Category Archives: Netherlands

Puerto Rico Survives Netherlands, Will Play for World Title

LOS ANGELES – Edwin Díaz worked out of a bases loaded jam in the eleventh and Puerto Rico played the tiebreaker rule to perfection as Eddie Rosario broke the hearts of the Netherlands with a game-winning sacrifice fly to send … Continue reading

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Dutch Slug Their Way to European Title

BRNO, Czech Republic – The Netherlands claimed the 2014 European Baseball Championship title exactly the way it won all its games in the tournament: crushing home run after home run. The Dutch launched five roundtrippers and got strong pitching from … Continue reading

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Netherlands Qualifies for European Baseball Championship Final

BRNO, Czech Republic – The Netherlands (7-0) pounded out 16 hits, including home runs by Curt Smith and Gianison Boekhoudt, to beat France (4-3) 14-5 at the 2014 European Baseball Championships final round. There was little doubt from the beginning that … Continue reading

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Netherlands Tops Germany on Two Big Innings

BRNO, Czech Republic – The Netherlands (6-0) scored four runs in the fifth and seventh innings, adding two more in the ninth to defeat Germany (3-3), 10-2. The final score masked the fact that the final game of day one … Continue reading

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The 2017 World Baseball Classic

Now that we’ve had two days to enjoy the incredible run by the Dominican Republic, it’s time to glance at least one eye to the future, which for international baseball fans means the 2017 World Baseball Classic. With the establishment … Continue reading

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All-Time World Baseball Classic Records

Team                           Record             RF        RA       RD Australia                       1-8                   31        60        -29 Brazil                             3-3                   18        18        … Continue reading

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Dominican Republic Advances to WBC Final

By Gabriel Fidler (@gabrielfidler) Box Score The World Baseball Classic championship game will have a distinctly Caribbean flavour this year. The Dominican Republic fought off a gallant Dutch side to earn a 4-1 semifinal round victory and advance to the title match … Continue reading

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Extra Innings’ 2013 World Baseball Classic Power Rankings (Mar. 16)

The semifinals in the World Baseball Classic are set! How will the rankings look after the Dominicans take on the Netherlands and Japan faces Puerto Rico? Check previous editions here and look for a new chart tomorrow! Dominican Republic (6-0): Only once … Continue reading

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Extra Innings’ 2013 World Baseball Classic Power Rankings (Mar. 15)

The U.S. is gone after a huge upset by Puerto Rico, but the Puerto Ricans will need a few more upsets to leap up the table. Their first chance comes tonight against the Dominican Republic. Check previous editions here and look for … Continue reading

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Extra Innings’ 2013 World Baseball Classic Power Rankings (Mar. 14)

After a massive win by the Dominican Republic, there is little doubt that they are tournament’s most well-rounded team. Can they defeat the equally hot Japanese or the magic of the Netherlands to claim the world title? And will the … Continue reading

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