Aruban Baseball · Dutch baseball · Minor League Baseball

Jiandido Trom in Eastern League All Star Game

Today the Eastern League announced the rosters for the annual All-Star Game. One Dutchie will represent the Reading Fightin Phils in Manchester NH, home of the New Hampshire FisherCats.  Jiandido Tromp is on the roster of the Eastern Division All-Star Team as one of only three players of the Reading Fightin Phils. The invitation to the… Continue reading Jiandido Trom in Eastern League All Star Game

Minor League Baseball · Minor League promotions

Tourists and IronPigs sport special jerseys on Thursday

Once again two Minor League clubs will wear special jerseys as part of a promotion. Tomorrow, Thursday, June 29, the Asheville Tourists and the Lehigh Valley IronPigs will wear special themed jerseys which will be auctioned for charity after the game. The Asheville Tourists (Colorado Rockies A Full Season affiliate) will adopt the name Asheville… Continue reading Tourists and IronPigs sport special jerseys on Thursday

Aruban Baseball · Curacao baseball · Dutch baseball · Independent baseball · Major League Baseball · Minor League Baseball

Dutchies around the world, part 10

In this week’s edition of Dutchies around the world, we pay attention to Andrelton Simmons, Shairon Martis, Sharlon Schoop, John Polonius, Shakir Albert, Ryan Oduber and Kalian Sams. Andrelton Simmons Even though Andrelton’s batting average has been fluctuating in the month of June, it is well above his career batting average of .263 with an… Continue reading Dutchies around the world, part 10

Minor League · Minor League ballparks · Minor League Baseball

Salt Lake Bees to welcome 12 millionth fan

The Salt Lake Bees, AAA affiliate of the Anaheim Angels in the Pacific Coast League, hosted 4,155 fans in last night’s game (a 9-3 win over the Reno Aces). With this number of fans, the club is only 10,230 away from reaching the 12 million mark.   After the Portland Beavers, who replaced the independent… Continue reading Salt Lake Bees to welcome 12 millionth fan

Minor League Baseball · Minor League rebranding

Fayetteville name search down to five

The future Fayetteville farm team of the Houston Astros is looking for a new name. The team launched a name the team contest in March and now the five best names have been released for fans to vote on. After more than 1,400 suggestions, Fayetteville’s minor league baseball team has five finalists for its name.… Continue reading Fayetteville name search down to five

Dutch baseball · Minor League Baseball

De Blok returns to WhiteCaps in pitching duel

The Detroit Tigers have been moving around Dutch pitcher Tom de Blok lately. The Tigers want to convert the closer/ reliever into a starter and that’s why the 21-year old was sent down to A Short Season recently. But last night, after a solid outing of three innings with the Connecticut Tigers of the New… Continue reading De Blok returns to WhiteCaps in pitching duel

Dutch baseball · Dutch Hoofdklasse

Dutch hoofdklasse 2017: Round 11, day 3. A day full of surprises

On the third day of round eleven, L&D Amsterdam Pirates hosted De Glaskoning Twins, DSS hosted Hoofddorp Pioniers and Curaçao Neptunus hosted HCAW. Where in the previous two days, the results were rather predictable, today’s games had a somewhat surprising outcome. HCAW  11  –  6  Curaçao Neptunus In an exciting game in which the score went… Continue reading Dutch hoofdklasse 2017: Round 11, day 3. A day full of surprises