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Curacao Neptunus Rotterdam has defended its title in the Dutch Hoofdklasse. Its their sixth consecutive championship in Netherlands baseball and their 19th overall. On Sunday they shut out L&D Amsterdam 3-0 in game six of the best-of-seven Holland Series, which they won 4-2 erasing a 0-2 deficit in the process.
Elton Koeiman and Kevin Kelly kept the Pirates to five hits and a walk in nine scoreless innings. Kyle Ward matched Rotterdam’s pitching until the eighth, when a dropped fly ball in right field cleared the bases and allowed Stijn van der Meer, Benjamin Dille and Shaldimar Daantji to cross the plate.
Photo by Jane Verhoeven