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Xander Boggaerts during the World Baseball Classic semis against Puerto Rico in Los Angeles, 20 Mar 2017
Mar 21 '17 13:35

The Netherlands' baseball team got knocked out of the World Baseball Classic semi-finals against Puerto Rico in Los Angeles on Monday. Coach Hensley Meulens attributes the loss to some "frustrating" mistakes, NOS reports. 

With frustrating mistakes, Meulens is referring to the first Oranje innings during which Adrelton Simmons went out in a failed attempt to steal a base. And Jurickson Profar went out when he did not keep his foot on the base while celebrating a single. 

Sep 19 '16 10:00

The Netherlands baseball team won the European championship for the 22nd time on Sunday by beating Spain 3-2 in the finals in Hoofddorp

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May 18 '15 11:53

Eighteen year old Paul Brands, baseball player for the Hoofdorp baseball club Vaessen Pioneers, has signed a professional contract with the Pittsburgh Pirates. He left for Florida on Friday to prepare for the new season.

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Mar 18 '15 10:33

The football club AZ has appointed American sports legend Billy Beane (52) as club adviser, AZ announced on their website yesterday. Beane, the general manager of Major League Baseball team Oakland Athletics, will advise AZ in the field of elite sport policy and innovation.

Feb 11 '15 16:26

Convicted criminal Siegmar Flaneur has been identified as the dead victim of the shooting in Amsterdam-Zuidoost overnight between Tuesday and Wednesday.

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Sep 22 '14 11:54

In European Baseball, The Netherlands won the 21st European Baseball Championship, beating running champion Italy 6-3 in the Gold Medal Game in Brno, Czech Republic on Sunday.

Oct 30 '13 16:09

Bleacher Report ranked the 10 best players from the Kingdom of the Netherlands in major league baseball.

Aug 20 '13 09:48

Squash and tennis will unite in the Netherlands later this month. The Double AR Rotterdam Open Squash 2013 and the HDI Gerling Rotterdam Open Tennis 2013 will be held at the same time at Victoria in Rotterdam.

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