As ADO (The Hague) and Almere Magpies lost their play-down series 3-0, they will find out in a best of five series which team will earn a spot in the 2011 Hoofdklasse.
For the fans in Bussum, NL awareness, preparation and anticipation were abundant on the 22nd of August 2010. The question was if the Almere Magpies will be once again spoil HCAW hopes this time not to finish in the play-offs but...
DOOR Neptunus registered 2 more shutouts to move to Holland Series; Corendon Kinheim in the hole.
Play down: Mr. Cocker HCAW and Sparta/Feyenoord
both secure spot in the 2011-season
In the bottom of the 9th Ramiro Balentina’s single to center past a drawn-in infield marked the 3rd consecutive win over ADO this week, thus securing a spot in the 2011-Hoofdklasse.
It seems like any scoring opportunity given to DOOR Neptunus is taken advantage of, while Konica Minolta Pioneers cannot even buy a hit when runners are in scoring position. Other than Shurty Tremus, all Konica Minolta Players...
Rob Cordemans was masterful on the mound. He pitched a complete game, scattering 3 hits. He received some help from the Kinheim defense, which committed four errors that led to 3 unearned runs.
One hour after the game started we were deep into the fifth inning and as advertised this game was all about pitching. The 200 people attending the game probably wish the game was still going on as they witnessed something...
Joey Eype pitches a no-hitter for Mr. Cocker HCAW, while Sparta/Feyenoord nips ADO 2-1. DOOR Neptunus wins 1-0 in 11.
Pre series notes: All you need to know
Following the regular season the first 4 teams (1-4 and 2-3) will play a best of five to determine which teams will go to the Holland Series. That series is a best of 7.