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Headlines 2019
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This is the archive of the articles Grand Slam * Stats & News brought you in 2019 covering Dutch and international baseball and softball.

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April
Rob Cordemans reaches SO-milestone in loss vs. Neptunus. (April 18)
HCAW wins 1st game of season on rally in 8th inning. (April 18)
Hoofddorp Pioniers decides opener vs. Twins Oosterhout early. (April 18)
Quick Amersfoort scores late, but wins big vs. Storks. (April 18)

Misja Harcksen throws 3rd PERFECT GAME in history! (April 14)
Pirates decides game early to record 2nd sweep. (April 14)
DSS trails 4-0, then wins on walk-off wild pitch. (April 14)
Pioniers outscores Quick to move into 3rd place. (April 14)

Neptunus scores late, but wins comfortable in Oosterhout. (April 13)
Amsterdam Pirates wins after trailing, but scoreless streak ends. (April 13)
DSS strikes in last 3 innings in win vs. Storks. (April 13)
Quick Amersfoort nips Hoofddorp Pioniers. (April 13)

Pirates records 3rd ShO in row; Cordemans 1 SO from 2,000. (April 11)
Neptunus rallies in 3rd inning to win 4th game. (April 11)
Hoofddorp Pioniers wins convincingly in Amersfoort. (April 11)
Storks turns deficit into first win of season. (April 11)

Kinheim scores 37 runs vs. The Hawks in Opening Weekend. (April 7)
Uganda and Kenya qualify for Baseball Africa Cup. (April 7)
Hoofddorp Pioniers wins heated game vs. DSS in extra innings. (April 7)
Quick Amersfoort avoids sweep by winning big in series-finale. (April 7)
Neptunus avoids loss vs. HCAW to complete sweep. (April 7)
Amsterdam Pirates completes sweep vs. Storks with 2nd shutout. (April 7)

Twins Oosterhout nips Quick Amersfoort in 2nd game. (April 6)
Neptunus wins 2nd game thanks to productive 1st inning. (April 6)
Amsterdam Pirates shuts out Storks in The Hague. (April 6)
DSS turns deficit into win against Hoofddorp Pioniers. (April 6)

Twins Oosterhout wins big in season-opener. (April 4)
Hoofddorp Pioniers decides opener in ninth inning. (April 4)
Amsterdam Pirates opens with win; Rob Cordemans nears milestone. (April 4)
Neptunus shuts out HCAW on Opening Night. (April 4)

Opening Day Rosters Dutch Big League. (April 3)

Pioniers adds American/British pitcher Paul Kirkpatrick. (April 2)

March
Pioniers has successful weekend in Nijmegen. (March 31)
DSS wins Mastenbroek Tournament. (March 31)
Pirates wins Urbanus Tournament; Australian debut for Twins. (March 31)

Tex Town Tigers and DSS in Final Mastenbroek Tournament. (March 30)
Amsterdam Pirates leads Urbanus Tournament after 2 days. (March 30)

Amsterdam Pirates outscores HCAW in Urbanus-opener. (March 29)
Tex Town Tigers opens Mastenbroek Tournament with win. (March 29)

DSS outscores Hoofddorp Pioniers on cold evening. (March 28)

Quick Amersfoort wins big vs. Storks on chilly evening. (March 26)
Burkina Faso and Nigeria advance to Baseball Africa Cup. (March 26)

Apostel & Helder in Spring Training; Kieboom-brothers to Minors. (March 25)

Pioniers shuts out HCAW to win Ringvaart Tournament. (March 24)
DSS empty-handed on Day 2 Wim Oosterhof Tournament. (March 24)
Twins wins in Amsterdam; Jason Halman joins Oosterhout-team. (March 24)
Convincing win Quick Amersfoort vs. Saarlouis Hornets. (March 24)
Neptunus loses in last inning vs. Rouen Huskies. (March 24)

HCAW leads after first day of Ringvaart Tournament. (March 23)
DSS plays first two games in tournament. (March 23)
Amsterdam Pirates nips Twins in Oosterhout. (March 23)
Neptunus also wins second game in France. (March 23)
Quick Amersfoort wins big against German team. (March 23)

Ademar Rifaela & Kirvin Moesquit added to Baltimore Orioles. (March 22)
Neptunus wins big in first game in France. (March 22)
Righthander Juan Carlos Sulbaran joins pitching-staff of DSS. (March 22)

Juremi Profar in action for Texas Rangers in Spring Training. (March 20)

Amsterdam Pirates adds lefthanded pitcher Jhan Rifaela. (March 19)

Spencer Kieboom contributes in win; Nigerian player in Spring Training. (March 18)
Seattle wins 2nd exhibition game in Tokyo; Oakland plays tie. (March 18)

Quick Amersfoort wins 12-inning exhibition game in Bussum. (March 17)
Seattle Mariners & Oakland A's win exhibition game in Tokyo. (March 17)

Saturday exhibition-games cancelled. (March 16)

Carter Kieboom hits 2 HRs off Verlander; Clementina debuts. (March 12)

Hoofddorp Pioniers signs agreement with YaYa Bats. (March 11)
Geoffry Kohl steps down as Chairman of Neptunus. (March 11)

Curaçao OF Shean Michel in Spring Training; 3 Dutch doubles. (March 10)
Japan and México split series in Osaka. (March 10)
Weather conditions disturb weather conditions. (March 10)

Carter Kieboom hits first Spring Training-homerun. (March 9)
Twins shuts out Hoboken Pioneers in Belgium. (March 9)
HCAW outscored by Solingen Alligators. (March 9)

Didder homers and scores winning run for Atlanta. (March 8)

Profar, Bogaerts, Schoop hit basehits. (March 7)

Basehits for Ozzie Albies and Ray-Patrick Didder. (March 6)

Jurickson Profar delivers deciding basehit for Oakland. (March 5)

Czech Martin Červenka homers in Spring Training. (March 4)
American actor Luke Perry ('Sandlot 3') passed away. (March 4)

Schoop homers; Jansen winner in first appearance. (March 3)

Bogaerts homers; Kieboom-brothers hit doubles. (March 2)
Play ball! HCAW plays first exhibition game. (March 2)

Productive day (homerun) for Jurickson Profar. (March 1)
Former big league-catcher and coach Huub Kohl passed away. (March 1)
Twins-catcher Jarreau Martina to play for Bologna this season. (March 1)

February
Preliminary Rosters Dutch Major League-teams. (February 28)
First exhibition game on Saturday, weather permitting. (February 28)
Ozzie Albies & Xander Bogaerts both hit two basehits. (February 28)

Carter Kieboom hits another Spring Training-basehit. (February 27)

Didder & Profar lone 2 Dutch players to play on Tuesday. (February 26)
Former big league, Dutch Team OF Gé Oosterbaan passed away. (February 26)

4 Dutch players in 1 game; Czech makes Spring Training-debut. (February 25)

Basehits for Albies, Profar & Kieboom. (February 24)

Two more Dutch players in Spring Training; Kieboom HRs. (February 23)

Jurickson Profar first Dutch MLB-player to get into action. (February 21)

Netherlands opens Premier12 in México; Groups revealed. (February 13)

Neptunus Rotterdam Sports Team of the Year. (February 11)

WBSC Europe officially launched; CEB hands out Awards. (February 2)
Pool-alignments European tournaments announced. (February 2)
Brisbane captures 4th straight Australian title; 1st for Van Mil. (February 2)

January
Brisbane and Loek van Mil open Australian Final with win. (January 31)

Australia wins U18 Oceania-title and qualifies for World Cup. (January 28)

Van Mil (Brisbane) in Austr. Final; Kemp (Sydney) eliminated. (January 27)

Canberra and Perth force 3rd game in Australian Play-Offs. (January 26)

Sta. Maria Pirates (Curaçao) not in Serie Latinoamericana. (January 25)
Kemp & Van Mil win Australian Play-Off openers. (January 25)

Canberra wins Australian Wild Card; Kemp leads in basehits. (January 23)

4 players elected into Hall of Fame; Mariano Rivera unanimous. (January 22)
Field of participants for World Port Tournament announced. (January 22)
Former Netherlands Team-pitcher Eligio Kelly passed away. (January 22)

WBSC announces sites, dates for Olympic Qualifiers. (January 20)
Loek van Mil returns to mound in Australia for Brisbane. (January 20)

Former Dutch Team-player, pitching-legend Jan Smidt passed away. (January 7)

Dutch RHP Mike Bolsenbroek leaves Regensburg for Heidenheim. (January 3)


March
Wins for TTT, Joudrs on Day 1 Mastenbroek Tournament. (March 29)

Terrasvogels shuts out UVV in Vleuten. (March 28)

National Team Germany wins Midden-Nederland Cup. (March 24)
Twins splits double-header with Hoboken Pioneers. (March 24)

Hoofddorp Pioniers & Roef! split exhibition double-header. (March 23)

Saturday exhibition-games cancelled. (March 16)

Steven Manson new Head Coach of Olympia Haarlem. (March 14)

Stefan Vessies new Head Coach of Terrasvogels. (March 12)

Roef! wins Pre-Season Tournament. (March 10)

Five teams in race for Final Pre-Season Tournament. (March 9)

Preliminary Rosters Dutch Golden League-teams. (March 8)
Softball exhibition-season begins on Saturday. (March 8)
Neptunus wins international tournament in Israel. (March 8)

February
WBSC Europe officially launched; CEB hands out Awards. (February 2)
Pool-alignments European tournaments announced. (February 2)

January
Connie Clark new Head Coach Netherlands Softball Team. (January 31)

WBSC announces sites, dates for Olympic Qualifiers. (January 20)


February
WBSC Europe officially launched; CEB hands out Awards. (February 2)
Pool-alignments European tournaments announced. (February 2)

January
South Africa, Botswana complete Men's SB World Championship. (January 12)


February
Filmmaker Donen ('Ball Game', 'Damn Yankees!') passed away. (February 25)

Iconic Rimini-President Cesare Zangheri passed away. (February 20)

Legendary Dodgers-pitcher Don Newcombe passed away. (February 19)

Ex-IBA President Smith; ex-catcher Fosse in St. Louis HOF. (February 14)

Major League-legend,Hall of Famer Frank Robinson passed away. (February 7)

WBSC Europe officially launched; CEB hands out Awards. (February 2)
Pool-alignments European tournaments announced. (February 2)
Brisbane captures 4th straight Australian title; 1st for Van Mil. (February 2)

January
Brisbane and Loek van Mil open Australian Final with win. (January 31)

Australia wins U18 Oceania-title and qualifies for World Cup. (January 28)

Van Mil (Brisbane) in Austr. Final; Kemp (Sydney) eliminated. (January 27)

Canberra and Perth force 3rd game in Australian Play-Offs. (January 26)

Sta. Maria Pirates (Curaçao) not in Serie Latinoamericana. (January 25)
Kemp & Van Mil win Australian Play-Off openers. (January 25)

Canberra wins Australian Wild Card; Kemp leads in basehits. (January 23)

4 players elected into Hall of Fame; Mariano Rivera unanimous. (January 22)

WBSC announces sites, dates for Olympic Qualifiers. (January 20)
Loek van Mil returns to mound in Australia for Brisbane. (January 20)

Dutch RHP Mike Bolsenbroek leaves Regensburg for Heidenheim. (January 3)


February
WBSC Europe officially launched; CEB hands out Awards. (February 2)
Pool-alignments European tournaments announced. (February 2)

January
WBSC announces sites, dates for Olympic Qualifiers. (January 20)

3rd Australian title in row Firestars; Ellen Roberts Best Pitcher. (January 11)


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