In this week’s edition of Dutchies around the world, we are paying attention to Kenley Jansen, Jair Jurrjens, John Polonius, Ray-Patrick Didder, Chris Pieters, Wladimir Balentien and Mike Bolsenbroek. Kenley Jansen So far, Kenley had four save opportunities and he did convert them all. Next to these four games, Kenley appeared in two games in a… Continue reading Dutchies around the world, part 2
We all know by now which Dutchies (players from Curacao and Aruba) are playing in the Major Leagues. But there is a big number of Aruban, Curacaoan and Dutch players playing at several levels of the minors. Here is an overview from AA to A Full Sesaon. AA After a rough spring training, Spencer Kieboom… Continue reading Dutchies in the minors
This blog post is about players from Curacao that have made steps at Advanced Rookie League or higher. I lost track of some of them, so it is time to place them in the limelight. After a long period on the inactive list, John Polonius is finally playing again. After a rehab stint with the… Continue reading “New” Dutchies in the Minors
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
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
Today another MLB organization that has only one Dutchie in it’s ranks: Number of Dutchies: 1 John Polonius: The 24-year old John Polonius broke into the pro leagues in 2012 when he played 32 games for the AZL GIants. In that short number of games he collected 36 hits in 120 at… Continue reading Summing up the Dutchies per MLB organization: San Francisco Giants
After the post about the Montgomery Biscuits being on play off course, I wondered if any of the Dutchies playing in US baseball is on play off course as well. I will only write about the teams in contention. A team like Roger Bernadina’s Albuquerque Isotopes is going nowhere this season, so it doesn’t really… Continue reading Dutchies on play off course?