Tag Archives: Nederland

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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Abe’s Two-Homer Inning Propels Japan in Win

By Gabriel Fidler (@gabrielfidler) Box Score Shinnosuke Abe set a World Baseball Classic that will likely never be broken, stroking two home runs against the Netherlands in an eight-run second inning. Japan made the early lead hold in a 10-6 victory that … Continue reading

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Simmons, Sams Come Through in Clutch for the Orange

By Gabriel Fidler (@gabrielfidler) Box Score The Netherlands advanced to the semifinals of the World Baseball Classic in dramatic fashion, using a walk-off sacrifice fly to beat Cuba, the No. 1 team in the world. The scrappy Orange survived the loss of … Continue reading

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Cordemans Helps Orange Eliminate Australia

By Gabriel Fidler (@gabrielfidler) Robbie Cordemans hurled five shutout innings for the Netherlands and Jonathan Schoop hit a two-run homer in a 4-1 victory over Australia. The Dutch team all but bought their ticket to second round action in Tokyo with the … Continue reading

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