Neptunus took an early lead by scoring three runs in the top of the first inning.
With a 5-0 lead after four innings, the Rotterdam-squad took more distance to reach a mercy-rule run-difference.
In the top of the first inning, Neptunus scored three runs off of John Michael Halley.
The righthander walked Stijn van der Meer and John Polonius, then gave up a runscoring single to Dwayne Kemp.
On this basehit, Polonius advanced to third base and he scored on a sacrifice fly by Roger Bernadina.
Hereafter, Kemp moved to third base on a single by Dudley Leonora and scored the third run in the inning when a balk was called.
Neptunus added a run in the second inning when Quintin de Cuba led off with a single, advanced on an infield-hit by Shaldimar Daantji and a force play-grounder by Stijn van der Meer, then scored on a sacrifice fly by John Polonius.
Neptunus was retired in order in the third inning.
The team scored an unearned run in the fourth, but also left three runners behind.
De Cuba led off with a single and with one out, Van der Meer walked.
The bases got loaded when a force play-grounder by Polonius ended in an error.
De Cuba then scored on a 2-out single by Roger Bernadina, who then was forced out, meaning three runners were left behind.
In the fifth inning, off of three pitchers, Neptunus again scored three runs, two of them unearned.
Lead-off hitter Benjamin Dille reached on an error and moved to third base on a single by Dashenko Ricardo.
With runners on the corners, Mathijs Oosterbeek became the new pitcher for Pioniers.
He got a quick first out, but then gave up an RBI-single to Shaldimar Daantji and got the bases loaded when Stijn van der Meer also singled.
Antoher run was then scored when John Polonius walked , which led to the next pitching change.
Lefthander Sebastian Kok took over and he got a force play-grounder from Dwayne Kemp.
However, in an attempt to force out Daantji at the plate, an error was made.
Neptunus again left three runners behind, as a foul-out and groundout followed.
Trailing 8-0, Pioniers scored what would be its lone run in the bottom of the fifth.
Neptunus-starter Diegomar Markwell, who is closing in on his 150th big league-victory, as well as his 1,000th career strikeout, encountered no problems in the first four innings.
In those at bats, the veteran lefthander allowed only one batter to reach base.
After having retired the first seven batters in a row, Markwell gave up an one-out single to Jeldwin Orman in the third.
He then retired the next six batters again.
With one out in the fifth inning, Markwell gave up three basehits, which resulted in the run.
Denzel Brooks reached on an infield-hit, moved to third base on a single Jorrit Penseel and scored on a double by Jeldwin Orman.
But Penseel and Orman stranded on third and second base, as a grounder and strikeout ended the at bat.
In the top of the sixth, Neptunus rallied for six runs to raise the lead to 13-1.
Gregory Muller led off with a single and Dashenko Ricardo doubled to begin the rally.
Muller then scored on a sacrifice fly by Quintin de Cuba, but that also led to a double play, as Ricardo was eliminated trying to advance to third base.
With two outs, Neptunus added four more runs.
The bases got loaded when Shaldimar Daantji, Stijn van der Meer and John Polonius all singled.
Reangelo Willems then became the new pitcher, but he was greeted with a 2-run single by Dwayne Kemp.
The bases got loaded again when Roger Bernadina walked and thereafter, it was Dudley Leonora, who delivered a 2-run single.
Willems closed with a strikeout, but Neptunus had reached a mercy-rule run-difference.
Markwell's successor Misja Harcksen retired the side in the sixth inning, then Kevin Bakker threw the seventh inning.
With one out, he gave up a single to Denzel Brooks.
He moved on a grounder, but he was left behind, as a flyout ended the game.