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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

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Dutchies around the world, part 9

This week in Dutchies around the world: Jonathan Schoop, Jurickson Profar, Juremi Profar, Darren Seferina, Eugene Helder and Hendrick Clementina. Jonathan Schoop Even though the Baltimore Orioles are just hovering around .500 recently, Jonathan Schoop is having a good season. The 25-year old shortstop from Willemstad Curaçao is hitting a respectable .292, well above hit… Continue reading Dutchies around the world, part 9

Major League Baseball

MLB allows players to wear nickname on back of jersey

In an attempt to attract younger fans and to loosen the strict uniform rules, MLB will allow players to wear their nicknames on the back of their jerseys and to wear bright colored cleats and personalize a patch paying tribute to someone instrumental in their development. But don’t be overly excited. This will only be for… Continue reading MLB allows players to wear nickname on back of jersey

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Dutchies around the world, part 8

After some absence here is part eight of Dutchies around the World. This time we are paying attention to Didi Gregorius, Ozzie Albies, Jiandido Tromp, Sicnarf Loopstok, Ademar Rifaela and Mike Bolsenbroek. Didi Gregorius Didi is having a fantastic season so far. He is hitting well above .300 and has committed only one error so… Continue reading Dutchies around the world, part 8

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Dutchies around the world, part 7

In this week’s edition of Dutchies around the world, we pay attention to Kenley Jansen, Jair Jurrjens, Sharlon Schoop, Ray-Patrick Didder, Chris Pieters and Roger Bernadina.  Kenley Jansen The stud closer from Curaçao is having a helluva season. So far his ERA is the lowest of his career but one as it stands at 1.50.… Continue reading Dutchies around the world, part 7

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Dutchies around the world, part 6

In this week’s edition of Dutchies around the world, we pay attention to Xander Bogaerts, Shairon Martis, Spencer Kieboom, Danny Arribas, Kevin Josephina and Wladimir Balentien. Xander Bogaerts The Aruban shortstop of the Boston Red Sox is having a good season at bat again. In 34 games and 131 at-bats, Xander collected 44 hits, resulting… Continue reading Dutchies around the world, part 6

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Gary Sanchez or Austin Romine?

The Yankees are very high on Gary Sanchez, mainly because of his bat. They are willing to turn a blind eye on his defensive qualities. The backup catcher Austine Romine doesn’t handle the bat in a bad way either but is a better defensive catcher. Who should be behind the plate as regular catcher? Sanchez… Continue reading Gary Sanchez or Austin Romine?