Aruban Baseball · Curacao baseball · Dutch baseball · World Baseball Classic

First win in WBC preparation match for Kingdom of the Netherlands

Today, after a couple of rainouts earlier this week, the Kingdom of the Netherlands took on Gateway Community College from Phoenix in Arizona, an NJCAA (National Junior College Athletic Association) Division II team.. In a very lopsided game vs the Geckos, the Dutch  Lars Huijer started on the mound for the Dutch as he cruised… Continue reading First win in WBC preparation match for Kingdom of the Netherlands

Dutch baseball · Dutch Hoofdklasse

New Curacao Neptunus manager tries to clear the air

In an interview with Rotterdam’s local radio and TV station RTV Rijnmond, Ronald Jaarsma, the new manager of Curacao Neptunus, tried to explain why he has become the new manager of the club. In a move, regarded by many as incomprehensible, Curacao Neptunus from Rotterdam decided to cut ties with manager Evert-Jan ‘t Hoen. Despite… Continue reading New Curacao Neptunus manager tries to clear the air

Major League Baseball

Randy Levine proves to be classless

As you may know, the Yankees and their setup man Dellin Betances were involved in a harsh dispute about the 2017 salary of Betances. Betances was asking $5 million, while the Yankees did not want to spend more than $3 million. During the past weeks, both parties did not get closer to each other. So an… Continue reading Randy Levine proves to be classless

Aruban Baseball · Curacao baseball · Dutch baseball · World Baseball Classic

Kingdom of the Netherlands falls to Koreans in second game as well

Today the Kingdom of the Netherlands took on the NC Dinos, also from the KBO. In a wild game in which the score went back and forth, the Dutch ended at the wrong side of the score. The Dutch pitching staff showed two faces today; one that performed well and another that did not deliver when needed.… Continue reading Kingdom of the Netherlands falls to Koreans in second game as well

Aruban Baseball · Curacao baseball · Dutch baseball · World Baseball Classic

Team Kingdom of the Netherlands loses first practice game

In the first practice game since the start of their training camp in preparation of the 2017 World Baseball Classic, the Dutch team traveled to Tucson to face the KT Wiz from the Korean Baseball Organization for a practice game. Thanks to some sloppy defense by the Dutch, the Koreans won 5-2.  The KT Wiz… Continue reading Team Kingdom of the Netherlands loses first practice game

Major League Baseball · NPB · Uncategorized

Ads on MLB jerseys, a matter of time?

With the NBA allowing teams to place advertisements on their jerseys it may be a matter of time before MLB will open the doors for it. Especially now commissioner Rob Manfred does not rule out ads on jerseys. In April 2016, the NBA announced that it will allow teams to sell 2.5-inch-by-2.5-inch space to companies. For… Continue reading Ads on MLB jerseys, a matter of time?

Minor League Baseball

Florida Fire Frogs unveil uniforms

After the team unveiled the name and logos a few weeks ago, the Florida Fire Frogs unveiled their uniforms yesterday. In the past days, the team lit the fire on Twitter by tweeting pictures with close ups of the uniform. The uniforms were unveiled at the Osceola county fair. The team will sport three uniforms:… Continue reading Florida Fire Frogs unveil uniforms