Dutch hoofdklasse season, Dutch champion L&D Amsterdam Pirates would participate in a "preparation" tournament for the upcoming European Champions Cup in Bonn, on the weekend of March 26 and 27. But due to the strict COVID rules the German government is still practicing, Pirates has decided not to participate …

Not Many Transactions for Oosterhout Twins

With the transaction period nearing its end, Oosterhout Twins informed the Dutch Baseball Hangout about the roster for the 2022 hoofdklasse season. Not many new players were added and not many left. Of course, the biggest blow was the fact that catcher Dave Janssen moved to Curaçao Neptunus. The talented catcher was only limited to …

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 …

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