NIEUWEGEIN (Neth.) - The Dutch National Softball Team today continued its series of outdoor intersquad games, playing the second of four scheduled games, before the first official games will be played in this years Holland Tour on Sunday, May 2.
At the site of Nieuwegein Diamonds in Nieuwegein, a regular game was played today with no special situations being created.
The weather cooperated fine again, but while it was sunny, there also was a sometimes cold wind.
But anyhow, the conditions were fine to play another game.
For the record: Team Grey today won 7-6.
Today's umpires Gerrit-Jan van der Hoeven and Louis Rohan
Head Coach Craig Montvidas has a meeting before the game with one of the teams
Maaike Blaauwgeers and Solange Starrenburg check some details
Pitchers Femke van Dusschoten and Rebecca Soumeru
Pitchers Kirsten Scheele and Dagmar Bloeming
Anne Blaauwgeers is ready to make contact
Head Coach Craig Montvidas and 3B Suzanne Meiring look into the action
Kiki Draaijer hitting for Team Black; Solange Starrenburg is the runner
Doing the catching is Karin Tuk and Gerrit-Jan van der Hoeven is the umpire
Kimberly Jones looks at a ball with Anouk van den Heuvel running at third base
Head Coach Craig Montvidas makes things clear
Looking on is 3B Kimberly Jones
Daphne Endlich waits for a pitch
Solange Starrenburg gives Femke van Dusschoten a back massage
Kim Donkers looks on
Fabienne van Uden scores a run for Team Grey
Catcher Anne Blaauwgeers wait for the ball; Nadine Marinus gives advice to the runner
Coach Nancy Evans has a talk with Nathalie Gosewehr
3B Suzanne Meiring catches a foul pop-up near the fence
A concentrated Areke Spel hitting for Team Grey
Rebecca Soumeru played one inning at third base
Chantal Versluis waits to go to bat
Head Coach Craig Montvidas and Coach Nancy Evans discuss the situations
A look into the dug-out of Team Grey
Left to right: Dagmar Bloeming, Femke van Dusschoten, Suzanne Meiring,
Merel Oosterveld, Daphne Endlich and Nadine Marinus
Action on the bases: Areke Spel and Fabienne van Uden taking off from first base
And here, Karin Tuk takes off from second base
Areke Spel takes a leg massage, or is she trying to bend something?
Dagmar Bloeming makes her wind-up for another delivery
At left is short stop Chantal Versluis
It was a nice sunny day today, but there also was a sometimes cold wind
Umpire Louis Rohan makes the second to last call of the game
1B Kim Donkers has just made the second out, as Suzanne Meiring is retired
Physical Therapist Sanne Oude Egberink stretches a leg of pitcher Femke van Dusschoten
After the game, the team is ready a conditioning workout
Physical Therapist Sanne Oude Egberink and Coach Nancy Evans
go over the details for the workout
Sanne Oude Egberink addresses the team
The conditioning workout in full swing