According to several sources, the Yankees will activate shortstop Didi Gregorius from the 10-day DL on Friday. The left-handed hitting shortstop from Curaçao injured the shoulder of his throwing arm in a practice game vs the Arizona Diamondbacks that preceded the World Baseball Classic semi-final game between the Kingdom of the Netherlands and Puerto Rico.… Continue reading Didi Gregorius to return to Yankees on Friday
In this week’s edition of Dutchies around the world, we pay attention to Jonathan Schoop, Juremi Profar, Sicnarf Loopstok, Ademar Rifaela, and Wladimir Balentien. Jonathan Schoop Jonathan had a rusty start of the season as he only went 2 for 19 in his first six starts. Since then he is slowly recovering. From that low… Continue reading Dutchies around the world, part 3
According to MLB commissioner Rob Manfred, Las Vegas may be a potential market when MLB will expand. But before this will be the case, the Oakland Athletics and the Tampa Bay Rays must settle their stadium issues. For a long time, Sin City was a no go for MLB due to the gambling industry. Gambling… Continue reading Las Vegas future MLB city?
No Dutch baseball news this time. But this news is special enough to be mentioned. The Pittsburgh Pirates have called up Dovydas Neverauskas. With this transaction, Neverauskas will be the first born and raised Lithuanian pitcher in the Major League. Neverauskas comes from the tiny Baltic state Lithuania that borders Russia on the East and… Continue reading Lithuanian pitcher called up by Pirates
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
Dutchies around the world will turn into a weekly item. Every week there will be information about other players at MLB, AAA, AA, A-Advanced, A Full Season, A Short Season, High Rookie and the various international leagues. MLB Xander Bogaerts Xander is back from the bereavement list. Since his return, Xander is slowly catching fire.… Continue reading Dutchies around the world, part 1
With baseball season underway, three players from the Kingdom of the Netherlands are on a roll in the minors. One MLB player from Curacao is seeing the ball very well. His .400 batting average proves that Juremi Profar is red hot. In last night’s game vs the Tulsa Drillers, the utility man of the Frisco… Continue reading Red hot Dutchies