In the Dutch Hoofdklasse three games were played on Thursday evening. Curacao Neptunus defeated the Hoofddorp Pioniers 6-2. Rotterdam took a quick 4-1 lead after three innings en route to the win. Diegomar Markwell pitched six innings for the win.
Pickles UVV meanwhile survived a three-run rally in the bottom of the ninth in a 5-4 win over DSS at Pim Mulier Stadium in Haarlem. UVV, which already had scored twice in the first, added three runs in the sixth to take a 5-1 lead and then needed a strikeout with the bases loaded to prevail in the contest.
Rob Cordemans pitched seven innings and Danny Rombley homered in L&D Amsterdam’s 5-2 win over HCAW. The team from Bussum had taken a 2-0 lead in the first, but didn’t score again afterwards. Amsterdam tied the game in the fourth and added three more runs in the fifth to secure the victory.
|donderdag 11 mei|
|19:30||Neptunus Familiestadion||Curaçao Neptunus||Hoofddorp Pioniers||6-2|
|19:30||Pim Muliersportpark||DSS||Pickles UVV||4-5|
|19:30||Sportpark Ookmeer||L&D Amsterdam||HCAW||5-2|