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
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?
A lot of news about players from Curacao and Aruba came out today. First of all Xander Bogaerts received the MVP trophy of the Boston Red Sox. To me it doesn’t come as a surprise after I wrote about the possibility of Bogaerts being the AL MVP. The BWAA writers of the Boston region voted for… Continue reading Dutchie baseball news: Bogaerts, Smith, Sulbaran and Seferina
The Dutch national team went to Curacao to prepare for the upcoming Premier 12 tournament which will start on November 8. The players arrived at the Blue Bay Curaçao Golf & Beach Resort in Willemstad yesterday. At the resort the local players that received a call up joined the team, together with manager Hensley Meulens. Meulens… Continue reading Dutch gather at Curacao to prepare for Premier12
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
The number of Dutchies in the Minor League play offs is getting smaller. Yesterday a limited number was active. AAA Sharlon Schoop was responsible for all runs of the Norfolk Tides. In the top of the eight, with runners on first and second, Sharlon hit a line drive for a double to center field, that… Continue reading Dutchies in the Minor League play offs
Yesterday another bunch of play off games was played by clubs that have Dutchies on their roster. AAA Game nr. 2 between the Columbus Clippers and the Norfolk Tides was suspended after two full innings due to rainfall. Sharlon Schoop didn’t have his at bat yet. The score was 0-0 and both teams got one basehit. The… Continue reading Dutchies in Minor League play offs