Starting Pitchers coming series
AMSTERDAM (Neth.) -
On Thursday-evening, the final 3-game series of the Play-Offs and Play-Downs will get underway.
A series, which will be important for all eight teams involved.
The two teams that finish in first and second place in the Play-Offs will meet in the best-of-seven Holland Series, which opens on Saturday, September 14 at the site of the Play-Off winner.
Also on September 14, the best-of-five Promotion/Relegation Play-Offs gets underway between the team in last place of the Play-Downs and the champion of the second highest league, the 'Overgangsklasse'.
That championshop also will be decided coming weekend.
Twins currently leads the league, two points (or one game) ahead of DSS.
Twins meets fourth placed RCH-Pinguïns on Saturday and Sunday, while DSS faces third placed Orioles.
Most starting pitchers have been announced for the 3-game series in the Play-Offs and Play-Downs.
But some assignments will be decided later, depending on the outcome of the previous game(s).
UVV will have a surprise starter in the opening game on Thursday-evening, as closer Duko Jansen was named as starting pitcher.
In the regular season, Jansen appeared in 21 games, all in relief.
He made his last start last season, when he started 10 games.
The pitching line-up looks as follows:
|Vaessen Pioniers||RHP Kevin Miner (0-1)||vs.||L&D Amsterdam Pirates||RHP Rob Cordemans (1-0)||19:30||Hoofddorp|
|DOOR Neptunus||LHP Diegomar Markwell (2-0)||vs.||Corendon Kinheim||RHP David Bergman||19:30||Rotterdam|
|Mampaey The Hawks||RHP Elton Koeiman (1-1)||vs.||ADO Lakers||RHP Timo van Ancum (1-1)||19:30||Dordrecht|
|UVV||RHP Duko Jansen (0-0)||vs.||Mr. Cocker HCAW||RHP Sander Helmendach (0-1)||19:30||Vleuten|
|L&D Amsterdam Pirates||(to be decided)||vs.||Vaessen Pioniers||(to be decided)||14:00||Amsterdam|
|Corendon Kinheim||LHP Nick Veltkamp (1-0)||vs.||DOOR Neptunus||RHP Orlando Yntema (2-0)||14:00||Haarlem|
|ADO Lakers||(to be decided)||vs.||Mampaey The Hawks||RHP Ronald de Bont (0-0)||14:00||The Hague|
|Mr. Cocker HCAW||LHP Ivan Granados (1-0)||vs.||UVV||(to be decided)||14:00||Bussum|
|Vaessen Pioniers||(to be decided)||vs.||L&D Amsterdam Pirates||(to be decided)||14:00||Hoofddorp|
|DOOR Neptunus||RHP Tim Roodenburg (0-1)||vs.||Corendon Kinheim||RHP Leon Boyd (0-1)||14:00||Rotterdam|
|Mampaey The Hawks||RHP Pim Swinkels (1-1)||vs.||ADO Lakers||RHP Wimsley van Heijningen (0-2)||14:00||Dordrecht|
|UVV||(to be decided)||vs.||Mr. Cocker HCAW||(to be decided)||14:00||Vleuten|