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Europe: 2013 BATC Cavaliers Name Kevin Roovers Head Coach

Press release Horbach Battle at the Castle Tournament

The BATC Cavaliers, one of the teams of the Horbach Battle at the Castle tournament, proudly present Kevin Roovers as their manager.

“Kevin Roovers is obviously a talented youth coach with lots of Dutch Major League experience to pass over to the kids. It didn’t takes us long to add Kevin to the managers corps when word got out that he would be interested in leading a team of youngsters during the tournament week” said the tournament management. “We are confident about his ability to teach youth players fundamentals but also to enjoy playing the game”.

Kevin Roovers pitched six seasons for HCAW in the Dutch Major League before returning to Oosterhout Twins in 2012, the place where he started playing baseball as a kid.

The Horbach Battle at the Castle toernooi is an initiative of Stichting ontwikkeling Jeugdhonkbal Zuidwest Nederland to develop youth baseball in the south of The Netherlands and will be held this year between july 8 – 13 in Oosterhout. The tournament aims to be the greatest U13 tournament in Europe.

Talented players born after may 1st of 2000 can register at www.batcbaseball.eu

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Europe: Battle of the Castle U13 Tournament Registrations Underway


The list of registered players is growing steadily. Already 32 players from 17 different clubs are eager to play for one the BATC teams to show off their baseball skills. Interesting are the registrations from Dutch baseball academy players, as well as alumini and future participants of the World Childrens Baseball Fair. With these players around, the level of play will be challenging. Making new baseball friends is also guaranteed with such a well spread entry list.

The tournament organisation is asking for international registrations. Are you passionate about baseball, and are you born after may 1 of 2000, register for the tournament! Players from Germany, France, Italy, UK, Belgium, Eastern Europe and North America are more than welcome to join at this great baseball event. Visit www. batcbaseball.eu for more information. There are various options to accomodate you and your parents.

The first edition of the Battle at the Castle U13 baseball tournament is held in Oosterhout, The Netherlands. It lasts 6 days from july 8 – 13 this summer and is unique in its kind.

For questions and information: mail us at batcbaseball@gmail.com

Press Release Battle of the Castle Tournament

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