With Spring Training started, it is time to have a look at Dutchies again. We all know that players like Andrelton Simmons, Xander Bogaerts, Jonathan Schoop, Didi Gregorius and Kenley Jansen will get their shot during MLB ST games. But what about the minor leaguers from the Dutch Kingdom? On Friday, the Cincinnati Reds took… Continue reading Spring Training appearances of Dutchies
There are a lot of players from the Dutch Kingdom active in the Minor Leagues. The biggest chunk of them comes from Curacao and Aruba. Here is an overview of those players playing in AAA, AA, A Advanced and A Full Season. AAA Roger Bernadina is having a good season so far. At bat he… Continue reading Dutchies in the minors so far in the 2016 season
Yesterday it was Opening Day in most of the Minor Leagues. Only at A Short Season level and at Rookie level the season will start later. How did the Dutchies do yesterday? Here is an overview. AAA Jurickson Profar played with the Round Rock Express (Texas Rangers affliate) @ the Iowa Cubs. The Express won… Continue reading How did the Dutchies do on MiLB Opening Day
By far not every minor league roster has been revealed but on several websites of minor league clubs you can see the name of players that has been placed their by the Major League parent club. Here is provisional overview. Not everything is clear yet, so updates will follow. Chadwick Tromp: The 21-year old Aruban catcher… Continue reading Dutchies in the minors. Where will they start?
After an absence of a few days, here is a summary of what happened with the Dutchies in the various play off games of the last days. A Advanced After falling behind 2-1 vs the Rancho Cucamonga Quakes, the High Desert Mavericks won game four, forcing a decisive game five. In game four the Mavs… Continue reading Dutchies in the Minor League play offs
Yesterday more Dutchies and their teams were eliminated from the Minor League play offs. AAA In the rubber game of the series between the Columbus Clippers and Sharlon Schoop’s Norfolk Tides, the Clippers beat the Tides in a very convincing way: 5-0. The Tides were outhit 12-2. Sharlon Schoop could not deliver this time and went… Continue reading Dutchies in the Minor League play offs
Last night a few Dutchies saw action in the various play off series. AAA The Norfolk Tides forced a decisive fifth game vs the Columbus Clippers. In Columbus the Tides beat the Clippers 6-5. Sharlon Schoop had a big share in the victory of his team. In the first three innings it looked like Columbus… Continue reading Dutchies in the Minor League play offs