Dutch baseball · Major League Baseball · World Baseball Classic

Jurrjens has tryout with Royals

Former MLB pitcher Jair Jurrjens is currently participating in the spring training camp of team Kingdom of the Netherlands in preparation for the upcoming World Baseball Classic. Apparently, scouts of the Kansas City Royals liked what they saw and thus, Jurrjens received an invitation for a tryout. The former All-Star pitched in a session in front… Continue reading Jurrjens has tryout with Royals

Minor League affiliation news · Minor League Baseball · Uncategorized

Rockies and JetHawks team up

Even though the teams did not make an official announcement, the Colorado Rockies and the Lancaster JetHawks (A Advanced, California League) signed a player development contract as new partners. The JetHawks sent out a tweet about the new PDC earlier today. The @jethawks are proud to announce a new Player Development Contract with the @Rockies! #RoxTheHawk… Continue reading Rockies and JetHawks team up


Sky High Brewers affiliation news

Just when I finished my previous blogpost about the extension of the PDC between the Giants and the GreenJackets, the next announcement comes in.  The Colorado Springs SkySox (AAA, Pacific Coast League) and the Milwaukee Brewers have extended their player development contract with two years. The contract will run through the 2018 season. Since 2015,… Continue reading Sky High Brewers affiliation news

Major League Baseball · Minor League Baseball

David Dahl makes his presence felt

Not so long ago, David Dahl was still playing with the Albuquerque Isotopes before he was called up to Denver to join the Colorado Rockies. But after his call up, Dahl hit safely in sixteen games. With those sixteen consecutive games with at least one basehit, he tied the Rockies club record of Juan Pierre. Today… Continue reading David Dahl makes his presence felt

Aruban Baseball · Marjor League Baseball

Record of consecutive games hitting streak remains Joltin’ Joe’s

With the 8-2 loss to the Colorado Rockies, Jackie Bradley’s 29-game hitting streak ended as the 26-year old center fielder of the Boston Red Sox went 0 for 4. With this win, the Rockies snapped a three-game losing streak and the Red Sox ended an four-game winning streak. In the last thirty games Bradley jr.… Continue reading Record of consecutive games hitting streak remains Joltin’ Joe’s

Minor League Baseball

New Orleans to rebrand in 2017

Since their move from Denver in 1993, the New Orleans Zephyr always used the name of the club that moved from Denver, when the Rockies became the city’s MLB representative. The Zephyr was a train in the Colorado area and that name was adopted by the Denver Bears in 1985. Before the team moved to… Continue reading New Orleans to rebrand in 2017

International Baseball · World Baseball Classic

Jim Leyland to guide team USA in 2017 WBC

MLB.com announced today that former manager, Jim Leyland will be at the helm of team USA during the World Baseball Classic in 2017. It will be the first time since the 2013 ALCS that Leyland will guide a team. In that year the Tigers fell to the Boston Red Sox. As a manager, Leyland has… Continue reading Jim Leyland to guide team USA in 2017 WBC