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Dutch hoofdklasse 2017: Round 2, day 1

On the first day of the second round of the Dutchhoofdklasse season, L&D Amsterdam Pirates hosted Curacao Neptunus, De Glaskoning Twins played its home game on the field of the opponent DSS and HCAW hosted UVV. Curacao Neptunus  1  –  5  L&D Amsterdam Pirates In an exciting game in which neither team did not give… Continue reading Dutch hoofdklasse 2017: Round 2, day 1

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Van den Hurk clinches first win

Rick van den Hurk earned his first win of the 2017 season. After two losses, Rick bounced back in an old fashioned way in which he was flat out dominating. Unlike his previous two starts, in which Rick was pulled after only 4.2 and 5 inning, Rick lasted eight full frames today. The only two… Continue reading Van den Hurk clinches first win

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Dutchies around the world, part 2

In this week’s edition of Dutchies around the world,  we are paying attention to Kenley Jansen, Jair Jurrjens, John Polonius, Ray-Patrick Didder, Chris Pieters, Wladimir Balentien and Mike Bolsenbroek. Kenley Jansen So far, Kenley had four save opportunities and he did convert them all. Next to these four games, Kenley appeared in two games in a… Continue reading Dutchies around the world, part 2

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Jurrjens still makes his projected start at AAA

Yesterday you could read here that Jair Jurrjens was placed on the roster of the Ogden Raptors (Advanced Rookie, Pioneer League). Now it is clear the move was meant to make room for someone on the roster of the OKC Dodgers as Jair made his projected start with the Dodgers yesterday. In a couple of… Continue reading Jurrjens still makes his projected start at AAA

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Jair Jurrjens placed on Ogden Raptors roster

The Los Angeles Dodgers have made a couple of roster moves on April 17. One of them was the removal of Jair Jurrjens off the roster of the Oklahoma City Dodgers. Jair Jurrjens got off a good start at the AAA OKC Dodgers. In two starts he clinched one win and a no-decision, posted a… Continue reading Jair Jurrjens placed on Ogden Raptors roster

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Stijn van der Meer released by Astros

Through his Instagram account, Dutch shortstop Stijn van der Meer announced he was realeased by the Houston Astros. Van der Meer was drafted by Houston in the 34th round of last year’s amateur draft. Stijn was sent to the Gulf Coast League where he tore apart the opponent’s pitching with an aversge of .667 in… Continue reading Stijn van der Meer released by Astros

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Dutch hoofdklasse 2017: Round 1, day 3

On day three of round one, L&D Amsterdam swept DSS, so did Pickles UVV with De Glaskoning Twins and HCAW walked away with the series win vs Hoofddorp Pioniers. L&D Amsterdam Pirates  11  –  1  DSS Despite trailing 2-0 in the sixth, DSS could keep pace with L&D Amsterdam Pirates for the biggest part of… Continue reading Dutch hoofdklasse 2017: Round 1, day 3