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Dutchie baseball news: Shawn Zarraga non roster invitee

Yesterday it was announced that Aruban Catcher, Shawn Zarraga, got an invitation for the Dodgers’ Spring Training camp at the Camelback Ranch in Arizona. Zarraga split the 2015 season between AA Tulsa and AAA Oklahoma City. In the 2014-2015 off season he was traded by the Milwaukee Brewers, where he played most of the time… Continue reading Dutchie baseball news: Shawn Zarraga non roster invitee

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Carlton Daal gets invitation to Spring Training

Carlton Daal, the 22-year old shortstop from Curacao has been invited to the 2016 Spring Training in the Cactus League, by the Cincinnati Reds The shortstop of team Kingdom of the Netherlands earned an award for being the best shortstop at the recent Premier 12 tournament. So far Daal wasn’t known for his defense but merely… Continue reading Carlton Daal gets invitation to Spring Training

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Curacao Baseball Week started

Yesterday the third Curacao Baseball Week started with a press conference. Attendants were (amongst others) initiators Blue Bay Resort Curacao, Hensley Meulens, Ben Thijssen and Jair Jurrjens. During the first two days, clinics will be organized for local coaches. Next to Hensley Meulens, Steve Janssen (KNBSB), Ron Wotus (San Francisco Giants), Martijn Nijhoff (KNBSB) and… Continue reading Curacao Baseball Week started

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Premier 12: Awards for Carlton Daal and Randolph Oduber

After the final out of today’s final of the Premier 12 tournament, the All World team was selected. Two players of the Kingdom of the Netherlands were selected. Carlton Daal, the young shortstop of the Cincinnati Reds organization, was chosen as the best shortstop of the tournament. The organisation of the tournament looked at the… Continue reading Premier 12: Awards for Carlton Daal and Randolph Oduber

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Premier 12: Crazy game between Kingdom of the Netherlands and Puerto Rico

  Puerto Rico  7  –  11  Kingdom  o.t. Netherlands   In the fourth round of the Premier 12, the Kingdom of the Netherlands took on Puerto Rico. The Dutch started with Shawn Zarraga in the lineup. The catcher, playing in the Dodgers’ organization was hit on the hand in the previous game and was pulled.… Continue reading Premier 12: Crazy game between Kingdom of the Netherlands and Puerto Rico

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Premier 12: Kingdom of the Netherlands A lot – Italy 1

In today’s game between the Kingdom of the Netherlands and Italy, the Southern Europeans were no match for the Northern Europeans. Where Rob Cordemans got the nod of Hensley Meulens, I had my doubts because he was hit rather hard in his last two Hoofdklasse starts. And in the bottom of the first inning the… Continue reading Premier 12: Kingdom of the Netherlands A lot – Italy 1

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Premier 12: Cuba gets revenge vs Kingdom of the Netherlands

The Cuban national team beat the Kingdom of the Netherlands by a narrow margin: 6 – 5 After taking an early 1-0 lead, Cuban pitcher Frank Montieth could not hold the Dutch bats at bay. In the bottom of the third inning, the Dutch scored two runs as Kalian Sams and Sharlon Schoop were the… Continue reading Premier 12: Cuba gets revenge vs Kingdom of the Netherlands