On day two of round five, there was one rather surprising result. Pickles UVV was no match for Curaçao Neptunus, neither was Hoofddorp Pioniers for L&D Amsterdam Pirates. Pickles UVV 0 – 11 Curaçao Neptutnus Curaçao Neptunus had to settle a score with Pickles UVV after last Thursday’s tie. And it did. In seven innings… Continue reading Dutch hoofdklasse 2017: Round 5, day 2
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?
On day three of the fourth round in the Dutch hoofdklasse there were two surprising results. Curaçao Neptunus headed to Bussum to face HCAW, Hoofddorp Pioniers hosted DSS and De Glaskoning Twins hosted L&D Amsterdam Pirates. L&D Amsterdam Pirates 9 – 1 De Glaskoning Twins Once again one bad inning sealed the fate of De Glaskoning… Continue reading Dutch hoofdklasse 2017: Round 4, day 3
On another chilly day, L&D Amsterdam Pirates was ready to bring the brooms to sweep Curaçao Neptunus but it didn’t pan out the way they wanted. De Glaskoning Twins played some solid baseball but still fell to DSS and HCAW brought the brooms to sweep UVV. DSS 6 – 5 De Glaskoning Twins Today you… Continue reading Dutch hoofdklasse 2017: second round, day three
Today a complete overview of all Dutchies, playing in the MLB, MiLB, in Japan, Korea and Germany. So far, Xander Bogaerts has a slow start. A lot of twos in his stats. So far he played two games, collected two hits in nine at-bats, struck out twice, stole two bases and has a batting average… Continue reading Dutchies around the world
The Iowa Cubs, the AAA affiliate of the Chicago namesake in the Pacific Coast League, has extended three different kind of contracts: Their stadium lease, the naming rights deal and the PDC with the Chicago Cubs. The lease of the ballpark was extended for another twenty years through the 2037 season. The Iowa Cubs struck a… Continue reading Iowa Cuba busy extending contracts
When the previous article about Dutchies in the minors was posted, not every MiLB team had released its roster yet. In the mean time more has become clear about where the players which I did not mention will play at the start of the season. AAA Ozhaino Albies has returned to the Gwinnett Braves. Last… Continue reading Dutchies in the minors, an addition