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Shairon Martis added to Tides roster

It has been a while since the Orioles acquired the contract of Shairon Martis from the Lincoln Saltdogs (independent, American Association), but finally, he has been added to the roster of the Norfolk Tides. On April 6, the Orioles acquired the contract of Shairon Martis. It took a while before he could join the team’s extended… Continue reading Shairon Martis added to Tides roster

Dutch baseball · Dutch Hoofdklasse

Dutch hoofdklasse 2017: Round 10, day 3

On day three of round ten, Curaçao Neptunus headed to Oosterhout to face De Glaskoning Twins, Pickles UVV hosted Hoofddorp Pioniers and DSS headed to Bussum to face HCAW. None of the games had a surprising outcome.  Curaçao Neptunus  7  –  2  De Glaskoning Twins No excessive win for Curaçao Neptunus but the team scored enough… Continue reading Dutch hoofdklasse 2017: Round 10, day 3

Dutch baseball · Dutch Hoofdklasse

Dutch hoofdklasse 2017: Round 10, day 2

On the second day of round two, Curaçao Neptunus hosted De Glaskoning Twins, DSS hosted HCAW and Hoofddorp Pioniers headed to Utrecht to face Pickles UVV in a game with a surprising result.  De Glaskoning Twins  4  –  9  Curaçao Neptunus Curaçao Neptunus took a quick 3-0 lead in the first inning when Christian Diaz drove… Continue reading Dutch hoofdklasse 2017: Round 10, day 2

Minor League Baseball · Minor League promotions · Uncategorized

Ode to (Simpsons’) Springfield in Fresno

The Fresno Grizzlies will have a tribute to Springfield promotion on June 29 when they take on the Albuquerque Isotopes. With this promotion, the Grizzlies will wear the Simpsons based jerseys with drawings in the style of the cartoon series. Likely it is no coincidence the Grizzlies are wearing these jerseys as they take on… Continue reading Ode to (Simpsons’) Springfield in Fresno

Curacao baseball · Minor League Baseball · Uncategorized

Jair Jurrjens suspended for PED use

A shock went through the Curaçao and Dutch baseball community as it was announced that Jair Jurrjens was suspended for PED use. Major League Baseball’s commissioner announced on Thursday that LA Dodgers farmhand Jair Jurrjens was suspended 80 games for testing positive for exogenous testosterone. So far this season Jurrjens, 31, has pitched in 11… Continue reading Jair Jurrjens suspended for PED use

Dutch baseball · Dutch Hoofdklasse

Dutch hoofdklasse 2017: Round 10, day 1

On the first day of the tenth round of the 2017 competition, De Glaskoning Twins “hosted” new European champion Curaçao Neptunus in Rotterdam, HCAW hosted DSS and Hoofddorp Pioniers hosted Pickles UVV. Curaçao Neptunus  12  –  10  De Glaskoning Twins After winning two of the previous three games vs DSS last week, De Glaskoning Twins… Continue reading Dutch hoofdklasse 2017: Round 10, day 1

Aruban Baseball · Curacao baseball · Dutch baseball · Minor League Baseball

Four Dutchies invited for MiLB All-Star Games

Several players from the Dutch Kingdom are playing such good seasons, they have received an invitation for the various minor league All-Star Games.  Gianfranco Wawoe, Sicnarf Loopstok, Darren Seferina and Carter Kieboom are the ones who received invitations. Three of the four players will appear in A-Advanced All-Star Games: Darren Seferina, Sicnarf Loopstok and Gianfranco… Continue reading Four Dutchies invited for MiLB All-Star Games