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WBC 2017: Marcus Stroman dominates Puerto Rico for first US win

The WBC final between team USA and Puerto Rico was the story of Marcus Stroman. Stroman was flat out dominating in six frames, as he had a no-hit bid going on through six innings, that was spoiled by Angel Pagan who hit a leadoff double in the bottom of the seventh inning.  With plenty of… Continue reading WBC 2017: Marcus Stroman dominates Puerto Rico for first US win

Aruban Baseball · Dutch baseball · German Baseball · Uncategorized

Saarlouis Hornets acquire Aruban player

German Bundesliga club, the Saarlouis Hornets have acquired a pitcher from Aruba. Former Los Angeles Dodgers and Baltimore Orioles farmhand Wally Vrolijk will play for the german team in 2017.  Vrolijk has a short professional career under his belt. He broke into professional baseball in 2015 as he played in the Dominican Summer League for… Continue reading Saarlouis Hornets acquire Aruban player

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Columbia Fireflies can count on a lot of fans

The Columbia Fireflies will have a lot of extra fans visiting their ballpark. Why? Well, the New York Mets assigned former NFL quarterback Tim Tebow to their A Full Season affiliation. The New York Mets announced today that Tebow will be sent to the Sally League team. According to Mets manager Terry Collins, nobody is… Continue reading Columbia Fireflies can count on a lot of fans

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

Dutch deal Korea second blow

Who would have thought that Korea would be dead last in group A after two games, going 0-2? The Kingdom of the Netherlands dealt the host of group A the second loss of the tournament in as many days, with exactly the same score as four years ago (5-0). The game between Korea and the… Continue reading Dutch deal Korea second blow

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Kingdom of the Netherlands falls to Korean Army team

After the first practice game vs a Korean Army team, the intention was to play vs the Korean Police team today. But that team already faced Chinese Taipei earlier today so the opponent became the army team again.  The game would have a complete different outcome as the previous one. The Korean Army team gave… Continue reading Kingdom of the Netherlands falls to Korean Army team

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Dutch Baseball Hangout mentioned in top 100 baseball blogs

The Dutch Baseball Hangout had the honour to be mentioned in the http://blog.feedspot.com’s top 100 of baseball blogs. These blogs are ranked based on following criteria: – Google reputation and Google search ranking – Influence and popularity on Facebook, twitter and other social media sites – Quality and consistency of posts. – Feedspot’s editorial team and… Continue reading Dutch Baseball Hangout mentioned in top 100 baseball blogs

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L&D Amsterdam Pirates acquire Nick Veltkamp

This is kinda old news as the European baseball site Misterbaseball.com already published it on February 17, but I have missed it completely. Reigning European champion L&D Amsterdam Pirates has acquired Nick Veltkamp. The 33-year old hoofdklasse veteran was one of the few players of Kinheim that had not signed with a new club yet after… Continue reading L&D Amsterdam Pirates acquire Nick Veltkamp