Quick Amersfoort opened the score in the third inning, but then was held scoreless until the ninth inning.
At that moment, the team trailed 4-1 and rallied for four runs to leave the field victorious.
Tom Stuifbergen started for DSS/Kinheim and dominated in eight innings.
The righthander made his comeback in the big league today after having played for Onze Gezellen in the second highest league last year.
Stuifbergen last pitched in the big league in 2019 when he threw 16 games in relief for L&D Amsterdam Pirates.
He made his last big league-start on May 19, 2018 when he played for DSS.
In his first start of the season, Stuifbergen today went the distance for DSS/Kinheim.
He threw his last complete game almost six years ago.
That was on April 30, 2015 when he threw eight innings for Kinheim and was the losing pitcher in a 2-0 loss against Amsterdam Pirates.
In the first eight innings, Quick Amersfoort got only four baserunners off of Stuifbergen, but took an 1-0 lead .
Stuifbergen retired the first seven batters in a row, then gave up an one-out single to Kai Berkel in the third inning.
Stuifbergen followed with a strikeout, but then gave up a 2-out triple to Emeron Lourens.
He stranded on third base and was the final runner to get into scoring position until the ninth inning.
After giving up the triple, Stuifbergen retired the next twelve batters in a row.
He then gave up a 2-out single to Amar van Zwieten in the seventh, but he was forced out.
DSS/Kinheim got several scoring opportunities since the second inning, but was held scoreless in its first six at bats.
In the top of the second inning, the Haarlem-team got the bases loaded off of starter Stijn Bruins Slot.
He gave up a lead-off single to Seb Visser, then walked Milan Lammerts.
With one out, the bases got loaded when Nick Hofer was hit by a pitch.
But the three runners were left behind, as two flyouts followed.
In the third inning, Jochem Koedijk doubled with one out and moved on a single by Jason Jakobus.
Koedijk stranded on third base, Jakobus was caught stealing.
DSS/Kinheim also got into scoring position in the next two at bats.
With one out in the fourth, Marcel Tolenaars was hit by a pitch, then Nick Hofer and Wesley van Hemert both singled to load the bases, but a doube play ended the at bat.
In the fifth, Thomas Bos led off with a walk, then was eliminated at first base in a double play after next batter Jochem Koedijk flied out to centerfield.
Hereafter, Jason Jakobus hit a ground-rule double, but was left behind on second base.
And so, Quick Amersfoort was still leading only 1-0 when the top of the seventh began.
In that at bat, the game turned around in favor of DSS/Kinheim.
The team took the lead by scoring twice with two outs off of reliever Maverich Lourens, who had taken over the Quick-pitching with an 1-0 lead in the sixth and then retired the side.
In the seventh, he gave up a lead-off single to Wesley van Hemert, who was awarded second base on a balk and moved to third base on a bunt-single by Bram Blokker.
The bases got loaded when Thomas Bos walked.
An infield-fly accounted for the first out, then Van Hemert was forced out at the plate on a grounder by Jason Jakobus.
DSS/Kinheim then took a 2-1 lead when next batter Seb Visser singled.
Swedish righthander Jakob Syrén took over the pitching for Quick Amerfoort in the top of the eighth.
He also made his comeback in the Dutch big league.
Syrén pitched in the Dutch Majors in 2018 when he was with Twins Oosterhout.
Hereafter, he pitched for Solingen Alligators in Germany in 2019.
Last year, he played in the Swedish league for Rättvik Butchers.
Syrén retired the side in the eighth, but gave up two more runs in the ninth, which again were scored with two outs.
Jochem Koedijk then singled and scored on a following triple by Jason Jakobus.
He went on to score the next run on a single by Seb Visser, who had a productive Opening Series and leads the league with eleven runs batted in.
Visser also made his comeback, as he played for Onze Gezellen in the second highest league last year after having played for HCAW in 2019.
And so, with a 4-1 lead, pitcher Tom Stuifbergen returned to the mound for DSS/Kinheim in the bottom of the ninth and was three outs away from the win.
The righthander began with a strikeout, but then got the bases loaded when he walked Rachid Engelhardt and gave up singles to Taylor Clemensia and Rowan van Hoek.
A run was then scored when Amar van Zwieten also singled.
Quick scored another run on a grounder by pinch-hitter Brandon Rijnbergen, which narrowed the deficit to 4-3.
With two outs, Arthur Lugtmeijer connected well and hit the ball into leftfield for a walk-off single, as pinch-runner Jordy Burger (who ran for Van Hoek) and Van Zwieten both were able to score to give Quick Amersfoort a come-from-behind, walk-off victory.